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disposition

 [dis″po-zĭ´shun]
1. a tendency, either physical or mental, toward a given disease.
2. the prevailing temperament or character, giving a degree of predictability to the response to a situation or other stimulus.
3. the plan for continuing health care of a patient following discharge from a given health care facility.

disposition

Clinical pharmacology The fate of a therapeutic agent after absorption, which corresponds to the sum of its distribution and elimination, including the alpha and beta portions of a declining serum dose
concentration vs time curve. See Distribution Managed careA Pt's destination after discharge from a hospital.

dis·po·si·tion

(dis'pŏ-zish'ŭn)
Follow-up list detailed in the health care record, after the initial episode of care, of services and treatments to be provided to the patient.
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North America and Europe markets for IT asset disposition are projected to witness high growth in the next few years.
In Section 2, I clarify the concepts of intrinsic and extrinsic properties, which are crucial for understanding McKitrick's argument for the existence of extrinsic dispositions. In Section 3, I present my definition and McKitrick's definition of a disposition, and then bring up an important difference between the two definitions.
Therefore, this state of affairs compelled the researchers to conduct this study to investigate the prospective teachers' disposition about instructional planning and strategies (DIPS) and compare their DIPS among different public universities of Punjab.
Before the regulations had been issued, no provision allowed the current deduction of removal costs when a partial disposition occurred.
Leadership is another highly valued disposition selected by graduate students.
1.168(i)-8(d)(2) allows a taxpayer to elect to dispose of a portion of an asset for certain disposition transactions that include retirement of the portion.
Thus, within the right context, Dewey would accept the use of dispositions as a substitute for habits, although he has reservations about the tendency to understand a disposition as requiring outside force to be enacted rather than being seen as an active potentiality.
When I ask teacher candidates why they need to be of good moral disposition, the most common response is that they need to be good examples to their students, modeling virtue so that it will rub off on their students.
With the opening of the "EDRT University" at DLA DS Bagram Yard, training of EDRTs has reached a new level of consistency and professionalism, leveraging the experience of onsite Disposition Services Representatives (DSRs) and previously deployed EDRTS in ways never before contemplated.
"In these cases, initial disposition can be a full range of actions, including: taking no action, forwarding the case to a superior or subordinate commander, taking administrative action, initiating nonjudicial punishment, or making a referral to court-martial," said Maj.
The importance of disposition assessment was stated by Borko, Liston, and Whitcomb (2007).
Recently the conditional analysis has faced challenges in counterexamples with colorful names such as 'finks', 'antidotes', and 'masks'--names which show how an object may possess a disposition while the corresponding conditional is false.

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