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exchange

 [eks-chānj´]
1. the substitution of one thing for another.
2. to substitute one thing for another.
gas exchange the passage of oxygen and carbon dioxide in opposite directions across the alveolocapillary membrane.
health care information exchange in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as providing patient care information to health professionals in other agencies.
impaired gas exchange a nursing diagnosis approved by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as excess or deficit in oxygenation and/or carbon dioxide elimination at the alveolocapillary membrane (see gas exchange). Etiological and contributing factors include an altered oxygen supply, changes in the alveolar-capillary membrane, altered blood flow, and altered oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood. Defining characteristics include changes in mental status such as confusion, somnolence, restlessness, and irritability; ineffective coughing and inability to move secretions from the air passages; hypercapnia; and hypoxia. For specific medical treatments and nursing interventions, see airway clearance, ineffective; breathing patterns, ineffective; chronic airflow limitation; and anemia.
plasma exchange see plasma exchange.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ex·change

(eks-chānj'),
To substitute one thing for another, or the act of such substitution.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ex·change

(eks-chānj')
To substitute one thing for another, or the act of such substitution.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Aside from the economic aspects, Mohd Shafie said that barter trade activities will also bring cultural benefits to communities in the three countries.
"There has to be a framework that will guide the practice of barter trading in the island-provinces, particularly Tawi-Tawi and Sulu," Montenegro said.
Montenegro said part of the implementation of the comprehensive guidelines is to set up an office and recruit personnel to supervise the barter trade activity with the budget, which was submitted to the
"Maybe I will permanently open Sulu as a barter trade area, tanggalin ko 'yung (I will remove the) controls but no outright smuggling," he added.
In reports published in Malaysia, Faizal Salam Jamalul, mayor of southern Philippines' side of Turtle Island in Tawi-Tawi, said that among the preparations being undertaken for the resumption of barter trade is the establishment of a new Customs Immigration and Quarantine post in the Philippine portion of the gateway territory.
'To begin barter trade, first both countries should select few items having competitive advantage,' he suggested.
President Duterte signed Executive Order (EO) 64 which seeks to revive the barter system to promote growth and development in Mindanao in October last year.
"In a mechanism designed to barter carpets with imported goods, exporting countries to Iran will get carpets," Fereshteh Dastpak said referring to US sanctions, Trend reports citing IRNA.
President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the revival of the ancient commercial practice of barter in Mindanao.
According to a press release shared Tuesday, an undercover agent saw a post online where Alexander Barter, the accused, allegedly wrote he was looking for someone "who would allow him to commit necrophilia and cannibalism."
In an interesting new concept, you can now barter your way to a free hotel stay.