Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.
Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.
In screening and diagnostic tests, the probability that a person with a positive test is a true positive (i.e., has the disease), is referred to as the predictive value of a positive test; whereas, the predictive value of a negative test is the probability that the person with a negative test does not have the disease. Predictive value is related to the sensitivity and specificity of the test.
Criteria and standards used for the determination of the appropriateness of the inclusion of patients with specific conditions in proposed treatment plans and the criteria used for the inclusion of subjects in various clinical trials and other research protocols.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
Categorical classification of MENTAL DISORDERS based on criteria sets with defining features. It is produced by the American Psychiatric Association. (DSM-IV, page xxii)
Works about clinical trials that involve at least one test treatment and one control treatment, concurrent enrollment and follow-up of the test- and control-treated groups, and in which the treatments to be administered are selected by a random process, such as the use of a random-numbers table.
A prediction of the probable outcome of a disease based on a individual's condition and the usual course of the disease as seen in similar situations.
Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.
A procedure consisting of a sequence of algebraic formulas and/or logical steps to calculate or determine a given task.
Directions or principles presenting current or future rules of policy for assisting health care practitioners in patient care decisions regarding diagnosis, therapy, or related clinical circumstances. The guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by the convening of expert panels. The guidelines form a basis for the evaluation of all aspects of health care and delivery.
A graphic means for assessing the ability of a screening test to discriminate between healthy and diseased persons; may also be used in other studies, e.g., distinguishing stimuli responses as to a faint stimuli or nonstimuli.
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.
Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)
A plan for collecting and utilizing data so that desired information can be obtained with sufficient precision or so that an hypothesis can be tested properly.
The failure by the observer to measure or identify a phenomenon accurately, which results in an error. Sources for this may be due to the observer's missing an abnormality, or to faulty technique resulting in incorrect test measurement, or to misinterpretation of the data. Two varieties are inter-observer variation (the amount observers vary from one another when reporting on the same material) and intra-observer variation (the amount one observer varies between observations when reporting more than once on the same material).
The terms, expressions, designations, or symbols used in a particular science, discipline, or specialized subject area.
A specialized agency of the United Nations designed as a coordinating authority on international health work; its aim is to promote the attainment of the highest possible level of health by all peoples.
General agreement or collective opinion; the judgment arrived at by most of those concerned.
A system for verifying and maintaining a desired level of quality in a product or process by careful planning, use of proper equipment, continued inspection, and corrective action as required. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
A systematic statement of policy rules or principles. Guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by convening expert panels. The text may be cursive or in outline form but is generally a comprehensive guide to problems and approaches in any field of activity. For guidelines in the field of health care and clinical medicine, PRACTICE GUIDELINES AS TOPIC is available.
A cluster of metabolic risk factors for CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES and TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS. The major components of metabolic syndrome X include excess ABDOMINAL FAT; atherogenic DYSLIPIDEMIA; HYPERTENSION; HYPERGLYCEMIA; INSULIN RESISTANCE; a proinflammatory state; and a prothrombotic (THROMBOSIS) state. (from AHA/NHLBI/ADA Conference Proceedings, Circulation 2004; 109:551-556)
The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.
Studies determining the effectiveness or value of processes, personnel, and equipment, or the material on conducting such studies. For drugs and devices, CLINICAL TRIALS AS TOPIC; DRUG EVALUATION; and DRUG EVALUATION, PRECLINICAL are available.
Works about pre-planned studies of the safety, efficacy, or optimum dosage schedule (if appropriate) of one or more diagnostic, therapeutic, or prophylactic drugs, devices, or techniques selected according to predetermined criteria of eligibility and observed for predefined evidence of favorable and unfavorable effects. This concept includes clinical trials conducted both in the U.S. and in other countries.
Assessment of psychological variables by the application of mathematical procedures.
Standardized procedures utilizing rating scales or interview schedules carried out by health personnel for evaluating the degree of mental illness.
Non-invasive method of demonstrating internal anatomy based on the principle that atomic nuclei in a strong magnetic field absorb pulses of radiofrequency energy and emit them as radiowaves which can be reconstructed into computerized images. The concept includes proton spin tomographic techniques.
