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private

adjective Not public; in UK medical parlance, private refers to diagnosis or treatment by independent (non-NHS) providers.

private

owned by an individual person.

private label pet food
a product marketed under the label of the retailer; the house brand.
private law
the law relating to individual persons including contracts, property, torts, wills, matrimony and divorce.
private practice
see private practice.
private practitioner
a veterinarian who conducts a private practice.
private sale
sold by private agreement between buyer and seller; the alternative to sale by auction.

Patient discussion about private

Q. I am upset by the lack of privacy at dialysis centers. Does anyone see their nephrologist in private office? My nephrologist comes to see me and examine me while I am receiving dialysis. I understand his talking to me but the exam is objectionable and I am unable to ask personal questions because everyone is listening. I am told they are all old and don't hear us but that is patronizing and extremely rude. Are there rules against this? Why can't we have office visits where there is some privacy?

A. I live in Sault Ste Marie Ontario Canada and if you need to ask personal questions you can make an appointment to see your doctor in the clinic.
But when I was in Calgary Alberta they would make you a appointment every 3 months to see the doctor.

Q. what would be the best way to protect my teeth from decaying?i fill pain always in my private parties,what prb whenever i take long with out sex,so i would like the advice from my fewwol

A. i fail to see the connection between teeth and groin pain...about the teeth. it's very very simple- get used to a healthy oral hygiene. brush your teeth in the right way twice a day for at least 6 minute. use floss. go to a dental hygienist, she'll guide you through it.

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17) Private law is, at its core, a matter of reciprocity.
43) This insight points to a basis for distinguishing between private law and public law.
From the inception of the tort-versus-First Amendment doctrine, therefore, the Court treated private law as a tool used by government to suppress and punish speech.
To understand why the Supreme Court currently holds this view of private law as a form of state regulation, it is necessary to look beyond the development of First Amendment doctrine.
According to Gomez, private law, understood as the set of social institutions ruling behavior in organized and purposeful ways, is essentially practical or pragmatic in nature, trying to regulate the behavior of the agents under its rule so as to be conducive to the promotion of social welfare in the relevant society.
In all Member States today private law is a mix of judge-made law and legislation (different mixes of expert drafting, democratic decision making, and judicial law-making exist in the different Member States).
While the subject-based private law exception has faded to a
3) This Article argues that the modern private law exception is not
It is impressive that international protocols are now such that the judiciary and social services can make arrangements giving effect to Northern Ireland private law orders across several very different jurisdictions: whether this is matched by comparable mechanisms for enforcement and accountability is perhaps another matter; and how any such revelation of extra-marital relationships and non-marital births would be treated by relevant authorities in an Islamic country, such as W, is uncertain.
Although, in relation to F, he states that the private law order will be consecutive to the interim care order, it is not entirely clear from the judgment how this will happen.
One might expect that after years of debate the conceptual basis of private law would be settled.
With a focus on the plural normative orders of international business transactions, the article discusses how transnational private law (4) addresses the limits of theoretical understandings of global business norms informed by global legal pluralism.