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Drug slang noun A place where drugs are sold
Graduate education verb To place (foist) a patient on another service ward—e.g., from a medical to a surgical ward
Hospital practice A popular term for a ‘power base’ in a hospital, which may hinge on number of patients and procedures under the control of a particular physician or department
Medspeak A popular term for a personal range or type of practice
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turf

noun Hospital practice A popular term for a 'power base' in a hospital, which may hinge on number of Pts and procedures under the control of a particular physician or department. See Turf war Medical practice A popular term for a personal range or type of practice verb Graduate education To place a Pt in another service's–eg, from a medical to a surgical–ward.
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Talking to reporter, a PSB official said the synthetic hockey turfs will be laid in cities including Islamabad, Quetta, Wah Cantt, Faisalabad, Peshawar and Karachi.
During this period, Turf Nation has quietly become the dominate brand in the synthetic turf industry.
Complex structures consisting of intertwined, nominally vertical carbon nanotubes (CNTs), grown from a substrate, are called turfs. These turfs have promising electrical, thermal and mechanical properties for use in applications such as contact thermal switches.
THE shifting of the men's hockey preparatory camp from Bangalore to New Delhi has brought attention on the state of the various astro turfs throughout the country.
The key with turfs is to make sure you buy good quality ones.
(9) Squeeze the edges together You can encourage the edges of the turfs to grow or knit together by firmly pressing them together-this is a job that's best done with yourbare hands rather than wearing a pair of chunky gloves.
Plants selected from old turfs were subjected to evaluation in spaced-plant nurseries, frequently-mowed turf trials, and greenhouse tests for resistance to powdery mildew caused by Erysiphe graminis DC.
Algal turfs grown on rafts supporting plastic screens about a foot below the ocean surface near reefs have been highly productive in waters containing low levels of nutrients off Mayaguana Island in the Bahamas and off Grand Turk in the Turks and Caicos Islands.
"When the newer, tufted turfs came out, where the stitches are protruding lower, we made an adhesive that stood up.
GREEN FOR GO: Rolls of fresh turf are best bought on the day of use; YOU DIG: Forking over the soil; BARE HANDS: Knitting turfs; MAKE THE CUT: Neatening edge; LEVELLER: Flat-footed soil walk; BOWLS OVER: Healthy, lush and green, the newly-laid lawn; RIGHT LINES: Laying the first straight turf, wearing chunky gloves
The new synthetic turfs have been designed to mimic natural grass and have incorporated sand and rubber infill to improve durability and performance.