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respond

(rĭ-spŏnd′)
v. re·sponded, re·sponding, re·sponds
v.intr.
To react to a stimulus or to a treatment, especially in a favorable way: tumors that responded to radiation.

re·spond′er n.
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Malpractice Recognise, Respond, Resolve A term coined by Copic Insurance in Colorado, which provides medical malpractice coverage to doctors and health professionals as part of promoting open disclosure about medical errors
Managed care—US Request, Render, Report A trilogy of factors that must be met before a patient can be billed for a consultation from a physician other than the primary care provider: the ordering physician must Request the consultation; the consultant must Render a medical opinion, and issue a written Report
Research Reduce, Refine, Replace A research philosophy first articulated in 1959 by British scientists WMS Russell and RL Burch who linked scientific excellence to the humane and efficient use of laboratory animals, a philosophy now known as 'alternatives'
Vox populi Reading, wRiting, aRithmetic This is the original phrase which inspired the many other 'three Rs.' It referred to the core components of an elementary school education in America
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Through separate interviews of family members, responding officers should question if the child's absence shows a significant deviation from established patterns of behavior.
Again, although responding officers reluctantly may conduct separate interviews of distraught friends and family members, they must obtain independent statements not influenced by other witnesses.
All of the companies responding had seen an increase in prescription drug costs over the past five years.
However, this is the stage where the victim, the batterer, or responding officers may be assaulted or killed.
A haphazard investigation, or a lack of concern by responding officers, could result in a violent abuser's being released from jail to retaliate against a vulnerable victim.
Fewer than eight responding States require training in any other specialty area (e.g., SWAT, underwater recovery, K-9).