method of choice


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method of choice

A diagnostic or therapeutic manoeuvre which is preferred in practice, based on ease of performance or efficiency.
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method of choice

A diagnostic or therapeutic maneuver preferred in practice, based on ease of performance or efficiency
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Telepathy is the communication method of choice for these moronic drivers.
In exterior locations with good pre-positioning of the scans, by means of the integrated GPS receiver of the Focus3D X Series, this is the method of choice for target-less registration.
Injectable contraception was the method of choice for 50% of all contraceptive users in four of the five eastern African countries.
James Bryce, author of "The American Commonwealth,'' may elucidate those queries: "Great men are not chosen Presidents, first, because great men are rare in politics; secondly, because the method of choice does not bring them to the top; thirdly, because they are not, in quiet times, absolutely needed.'' And: "Historically, presidents fall into three periods, the second inferior to the first, the third rather better than the second.''
Karl Fischer Titration has long been the method of choice for water content determination, mainly due to fast analysis times, accuracy, repeatability, chemical selectivity to the water molecule, and simple operation.
However, internationally the method of choice is radiofrequency ablation, which is safe, quick, minimally-invasive and give better results compared to surgery.
Summary: The telephone has now become the method of choice for beggars in Dubai, with many now trying to fraudulently extract money from the kind-hearted over the phone, especially during the holy month of Ramadan.
Breast feeding was reported as a method of contraception by 20 (6.5%) and withdrawal was reported by only 4 (1.3%) as a method of choice of contraception.
He continues to do this on a regular basis by sharing his knowledge of coatings and the coatings market to expand and make coatings the method of choice for corrosion control."
Even when women have access to contraceptives, stock-outs are common, and their method of choice may not be available, limiting women's ability to choose a method that best suits their needs.
Mixing on the ground has been the concrete preparation method of choice in Haiti and other poor countries for generations, Cement Trust contends.
Running from 10am to midday on both days, they will feature how to apply hands-only Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), a technique that involves chest compression without artificial respiration, which is the method of choice for untrained rescuers.