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Intentional fire, as she sees it, is “a tool and anyone who’s managing land is going to have prescribed fire in their toolbox.”

This is followed by narrowly prescribed drug treatments that have been worked out over several years of controlled trials and clinical experience.

For patients who depend on these mail-only services, a general practitioner will often prescribe birth control if needed.

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It involves a set of behaviors and norms that shape how men and women act, prescribe how they ought to be, and specify what it means to be a man or a woman.

Some other doctors at the medical center were also prescribing steroids — usually prednisone, but sometimes methylprednisolone or dexamethasone — for some patients.

For people with SAD, or a bad case of the winter blues, doctors might prescribe a certain amount of light exposure.

If there were a pill with such poor efficacy, it might be considered malpractice to prescribe it.

Though I prescribe hardly any narcotic pain medications, most ADHD medications are also Schedule II.

I can open a practice and prescribe medications whether or not I have it.

Your doctor can help pinpoint any potential roadblocks and, in some cases, might prescribe medication to help you ovulate.

The statutes usually prescribe how notice of the joint meeting shall be given.

A lease to a specified day continues during the whole of it, though custom or statute may prescribe a different rule.

Others give their motives for everything which they affirm, and for the plan which they prescribe for cure.

The above report is published simply as another example of the ethical proprietaries that physicians are asked to prescribe.

If you want to deprive your patients and yourselves of the indisputable good of our preparations, simply do not prescribe them.


On this page you'll find 72 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to prescribe, such as: define, determine, dictate, establish, impose, and lay down.

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