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Synonyms for shortage

the property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required

an acute insufficiency


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Skills shortages are having other knock-on effects - 59% of firms say they are affecting productivity, 30% say they are having an impact on growth and 27% say they are affecting business development plans.
NEW ORLEANS -- Antibiotic shortages reported by the Emerging Infections Network (EIN) in 2011 persisted in 2016, according to a web-based follow-up survey of infectious disease physicians.
In a study of the impact of a 2002 piperacillintazobactam shortage on antimicrobial prescribing rates, Mendez and colleagues found that, while piperacillintazobactam use decreased, ceftriaxone, levofloxacin, metronidazole, ampicillin-sulbactam, and ticarcillin-clavulanate use increased.
The app is free and can be downloaded via iTunes for Apple devices and the Google Play store for Android devices, searching for "FDA Drug Shortages.
There is no shortage of pants on the rack for small (s) or extra
Indian press reports in recent years like "India: Desperately Seeking Talent" (4) shows the ongoing shortage of skilled professionals, echoing concerns expressed at the various levels of the supply and demand mismatch in the country.
RESOLVED, That the Tennessee Nurses Association strive to work with the Center for Health Workforce Development and state government to identify and obtain funding to support a statewide master plan to address the shortage of nursing faculty and to reduce and eliminate salary disparities among nurse clinicians and faculty in Tennessee; and to be it further
WASHINGTON -- The Food and Drug Administration has outlined a new plan to prevent drug shortages and, for the first time, the measures apply to makers of biological medicines.
A recent FDA review of medical product shortages underscored the complexity of the problem, identifying poor drug quality leading to product recalls as the most common cause for a shortage.
The drug shortage provisions of this comprehensive and complex piece of legislation establish a process by which drug manufacturers are required to provide the FDA with a six-month advance notificatioh of anticipated stoppages or interruptions in the manufacturing of drugs that are "life-supporting, life-sustaining, or intended for use in the prevention of, or treatment for, a debilitating disease or condition, which could lead to a shortage of that drug in the United States.
They claimed that with the connivance of Inspector of Workers Asghar Mirza water supply pipeline suspension held in the area due to which residents face acute shortage of water in Bakery Chowk and Railway Colony.
Solutions to alleviate the shortage were discussed including recruiting and retaining nursing professors, addressing infrastructure needs, improving access in rural and underserved areas, and addressing health care reform issues.
A severe barrier to understanding skill shortages has been the absence of representative survey data linking the observation of a skill shortage to the characteristics, behaviours and subsequent performance of the businesses that encounter them.
Currently, drug makers are required to notify the FDA of an impending shortage if they are a sole-source producer or if the drug is for a life-threatening condition or a life-sustaining treatment, Dr.
No one in America should have to suffer due to a shortage of needed medications - but this is where we find ourselves as we finish out 2011.