Tomography using x-ray transmission and a computer algorithm to reconstruct the image.
Criteria to determine eligibility of patients for medical care programs and services.
The worsening of a disease over time. This concept is most often used for chronic and incurable diseases where the stage of the disease is an important determinant of therapy and prognosis.
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
An approach of practicing medicine with the goal to improve and evaluate patient care. It requires the judicious integration of best research evidence with the patient's values to make decisions about medical care. This method is to help physicians make proper diagnosis, devise best testing plan, choose best treatment and methods of disease prevention, as well as develop guidelines for large groups of patients with the same disease. (from JAMA 296 (9), 2006)
Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).
Measurable and quantifiable biological parameters (e.g., specific enzyme concentration, specific hormone concentration, specific gene phenotype distribution in a population, presence of biological substances) which serve as indices for health- and physiology-related assessments, such as disease risk, psychiatric disorders, environmental exposure and its effects, disease diagnosis, metabolic processes, substance abuse, pregnancy, cell line development, epidemiologic studies, etc.
The return of a sign, symptom, or disease after a remission.
Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.
An infant during the first month after birth.
Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.
A distribution in which a variable is distributed like the sum of the squares of any given independent random variable, each of which has a normal distribution with mean of zero and variance of one. The chi-square test is a statistical test based on comparison of a test statistic to a chi-square distribution. The oldest of these tests are used to detect whether two or more population distributions differ from one another.
Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.
The presence of co-existing or additional diseases with reference to an initial diagnosis or with reference to the index condition that is the subject of study. Comorbidity may affect the ability of affected individuals to function and also their survival; it may be used as a prognostic indicator for length of hospital stay, cost factors, and outcome or survival.
A chronic systemic disease, primarily of the joints, marked by inflammatory changes in the synovial membranes and articular structures, widespread fibrinoid degeneration of the collagen fibers in mesenchymal tissues, and by atrophy and rarefaction of bony structures. Etiology is unknown, but autoimmune mechanisms have been implicated.
Societies whose membership is limited to physicians.
Non-profit organizations concerned with various aspects of health, e.g., education, promotion, treatment, services, etc.
The range or frequency distribution of a measurement in a population (of organisms, organs or things) that has not been selected for the presence of disease or abnormality.
Drugs that are used to treat RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS.
A class of statistical procedures for estimating the survival function (function of time, starting with a population 100% well at a given time and providing the percentage of the population still well at later times). The survival analysis is then used for making inferences about the effects of treatments, prognostic factors, exposures, and other covariates on the function.
Incorrect diagnoses after clinical examination or technical diagnostic procedures.
An iterative questionnaire designed to measure consensus among individual responses. In the classic Delphi approach, there is no interaction between responder and interviewer.
The proportion of survivors in a group, e.g., of patients, studied and followed over a period, or the proportion of persons in a specified group alive at the beginning of a time interval who survive to the end of the interval. It is often studied using life table methods.
Extensive collections, reputedly complete, of facts and data garnered from material of a specialized subject area and made available for analysis and application. The collection can be automated by various contemporary methods for retrieval. The concept should be differentiated from DATABASES, BIBLIOGRAPHIC which is restricted to collections of bibliographic references.
A method of studying a drug or procedure in which both the subjects and investigators are kept unaware of who is actually getting which specific treatment.
A set of techniques used when variation in several variables has to be studied simultaneously. In statistics, multivariate analysis is interpreted as any analytic method that allows simultaneous study of two or more dependent variables.
Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.
Diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care. (Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
Disease having a short and relatively severe course.
Removal and pathologic examination of specimens in the form of small pieces of tissue from the living body.
A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.
A basis of value established for the measure of quantity, weight, extent or quality, e.g. weight standards, standard solutions, methods, techniques, and procedures used in diagnosis and therapy.
Positive test results in subjects who do not possess the attribute for which the test is conducted. The labeling of healthy persons as diseased when screening in the detection of disease. (Last, A Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
Statistical formulations or analyses which, when applied to data and found to fit the data, are then used to verify the assumptions and parameters used in the analysis. Examples of statistical models are the linear model, binomial model, polynomial model, two-parameter model, etc.
Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.
A class of statistical methods applicable to a large set of probability distributions used to test for correlation, location, independence, etc. In most nonparametric statistical tests, the original scores or observations are replaced by another variable containing less information. An important class of nonparametric tests employs the ordinal properties of the data. Another class of tests uses information about whether an observation is above or below some fixed value such as the median, and a third class is based on the frequency of the occurrence of runs in the data. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed, p1284; Corsini, Concise Encyclopedia of Psychology, 1987, p764-5)
Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.
A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.
Recording of the moment-to-moment electromotive forces of the HEART as projected onto various sites on the body's surface, delineated as a scalar function of time. The recording is monitored by a tracing on slow moving chart paper or by observing it on a cardioscope, which is a CATHODE RAY TUBE DISPLAY.
The transference of a part of or an entire liver from one human or animal to another.
Requirements for the selection of students for admission to academic institutions.
Methods to determine in patients the nature of a disease or disorder at its early stage of progression. Generally, early diagnosis improves PROGNOSIS and TREATMENT OUTCOME.
Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.
Scales, questionnaires, tests, and other methods used to assess pain severity and duration in patients or experimental animals to aid in diagnosis, therapy, and physiological studies.
Studies to determine the advantages or disadvantages, practicability, or capability of accomplishing a projected plan, study, or project.
The ratio of two odds. The exposure-odds ratio for case control data is the ratio of the odds in favor of exposure among cases to the odds in favor of exposure among noncases. The disease-odds ratio for a cohort or cross section is the ratio of the odds in favor of disease among the exposed to the odds in favor of disease among the unexposed. The prevalence-odds ratio refers to an odds ratio derived cross-sectionally from studies of prevalent cases.
Application of statistical procedures to analyze specific observed or assumed facts from a particular study.
Precise and detailed plans for the study of a medical or biomedical problem and/or plans for a regimen of therapy.
Pathologic processes that affect patients after a surgical procedure. They may or may not be related to the disease for which the surgery was done, and they may or may not be direct results of the surgery.
A subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with the study of inflammatory or degenerative processes and metabolic derangement of connective tissue structures which pertain to a variety of musculoskeletal disorders, such as arthritis.
Tumors or cancer of the LIVER.
Methods which attempt to express in replicable terms the extent of the neoplasm in the patient.
Research techniques that focus on study designs and data gathering methods in human and animal populations.
The outward appearance of the individual. It is the product of interactions between genes, and between the GENOTYPE and the environment.
A disorder with chronic or recurrent colonic symptoms without a clearcut etiology. This condition is characterized by chronic or recurrent ABDOMINAL PAIN, bloating, MUCUS in FECES, and an erratic disturbance of DEFECATION.
Tests designed to assess neurological function associated with certain behaviors. They are used in diagnosing brain dysfunction or damage and central nervous system disorders or injury.
The age, developmental stage, or period of life at which a disease or the initial symptoms or manifestations of a disease appear in an individual.
The study of chance processes or the relative frequency characterizing a chance process.
Individuals supplying living tissue, organs, cells, blood or blood components for transfer or transplantation to histocompatible recipients.
A characteristic symptom complex.
A system of categories to which morbid entries are assigned according to established criteria. Included is the entire range of conditions in a manageable number of categories, grouped to facilitate mortality reporting. It is produced by the World Health Organization (From ICD-10, p1). The Clinical Modifications, produced by the UNITED STATES DEPT. OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, are larger extensions used for morbidity and general epidemiological purposes, primarily in the U.S.
A method of comparing the cost of a program with its expected benefits in dollars (or other currency). The benefit-to-cost ratio is a measure of total return expected per unit of money spent. This analysis generally excludes consideration of factors that are not measured ultimately in economic terms. Cost effectiveness compares alternative ways to achieve a specific set of results.
An indicator of body density as determined by the relationship of BODY WEIGHT to BODY HEIGHT. BMI=weight (kg)/height squared (m2). BMI correlates with body fat (ADIPOSE TISSUE). Their relationship varies with age and gender. For adults, BMI falls into these categories: below 18.5 (underweight); 18.5-24.9 (normal); 25.0-29.9 (overweight); 30.0 and above (obese). (National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps.
