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  Prescription and description at AllExperts
Prescription and description are often seen as opposites, in the sense that one declares how language should be while the other declares how language is.
Because prescription is generally based on description, it is very rare for a form to be prescribed which does not already exist in the language.
When in the early 19th century, prescriptive use advised against the split infinitive, the main reason was that this construction was not in fact a frequent feature of the varieties of English known to those prescribing.
en.allexperts.com /e/p/pr/prescription_and_description.htm   (3014 words)

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Caution: employees receiving prescription safety glasses must have prescription, frame sizes and optional requirements verified by an optical professional; otherwise, all responsibilities for deleterious effects which may result from inaccurate compounding of the prescription or improper adjustment of the safety glasses will be disclaimed by the contractor and East Carolina University.
Prescription safety glass purchases outside of this contract or substitutions outside of this contract will not be allowed without prior approval of EH&S and the State Division of Purchase and Contract.
E. Return of Prescription Safety Glasses Eye protective devices issued to employees and visitors remain the property of the University and are to be returned when use of the device is no longer necessary.
www.ecu.edu /oehs/Policy/PrescriptionGlasses.doc   (2015 words)

 Wikinfo | Description
A complete description, whcih could be a definition, caption, or visual aid, includes useful subtle differences which can be useful for distinguishing one thing from another and general characteristics commonly noticed which in popular culture define something.
Description means the precise measurment and reporting of the characteristics of studied phenomenon.
In linguistics (the scientific study of language), prescription and description are often at odds with each other.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=description   (275 words)

 Linguistic prescription - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Prescription is typically contrasted with description, which observes and records how language is used in practice, and which is the basis of all linguistic research.
Both educators and parents often agree that mastery of a prestige variety of the language is one of the goals of education.
When in the early 19th century, prescriptive use advised against the split infinitive, the main reason was that this construction was not in fact a frequent feature of the varieties of English favoured by those prescribing.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prescription_and_description   (2901 words)

Prescription is the formulation of rules explaining how things should be done, while description is the formulation of rules explaining how things actually are done.
At its simplest, the prescriptive approach requires less work, since it does not necessarily depend on how words are actually spoken; one could simply write down one's own pronunciation rules, and add a note saying that this is what everyone else should do too.
His laws of logic were intended as prescriptions for (rather than descriptions of) thought, and a similar ethos was applied to other areas of life.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/mi/Mispronunciation.html   (1415 words)

 WMA - Policy
Prescription medicines are those which are only available to individuals on prescription from a physician following a consultation.
Prescription medicines are not safe for use except under the supervision of a physician because of toxicity, other potential or harmful effects (e.g.
Governments should recognize and enforce the distinction between prescription and non-prescription medicines, and ensure that the users of self-medication are well informed and protected from possible harm or negative long-term effects.
www.wma.net /e/policy/s7.htm   (607 words)

 Description Logics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Description logics are knowledge representation languages tailored for expressing knowledge about concepts and concept hierarchies.
Each description logic defines also a number of language constructs (such as intersection, union, role quantification, etc.) that can be used to define new concepts and roles.
Description logic systems have been used for building a variety of applications including conceptual modeling, information integration, query mechanisms, view maintenance, software management systems, planning systems, configuration systems, and natural language understanding.
www.ida.liu.se /labs/iislab/people/patla/DL/index.html   (266 words)

 prescription drugs description : meaning of prescription drugs description
Prescription drug description is very necessary for you to ensure that you are getting the right drug that you need actually.
Prescription drug description helps you in changing the company, which has another brand name but the same salts that you require.
Prescription drug description is good tool for satisfaction of the customer to know that yes, he or she is getting the right kind of drug.
www.best-meds.com /prescription-drugs-online.html   (311 words)

 prescription drug description
Overview of prescription drug description The U.S. dollar is divided prescription drug description into 100 cent A cent is prescription drug description one-hundredth subdivision of several units of prescription drug description currency, including the various dollars prescription drug description and the prescription drug description Euro.
The prescription drug description term was invented by the United States Congress in 1786, and prescription drug description was described as the \"lowest money of accompt, of prescription drug description which 1000 shall be equal to the federal dollar\".
Perhaps prescription drug description the most widely accepted explanation, according to the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing, is that it is the result of the evolution of the Mexican or Spanish \"P\'s\" for pesos, or piastres, or pieces of eight.
www.piara.net /lec/albion-drugs/prescription-drug-description.html   (2629 words)

 Prescription Medications Drug Rehab Alcohol Rehabilitation Centers Drug Treatment Center Programs
Prescription drugs that are abused or used for nonmedical reasons can alter brain activity and lead to dependence.
Prescription medications such as pain relievers, tranquilizers, stimulants, and sedatives are very useful treatment tools but sometimes people do not take them as directed and may become addicted.
Depending on the patient’s situation, the first step in treating prescription stimulant addiction may be to slowly decrease the drug’s dose and attempt to treat withdrawal symptoms.
www.drugandalcoholrehabchoices.com /prescription_med.html   (2686 words)

