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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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Compared with the control, WRAP patients' hopefulness scores improved significantly over time.
Synonyms: hopefulness, hope, confidence, buoyancy, cheer, good cheer, cheerfulness, sanguineness, positiveness, positive attitude
"Stand Alone,'' by Dead-Wrong: This one from late local rocker Carl Rasmussen shows off the underlying hopefulness and positivity underneath the band's smash-and-grab brand of punk.
This hopefulness often expresses itself in terms of re-imagining the distribution of social product more than production as such, while postmodernist comic book artists "offer the commodity as a habitat that defies anthropocenic mastery." This is sure to be relevant those studying the promise and fantasy of industrial society.
Handy's version was somewhat bittersweet, too, but it also struck a note of hopefulness:
Those chart-topping hits - Lord of All Hopefulness, Abide with Me and The Lord is My Shepherd - remain firmly on the hymn-board.
There were 13 contributing strengths that supported the asset development: resourcefulness, strategic thinking, self-reliance, practical realism, flexibility, persistence, positivity, hopefulness, self-confidence, insightfulness, compassion, gratitude and balance.
Sunde acknowledges that "the challenge in the rehearsal room is to keep it up, because it's easy to go down with it." She says she works hard to draw out the hopefulness at the core of the play.
But perhaps that was just scientific optimism, or hopefulness rather, because the project was axed in 1960.
I'm beginning to yearn for the reckless optimism and hopeless hopefulness that accompanied all our recent failures.
He praised the last such meeting between the two sides which took place last month in Istanbul, describing it as one that showed signs of cooperation and hopefulness, wishing that the same would occur in the next round of talks in Baghdad.
The Archbishop also said he thought the couple had a "clear sense" of what they believed their wedding meant and hoped their very public commitment would inspire others with a message of hopefulness and generosity.