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1. A linen or cotton bedcovering.
2. Something that resembles a sheet (e.g., a sheet of connective tissue).

beta sheet

A protein structure in which parallel layers of linked peptides are folded across each other. This structure is characteristic of amyloid proteins.

draw sheet

A sheet folded under a patient so that it may be withdrawn without lifting the patient. This is accomplished by turning the patient to the side of the bed to allow one side of the sheet to be removed and replaced with a clean one. The patient is then turned to the other side of the bed. The soiled sheet is removed and replaced with a clean one. In most inpatient facilities, draw sheets have been replaced by paper and plastic pads that resemble disposable diapers.

face sheet

A one-page summary of important information about a patient. It includes patient identification, past medical history, medications, allergies, upcoming appointments, insurance status, or other pertinent information.

fee sheet

Fee schedule.

flow sheet

A representation in outline or picture format of a technique or treatment.

lift sheet

Sheet folded under a patient over the bottom sheet to assist with moving the patient up in bed.

Patient care

The use of a lift sheet can reduce friction and shear on the skin, thus decreasing the likelihood of developing pressure ulcers.

run sheet

A standard document used by first responders and other emergency medical service care providers that documents the patient's chief complaint, history, physical examination, provided services, and clinical course during transportation to a medical center.
Synonym: prehospital care report
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Three Sheets To The Wind is a playful blues boogie and Jumpin' Out a nod to Jeff Beck.
But don't expect to see Leona staggering out of nightclubs three sheets to the wind after the MOBOs.
There was a large group of Irishmen aboard, off the boat in Holyhead and clearly three sheets to the wind on landfall.
IT is well documented that the great Brian Clough had a drink problem but I doubt if the Derby and Nottingham Forest legend ever missed a game because of being three sheets to the wind.
And in my mind, most people who hang around betting shops while three sheets to the wind are harmless enough.
Slanting rain, a howling gale and the sight of Moseley listing three sheets to the wind was enough to depress the hardiest of supporters on Saturday.
Tiny, who was three sheets to the wind, was presented with a wristlet-watch, which was the last thing in the world he required.
Management meeting at Howies the other morning when a man who was clearly three sheets to the wind just wandered in.
The song Three Sheets to the Wind had a very strong melody but I had no intention of adding horns and honky tonk piano until the very end.

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