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elective

1. of or based on selection by vote
2. selected by vote
3. having the power to elect
4. open to choice; optional
5. an optional course or hospital placement undertaken by a medical student
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4 If an elective CS was performed for a non-medical reason in an estimated 20% of the CS deliveries after 37 weeks' gestation, the expected number of elective CS-delivered babies who present annually to private and public neonatal units with respiratory-related conditions would be in the order of 6 000 and 15 000, respectively.
Qualifications: Eligible candidates have successfully completed five core classes and three electives in a classroom setting or on a self-study basis as well as the required exams.
The QSNT is consistent with Florida public policy in preserving not only the right for the disabled spouse to have an elective share, but also to preserve a spouse's right to continue obtaining government benefits so that, among other things, a disabled spouse's care is not interrupted or diminished by being removed from the Medicaid program.
Should you have any questions regarding this memorandum or the elective training requirement, please contact Mr.
Also feeding the movement toward elective Caesarean section is new concern over pelvic floor damage.
The new law increases the dollar limit on annual elective deferrals under 401(k) plans, 403(b) annuities and salary reduction SEPs as follows (for tax years that begin in the given calendar year):
it is also true that some women during the second trimester need an abortion for medical, and not just elective, reasons.
Officers who successfully complete the requirements for the AS degree may transfer their law enforcement and general education credits to Weber State University to pursue a bachelor's degree in criminal justice, but they must take additional general education courses and electives before obtaining junior status.
During their second year, MBAs can take a corporate communication elective, which focuses on crisis communication, corporate identity and image, investor relations, advertising and other similar subjects.
Fetal-tissue research will encourage acceptance of elective abortions.
Second, a related source of hospital cost savings for elective admissions is the use of outpatient services to begin diagnosis or even treatment prior to admission, when possible.
AUSTIN, Texas -- To help high school students extend educational opportunities and pursue interests beyond prescribed course work, Compass Learning introduces a new suite of semester-long elective courses.