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conversion of something to a different form.
culture change the sum of the changes that occur in a culture over time in response to various circumstances; such changes result from contact between groups and forces within the culture.
dressing change/wound care in the omaha system, the observing, cleansing, irrigating, or covering of a wound, lesion, or incision.
reciprocal c's the changes seen in leads facing the wall opposite to a myocardial infarction; they were formerly thought to be purely electrical but are now considered a sign of more extensive myocardial damage.
role change in the omaha system, movement away from or into a set of expected behavioral characteristics.


(awl'ter-ā'shŭn), Do not confuse this word with alternation.
1. A change.
2. An act of making something different.


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S Parker, alterations to roof and construction of dormers to form attic accommodation, ground-floor alterations to form office and utility, new pitched roofs to garage and porch link and extension to store to form additional garage, 45, Blackmoorfoot, Blackmoorfoot Road, Linthwaite.
James Hurst, senior indirect tax manager, said: "This means that tax payers who would previously have incurred standard-rate VAT bills could now save thousands of pounds on alteration and reconstruction work
In contrast to the effects of CPF on working and reference memory errors, there were no alterations in latency (time per arm entry; data not shown).
Under the new law an Alteration Type II application can be filed for combining apartments without removing open violations against the building.
PRACTITIONERS ENGAGED TO EXAMINE MD&A should explore the materiality implications of graphical alterations and to what extent they lack reliability or representational faithfulness.
The same polyurethane adheres well to metal, facilitating alteration and repair of aluminum patterns.
An alteration in penicillin-binding sites is the mechanism by which Streptococcus pneumoniae (a common respiratory tract pathogen) has become resistant to penicillins and to some cephalosporins.
The HISA grant may be provided to a veteran who has received the specially adapted housing grant if improvements and structural alterations were not furnished at the same home as part of the specially adapted housing grant.
When alterations are made to a primary function area, a path of travel to the area and facilities serving the area would have to be made accessible, as long as such accessibility changes are not disproportionate to the overall alterations in terms of cost and scope.
Clydesdale Bank Plc, alteration and refurbishment, including alterations to entrance to provide disabled access, removal of external nighstafe, alterations to entrance lobby to provide level access, platform lift and internal alterations (Listed Building within a Conservation Area), Yorkshire Bank, 40 New Street, Huddersfield.
Plumbing alterations will include foul sewer connections, heating alterations and water services alterations.