Outcome And Process Assessment Health Care Standards : Vital signs : core metrics for health and health care progress / David Blumenthal, Elizabeth Malphrus, J. Michael McGinnis, editors ; Committee on Core Metrics for Better Health at Lower Cost, Institute of Medicine.
Ovary : Regulators of ovarian functions / Alexander V. Sirotkin.
Ovary Syndrome Polycystic -- See Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Clinical symptom complex characterized by oligomenorrhea or amenorrhea, anovulation, and regularly associated with bilateral polycystic ovaries.
Overactive Detrusor -- See Urinary Bladder, Overactive Symptom of overactive detrusor muscle of the URINARY BLADDER that contracts with abnormally high frequency and urgency. Overactive bladder is characterized by the frequent feeling of needing to urinate during the day, during the night, or both. URINARY INCONTINENCE may or may not be present.
Overdose Mortality : Methadone-related overdose deaths : factors and prevention measures / editor, Maxime G. Lejeune.
Ovum Donation -- See Oocyte Donation Transfer of egg cell from donor to host mother. Oocytes are captured by laparoscopy, fertilized in vitro, and transferred to the recipient. Patient candidates include women with premature ovarian failure or severe genetic disorders, women who respond poorly to human menopausal gonadotropin, and women older than 40 years who do not conceive with use of other therapies. (From Lancet 1982 May 8;1(8280):1031-3)
Ownership -- See Also Intellectual Property Property, such as patents, trademarks, and copyright, that results from creative effort. The Patent and Copyright Clause (Art. 1, Sec. 8, cl. 8) of the United States Constitution provides for promoting the progress of science and useful arts by securing for limited times to authors and inventors, the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries. (From Black's Law Dictionary, 5th ed, p1014)
Ownership Economics : The corporate transformation of health care : can the public interest still be served? / John P. Geyman.
Ownership Ethics : Who owns you? : science, innovation, and the gene patent wars / David Koepsell.
Oxidants -- See Also Antioxidants Naturally occurring or synthetic substances that inhibit or retard the oxidation of a substance to which it is added. They counteract the harmful and damaging effects of oxidation in animal tissues.
Oxidation Reduction -- See Also Antioxidants Naturally occurring or synthetic substances that inhibit or retard the oxidation of a substance to which it is added. They counteract the harmful and damaging effects of oxidation in animal tissues.
Oxidative Phosphorylation Deficiencies -- See Mitochondrial Diseases Diseases caused by abnormal function of the MITOCHONDRIA. They may be caused by mutations, acquired or inherited, in mitochondrial DNA or in nuclear genes that code for mitochondrial components. They may also be the result of acquired mitochondria dysfunction due to adverse effects of drugs, infections, or other environmental causes.