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pass

(păs)
v. passed, passing, passes
v.intr.
Medicine To be discharged from a bodily part: The patient had a lot of pain when the kidney stone passed.
v.tr.
1. Medicine To discharge (a waste product, for example) from a bodily part.
2. Medicine To introduce (an instrument) into a bodily cavity.

pass′er n.
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pass

(pas) [Fr. passer, fr L. passare, to step, pace]
To release or discharge matter from the body, e.g., feces, urine, or a kidney stone.
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Patient discussion about pass

Q. How flu is passing? I have too small children, and in the class of the older one there’s an outbreak of flu with many sick children. The last time my little son had the flu was like a hell for him, and I really won’t to prevent it. What can I do?

A. The virus (the creature that cause flu is spread in secretions from the nose, mouth etc, and children may be infective even days before they actually have visible disease.
However, simple measures, such as covering the nose and mouth while sneezing or coughing and washing hands thoroughly may minimize the transmission of the flu from child to child.

Q. Can hepatitis pass from mother to her baby? I got hepatitis B when I was given blood in a hospital somewhere in the far east. I’m now pregnant with a baby boy, and I’m a bit worried- Will he also get HBV? I heard that mothers wit HBV must undergo cesarean section instead of regular birth- Is that right? I must add that my liver is fine and I don’t have any active disease at the moment, and so far the pregnancy is OK without any problems. I heard a lot about the importance of breast feeding, and really want to breastfeed him after he’ll be born. Will that be possible?

A. yes.it can.but the chance of in utero transmission is oniy 2%.more often it occures at the time of birth.

Q. My child, who has dypraxia, passed both TOVA & BRC. Help, I don't want to put him on ritalin but feel pres Since age 4 my child has received OT, ST and Physiotherpy. He is now 81/2 and has difficulties at school. Last year, after years of therapy, we went to a private Neuro Developmental Physiotherapist and she diagnosed him with Dyspraxia. I thought that my son was good at sport, but when she asked him to do the simplest of task like stand on one leg, or walk one foot infront of the other, he had great difficulty. He has diffculty processing information or thoughts and turning them into actions. This is especially evident in copying from the blackboard. His handwriting is extremely poor, even after many years, at much expence, of intense OT. His attention span is very poor, he daydreams and shuts down in class. The slightest noise, knock on the door, ticking clock etc wil break his concentration. He has passed both TOVA and BRC test, yet I am still under pressure from the school to put him on ritalin. I feel his concentration & attention problems are due to his Dyspraxia. Help

A. ritalin is not a sedative,it acts as a sedative in hyperative people.--methylphenidate is the same as ritalin but is cheeper. i know you are a good parent but sometimes you have to listen to the dr an therapist that work with these kinds of disorders.think about how this effects your child now--later on in life it might cause him to not go to college or get a job,not to say anything about his pears at school. there are a lot of other proplems with this disorder.

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Bob Carr, mitigating, said that his client was concerned when Mr Landin took his bus pass off him because his bank card was also in the plastic cover.
They should be able to pass off an opponent to a teammate.
The Essex Speed Camera Partnership has already had trials with 10 of the cameras and used them to identify the driver in more than 1,000 cases in which the culprits were either trying to pass off points or claiming they did not know who the driver was.
"You may never see the person that negotiated the account again-they may subcontract or pass off the work to less experienced personnel."
Police claim one of the women then tried to pass off the infant as her own.
It means producers from outside Cumbria would not be allowed to pass off their own sausages as Cumberland ones.
(The Internet makes it easier to find material to copy and pass off as one's own.)
When I got on the bus the driver took my pass off me and he would not let me have it back.
As a writer fascinated by human beings' reactions to stress and the universal truths those reactions reveal, I try to pass off my affection for these shows as research.
But the small protest failed to impact on the carnival atmosphere as shoppers stopped to watch the parade pass off with colourful floats, costumes and music.
The reader might shrug and pass off some of the early practices as exaggerated or fanciful, if the author were not so dogged and thorough in his presentation.
If your revenue stream can support one or more staff members, it's probably time to pass off tasks to someone else.