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labor

verb apply oneself, attend to business, be diliient, be employed, be industrious, contendere, devote oneself to, do a job, do work, drudge, endeavor, engage in, exercise, exert energy, exert oneself, follow one's vocation, laborare, plod, plug away, ply, ply one's trade, strain, strive, struggle, toil, travail, work, work hard

labor

(Exertion), noun discipline, effort, endeavor, energy, enterprise, industry, mental toil, pains, strain, strife

labor

(Work), noun advocation, assignment, calling, craft, duty, employ, employment, job, line of business, line of work, occupation, profession, pursuit, responsibility, task, toil, trade, undertaking, vocation
Associated concepts: boycotts, closed shop, collective barraining, labor arbitration, labor dispute, labor organization, labor relations, labor union, lockout, open shop, scope of employment, skilled labor, terms and conditions of employment, union labor, union shop, wildcat strike, workken's compensation
See also: activity, effort, employment, endeavor, industry, job, persevere, struggle, work

LABOR. Continued operation; work.
     2. The labor and skill of one man is frequently used in a partnership, and valued as equal to the capital of another.
     3. When business has been done for another, and suit is brought to recover a just reward, there is generally contained in the declaration, a count for work and labor.
     4. Where penitentiaries exist, persons who have committed crimes are condemned to be imprisoned therein at labor.

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Prolonged labor is one possible explanation for the excess of nighttime neurologic injuries resulting in death.
Their child frequently dies during the prolonged labor.
Among previously nulliparous women (but not for those who had given birth before), planned home deliveries were associated with an elevated risk of two maternal outcomes: prolonged labor (relative risk, 1.
7) Fetal macrosomia may predispose patients to the increased use of oxytocin, prolonged labor, cesarean section, genital lacerations, postpartum hemorrhage, traumatic injury and asphyxia.
The judge also upheld the district court ruling that a company cannot exercise such right when it does not take any measures to cope with a prolonged labor shortage.
Condition/Purpose Procedure Premature labor Bedrest, drugs, NICU Post dates Prostaglandin, pitocin PROM Induce/augment labor Check progress Vaginal exams Monitor FHR EFM, internal, external Check mec/long labor Amniotomy Dehydration, adm med IV fluids Pain, maternal distress Anesthesia/analgesia Prolonged labor Augmentation VBAC, Maternal med ?
The district already has a contentious relationship with its bargaining units, as evidenced by prolonged labor negotiations for fiscal 2012 and the current state of impasse for fiscal 2013, and excessive staff absenteeism.
According to research from the University of California at San Francisco, first-time mothers who slept six hours or less in the ninth month of pregnancy were more likely to experience prolonged labor.
Obstetric fistulas, a serious women's condition where a hole develops in the birth canal, most commonly occurs from complications associated with childbirth, especially during prolonged labor when blood flow is cut off to the tissue surrounding the birth canal walls.
We strongly dispute the claim that the behavior of some store managers reflected a corporate plan devised to further the company's position during the prolonged labor negotiations,'' Paul Heldman, Kroger's senior vice president, said last month in a statement after Ralphs was indicted.
Prolonged labor was concentrated around 5-7 cm among obese women and 4-8 cm among overweight women.
Dural puncture * Hypotension (29%) * Nausea, vomiting, shivering (frequent) * Prolonged labor * Uneven, incomplete, or nonexistent pain relief * Feelings of emotional detachment * Respiratory insufficiency or paralysis * Convulsions * Toxic drug reactions * Slight to severe headache * Septic meningitis * Allergic shock * Cardiac arrest * Maternal death

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