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A term referring to certain types of ratios vis-à-vis beneficiaries or service types rendered in a managed care setting
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Managed care A term referring to certain types of ratios vis-á-vis beneficiaries or service types rendered in a managed care setting. See Case mix, Patient mix, Payer mix, Service mix.
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(mĭks) [L. mixtus, to mix]
1. To put things, substances, or people together in solution, a collection, or an assembly, respectively.
2. The act of mixing.
3. A mixture of materials, as a cement mix, available in various proportions of ingredients.
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Q. How long between allergy medication can I give a child cold medication? I gave my boyfriend’s son allergy medication and he also has a cold I wanted to know when I can give him cold mediation for his cold. He is 5 years old.

A. This is a question for a professional. Some medication react with others, you should call a Doctor or a pharmacist and ask them. And ask them if it’s o.. to give a cold medicine to a 5 year old. If it’s not a bad cold- you can treat it the old fashion way, steams, chicken soup, a lot of tea.

Q. What medications are forbidden to take with alcohol? And why is that?

A. I think this web page will give you something to think about:
apparently there are more drugs you shouldn’t mix with alcohol then I could think of…

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Putty and catalyst mixed and dispensed through a mixing block and chamber.
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* Typically, for laboratory compaction of cold mixes, holes are drilled in the molds to allow any excess fluids (solvent or waste) to escape during mix consolidation.
All mixed sand--before it is hardened with the reactive gas--has a determined benchlife or amount of time before it degrades and loses the strength necessary to withstand the molten metal and ensure casting quality.
That is to say, different-size beads segregate, and same size beads mix. However, if beads of different sizes are given water-attracting coatings and a little water is added, they mix thoroughly.
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* improved heat transfer of all internal contacting surfaces, allowing better temperature control of the contacting metal surfaces, as well as improved heat removal from the mix during compounding;
Complete line of meter, mix and dispense along with accompanying automation capabilities.
At the end of the mixing cycle, the complete mixed volume (batch) of blended sand is discharged from the mixer at one time.
By contrast, the deep sea has always appeared calmer, with little tidal turbulence to mix the water.
A warming room can also be a very useful addition, not only for natural rubbers, since this can also aid with mastication, mix time, consumed energy and batch consistency, because the viscosity of the polymer can be reduced and the temperature of other materials raised.