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physical

adjective actual, bodily, carnal, concrete, corporal, corporeal, earthly, embodied, flesh and blood, fleshly, human, incarnate, material, materiate, mundane, natural, nonspiritual, organic, real, sensible, sensual, sensuous, somatic, substantial, substantive, systemic, tangible, temporal, unspiritual, worldly
Associated concepts: physical assets, physical condition, physical contact, physical control, physical damage, physiial delivery, physical depreciation, physical disability, physscal force, physical impairment, physical injury, physical loss, physical property
See also: bodily, concrete, corporal, corporeal, mundane, tangible
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Adequate pain asessment, associated with good knowledge of therapeutic effects of physical agents, and a multimodal approach to the treatment of pain, provide expected results in the management of chronic pain.
In addition and new to this edition, the normal and abnormal pelvic floor function is presented along with the integration of physical agents in the rehabilitation of pelvic floor dysfunction.
Representation is critical, especially when one considers how to find a description that is compact, yet expressive enough to enable the modeling of intelligent physical agents.
With regard to environmental metrological techniques, it shall be understood as those applied to the evaluation of risk factors of occupational exposure to chemical, biological and physical agents.
Foundations of Intelligent Physical Agents (FIPA) Framework: FIPA was established in 1996 as an international non-profit association of companies that agreed to share efforts to produce standard specifications of generic agent technologies that were: produced in a timely fashion, internationally agreed and usable across a large number of applications so that a high level of interoperability across applications is achieved [31]- [33].
The unusual resistance of the resting endospores to chemical and physical agents, the developmental cycle of endospore formation, their morphology, and the production of their own antibiotics provides these bacteria with a survival advantage.
According to the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), care provided by a physical therapist assistant may include teaching patients exercises for mobility, strength and coordination; training for activities such as walking with crutches, canes, or walkers; massage; and the use of physical agents and electrotherapy like ultrasound and electrical stimulation.
The term \"peloid\" covers the natural products, therapeutic semi-liquid physical agents, consisting of the mixture of a mineral water, including sea water and the salt lakes, with organic and inorganic material, result of geological or biological processes or both and used in therapeutic form of plasters or baths (Sociedad Internacional de Hidrologia Medica, 1949)(Veniale et al.
1)Directive 2004/40/EC on the minimum health and safety requirements regarding the exposure of workers to the risksarising from physical agents (electromagnetic fields)
She defines male infertility, then addresses the anatomy and physiology of the male reproductive tract; sources of semen and biochemistry of seminal fluid; clinical problems in the collection of a semen sample; its physical properties and microbiology; sperm numbers, movement, morphology, and function tests, and donation and cryopreservation; obstruction of the excurrent duct system of the testes; primary testicular disease; varicocele; vasectomy-related infertility; erectile failure and its management; disorders of ejaculation; spinal cord injury; immune and endocrine infertility; the impact of physical agents, toxins, and drugs; and the surgical collection of sperm from men with azoospermia.
Profiles in hemostasis: Strengths and weaknesses of topical agents Agent Composition Forms Mechanism of (brands) available action Physical agents Gelatin Porcine- Sponge, Provides physi- matrix derived film, cal matrix for (Gelfoam, collagen powder clot formation Gelfilm, Surgifoam) Oxidized Wood pulp Mesh or Provides physi- regenerated packed cal matrix for cellulose fibers clot forma- (Surgicel tion; acidic pH Fibrillar, causes hemo- Surgicel lysis and local Nu-Knit) clot formation Microfibril- Bovine-de- Powder, Absorbable lar collagen rived collagen non- acid salt.
The European Parliament's Committee on Employment and Social Affairs (EMPL) has agreed to postpone for the second time the implementation deadline for Directive 2004/40/EC on the minimum health and safety requirements regarding the exposure of workers to the risks arising from physical agents (electromagnetic fields), which is currently under revision.

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