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Obstetrics Version; the rotation of a foetus for vaginal delivery
Public health The abrupt change in a domesticated animal’s behaviour, from docile to aggressive, resulting in attacks on humans, which may be fatal; turning is most common in pitbull terrriers and rottweilers, which together cause the bulk of dog bite-related fatalities in the US
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turning

[AS. turnian, to turn]
1. Rotating to change position.
2. Version (2).
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Turning

Turning from side to side permits lung expansion. Patients may turn themselves or be turned by a caregiver. The head of the bed is also elevated to promote drainage if the patient can tolerate this position. Critically ill patients and those dependent on mechanical respiration are turned once every one to two hours around the clock.
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Q. When it may turn the drinker down? what are the nutritional aspects of beer and when it may turn the drinker down?

A. Well…….I do drink beer ……you know why………….it has been found with lowering the risk of cardiovascular diseases and improves bone density. Beer gives you alcohol metabolized energy in calories and protein, carbohydrates, minerals -- calcium, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium, sodium, zinc, vitamins—B1, B2, B3, B5, B6 if you take in limit say a mug per day. But if it goes over then you will have chances of liver damage, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, pancreatic disease and some cancers.

Q. Can depressions turn into a bipolar? Anyone here who is misdiagnosed as depression but supposed to be a bipolar? It had happened with me ……I was on antidepressants from 3 years and now they say I am bipolar….can depressions turn into a bipolar?

A. It's very very normal for people to suffer from depression before they are diagnosed, or have even had, their first bipolar episode. Bipolar most commonly develops during late adolescents into the early thirties. Usually, people who eventually become bipolar have a long history of depression, anxiety, and/or other mood disorders. In my case for instance, I was diagnosed with Major Depression when I was 14. When I was 21 I had my first manic break and my diagnosis was changed to Bipolar II disorder. It doesn't mean that the original diagnosis was wrong, I just hadn't become bipolar yet. Just like a chest cold develops into pneumonia, its not necessarily a misdiagnosis, just a progressive disorder. I suspect that adjusting treatment to your updated diagnosis will be very beneficial.

Q. My brother is bipolar now turning to alcoholism because he is showing such symptoms. My brother is bipolar and I have found that during his episodes of depression he runs to a bar every night and he risks himself by driving alone on that rushing highway…..now a more bad condition is arriving that he; in spite of episodes goes to a bar. I mean is he turning to alcoholism because he is showing such symptoms……..we will take him to doctor soon…just wanted to have some of your views…

A. Your bro might be self medicating in an effort to gain control of his emotions. A good psychopharmacist may be able to both diagnose and find the right treatment for him! Hopefullt he is willing!

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The old man looked at her for an instant with an expression of the deepest tenderness, then, turning towards the notary, he significantly winked his eye in token of dissent.
'Why, now she's on the other tack!' exclaimed Sikes, turning a look of excessive surprise on his companion.
[21] considered three input flows and two left turnings to study the traffic behaviors under two crash avoiding rules; Ding et al.
Each complete cycle or "saeculum" (the length of time roughly equal to the potential lifetime of a person-80-l00 years) consists of four "turnings," or generations, each about 20-25 years long.
The four turnings are the High (spring), the Awakening (summer), the Unraveling (fall) and the Crisis (winter).
"The next Fourth Turning is due to begin shortly after the new millennium, midway through the Oh-Oh decade.
Or rather, the turnings of fire: first sea and of sea, half is
near-burlesque in colored scarves, turning firewood to ash and heat.
the turning shaft and tassels gone to fire beyond that paltry stage,
"In 1969, the local Union Carbide ferro-alloy plant decided to outsource its turnings processing," says Muckle.
Ashtabula Iron & Metal put in a laboratory and started blending turnings. The firm took in turnings from the automakers and other scrap yards.
"We accepted turnings with known and unknown chemistry, classified them, added or blended out alloy and provided custom-manufactured chemistry for various industries.