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conj. either; in the alternative. It is often vital to distinguish between "or" and "and." Example: Title to the Cadillac written "Mary or Bill Davidson" means either one could transfer the car, but if written "Mary and Bill Davidson," both must sign to change title.


n. short for "own recognizance," meaning the judge allowed a person accused in a criminal case to go free pending trial without posting bail. A person so released is often referred to as having been "OR-ed." (See: own recognizance)

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OR. This syllable in the termination of words has an active signification, and usually denotes the doer of an act; as, the grantor, he who makes a grant; the vendor, he who makes a sale; the feoffor, he who makes a feoffment. Litt. s. 57; 1 Bl. Com. 140, n.

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4 Outcomes Post hoc p-value ICU mortality, % (n) 0.03 <0.001 <0.001 0.44 0.01 0.03 Need for MV, % (n) <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 0.18 <0.001 <0.001 Length of MV, days, 0.90 median (IQR) 0.004 0.002 0.22 0.10 0.32 Length of ICU stay, <0.001 days, median (IQR) <0.001 <0.001 0.99 <0.001 <0.001 Length of 0.15 hospitalization, days, median (IQR) 0.62 <0.001 0.68 0.42 <0.001 ICU, intensive care unit; IQR, interquartile range; MV, mechanical ventilation; SIRS, systemic inflammatory response syndrome; SOFA, sequential organ failure assessment.
Culture Negative Sepsis and Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome in Neonates.
However, may cause systemic toxic signs due to long course and in systemic inflammatory response syndrome death may occure in some cases (Troxel et al., 2002).
Yang, "Role of Shenfu injection in rats with systemic inflammatory response syndrome," Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine, vol.
However, the treatment failed when Eser's body developed systemic inflammatory response syndrome during her third week in the hospital.
Sepsis, also called systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS), is a life-threatening illness caused by a bacterial infection.
In several forms of systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS), such as in heatstroke, the presenting clinical symptoms and outcome have been predicted by the concentration of procalcitonin (20,21).
These newborns had a higher incidence of neonatal systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS), higher incidence of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), higher serum concentrations of interleukin (IL)-6 and more evidence of placental inflammation than those with negative cultures.
Of the 101 critically ill patients, 53 had sepsis, severe sepsis, or septic shock; 48 had systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS).
-- Systemic inflammatory response syndrome is not well known in the field of gynecologic surgery, despite being well described in the general surgery literature, Dr.
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