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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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Incidence of hydrocephalus in our study was 1.47:1000 live births which is relatively higher than data from other Indian study.
The most common accompanying abnormalities have been reported to be, in descending order of frequency, hydrocephalus and Chiari type 2 malformations (2, 6).
However, treatment of asymptomatic patients is dependent upon a number of factors like the lesion size, the presence of hydrocephalus, the age of the patient, and medical conditions [3].
Use of a ventriculosubgaleal shunt in the management of hydrocephalus in children with posterior fossa tumors.
Dr Muthinja says they handle close to 60 cases of hydrocephalus conditions every Tuesday, when they hold clinics at the facility.
Readers can find detailed market dynamics of the hydrocephalus shunt market in this chapter, which will help readers to understand the basic information about the hydrocephalus shunt market dynamics such as drivers, restraints, opportunity and trends included in the report.
Patients with CPC exhibited a shorter disease course (CPP: 4 [2.0, 8.0] months; aCPP: 2 [2.0, 3.0] months; CPC: 1 [1.0, 1.5] months; P < 0.001), a higher incidence of acute hydrocephalus (CPP: 27.1%, aCPP: 52.9%, CPC: 77.8%; ?
I was determined to show educators that my son may have hydrocephalus, but hydrocephalus will never have my son.
However, when the whole of the research was evaluated, the 3 prevailing topics were hydrocephalus, brain tumors, and epilepsy.
In intracranial metastatic disease, especially in the presence of multiple lesions or leptomeningeal spread, the prognosis is usually considered poor on the scale of few weeks to months.1 In certain situations however, if there is a single lesion or a posterior fossa periventricular lesions resulting in obstructive hydrocephalus, primary surgical resection can be of benefit in relieving this obstruction and provide survival benefit.1
Repeat cranial CT showed a progression of the left cerebellar infarct with swelling and acute hydrocephalus (prominently in the temporal horns) due to the fourth ventricle obstruction (Figure 2B).