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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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)
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


(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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But he was also working on the Righteous Minds' second album, the follow-up to 2017's Super Natural, while he toured with his old band.
After this introductory chapter, Gensburger comes to the heart of her work, namely, how France appropriated the term Righteous and used it for its own national political ends.
A bold climax comes in a further verse, I have been young and now am old, but have yet to see (lo ra'iti, literally, I have never seen) a righteous man abandoned or his children seeking bread (Ps.
"We have the great honour in Liverpool to host The Righteous Among the Nations exhibition revealing those stories, often so modest, of our allies, friends and Polish heroes."
The Gardens of the Righteous Committee has unanimously approved the proposal by the Bulgarian community in Italy for honoring Bulgaria's former deputy speaker of the National Assembly with a tree on the hill Monte Stella in Milan.
For nine months in time, God leaves God's plan for the redemption of the world in the calloused hands of a simple, righteous young man.
Hawaii GOP head Jonah Kaauwai sent an e-mail warning that Democratic candidate Mufi Hannemann is "not righteous" and any church that allows him to speak will be furthering "unrighteousness." His missive also appeared on the Hawaii Christian Coalition's Web site and was endorsed by Garret Hashimoto, the Coalition's chairman.
The book might have been better titled Righteous Gentiles in Jewish Tradition.
To order a copy of Among the Righteous: Lost Stories from the Holocaust in Arab Lands, or any other PBS titles, please call (800) PLAY-PBS or visit shopPBS.org.
The blast took place in the town of Khalis, about 80 km north of Baghdad, when relatives of the victims of previous bombings demanded severe penalties for suspected members of the Shiite militia Asaib al-Haq, or League of the Righteous. Protestors accused the militia of responsibility for Tuesday's bombing.
What's so terrible about love, forgiveness, compassion and to the best of one's ability leading a righteous life?
New York - His Majesty the late king Mohammed V is "a righteous in the Jewish collective memory," said American writer Robert Satloff, author of a book on the Jews in North Africa during the Nazi era.