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SMS

Abbreviation for Senior Medical Student.

SMS

Abbreviation for:
Security Management Specialist 
senior medical student
serial motor seizures
Simvastatin Multicenter Study
Smith Magenis syndrome
Socioeconomic Monitoring System
somatomedins
solitary myofibroma of skin
Specialties Matching Service
sphingomyelin synthase
stiff-man syndrome

Seating and Mobility Specialist

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SMS

An occupational therapist with specialty certification in providing assistive technology and advice for those needing seating, positioning, or wheeled mobility devices.

Simplified Motor Score

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SMS

An assessment tool to gauge the severity of head injuries. It is derived from and works as well as the more detailed Glasgow Coma Scale.

Patient care

The SMS consists of evaluating whether a trauma patient obeys commands (the patient scores two points), localizes pain (the patient scores only one point), withdraws from pain or is even less responsive (the patient scores no points).

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Hasinoff thinks sexting does not inevitably victimize young women, but instead, that young people's responses to sexting are realistic, normal, and "nuanced," rather than based on "misplaced fears about deviance, sexuality, and digital media.
Last year, Nottinghamshire Police were forced to issue a warning to children in response to daily reports of sexting.
The sessions have been well received and explain the definition of consent and the possible criminal record consequences of sexting.
Sexting isn't really all that new; teens have been exchanging explicit messages at least since the invention of language.
Sexting is the act of sending sexually explicit messages amd pictures, primarily between mobile phones.
Male and female coordinators will go into schools and talk about respect for each other, the consequences of sexting and how to enter into safe, healthy and mutually fulfilling relationships.
Tell them about the potential consequences of sexting - for example, the pictures could end up being shared among the kids in their class and beyond.
The NSPCC has also seen a rise in the number of youngsters calling Childline with worries about sexting.
au/) Sydney Morning Herald , previous laws on sexting stated it could be classified as child pornography even if the image was taken and sent by the subject of the image itself.
The researchers found that even when controlling for sexting behaviors, young teens who sent more than 100 texts a day were more likely to report being sexually active.
Some adolescent sexual health stakeholders are likely to interpret this study as a confirmation that teen sexting is widespread: over 1 in 5 of the 7th graders in this sample had sent a sexual message or photo of themselves to someone in the preceding six months.
Several national studies have documented the extent of sexting among teens and young adults.