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The act of moving a person with limited function from one location to another. This may be accomplished by the patient or with assistive devices.
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Q. can hepatitis be transferred from fathers sperm when concieving a child? My partner has hepatitis C and he has gotten me pregnant will our baby have it too?

A. Here is taken from wikipedia ( :

Sexual transmission of HCV is considered to be rare. Studies show the risk of sexual transmission in heterosexual, monogamous relationships is extremely rare or even null. The CDC does not recommend the use of condoms between long-term monogamous discordant couples (where one partner is positive and the other is negative). However, because of the high prevalence of hepatitis C, this small risk may translate into a non-trivial number of cases transmitted by sexual routes. Vaginal penetrative sex is believed to have a lower risk of transmission than sexual practices that involve higher levels of trauma to anogenital mucosa.

Mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis C has been well described, but occurs relatively infrequently. Transmission occurs only among women who are HCV RNA positive at the time of delivery; the risk of transmission in this setting is approximately 6 out of 100. Among women w

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"Either we need to get faster, or we need to rethink the wisdom of transferring patients,' Krumholz says.
Transferring to a Stretcher Lift--Transfers to stretcher lifts are best made from the bed.
For example, a shareholder can escape being taxed on dividends only by transferring the underlying stock.
Four types of data were collected: staff skill in transferring residents, information from the Bedside Information Sheets (BSIS) and wall signs, staff perceptions of correct transfer techniques, and staff injuries.
We then provide a checklist of some key issues to consider-from legal, tax and accounting points of view-before transferring assets.
The transferring spouse's basis in the transferred property carries over to the recipient spouse.
Initial disks, which were capable of transferring data at 1MB/sec, were adequately supported by the initial 5MB/sec SCSI-1 interface.
For many providers, the use of assistive devices such as mechanical lifts has always played a secondary role in the transferring process, or even one of last resort for the most problematic of residents.
In this article, we focus on one of the most common and difficult resident transfer situations encountered in our facilities: transferring residents between beds and chairs (with a typical situation depicted in [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED]).
Section 357(c) of the Internal Revenue Code has long bedeviled corporations transferring assets to subsidiaries.
The focus of the report is the "adjusted" exposure, the result of transferring the bank's claims from the country of the "initial" borrower to the country of the guarantor (if any) and, in the case of claims on foreign branches of banks, to the home countries of those banks.
Clients who want certainty as to the tax results of a transfer of art by gift--but hesitate to make a transfer (and possibly pay gift tax) before an IRS ruling--should consider transferring the asset to an inter vivos qualified terminable interest property trust (QTIP) and obtain a valuation ruling under Rev.