A country in western Europe bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, the English Channel, the Mediterranean Sea, and the countries of Belgium, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, the principalities of Andorra and Monaco, and by the duchy of Luxembourg. Its capital is Paris.
The science and art of collecting, summarizing, and analyzing data that are subject to random variation. The term is also applied to the data themselves and to the summarization of the data.
Time schedule for administration of a drug in order to achieve optimum effectiveness and convenience.
Determination of the degree of a physical, mental, or emotional handicap. The diagnosis is applied to legal qualification for benefits and income under disability insurance and to eligibility for Social Security and workmen's compensation benefits.
Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.
A detailed review and evaluation of selected clinical records by qualified professional personnel for evaluating quality of medical care.
Disturbances in mental processes related to learning, thinking, reasoning, and judgment.
Marked depression appearing in the involution period and characterized by hallucinations, delusions, paranoia, and agitation.
A nonparametric method of compiling LIFE TABLES or survival tables. It combines calculated probabilities of survival and estimates to allow for observations occurring beyond a measurement threshold, which are assumed to occur randomly. Time intervals are defined as ending each time an event occurs and are therefore unequal. (From Last, A Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1995)
Extensive collections, reputedly complete, of references and citations to books, articles, publications, etc., generally on a single subject or specialized subject area. Databases can operate through automated files, libraries, or computer disks. The concept should be differentiated from DATABASES, FACTUAL which is used for collections of data and facts apart from bibliographic references to them.
Recording of pertinent information concerning patient's illness or illnesses.
A group of pathological conditions characterized by sudden, non-convulsive loss of neurological function due to BRAIN ISCHEMIA or INTRACRANIAL HEMORRHAGES. Stroke is classified by the type of tissue NECROSIS, such as the anatomic location, vasculature involved, etiology, age of the affected individual, and hemorrhagic vs. non-hemorrhagic nature. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp777-810)
An affective disorder manifested by either a dysphoric mood or loss of interest or pleasure in usual activities. The mood disturbance is prominent and relatively persistent.
A measure of the quality of health care by assessment of unsuccessful results of management and procedures used in combating disease, in individual cases or series.
The process of making a selective intellectual judgment when presented with several complex alternatives consisting of several variables, and usually defining a course of action or an idea.
New abnormal growth of tissue. Malignant neoplasms show a greater degree of anaplasia and have the properties of invasion and metastasis, compared to benign neoplasms.
A primary malignant neoplasm of epithelial liver cells. It ranges from a well-differentiated tumor with EPITHELIAL CELLS indistinguishable from normal HEPATOCYTES to a poorly differentiated neoplasm. The cells may be uniform or markedly pleomorphic, or form GIANT CELLS. Several classification schemes have been suggested.
Parliamentary democracy located between France on the northeast and Portugual on the west and bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea.
The administrative procedures involved with acquiring TISSUES or organs for TRANSPLANTATION through various programs, systems, or organizations. These procedures include obtaining consent from TISSUE DONORS and arranging for transportation of donated tissues and organs, after TISSUE HARVESTING, to HOSPITALS for processing and transplantation.
Negative test results in subjects who possess the attribute for which the test is conducted. The labeling of diseased persons as healthy when screening in the detection of disease. (Last, A Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
The frequency of different ages or age groups in a given population. The distribution may refer to either how many or what proportion of the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.
A state of prolonged irreversible cessation of all brain activity, including lower brain stem function with the complete absence of voluntary movements, responses to stimuli, brain stem reflexes, and spontaneous respirations. Reversible conditions which mimic this clinical state (e.g., sedative overdose, hypothermia, etc.) are excluded prior to making the determination of brain death. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp348-9)
Substances that reduce the growth or reproduction of BACTERIA.
The probability that an event will occur. It encompasses a variety of measures of the probability of a generally unfavorable outcome.
Country located in EUROPE. It is bordered by the NORTH SEA, BELGIUM, and GERMANY. Constituent areas are Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten, formerly included in the NETHERLANDS ANTILLES.
