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Absorption

1. The total demand for all goods and services in an economy. One calculates the absorption by adding the value of all goods and services produced and consumed locally to that of all imports.

2. A French term for acquisition.

absorption

the sharing of indirect costs or OVERHEADS to units of product by means of COST RATES. Provided that actual overheads do not exceed BUDGET and that actual output is the same as budgeted output, then the overhead cost rate should allow total product cost to be determined, and a selling price set which will recover the overhead costs involved in producing and selling the product. See STANDARD COST, OVERHEAD COST VARIANCE.
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In conjunction, the company aims to educate Hydrocephalus patients and families about the system, treatment options and other conditions associated with the disease through its newly launched patient-oriented website, http://www.
Hence, this endeavor aimed to develop a mathematical model which will serve as an objective guide in helping the clinicians decide whether to perform surgery or not among patients with hydrocephalus from TBM.
The causes of hydrocephalus are still not well understood.
High incidence of congenital hydrocephalus was seen in multipara females mainly of age group 21-25 years.
The most common accompanying abnormalities have been reported to be, in descending order of frequency, hydrocephalus and Chiari type 2 malformations (2, 6).
It was suspected there was a blockage in Alfie's brain caused by a re-occurrence of the hydrocephalus and surgery was the best option.
Both of our patients presented with altered consciousness due to IVH which caused acute obstructive hydrocephalus by obstructing the mesencephalic duct.
Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) is characterized by gait disturbance, dementia, or urinary incontinence that is associated with dilation of the brain's ventricular system with normal opening CSF pressure (Table 1, page 68).
Neuropsychiatric symptoms in patients with ideopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus.
ETV is successful in about 80% of children older than 1 year of age, regardless of the cause of obstructive hydrocephalus.
PEKyN (CyHAN)- A three-year-old girl with her head weighing 20 kg due to hydrocephalus, is recovering steadily after a 3D-printed titanium alloy skull was implanted, doctors said.