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cPSA

Abbreviation for complexed prostate-specific antigen.

complexed prostate-specific antigen

(kŏm-plekst′, kom′plekst″),

cPSA

A laboratory test that assays levels of prostate-specific antigen bound to alpha-1-chymotrypsin. The cPSA test is slightly more useful in the detection of prostate cancer than the simple PSA test but may not be as accurate as assessments of serum unbound or free PSA.
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While the CPSA doesn't alter the law of tort as it relates to negligence or the class action process, it will have indirect effects on the volume of litigation because as night follows day, lawsuits follow product recalls or other corrective action, which then become weapons in plaintiffs' arsenals," Pliszka says.
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Sir Alistair Graham, who succeeded him at the CPSA and became chairman of the committee on standards in public life, said Thomas had been "an outstanding trade union leader".
CPSA Chairman Richard Raymond said "It's been a great year for the CPSA, we have a whole new look and we are very focussed in our mission.
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Under the deal, CPSA general secretary Barry Reamsbottom should have taken charge of the merged union until his retirement at 55 in April 2004.
The CPSA says that "every manufacturer of a consumer product .
The court's opinion is neither thorough nor lucid, but it may be read as arguing along these lines: The CPSA and the manslaughter statute do not conflict.
CPSA leader Barry Reamsbottom said: "The private sector should have no involvement in determining the benefit rights of the sick and disabled.
The compliance program requires written standards, policies and procedures to ensure that all information regarding the company's compliance with the CPSA, including reports and complaints, is conveyed to the company's responsible employees.
There was, moreover, an explicit awareness that security matters were best dealt with within a narrower environment, hence the CPSA, whose work, he most probably reasoned, ought not be mixed with important socioeconomic decisions.
The CPSA means pharmacies can now be paid for caring for patients, rather than simply for the numbers of medications they dispense.