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something that is due to someone by law or by tradition.
right to fair treatment the fair selection and treatment of subjects during the course of a research study. Principles governing fairness include informed voluntary decision by the subjects to participate and selection according to criteria directly related to the study rather than according to artificial social or cultural biases.
negative right a right to refuse care or not to be interfered with; it obligates another to refrain from doing something. One example is the right to refuse treatment, which is grounded in the principle of respect for autonomy. This is mentioned in the “Patient's Bill of Rights;” see patient's rights.
patient's r's see patient's rights.
positive right a right to be provided with a good or service such as health care, usually grounded in the principle of justice. It is philosophically more difficult to justify than a negative right because it obligates another to do something.

congenital heart disease

A congenital malformation–eg, coarctation of aorta, VSD, ASD, tetraology of Fallot–of the heart or great blood vessels, which may or may not have clinical consequences. See Baby Faye heart, Shunt.
Congenital heart disease
Rightleft shunt Cyanotic shunt Tetralogy of Fallot, transposition of the great vessels, trucus arteriosus, tricuspid valve atresia
Leftright shunt Acyanotic shunt Patent ductus arteriosus, atrial septal defect, ventricular septal defect, aortic stenosis, pulmonary stenosis, aortic coarctation (NEJM 2000; 342:256rv)


(rit) [AS. riht],

R; rt

1. Pert. to the dextral side of the body (the side away from the heart), which in most persons is the stronger or preferred. Synonym: dexter
2. Legal authority to supervise and control one's own actions or the actions of others.
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R ussell said: ``His owner R ussell McAllister has another horse called Leopard Spot with us, and when Legal Right was retired in 2002 he went back to Russell's farm and was turned out for the summer with Leopard Spot.
In 2003, however, a new and growing movement is trying to afford some genuine legal rights for animals.
Legal Right got the first blow in, speeding away from the final fence ahead of both Bindaree and Kingsmark.
Tony McCoy's switch from frozen-off Cheltenham to the Lancashire track sparked a dramatic gamble on Legal Right who shortened up from 9-4 to just 5-4 at the off.
However he was due to carry top-weight of 12 stone in this year's running of the pounds 100,000 event and O'Neill will instead run Legal Right in the Tommy Whittle Chase at Haydock.
A nonclient would have no legal right to sue a SysTrust provider under a strict privity rule.
You have no legal right to severance unless you have an employment contract, but severance pay is conscience money.
It granted a legal right to people with disabilities to be free from employment discrimination and requires certain employers to take affirmative action to employ qualified individuals with disabilities.
For many women today, it is as if the Government had taken away their legal right to reproductive choice.
GRANDPARENTS are to be given a legal right to see their grandchildren after parents split up.
The Afghan migrants would have legal right to stay in Pakistan till 2012 through cards.
SIR - It is difficult to believe that in a place like Britain where the BBC talks so much about human rights in other countries, that Welsh speakers have to be put on "Schindler's List" and given the legal right to speak Welsh with each other in their own country.

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