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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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The amount of time an average user spends on a web site over a given period of time, stickiness indicates how engaged a user becomes with the site.
Media and entertainment apps performed the best for overall app stickiness in Q4 peaking at 26 percent, a 4 percent increase over Q3.
In this paper team creative skills development is examined through stickiness stages, using the Synectics approach.
In particular, we will develop useful analytical methods to approximate the steady state behaviour of an economy with stickiness, and to characterize the economys response to aggregate shocks.
Previous test methods for quantifying dough stickiness normally required manipulation of the dough sample immediately prior to testing.
couldn't help but also use the word stickiness when complimenting the iCloud.
For example, the modeled firmness and stickiness of the cooked rice highly correlated to its measured properties, with coefficients of determination ([R.
The authors, Chip and Dan Heath, explain their theory of stickiness with humour and intelligence, and attempt to guide readers such that they, too, can apply the theory to their own communications practices.
Many times, simply making equipment temperature adjustments during processing can help adjust the level of stickiness (ref.
According to Christine Wu of the University of Illinois in Chicago, recent research in her lab and elsewhere has suggested that stickiness of a food isn't necessarily an indicator of its effects on oral health.
Nonetheless, Malcolm gives the story all the flavor of Scottish Highlands toffee, without the stickiness of unintelligible accents.
Brushed out easily and didn't leave flakes or stickiness.