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Nursing verb To perform a venipuncture


[Shortening of for needlestick]
A colloquial term for puncture, esp. the puncturing of the skin or a blood vessel.

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Q. I was confused, is he really sticking to diet? My friend is following Fixed-menu diet which I didn’t hear before. He told that he is in diet but he is taking some of the food which he likes. I was confused, is he really sticking to diet?

A. Of course, your friend may be under diet control. I will tell you what fixed menu diet means? A fixed-menu diet provides a list of all the foods you will eat. The merits of this kind of diet are that it can be easy to follow because the foods are selected for you. However the demerit of this type of diet is that you get only few varieties of food which will make the diet boring and it will be hard to follow. If you start with a fixed-menu diet, it is easy to follow.

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Your free sheet of stickers includes some of the leagues top players.
We've joined with Panini to celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Simpsons by giving away a great new album and sticker collection, which you can pick up today.
The SPFL sticker collection is available in all good newsagents now, so make sure you get off to a winning start and pick up your 9 free stickers today.
The RTA has introduced the sticker for all new drivers in Dubai, but it is not yet mandatory.
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uk HOW TO CLAIM Simply cut out the voucher (left) and take it to your nearest stockist to claim your BinWeevils sticker starter pack for free.
The character stickers from the web sticker resource are principally the car stickers.
RESIDENTS in Flintshire and Wrexham are being warned to be on their guard against anyone selling bogus neighbourhood safety stickers.
FOLLOW the Blues' car stickers are already flooding out onto the wet roads of the country as the Blues offices are inundated with requests from Blues fans for the stickers.
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That yellow keyhole-like car-pool sticker plastered on the bumper of your Toyota Prius may be worth a lot more than you think.
19 settlement states that Cobb County school officials are barred "from restoring to the science textbooks of students in the Cobb County schools any stickers, labels, stamps, inscriptions, or other warnings or disclaimers bearing language substantially similar to that used on the sticker that is the subject of this action.