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something that is due to someone by law or by tradition.
right to fair treatment the fair selection and treatment of subjects during the course of a research study. Principles governing fairness include informed voluntary decision by the subjects to participate and selection according to criteria directly related to the study rather than according to artificial social or cultural biases.
negative right a right to refuse care or not to be interfered with; it obligates another to refrain from doing something. One example is the right to refuse treatment, which is grounded in the principle of respect for autonomy. This is mentioned in the “Patient's Bill of Rights;” see patient's rights.
patient's r's see patient's rights.
positive right a right to be provided with a good or service such as health care, usually grounded in the principle of justice. It is philosophically more difficult to justify than a negative right because it obligates another to do something.

congenital heart disease

A congenital malformation–eg, coarctation of aorta, VSD, ASD, tetraology of Fallot–of the heart or great blood vessels, which may or may not have clinical consequences. See Baby Faye heart, Shunt.
Congenital heart disease
Rightleft shunt Cyanotic shunt Tetralogy of Fallot, transposition of the great vessels, trucus arteriosus, tricuspid valve atresia
Leftright shunt Acyanotic shunt Patent ductus arteriosus, atrial septal defect, ventricular septal defect, aortic stenosis, pulmonary stenosis, aortic coarctation (NEJM 2000; 342:256rv)


(rit) [AS. riht],

R; rt

1. Pert. to the dextral side of the body (the side away from the heart), which in most persons is the stronger or preferred. Synonym: dexter
2. Legal authority to supervise and control one's own actions or the actions of others.
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Twenty years after my little boycott, some of my straight friends have finally begun to come to their senses about the right wing in America.
Right wing Jock Heatley kept the Spa men in the hunt with two tries while left wing Rob Corson also went over with Paul Greenway kicking two conversions.
The IDS report is yet another paranoid attempt to invent a `vast right wing conspiracy' in the Episcopal Church," said Canon David Anderson, president and chief executive officer of the American Anglican Council.
Right Wing landed his tenth win, confirming recent Doncaster superiority over Albarahin by a length and a quarter, having been extracted from an unpromising position by Pat Eddery with a quarter of a mile to run.
Recently the right wing attempted to oust deputy party chairman Kim Donald, who represents the centre-left.
Right Wing has to be delivered with a last-minute challenge and Quinny did the job to perfection on the 9-2 favourite who had been twice that price with some bookies in the morning.
Over the past 30 years, Scaife has disbursed over $200 million to right wing causes through his three foundations, the Carthage Foundation, the Allegheny Foundation, and the Sarah Scaife Foundation.
Individual expressions of right wing extremism - Understanding the affinity to radical populism in observing the changes in the work field: the case of Switzerland, Fabrice Plomb and Francesca Poglia Mileti
In conclusion Waltman finds that right wing discourse is characterized by the exclusion and stigmatizing of enemies through hate speech.
Air Force--impacted terrain following an in-flight separation of the right wing.
He said Mr Cameron needed to "push the right wing away" in the same way as Tony Blair "destroyed" the left wing of the Labour party.
My favorite cannon lobs from the right wing have included the notion that the film besmirches the fine and noble tradition of the Western movie.