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use

 [ūs]
the applying of something to a specific desired purpose.
substance use substance abuse.
substance use (omaha) in the omaha system, a client problem in the health related behaviors domain, defined as the inappropriate consumption of medicines, drugs, or other materials including prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, street drugs, alcohol, and tobacco.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

utilisation

The use or amount of usage (per unit population) of healthcare or other services; the pattern of use of a service or type of service in a specified time, usually expressed in rate per unit of population-at-risk for a given period—e.g., number of hospital admissions/year/1,000 persons enrolled in an HMO.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

use

Vox populi Utilize. See Illegal use of controlled dangerous substances, Intravenous drug use, Misuse, Off-label use, Overuse, Substance use, Underuse.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Several studies have shown that academic achievement declines significantly when students enter junior high school (Alspaugh, 1998; Grolnick et al., 2000; Zanobini & Usai, 2002).
Having had his plans approved by the AFC board, Dr Cherchi Usai outlined them to senior archivists and staff at the NFSA, and is pleased that people seem to like and support them.
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Studios USA, a division of USA Networks Inc.'s (Nasdaq: USAI) Entertainment Group, responsible for some of the biggest dramas, action and talk hits on television, consists of first-run production and distribution, as well as network development and production.
A week later, investors turned their back on the proposed acquisition of Internet portal Lycos (Nasdaq: LCOS) by USA Networks (Nasdaq: USAI), the entertainment conglomerate, causing the index to fall 4%, the biggest one-day nosedive since the market's bout with the Asian flu.
The transaction is expected to close in June and HRN will become an operating unit of USAi, with founders Robert Diener and David Litman remaining president and CEO, respectively.
Usai of Lake Peekskill, Putnam County, is a wildlife biologist for the New York City Department of Environmental Protection in Valhalla, Westchester County.
GOLLOGLY DEBBIE (NEE USAI) Peacefully on November 1, aged 54 years, surrounded by her loving family.
They also provide interviews with film scholar and performer Rick Altman; film archivist, theorist, and found footage artist Paolo Cherchi Usai; and Canadian filmmaker Guy Maddin.
Belluomini succeeds Tim Milton, LC, IES, LEED AP, and vice president northeast, USAI lighting who served as Section president for the past two years.