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Limited Partnership

A business model in which at least one general partner and at least one limited partner share a business' ownership. In a limited partnership, the general partner does not usually make invest any capital, but has management authority and unlimited liability. That is, the general partner runs the business and, in the event of bankruptcy, is responsible for all debts not paid or discharged. The limited partners have no management authority and confine their participation to their capital investment. That is, limited partners invest a certain amount of money and have nothing else to do with the business. However, their liability is limited to the amount of the investment. In the worst case scenario for a limited partner, he/she loses what he/she invested. Profits are divided between general and limited partners according to an arrangement formed at the creation of the partnership.
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Table III summarises the estimated cost of tests performed, excluding lumbar punctures.
A lumbar puncture involves inserting a hollow needle through the vertebrae to draw a small amount of fluid from the spine.
The patient was able to receive intrathecal chemotherapy without further attempts at lumbar puncture.
Lumbar puncture. Nursing Standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain): 1987), 22(22), 46-48.
The proceduralist who performed the spinal injection denied upper respiratory tract symptoms, but admitted to not using a face mask because of unawareness of the hospital lumbar puncture protocol mandating face mask use when conducting all lumbar punctures.
All anaesthetic trainees routinely used the components of an aseptic technique when performing lumbar puncture. All medical trainees routinely cleaned the skin, decontaminated their hands and used a non-touch technique but only 80.6% used sterile gloves.
Another tool is a lumbar puncture or "spinal tap" to analyze the fluid that bathes the brain and spinal cord.
He was given a painful lumbar puncture to test fluid from his spine before he was diagnosed.
New data indicating that a first simple febrile seizure in infants and young children rarely signals bacterial meningitis suggest the American Academy of Pediatrics' recommendation of lumbar puncture in this population should be reconsidered, researchers from Children's Hospital Boston have reported.
We aimed to evaluate the diagnostic value of lumbar puncture in excluding nosocomial meningitis as the cause of mental status changes in medical intensive care unit patients.
The differential diagnosis for orthostatic headache includes spontaneous intracranial hypotension (as in these cases), postdural puncture (resulting from a lumbar puncture or spinal anesthesia), and CSF fistula.
Q I HAD a lumbar puncture a few weeks ago and I still have pain and redness at the base of my spine.