 Maddock & Associates - Regence BlueShield Prescription Drug Coverage
Prescription drugs furnished by mail order will be limited to a 90-day supply per purchase, except that certain drugs, including but not limited to antidepressants, narcotics, and medications for ulcers and HIV disease may be limited to a lesser supply as indicated on your prescription or as required by the Company.
Prescription drugs must be prescribed by a provider covered under the plan who is acting within the scope of his or her license.
Prescription drugs related to transplants are covered under this Prescription Drugs Benefit; however, claims for such drugs will be applied to and are subject to the Transplants Benefit maximum of the plan.
medicalbenefits.com /regence_prescription.html   (785 words)

 Prescription drug - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A prescription drug is a licensed medicine that is regulated by legislation to require a prescription before it can be obtained.
Prescription drugs are generally authorized by doctors, though physician assistants and nurse practitioners do an increasing amount of drug prescribing.
Each item on the prescription is liable to a prescription charge of £6.65 (as of April 2006), although many patients are exempt from this charge.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prescription_drugs   (757 words)

 Health Information and Advocacy Center Fact Sheet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Prescription drugs may be covered under your medical plan or a separate prescription plan, or you may have no prescription coverage at all.
If prescription coverage is offered under your medical plan, a section in your benefit plan contract (also called evidence of coverage, certificate of coverage, or summary plan description) will outline prescription drugs and pharmacy services.
It can be a flat amount (for example, $5 for each prescription) or a percentage of the total cost of the drugs (for example, 20 percent of the cost of the prescription).
www.pacer.org /health/prescription.htm   (1322 words)

 | Business Blogs - RSS Feeds - Business Case Studies | Business Thought Leadership | BNET   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Since the job description is out of date, and no one pays much attention to it, managers have a very hard time holding people to account for their work.
Job descriptions may not seem like the most scintillating management tool, but paying closer attention to them can be a huge leverage point for generating better results in so many ways.
Don is on a rant about job descriptions - the fact that they don't describe jobs very well and the consequences of not having any tool that DOES define one's job.
blogs.bnet.com /leadershipnow/?p=309   (840 words)

 University Human Resources
Prescription plan coverage is available to all individuals and their dependents who are eligible for health benefits with the State.
If you are enrolling in the prescription plan for the first time, Caremark PCS will issue you a maximum of two cards per family.
Some prescription drugs may be available in 90- or 100-day supplies, depending on State law or Caremark PCS policy.
www.personnel.umd.edu /benefits/plan_prescription.cfm   (815 words)

 NIDA - Research Report Series - Prescription Drugs: Abuse and Addiction
Screening for prescription drug abuse can be incorporated into routine medical visits by asking about substance abuse history, current prescription and OTC use, and reasons for use.
Doctors also should be alert to the fact that those addicted to prescription drugs may engage in "doctor shopping"- moving from provider to providerÑin an effort to obtain multiple prescriptions for the drug(s) they abuse.
Patients should inform their healthcare professionals about all the prescription and OTC medicines and dietary and herbal supplements they are taking, in addition to a full description of their presenting complaint, before they obtain any other medications.
www.nida.nih.gov /ResearchReports/Prescription/prescription6.html   (976 words)

 Center for Problem-Oriented Policing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It is important to note that the prescription fraud problem and types of drugs diverted can vary greatly from region to region.
Those who phone in prescriptions, for example, are more likely to do so during doctors’ off hours, when pharmacies cannot verify the prescriptions.
Prescription fraud poses a unique challenge to local police because it is not typically captured in computer-aided dispatch or records management systems.
www.popcenter.org /Problems/problem-prescription-fraud_p2.htm   (712 words)

 Overview of Changes for PPO $900 Deductible and PPO-Plus Participants | Prescrition Drug Coverage | Benefits | UHRS | IU
A preferred drug list, also commonly referred to as a formulary, is a list of prescription medications selected for their quality, effectiveness of treatment, and in certain situations cost.
Under the state prescription purchasing program, both of Indiana University's PPO plan's pharmacy benefits will include the Anthem National Formulary, but it will not be fully implemented until January 1, 2006.
This means that for 2005, copays for prescriptions will remain the same as in 2004; brand copays will continue to be based on the costs of the drug (under $60 or $60 and over).
www.iun.edu /~uhrs/benefits/prescription-changes05.htm   (4186 words)

 ASHP Website : Press Release Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Seventy-nine percent of respondents age 65 and over reported taking one prescription medication each day compared with respondents age 55 to 64 (63%), age 45 to 54 (52%), and age 44 years or younger (28%).
Among respondents who reported use of a prescription medication in the past week, the majority (61%) indicated the medication was for a long-term health condition.
Be alert to unexpected changes, such as receiving a prescription refill that seems to have a different strength or appearance from your original prescription.
www.ashp.org /news/ShowArticle.cfm?id=1998   (638 words)