Psychiatric illness or diseases manifested by breakdowns in the adaptational process expressed primarily as abnormalities of thought, feeling, and behavior producing either distress or impairment of function.
Conformity in fulfilling or following official, recognized, or institutional requirements, guidelines, recommendations, protocols, pathways, or other standards.
A directed conversation aimed at eliciting information for psychiatric diagnosis, evaluation, treatment planning, etc. The interview may be conducted by a social worker or psychologist.
Sequential operating programs and data which instruct the functioning of a digital computer.
The systems and processes involved in the establishment, support, management, and operation of registers, e.g., disease registers.
A heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by HYPERGLYCEMIA and GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE.
Mathematical or statistical procedures used as aids in making a decision. They are frequently used in medical decision-making.
Planning for the equitable allocation, apportionment, or distribution of available health resources.
Period after successful treatment in which there is no appearance of the symptoms or effects of the disease.
Therapy with two or more separate preparations given for a combined effect.
The practice of sending a patient to another program or practitioner for services or advice which the referring source is not prepared to provide.
A range of values for a variable of interest, e.g., a rate, constructed so that this range has a specified probability of including the true value of the variable.
The measurement of the health status for a given population using a variety of indices, including morbidity, mortality, and available health resources.
A severe emotional disorder of psychotic depth characteristically marked by a retreat from reality with delusion formation, HALLUCINATIONS, emotional disharmony, and regressive behavior.
A primary, chronic disease with genetic, psychosocial, and environmental factors influencing its development and manifestations. The disease is often progressive and fatal. It is characterized by impaired control over drinking, preoccupation with the drug alcohol, use of alcohol despite adverse consequences, and distortions in thinking, most notably denial. Each of these symptoms may be continuous or periodic. (Morse & Flavin for the Joint Commission of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence and the American Society of Addiction Medicine to Study the Definition and Criteria for the Diagnosis of Alcoholism: in JAMA 1992;268:1012-4)
Published materials which provide an examination of recent or current literature. Review articles can cover a wide range of subject matter at various levels of completeness and comprehensiveness based on analyses of literature that may include research findings. The review may reflect the state of the art. It also includes reviews as a literary form.
A status with BODY WEIGHT that is grossly above the acceptable or desirable weight, usually due to accumulation of excess FATS in the body. The standards may vary with age, sex, genetic or cultural background. In the BODY MASS INDEX, a BMI greater than 30.0 kg/m2 is considered obese, and a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2 is considered morbidly obese (MORBID OBESITY).
Substances that inhibit or prevent the proliferation of NEOPLASMS.
The genetic constitution of the individual, comprising the ALLELES present at each GENETIC LOCUS.
The interaction of persons or groups of persons representing various nations in the pursuit of a common goal or interest.
Preferentially rated health-related activities or functions to be used in establishing health planning goals. This may refer specifically to PL93-641.
Techniques used to carry out clinical investigative procedures in the diagnosis and therapy of disease.
A class of disabling primary headache disorders, characterized by recurrent unilateral pulsatile headaches. The two major subtypes are common migraine (without aura) and classic migraine (with aura or neurological symptoms). (International Classification of Headache Disorders, 2nd ed. Cephalalgia 2004: suppl 1)
A set of statistical methods for analyzing the correlations among several variables in order to estimate the number of fundamental dimensions that underlie the observed data and to describe and measure those dimensions. It is used frequently in the development of scoring systems for rating scales and questionnaires.
Computer-based representation of physical systems and phenomena such as chemical processes.
The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.
Depressive states usually of moderate intensity in contrast with major depression present in neurotic and psychotic disorders.
The part of CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM that is contained within the skull (CRANIUM). Arising from the NEURAL TUBE, the embryonic brain is comprised of three major parts including PROSENCEPHALON (the forebrain); MESENCEPHALON (the midbrain); and RHOMBENCEPHALON (the hindbrain). The developed brain consists of CEREBRUM; CEREBELLUM; and other structures in the BRAIN STEM.
Tumors or cancer of the human BREAST.
