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elective

(Selective), adjective alternative, bestowed by ballot, by vote, choosing, cooptive, disjunctive, on approval, open to choice
Associated concepts: elective franchise, elective office

elective

(Voluntary), adjective appointive, gratuitous, not required, optional, spontaneous
See also: adoptive, alternative, discretionary, disjunctive, spontaneous, voluntary
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19) Therefore, compared with vaginal deliveries, there is an increased likelihood of delivery room (DR) morbidity associated with elective CS at or near term, necessitating the presence of trained staff to stabilise the condition of the neonate after delivery.
The rate of matching contributions does not increase as the rate of an employee's elective deferrals increases.
A national estimate of the elective primary cesarean delivery rate.
15) The condition of court approval is awkward, as the elective share statute requires an election before computation of an elective share amount is determined.
To simplify, the elective can be any training opportunity that meets the approval of the employee's supervisor.
Medical charts of all patients who underwent elective surgery at one Canadian academic health centre between 1992 and 1999 were reviewed.
Other resident-led electives include classes in needlepoint, quilting, crocheting, yoga-- even Hawaiian hula dancing.
Over the past few years, elective Caesarean section has become an increasingly divisive issue.
Dr Williams said: "The most important thing is to reassure the public that our mortality rates for elective surgery are
Under the old law, for 2001, $10,500 is the maximum annual amount of elective deferrals that an individual may make to a:
In order to understand the meaning of partial-birth abortion it is essential to note that there are two types of abortion: elective and emergency.