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short

1. Prosody
a. denoting a vowel that is phonetically short or a syllable containing such a vowel. In classical verse short vowels are followed by one consonant only or sometimes one consonant plus a following l or r
b. (of a vowel or syllable in verse that is not quantitative) not carrying emphasis or accent; unstressed
2. (of a drink of spirits) undiluted; neat
3. a drink of spirits as opposed to a long drink such as beer
4. Phonetics Prosody a short vowel or syllable
5. a short film, usually of a factual nature

short

[shȯrt]
(electricity)
(engineering)
In plastics injection molding, the failure to fill the mold completely. Also known as short shot.
(ordnance)
A bomb or projectile hit short of the target.

short

1. Said of a piece of building material not up to specified length.

short

In programming, an integer variable. In C, a short is two bytes and can be signed (-32K to +32K) or unsigned (64K). Contrast with long.
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The percentage of respondents reporting adverse patient outcomes related to shortages increased from 2011 to 2016 (51% vs.
Finally, in a study of the impact of an intravenous trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole shortage on treatment outcomes with Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia, Dilworth and colleagues found that more patients experienced treatment failure, worsening clinical status, and had slightly longer length of stay during the shortage as compared to the pre-shortage period.
There is no shortage of Tupperware or Rubbermaid bins or compressible
The empirical work of Haskel & Martin (1993a) treated the CBI (5) skills shortage as an indicator, a proxy for the average duration of vacancies of skilled labor &Stevens (1994) uses the same indicator as a proxy for the marginal cost of recruiting skilled labor.
The complex issue of drug shortages continues to be a high priority for the FDA, and early notification is a critical tool that helps mitigate or prevent looming shortages," said Janet Woodcock, director of the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER).
In the law, Congress provided FDA with authorities to combat shortages of drug products in the United States and imposed requirements on manufacturers regarding early notification to FDA of issues that could lead to a potential shortage or disruption in supply of a product.
ASH continued its advocacy as Congressional leaders from both sides of the aisle developed the drug shortage provisions in the FDA Safety and Innovation Act of 2012 and, in a rare showing of bipartisanship, brought this legislation to life.
Not only does our bill go beyond what the president outlined today, but it will encase in law a common-sense approach to dealing with drugs that are heading toward shortage.
Sure there were the oil embargoes in the 70's, but those were due to political reasons not a real shortage of oil.
The cause of the drug shortage is multifactorial but starts with the pharmaceutical manufacturers (Tobin, 2011).
Ninety percent of hospitals experienced a drug shortage in the last half of 2010, and 80% said that the shortages had resulted in a delay or cancellation of a patient intervention as a result, according to a survey conducted by Premier Inc.
The Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare together with employers, labour officials, representatives of government and other stakeholders need to identify and address the shortage and development of professional skills in the country.