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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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There were some fine Boro right-wingers in the late Fifties and early Sixties, such as Billy Day and Arthur Kaye while, before them, Johnny Spuhler and Lindy Delapenha alternated between roles on the right and more central roles.
In fact, right-wingers who opposed freedom of movement - the system that allows people from the EU to come to the UK with very few restrictions - often talked about how much they loved their own visits to France and Spain.
Gareth Southgate didn't have a right-winger, Gordon Strachan didn't and, until this week, Mogga didn't.
Waterloo mounted a revival with a try by right-winger Neil Kerfoot, who found a gaping hole in the Stour defence, the conversion and second penalty by Lynch before Freeman's pace earned his second touchdown.
Benitez wants to spend the cash on a right-winger, moving out Jermaine Pennant if he gets the right offer, but he does not have unlimited funds.
In the first quarter Grayshon had kicked two penalties, Will Morgan replied with one for Walsall, then Morley right-winger Chris Hall scored a try on an overlap.
As a faithful right-winger, Ken Starr set out to prove not only that Bill Clinton was a perjurer, but that he was a pervert, too.
And Labour said the right-winger, who went to a private school like Cameron, also had no new policies or ideas.
BOLTON boss Sammy Lee wants to snap up Turkish right-winger Gokdeniz Karadeniz on loan - but has been told to pay pounds 3million for him.
Stourbridge took the lead when the incursion into his line by left-winger Martin Freeman - a Worcester Academy teenager making his debut - made the overlap for right-winger Alistair Bressington to score.
But the Reds' boss says his priority is a right-winger, not a striker.
A pacy right-winger, he played in the 1951 and 1952 FA Cup Final successes at Wembley.