Groups set up to advise governmental bodies, societies, or other institutions on policy. (Bioethics Thesaurus)
A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.
A chronic inflammatory condition affecting the axial joints, such as the SACROILIAC JOINT and other intervertebral or costovertebral joints. It occurs predominantly in young males and is characterized by pain and stiffness of joints (ANKYLOSIS) with inflammation at tendon insertions.
Any detectable and heritable change in the genetic material that causes a change in the GENOTYPE and which is transmitted to daughter cells and to succeeding generations.
A country spanning from central Asia to the Pacific Ocean.
Hospital units providing continuous surveillance and care to acutely ill patients.
The number of males and females in a given population. The distribution may refer to how many men or women or what proportion of either in the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.
Statistical models in which the value of a parameter for a given value of a factor is assumed to be equal to a + bx, where a and b are constants. The models predict a linear regression.
Glucose in blood.
Sensation of discomfort, distress, or agony in the abdominal region.
The period of confinement of a patient to a hospital or other health facility.
The relationship between the dose of an administered drug and the response of the organism to the drug.
Prospective patient listings for appointments or treatments.
The use of two or more chemicals simultaneously or sequentially in the drug therapy of neoplasms. The drugs need not be in the same dosage form.
The treatment of a disease or condition by several different means simultaneously or sequentially. Chemoimmunotherapy, RADIOIMMUNOTHERAPY, chemoradiotherapy, cryochemotherapy, and SALVAGE THERAPY are seen most frequently, but their combinations with each other and surgery are also used.
The local recurrence of a neoplasm following treatment. It arises from microscopic cells of the original neoplasm that have escaped therapeutic intervention and later become clinically visible at the original site.
The confinement of a patient in a hospital.
Polymicrobial, nonspecific vaginitis associated with positive cultures of Gardnerella vaginalis and other anaerobic organisms and a decrease in lactobacilli. It remains unclear whether the initial pathogenic event is caused by the growth of anaerobes or a primary decrease in lactobacilli.
Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)
Establishment of the level of a quantifiable effect indicative of a biologic process. The evaluation is frequently to detect the degree of toxic or therapeutic effect.
Statistical models used in survival analysis that assert that the effect of the study factors on the hazard rate in the study population is multiplicative and does not change over time.
The procedure established to evaluate the health status and risk factors of the potential DONORS of biological materials. Donors are selected based on the principles that their health will not be compromised in the process, and the donated materials, such as TISSUES or organs, are safe for reuse in the recipients.
Measurement of volume of air inhaled or exhaled by the lung.
Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.
The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of biological processes or diseases. For disease models in living animals, DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL is available. Biological models include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
Methods, procedures, and tests performed to diagnose disease, disordered function, or disability.
Care given during the period prior to undergoing surgery when psychological and physical preparations are made according to the special needs of the individual patient. This period spans the time between admission to the hospital to the time the surgery begins. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
Therapeutic act or process that initiates a response to a complete or partial remission level.
A quantitative method of combining the results of independent studies (usually drawn from the published literature) and synthesizing summaries and conclusions which may be used to evaluate therapeutic effectiveness, plan new studies, etc., with application chiefly in the areas of research and medicine.
A method in which either the observer(s) or the subject(s) is kept ignorant of the group to which the subjects are assigned.
Articles on conferences sponsored by NIH presenting summary statements representing the majority agreement of physicians, scientists, and other professionals convening for the purpose of reaching a consensus on a subject of interest. This heading is used for NIH consensus conferences as a means of scientific communication. In indexing it is viewed as a type of review article and as a tag for any article appearing in any publication of the NIH Office of Medical Applications of Research (OMAR).
A latent susceptibility to disease at the genetic level, which may be activated under certain conditions.
The quality or state of relating to or affecting two or more nations. (After Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary, 10th ed)
Inflammation of the joints of the SPINE, the intervertebral articulations.
Any visual display of structural or functional patterns of organs or tissues for diagnostic evaluation. It includes measuring physiologic and metabolic responses to physical and chemical stimuli, as well as ultramicroscopy.
A graphic device used in decision analysis, series of decision options are represented as branches (hierarchical).
