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take

(tāk),
A successful grafting operation or vaccination.

take

a popular term for a satisfactory response, as of a vaccination or tissue graft.

take

Admission of patients to hospital either through A&E or by GP referral. The medical and surgical teams rotate on take during the day and at night. The firm in hospital on take administer patients and assume responsibility for their care.

take

Immunology noun A popular term for a vaccine's efficacy; it is said to 'have taken' if there is a ≥ 4-fold ↑ in antibody titers Transplant immunology The adherence of a free skin graft occurring between days 3 and 5 of the transfer of skin Vox populi Opinion, as in, '…what's your 'take' on this…'
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Overall 35 percent of women sited fatigue and sleep problems as the main reason for taking sick leave, followed closely by pelvic girdle pain (pain caused by limited mobility and functioning of the pelvis joints) and nausea or vomiting, with 32 percent and 23 percent of women suffering these symptoms respectively.
The committee said not enough attention had been paid to the problem of staff taking sick leave, and the knock-on effect that this would have when key workers, such as supermarket drivers, failed to make vital deliveries.
Younger staff are viewed as the main culprits for taking sick leave and are seen as less loyal to an organisation.
WORKERS taking sick days are having a serious impact on three out of four Glasgow businesses.
Junior doctors working in hospitals are putting patients at risk of infection because work pressures stop them taking sick leave, research claimed today.
One in five men admitted taking sick days to loaf around, while only one in seven women told a fib.
3m, which will also mature in three years, despite him turning down his bonus after taking sick leave.
It reveals that despite 90% of listeners thinking they are honest people, more than half also confess to stealing and taking sick days when they are not really ill.
CONTROVERSIAL film-maker Michael Moore has sparked outrage in the US by taking sick 9/11 heroes to Cuba for treatment.
It said not enough attention had been paid to the problem of staff taking sick leave, and the knock-on effect this would have when key workers, such as supermarket drivers, failed to make vital deliveries.
Workers taking sick days could cost a financially-crippled Midland hospital trust up to pounds 8.
Today he was taking sick leave from his post at Bedwas police station and was expected to be off work for the next six weeks.