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Best

(best),
Franz, German pathologist, 1878-1920. See: Best disease, Best carmine stain.

BEST

Abbreviation for:
bedside evaluation and screening test (aphasia)
Belief Excellence Success & Trust Programme (Medspeak-UK)
Balloon Equivalent to Stent Study
Beta-blocker Evaluation of Survival Trial
Bolus dose-Escalation Study of Tissue-type plasminogen activator
Bucindolol Evaluation Survival Trial (BEST)

BEST

Cardiology A clinical trial–Beta-blocker Evaluation of Survival Trial–on the effect of adding bucindolol-Bextra to standard therapy on mortality in Pts with CHF; BEST was conducted by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute/NIH and the VA
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10 It can help enormously if his best friend's girl is your best friend too.
Dear Coleen My husband and I have been best friends with another couple for over 10 years.
Mr Rouch also reminded the jury of an incident in which the defendant claims his former best friend threw Rebecca into a rugby post, injuring her rib, the best friend saying it was an accident.
The defendant added: "I remember thinking if I could just say something but I didn't, not with my best friend there sitting across from me.
He told interviewing officers his best friend attacked Rebecca when he found them both laughing together in the woods.
Mr Rouch asked the 16-year-old witness: "Did you or the defendant's best friend then say, 'Let's have a celebratory drink?
BE KIND My best friend makes me laugh, but she's also really sensitive to people's feelings.
Ever the optimist, she hopes to live to 140, so with luck, she will remain my best friend for a long time yet.
But she got more than a hug of comfort when she told the news to her best friend Lily Smith.
Stella is a stammering teenager who is rudely evacuated from her familiar surroundings, her best friend and the stimulating city of London.