 Overview of Changes for PPO $900 Deductible and PPO-Plus Participants | Prescrition Drug Coverage | Benefits | UHRS | IU
If you have refills left on a prescription at a retail pharmacy and wish to transfer the prescription to a different retail pharmacy, take your prescription bottle to the new pharmacy or call the new pharmacy with the information from the bottle.
They are then prompted to enter their prescription number(s) and credit card information to complete the order using their telephone key pad.
Prescription numbers (from prescription labels) are entered using the key pad on the telephone.
www.indiana.edu /~uhrs/benefits/prescription-changes05.htm   (4186 words)

 Prescription Drug Reform
Prescription drug prices are soaring at over 4 times the rate of inflation, and account for the third largest area of health expenditures, behind only hospital care and physician services.
In 2002, the top ten prescription drug companies netted profits of $36 billion; that is equal to more than one-half of all profits for Fortune 500 companies in the same year.
To lower the cost of prescription drugs for all Americans, Congress and the Administration must take steps to regulate the pharmaceutical market and protect consumers from the pharmaceutical companies' profit motives and willingness to deny medication to those who need it most.
www.pirg.org /consumer/import.htm   (1130 words)

If the label of the description is too small to fit in its given space, the text will be cropped on the side specified by the crop attribute.
Indicates whether the description is disabled or not.
Normally, you would not use a value attribute on a description element and instead place the text as the content inside the description tag.
www.xulplanet.com /references/elemref/ref_description.html   (610 words)

 description vs prescription   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Often, people are debating whether wegen has to take the genitive case, or whether brauchen has to be used with zu as a modal ("das brauchst du nicht machen"), or whether weil must be followed by a subordinate clause ("weil ich konnte nicht kommen").
In linguistics, a distinction between "prescriptive" and "descriptive" grammars was therefore introduced: Prescriptive grammars prescribe how you should speak and are often found in reference grammar books.
For a linguist, descriptive grammars are much more interesting than prescriptive grammars, because we are interested in language as it is spoken and not as how some people want it to be spoken.
staff-www.uni-marburg.de /~uffmann/ex_01a.htm   (148 words)

 Prescription Drugs
This benefit is available through a retail prescription drug card program administered by Express Scripts, Inc. You will need to show your Express Scripts prescription ID card to the participating pharmacist in order to receive prescription drug benefits.
Your prescription will be filled with an "A" rated generic drug except when a drug is not available in the generic form or when your physician writes "DAW" (dispense as written) on your prescription.
prescriptions which an eligible person is entitled to receive without charge under any workers' compensation law, or any municipal, state, or federal program;
www.empirestatecarpenters.org /prescription_drugs.htm   (237 words)

 Prescription Drug Coverage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Once you have paid this amount in prescription drug costs during the year, the plan will pay 100 percent of eligible prescription costs for the rest of the calendar year.
Since your prescription will be delivered through the mail, you will need to allow time for your medication to arrive.
If you have a new medication, you may need to ask your doctor to write two prescriptions — one for a 30-day supply that you can have filled right away at a retail pharmacy and one for a 90-day supply that you can send to the mail order program.
www.purdue.edu /hr/Benefits/2005RxIncentive.htm   (786 words)

 ISBD(ER): International Standard Bibliographic Description for Electronic Resources
International Standard Bibliographic Description arose out of a resolution of the International Meeting of Cataloguing Experts, organized by the IFLA Committee on Cataloguing in Copenhagen in 1969, that a standardization of the form and content of bibliographic description be established.
The International Standard Bibliographic Description for Monographic Publications was the first of the ISBDs pursuant to the mandate of 1969.
Appendix B provides a brief sketch of the way in which data should be transcribed when partly in a script reading from right to left and partly in a script reading from left to right.
www.ifla.org /VII/s13/pubs/isbd.htm   (803 words)

 Pharmacist Q & A
For instance, prescription medications should never be stored in a bathroom because heat and humidity can change the drug's chemical stability.
The most important thing to remember when taking either prescription or non-prescription medications is to follow the dosage recommendations of your doctor or pharmacist.
Keep a list of all prescription and non-prescription medicine and alternative medicines or dietary supplements you may be taking.
www.safemedication.com /meds/pharmQA.cfm   (728 words)

 Prescription Drug Coverage Exclusions - Incentive PPO and Purdue 500   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This is not a complete list of exclusions and does not limit in any way the items that may be considered non-covered.
Over the counter medications, except Prescription Legend drugs filled with a prescription are covered.
These legend prescription drugs are: Prilosec 20 mg; Pepcid 10 mg and 20 mg; Clariton-all strengths; Ibuprofen 200 mg; Lamilsil Cream and Solution; and Zantac 150 mg (as of 1-19-2005):
www.purdue.edu /hr/Benefits/2005RxExclusions.htm   (251 words)

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