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sheet

(shēt)
1. an oblong piece of cotton, linen, etc., for a bed covering.
2. any structure resembling such a covering.

draw sheet  one folded and placed under a patient's body so it may be removed with minimal disturbance of the patient.

sheet

[shēt]
Etymology: AS, scēte
1 a rectangular piece of cotton, linen, etc. for a bed covering.
2 any structure resembling such a covering.

sheet

(shet)
1. A linen or cotton bedcovering.
2. Something that resembles a sheet (e.g., a sheet of connective tissue).

beta sheet

A protein structure in which parallel layers of linked peptides are folded across each other. This structure is characteristic of amyloid proteins.

draw sheet

A sheet folded under a patient so that it may be withdrawn without lifting the patient. This is accomplished by turning the patient to the side of the bed to allow one side of the sheet to be removed and replaced with a clean one. The patient is then turned to the other side of the bed. The soiled sheet is removed and replaced with a clean one. In most inpatient facilities, draw sheets have been replaced by paper and plastic pads that resemble disposable diapers.

face sheet

A one-page summary of important information about a patient. It includes patient identification, past medical history, medications, allergies, upcoming appointments, insurance status, or other pertinent information.

fee sheet

Fee schedule.

flow sheet

A representation in outline or picture format of a technique or treatment.

lift sheet

Sheet folded under a patient over the bottom sheet to assist with moving the patient up in bed.

Patient care

The use of a lift sheet can reduce friction and shear on the skin, thus decreasing the likelihood of developing pressure ulcers.

run sheet

A standard document used by first responders and other emergency medical service care providers that documents the patient's chief complaint, history, physical examination, provided services, and clinical course during transportation to a medical center.
Synonym: prehospital care report
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Chailey folded her sheets, but her expression testified to flatness within.
Vinrace, who knew every sheet in her house, and expected of every one the best they could do, but no more.
Hilbery waited patiently for the sentence to be completed, but Katharine fell silent and fingered her sheet of figures.
By degrees, a pulse or stress began to beat at regular intervals in his mind, heaping his thoughts into waves to which words fitted themselves, and without much consciousness of what he was doing, he began to write on a sheet of draft paper what had the appearance of a poem lacking several words in each line.
It beseeched her mutely to tell him whether what she had read upon his confused sheet had any meaning or truth to her.
Come, begin again, with that famous `Monsieur Raoul' which figures at the top of the poor torn sheet.
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Due to be shipped by the end of June, both machines can handle glass-filled or unfilled sheets up to 1700 x 1450 mm in a range of thicknesses.
Scientists have come up with a way to efficiently produce thin, transparent sheets of carbon nanotubes that are several meters long and could have applications as diverse as automobile windows that double as antennas and electronic displays that can bend like paper.
What I've been doing is setting up the first worksheet with the appropriate data and then copying them to the other sheets that require the same data.