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[L. demandare, to charge, entrust]
1. A need for something. 2. A legal obligation asserted in courts, e.g., payment of a debt or monetary award for injuries suffered by the plaintiff and caused by the defendant. 3. In health care delivery, the amount of care a population seeks to use. 4. In patient-controlled analgesia, a request for a dose of a pain-relieving medication.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Demand." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/738166/all/biological_oxygen_demand.
Demand. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/738166/all/biological_oxygen_demand. Accessed October 23, 2019.
Demand. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/738166/all/biological_oxygen_demand
Demand [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 October 23]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/738166/all/biological_oxygen_demand.
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