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periodic

 [pe″re-od´ik]
repeated or recurring at intervals.
periodic fever a hereditary condition characterized by repetitive febrile episodes and systemic symptoms, occurring in precise or irregular cycles of days, weeks, or months. See also familial periodic fever.

per·i·od·ic

(pēr'ē-od'ik),
1. Recurring at regular intervals.
2. Denoting a disease with regularly recurring exacerbations or paroxysms.
3. Denoting any of several oxoacids of iodine.

periodic

/pe·ri·od·ic/ (pēr´e-od´ik)
1. recurring at regular intervals of time.
2. recurring intermittently or occasionally.

periodic

[pir′ē·od′ik]
Etymology: Gk, peri + hodos, way
(of an event or phenomenon) recurring at regular or irregular intervals. periodicity, n.

per·i·od·ic

(pēr'ē-od'ik)
1. Recurring at regular intervals.
2. Denoting a disease with regularly recurring exacerbations or paroxysms.

periodic

repeated or recurring at intervals.

periodic acid-Schiff stain (PAS)
periodic acid followed by Schiff reagent stains polysaccharides, glycoproteins and glycolipids. It is used to demonstrate fungal elements.
periodic breathing
alternating periods of apnea and hyperventilation. See also biot's respirations, cheyne-stokes respiration.
inherited periodic spasticity
a defect in cattle which does not appear until they are adults. On rising from a recumbent position the hindlimbs are extended and the animal is unable to flex them. Spasticity may last for 15 minutes but the patient will eventually relax and walk normally. Causes inconvenience only. Called also stall-cramp, the stretches.
periodic movement
periodic myelodysplasia
see canine cyclic hematopoiesis.
periodic ophthalmia
see periodic ophthalmia.
periodic reassessment
re-examination at intervals of registered veterinarians to ensure their continued educational refreshment. Adequate performance obligatory for reregistration.

Patient discussion about periodic

Q. i just have my period last november 25 and ended on 28.when is my possible fertile and ovulation period please help me identify my fertile and ovulation period

A. If someone knew it, it'd solve the human race many problems with fertility. The problem is that ovulation (and thus, the period of possible fertility) happens 14 days BEFORE the onset of menses, so you know about it only retrospectively.

However there ways such as serial body temperature measuring, along with kits that measures the level of hormones in the urine in order to estimate the time of the coming ovulation, and help in timing intercourse.

You may read more about it here (www.mayoclinic.com/health/ovulation-signs/AN01521 ) but anyway, consulting a doctor (e.g. gynecologist) may be wise.

Q. can you get pregnant on your period? i know that you get pregnant when you ovulate and you ovulate in the middle of your menstration cycle, but people have told me that you can get pregnant on your period. can somebody help me out???

A. It's possible, if your menses are long enough and your period is short enough, since semen can survive (and fertilize the ova) up to 3 days after intercourse. It's not common, but also not impossible. That's why the safe-days method isn't very effective in preventing pregnancy.

Q. how should i support my wife during this tough period?

A. first of all don't call it a tough period. a happy period might work better. although the wife can get annoyed by it. but she'll get annoyed from anything... just try to make her comfortable. foot massage , bubble baths, movies and popcorn.
it really depends on what kind of person is she and what she likes or not.

congratulations!

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However, the periodic reassessments most assisted living organizations use to determine whether the residents are in the correct service level are often grossly inaccurate because they are based on staff estimates of care requirements, not on the actual minutes of care consumed.
An initial self-assessment followed by periodic reassessments is recommended.
In addition, periodic reassessments were recommended to monitor the effectiveness of follow-up interventions (4).
An initial assessment and periodic reassessments of functional disability and need for services are required to determine program eligibility and authorize benefit amounts.
The cost of the audit and registration should be established in advance through a fee schedule that identifies all charges, including those for reports and periodic reassessments.
If left unchecked without periodic reassessments, the process can continually defer projects important to installations' ability to accomplish their mission and improve servicemembers' quality of life.
With periodic reassessments, the instrument also provides outcome measurements that indicate the effectiveness of individual case management strategies.
This test allows educators to determine each student's test readiness, conduct periodic reassessments and help improve student performance on high stakes tests.