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verb A regional term meaning to inject a drug.


A title used in the UK for a female (e.g., surgeon) who may or may not be married.


Modified Injury Severity Scale. A method for quantifying paediatric multi-trauma injuries (excluding burns). MISS categorising injuries into five body areas (neurologic, face and neck, chest, abdomen and pelvic contents, extremities and pelvic girdle), each with a score of 1 (minor) to 5 (critical with uncertain survival); the total score is the sum of the squares of the three most injured body regions.


Modified Injury Severity Scale Urgent care A method for quantifying pediatric multi-trauma (excluding burns) injuries; MISS is the sum of the squares of the 3 most injured body regions, after the AMA's abbreviated injury scale–AIS, substituting the Glasgow coma scale for neurologic evaluation. See Glasgow coma scale.

Patient discussion about miss

Q. I have missed 2 periods and had my tubes tied. What could be wrong? I went to the doctor and she didnt even do an exam. She said dont worry until I have missed for 6 months.

A. go to enather dr. you have to be shure.

Q. can a woman ger pregnant if she misses a few birth control pills? my girlfriend missed 2 this month and now her period is a bit late. should I be woried?

A. Even on birth control it is possible to get pregnant. Birth control pills are not always 100% perfect in preventing pregnancy. Has she ever missed any pills in the past? Her body may be trying to re-adjust and that can be a reason why she is "late."

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CHRISTINE BRACKEN Missing People Ref 16-003178 Went missing on May 19, 1979, aged 39, from Swansea.
Our nation's recovery efforts have resulted in the return of 748 missing in action from Vietnam," Violante said.
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Ernie Allen, president of the NCMEC, notes that of the 800,000 cases of missing children occurring each year, 99 percent are resolved successfully by state and local police.
The associative ambiguity of "Peace" clues the reader into the thematic suggestion that Peace, both the people and the word, remains missing and that this missing Peace (piece) inspires desire.
The number of missing foster children in Los Angeles County alone - 740 - is more than the 500 missing in the entire state of Florida.
Police agencies decide easily how to respond to cases with clear indicators about what happened, such as dealing with a witnessed stranger abduction, a runaway who packs a bag and leaves a note, or a very young missing child, which police generally investigate whatever the circumstances.
The program distributes equipment to law enforcement and educates parents and guardians about tips for taking and maintaining updated photos of their children, one of the most important tools available in case a child is missing.
But on Tuesday, county officials said the total number of missing foster children actually was the sum of those figures - 740.
Last year EMCOR launched "Taking KidSafety to the Street(R)," a major, three-pronged national initiative that is an in-the-buildings and on-the-streets program designed to help find missing children across the country and promote child safety.
Kelly, who replaced former director Anita Bock after the Board of Supervisors voted to ask for her resignation earlier this year, said she is very concerned about the number of missing children and wants to step up efforts to find them.