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heart

(Essential part), noun core, essence, marrow, nerve, nucleus, pith, sum and substance
Associated concepts: heart of the case, heart of the pleadings

heart

(Fortitude), noun ardor, backbone, doughtiness, fearlessness, fervor, focus, gallantry, intestinal fortitude, mettle, spirit, substance, toleration, valor

heart

(Kindness), noun altruism, benevolence, clemency, compassion, gentleness, grace, humanity, kind offices, kind treatment, leniency, magnanimity, mercy, pity, sympathy, temperament, tenderness
See also: center, confidence, consequence, cornerstone, essence, faith, focus, frame, main point, significance, substance
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Increased vertebral heart score along with cotton wool appearance of lung was in same line with Nakayama et al.
The Modified HEART Score. The mHS was assessed in all patients based on data collected at admission.
The Modified HEART Score. There were 44/154 patients (29%) classified as low-risk according to the mHS.
Unlike previously discussed risk scores, the HEART score was not derived by logistical regression or recursive partitioning multivariate analysis, instead, relying on literature and clinical experience.
Bosner et al (12) developed the Marburg Heart Score (MHS) to help primary care physicians evaluate the risk of CAD in patients with chest pain (table 3).
Women with a "low-risk" Framingham heart score who are found to have coronary artery calcification on chest CT have a sixfold greater risk of a coronary event and a fivefold greater risk of a cardiovascular event developing within 4 years than do those with no coronary calcification, investigators have reported.
We aimed to 1) determine the prevalence of CVD risk factors in a sample of Canadian children, and 2) create a Healthy Heart Score that could be used in a school setting, to identify children with a greater number and severity of CVD risk factors.
"The HEART score is analogous to the Apgar score for newborns.
David Elsworth after his `second string' Golden Heart scores at Salisbury