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open

 [o´pen]
1. not obstructed or closed.
2. exposed to the air; not covered by unbroken skin.
3. pertaining to a clinical trial or other experiment in which both subjects and observers know which treatment is administered to each subject, as opposed to a single blind, double blind, or triple blind study.

o·pen

(ō'pen),
1. Not closed; exposed, said of a wound.
2. To enter or expose, as a wound or cavity.
[A.S.]

open

(o´pen)
1. not obstructed or closed.
2. exposed to the air; not covered by unbroken skin.
3. pertaining to a study in which both subjects and experimenters know which treatment is administered to each subject.

open

Vox populi → medtalk Patent, pronounced PAY tent

open

1. said of tissues, cavities and lesions which are normally enclosed when they are exposed to the environment.
2. not pregnant but capable of being pregnant.

open case
lesions which carry a heavy load of infection are exposed to the air and represent a potent source of infection for other animals, e.g. an open case of bovine tuberculosis where the cow has extensive pulmonary lesions which are open to the bronchi.
open-chest
usually refers to thoracotomy or other procedure in which there is an opening in the chest wall.
open-heart
surgery in which the heart itself is exposed.
open heels
when the heels in the horse's feet are wide apart.
open joint
the joint capsule and synovial membrane have been punctured and the synovial lining of the joint is exposed to the air.
open pen feedlot
the animals in the lot are without shelter.
open wound
one without apposition of skin edges or left without sutures, usually to allow drainage and healing by granulation.

Patient discussion about open

Q. How open are you about telling people that you are bipolar? I am studying in a coed college and am high scoring and talented. Actually I am a guitarist who entertains most of my peers. So I have lots of friends. For the past 8 months I could not use my guitar because of my busy study schedule. Without music I feel very depressed. My attitude has changed. My friends started deserting me because of my depression. So I started hating life and checked with a psychiatrist who diagnosed as bipolar. I fear whether I will lose my friends. So this question is to bipolar people: How open are you about telling people that you are bipolar?

A. P.S..we all have problems,god made us all different,acept who you are,and you will be alright.

Q. what are the do and don't do of Allergic people when they go out side to the open land?

A. if seasonal allergy is what you mean -there are certain times a year that you know you get sick. try avoiding long walks in fields of blooming flowers at those times...take antihistamine with you all the time, and don't forget some tissue paper :)

Q. what is the best thing to do to eliminate or to let it be remove without surgery?I'm afraid but laser mayb ok If I can go for laser where can you suggest coz I'm jobless and can't afford to pay.Or is there some remedy that i can take to melt those stones inside my bladder then they can come out through my waste ?

A. Bladder stones, also called bladder calculi, often form when concentrated urine sits in your bladder. Bladder stones usually need to be removed. If the stone is small, your doctor may recommend that you drink an increased amount of water each day to help the stone pass. If the stone is large or doesn't pass on its own, your doctor may need to remove the stone. Bladder stones are usually removed during a procedure called a cystolitholapaxy. This is done by inserting a small tube with a camera at the end (cystoscope) through your urethra and into your bladder to view the stone. Your doctor uses a laser, ultrasound or mechanical device to break the stone into small pieces and then flushes the pieces from your bladder.
I am not familiar with the cost of such procedure.

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In 1915, Hightower reported that the diagnosis of an open joint injury could be made by evaluating the periarticular wound for synovial fluid extravasation or with an XR showing a foreign body.
Ultimately, they concluded that the SLT altered treatment for 40% of their patients, and that it was better than clinical judgment alone in diagnosing an open joint injury.
In a recent clinical study, 50 patients with a periarticular knee wound suspicious for an open joint injury received a dynamic SLT.
In summary, the diagnosis of open joint injuries has been described for over 100 years, and clinical indicators of an open joint, which includes a visible joint surface or intraarticular air or foreign body on plain radiographs, provide the most rapid and least morbid method of diagnosis.
A burred pad, having a sharp edge near the hole, increases the risk of open joints.
Open joints were found on BGAs on 16 of the boards.
Knowing the location of the defects proved extremely useful in determining the root causes of the problem leading to open joints.
The Kassett system is a cost-effective rainscreen cladding which is available with closed or open joints, variable modular dimensions and exposed or concealed fixings.
The costs of repairing a weather-roughened wall is certainly more than the price for pointing open joints.
Other capabilities include repairing service connections to the main, repairing open joints, closure of abandoned services, stabilizing sheared pipe sections and eliminating root infested joints.
The Internal Joint Seal is of premium quality rubber compound and stainless steel, and are available in three widths to accommodate a variety of applications ranging from closed or open joints, offset joints or lateral cracks that require a greater sealing area.