Antibodies produced by a single clone of cells.
Detection of a MUTATION; GENOTYPE; KARYOTYPE; or specific ALLELES associated with genetic traits, heritable diseases, or predisposition to a disease, or that may lead to the disease in descendants. It includes prenatal genetic testing.
"Program Criteria". Firewise Communities/USA Recognition Program. National Fire Protection Association. National Fire Protection ... "Firewise Communities/USA Recognized Sites". Firewise Communities/USA Recognition Program. National Fire Protection Association ... There are currently 40 states with communities recognized as members of the Firewise Communities Program, including Arizona, ... and recognize the importance of individual responsibility for preparing their homes. Examples of community preparedness ...
"Vatican recognizes Marian apparitions in France". Catholic News Agency. May 5, 2008. Retrieved June 6, 2016. Perrella, ... Salvatore M. (May 8, 2008). "Expert explains Church's criteria for confirming Marian apparitions". Catholic News Agency. ... the 1964 Dogmatic Constitution of the Church recognized, "all the salvific influence of the Blessed Virgin on men originates, ...
"Criteria for Recognizing Pre-Cambrian Fossils". mistakenpointfauna.com. S.B.Misra. Retrieved 9 July 2016. CS1 maint: ... "Criteria for recognizing Pre-Cambrian Fossils". Nature. 223 (5210): 1076. doi:10.1038/2231076b0. "Bharatiya Gramina Vidyalaya ... Misra was also recognized with the Apeejay India Volunteer Award in 2011. Misra has authored two books: Dream Chasing, One ...
The home was recognized under three criterion. Criterion A under Exploration/Settlement as a late 18th-century German farmstead ... Criterion B in the area of Art as the boyhood home of fraktur artist Emanuel Wilkins, and Criterion C for Architecture of ...
Credit transferability is subject to the university's criteria. Diploma: Bachelor's Degree from a recognized institution. The ... Recognizing this, the work of the ERI is focused on producing results that are relevant to the sustainable management of ... Bachelor's: Associate Degree from recognized institutions, scores same as above. Transfer credits allowed for courses graded C+ ...
Identification - The process used to recognize an individual user.. *Authentication - The verification of an individual user's ... Trusted Computer System Evaluation Criteria (TCSEC) is a United States Government Department of Defense (DoD) standard that ... National Security Institute - 5200.28-STD Trusted Computer System Evaluation Criteria. *FAS IRP DOD Trusted Computer System ... "Trusted Computer System Evaluation Criteria" - news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR (July 2018) (Learn how and when to ...
Flórez proposes seven dialectal zones, based on phonetic and lexical criteria. Still others[who?] recognize eleven dialect ...
Alienness is a criterion of the "sacred". The contrast is also expressed in terms of the difference between the voluntary ... Nonetheless, Stirner recognizes "the importance of self-liberation and the way that authority often exists purely through its ... J]ust this, as an involuntary egoist, you fail to recognize; and therefore the 'higher essence' is to you - an alien essence ...
"Town history recognized". Jacksonville Times-Union. August 22, 1998. Church sues over historic site, Caren Burmeister, ... "Examples of Properties Listed in the National Register Under Criteria Considerations". October 13, 2000. Division of Historical ...
They may also present with an inability to recognize objects or inability to recognize faces or other memory disorders. Social ... Inconsistent criteria include: Hypermetamorphosis, characterized by Ozawa et al. as "an irresistible impulse to notice and ... Characterized by an inability to recognize familiar objects or people. While this cluster of syndromes is common to such ... what Rusiko Bourtchouladze described in 2004 as an inability to recognize "the emotional importance of events". They did not ...
Some of them, such as Soyots, were recognized only after the dissolution of the Soviet Union. These peoples subject to benefits ... These peoples satisfy the following criteria: To live in their historical territory; To preserve traditional way of life, ... The following peoples are officially recognized minor indigenous peoples of Russia. Many of them are included into the Common ... to be included in the overall List of small-numbered indigenous peoples of Russia The peoples below fall under the criteria of ...
It was established by Congress to identify and recognize role-model businesses; establish certain criteria for evaluating ...
