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ex·pec·ta·tion

(ek'spek-tā'shŭn),
In probability theory and statistics, the true mean or average (of a sample distribution).

Patient discussion about expectation

Q. What to expect from a Parkinson's patient? My 70 year old father has been diagnosed with Parkinson's. What will he be like from now on, what to expect?

A. Some of the symptoms of Parkinson's disease are:
• Trembling of hands, arms, legs, jaw and face
• Stiffness of the arms, legs and trunk
• Slowness of movement
• Poor balance and coordination
The symptoms usually get worse with time and then people with the disease may have trouble walking, talking or doing simple tasks.

Q. Curious as to what to expect with menopause

A. Menopause symptoms are caused due to rapid decline in hormonal levels- especially estrogen. You should expect to experience a variety of symptoms, that may be unpleasant such as hot flashes, palpitations, night sweats, vaginal atrophy (drying), skin drying, slight decrease in sexual drive, mood changes, urgency in urination and more. Not all women have these symptoms, and usually woman don't have all the symptoms.

Q. What kind of health complications I should expect if I have Psoriasis? i recently was diagnosed with Plaque Psoriasis- will it affect other organs in my body? Are there any complications I should worry about?

A. Patients suffering from psoriasis may also suffer from arthritis of various type, and also accelerated atherosclerosis (i.e. heart diseases). However, I don't think that the approach should what should you worry about, but rather you may consult your doctor to see what you can do to control the disease and maybe feel better about it.

Take care,

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where [P'.sub.(k)] represents the change between the final expectative and the initial probability of finding at least an HLA-matched donor for the haplotype i.
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On that occasion, Pinochet proposed a concession of a corridor with access to the ocean in exchange for a portion of Bolivian territory, which, in the opinion of La Paz, generated the "expectative right" now invoked.
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The principle of equality provides equal initial opportunities to achieve economic aims, although does not guarantee equal expectative success to everybody.
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[beaucoup moins que] Nous sommes dans une situation de lourde expectative en l'absence de nouvelles donnees positives , au jour d'aujourd'hui [beaucoup plus grand que], a-t-il dit

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