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a nursing outcome from the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) defined as optimism that is personally satisfying and life-supporting. See also Nursing Outcomes Classification.
An abbreviation for a number of clinical trials:
Heart Outcomes Prevention Evaluation
Hospital Outcomes Project for the Elderly
Hypertensive Old People in Edinburgh study
Use of the HEPACOAT™ Bx Velocity Stent and an Antithrombotic Regimen of Aspirin Alone


Cardiology A randomized, multicenter, multinational trial–Heart Outcomes Prevention Evaluation–which found that ramipril/Altace®, an ACE inhibitor, in ↓ mortality in Pts with heart failure. See Calgary-HOPE.


The expectation that something desired will occur. One of the bases of professional health care is encouraging and supporting the presence of hope while providing accurate information and realistic reassurance.

Patient discussion about hope

Q. my wife is pregnant !!! i am so excited ! this is the first time out of many i hope !!! but i have concerns that i would like to share with the community here ... i am afraid of being a bad father , i am afraid i won't know how to be a father ... where do u start ... how do i support my wife after the though experince ... how do i take care of the child ... a lot of things a re running through my mind with no answer ,can any one help me to calm down ????

A. you won't be a perfect father but you'll try to be. that's what's important. thousands of years of evolution gave you the basics. you'll be fine :)

Q. Hey Guys !! how are you all? i hope you feel fine because weekend is coming !!!! you all out there have a splendid time and the most important thing is to be healthy ! so take care and have a great weekend ! love you all !!!

A. thanks macboy. I hope you have a great weekend as well.

Q. Hello Community ! great weekend head of us , i hope everyone is feeling great and they are healthy and let us all have a great weekend , and a safe weekend ! Take Care !

A. thanks you too. take care and be safe.

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Department of Fisheries staff are on their way to Esperance today with the receivers and equipment to deploy the detectors, if weather permits, by the end of the month.
The manner Gor qualified is also fuelling assertions the Esperance fixture was ordained by destiny since the Gabonese side missed two penalties in regulation time and two more in the shootout, all saved by skipper Jerim Onyango in the Kenyan league champions goal.
He left the area for Esperance, near Perth, in 2011 and now works at the port.
After saving three match points, and thanks to the leadership of the experienced setter Mehdi Ben Sheikh Esperance eventually won it 29-27 to extend the final to a tiebreak.
The Board of Western Areas is pleased to announce that the first shipment of nickel concentrate from Forrestania to be sold into China left Esperance Port on Tuesday night.
Wydad almost forced extra time as Rafik Abdessamad netted from the penalty spot in the 66th minute but things went wrong when striker Mustapha Bidoudane was sent off, after star Esperance midfielder Michael Eneramo had earlier been dismissed, shortly followed by a penalty to the hosts.
The agreement dated December 23, 2008 (the Esperance Agreement), includes a financial contribution by Magellan of AUD9m toward comprehensive clean-up activities at the Esperance Port and within the town.
Esperance were trailing on aggregate and had sought to induce several stoppages during the match in order to get it abandoned.
Esperance, 62, was the first to admit she is no Jane Priest - the stunning 26-year-old model who famously kissed Charles on a Perth beach in 1979.
Joseph's wife, Esperance, who arrived in Toronto in 2002, had no idea where they were until months later, when the international Red Cross located them.
The lives of those on the list could be in danger, said Pierre Esperance, director of the Port-au-Prince office of the National Coalition on Haitian Rights.
says the Western Australian government has issued final environmental approval to a]low dredging of the harbor at Esperance.