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familiar through repetition

subject to a disease or habit for a long time

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being long-lasting and recurrent or characterized by long suffering

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of long duration

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The culture of vascular access cannulation among nurses in a chronic hemodialysis unit.
chronic HD who Vascular Access used an AVF or Questionnaire catheter (VAQ) exclusively.
The evaluation must include a close examination of the possibility of a diagnosis of conduct disorder in the offender, specifically regarding the four factors that are most connected with chronic delinquency: frequent childhood antisocial behaviors, criminal versatility, early age of onset of criminal behavior, and the presence of antisocial behavior in more than one setting.
In this paper we (1) analyze the frequency and costs associated with PACs for six chronic conditions using a national commercially insured claims database and look at the variation in PAC costs across all states, ranking them into decries; (2) estimate the financial impact in a prototypical practice paid under the Prometheus model if PACs were reduced to the second decile of observed PAC rates in the national database; and (3) determine the feasibility of reducing PACs in some clinical settings through a comprehensive review of the medical literature focused on the improvement of care quality for patients with chronic illnesses.
It is a continuing offense and differs from most other offenses in the fact that [it] is chronic rather than acute; that it continues after it is complete and subjects the offender to arrest at any time before he reforms.
The proportion of chronic offenders was virtually the same: 982 young men (7.
Chronic illness was defined as any medical condition that required long term management and one or more periods of hospitalization.
For chronic offenders and cases involving serious injuries, a vigorous prosecution program should assure substantial jail or prison terms.
For these reasons and others, lateness that has become chronic has to be handled.
Participants with chronic goals failed to show this effect, leading Moskowitz et al.
Still withdrawing from a major drinking bout when he first arrived at Manchester, Don was a weak, wiry, and tremulous 52-year-old chronic alcoholic.
In 1946 she published in The Lancet her visionary paper `Care of the chronic aged sick' [1].
This group of young people who suffer from chronic mental illness are not necessarily poor.
You basically have to divide your patients into the generally healthy versus the chronic with one illness, versus the poly-chronic, versus those in end stages of illness; and you have to treat each category differently.
Similar conclusions emerged when they compared the predicted probability of offending through age seventy for chronic and non-chronic juvenile offenders, as well as whether the sample was stratified by family and childhood risk.