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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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Lillie also assisted James Faulkner, Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc to set right the pace technique during the practice session at WACA grounds in 2013.
He said the "error" had been set right by a legal judgement.
D'Alema also touted Suleiman's capacity to set right intra-Christian relations and improve relations between the opposition and the parliamentary majority.
Yet dire threats of chaos and shadow are waiting in the wings of the Aedracmorae's resurrection, in this sweeping magical saga of one woman's struggle to set right a land rent asunder.
It seems like without skate boarding a shitty life will set right in.
MAN had been too preoccupied with his external pursuits that now it was time to set right his interiority.
There's always that outside chance of, well, if it doesn't set right, we'll have to go in and repair it.
If you, the operator, have cleaned all cable connections and have your knobs set right and the RT still won't key, get your repairman on the job.
a microscopic settlement on the Hudson River north of the city--they stop for a beer at Guinan's, a tiny bar attached to a general stere set right on the railroad tracks.
She said: 'In the Midlands' residential marketplace this is about as rare a find as the romantic could hope for, the chance to acquire a listed property set right among the glorious ruins.
I don't see high-end uses for glass being in the cards as the table is set right now," he says.