Opportunity to be part of the PQA recognized organizations. The applicant must comply these criteria: Management (45 pts.) ... and To recognize organizations in both the private and public sector which excel in quality management and overall ... sector and maturity with criteria and guidelines for self-assessment to guide their quality and productivity improvement ...
Criteria for Recognizing a Caribbean regional Credit Rating Agency; and The Concept of Accredited Investors in the Jamaican ...
As of 2014 there are no recognized diagnostic criteria. Criteria proposed by Newson include: Passive early history in the first ... It is not recognized by either the DSM-5 or the ICD-10 and is unlikely to be separated out now that the umbrella diagnosis of ... To be recognized a sufficient amount of consensus and clinical history needs to be present, and as a newly proposed condition, ... In July 2003, Newson published in Archives of Disease in Childhood for PDA to be recognized as a separate syndrome within the ...
It is widely recognized as the first motorcycle. Daimler is often called "the father of the motorcycle" for this invention. ... The Oxford English Dictionary uses this criterion. Even by that definition, the use of four wheels instead of two raises doubts ...
Texas recognizes an additional 11 states' concealed-carry permits unilaterally; those states do not recognize Texas' own permit ... The handgun licensing law sets out the eligibility criteria that must be met. For example, an applicant must be eligible to ... While a permitted resident of Texas (or a nonresident holding a recognized permit) is generally authorized to carry in most ...
This award recognizes outstanding performance on the Uniform CPA Examination. The criteria for the award has changed over the ...
Acceptability: This suggests senior passenger criteria of comfort and convenience of service. Seniors may have higher standards ... Senior-friendly transportation needs to recognize these standards to which it is being measured. Accessibility: Passengers must ...
A contact must meet multiple criteria for the CIWS to consider it a target. These criteria include: Is the range of the target ... The CIWS does not recognize identification friend or foe, also known as IFF. The CIWS only has the data it collects in real ... Due to its design criteria, its effective range is very short relative to the range of modern ASMs, from 1 to 5 nautical miles ...
Al-Suyuti recognized eleven levels of companionship. Following the consultation of companions about the successor of Muhammad, ... Sunni Muslim scholars classified companions into many categories, based on a number of criteria. The hadith quoted above shows ...
Five oceanic divisions are usually recognized: Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Arctic, and Southern; the last two listed are ... The major oceanic divisions are defined in part by the continents, various archipelagos, and other criteria. The principal ... The definition and number of oceans can vary depending on the adopted criteria. ...
Each federally recognized tribe has established its own criteria for membership. Given the new revenues that many tribes are ... In part, this recognizes that the Odawa people historically had a territory on both sides of what is now the border between the ... No federally recognized tribe enrolls members solely based on DNA testing, as it generally cannot distinguish among tribes. ... At that time, the government required persons to have a certain blood quantum to be recognized as Native American and be ...
The DSM-5 recognizes one chronic pain disorder, somatic symptom disorders. The criteria include pain lasting longer than six ... and often fails to recognize their own emotional state, including depression. The neurotic triad personality also expresses ...
Measurement can never be done without well-recognized and approved criteria. We use the 'meter', for example, as the measuring ... When it came to choosing process amongst the non-native speakers in some programs, it is usually done through the criteria of ... This is often done by applying certain criteria and standards to check adequacy, accuracy and effectiveness. In other words, ... Although it is more accurate to run equivalence test during construction stage, equivalence criterion is applied during and ...
Another diagnostic criterion, suggested more recently, says that the diagnosis of encephalitis lethargica "may be considered if ... Postencephalitic Parkinsonism is perhaps the most widely recognized of such syndromes.[citation needed] There have been several ... proposed diagnostic criteria for encephalitis lethargica. One, which has been widely accepted, includes an acute or subacute ...
Maltz, Judy (8 December 2016). "Israel to Publish Criteria for Recognizing Rabbis Who Perform Conversions Abroad". Haaretz. " ... and vowed to release criteria required for recognizing rabbis who perform such conversions. Previously, such conversions were ... These recognized communities are Orthodox Judaism (administered by the Chief Rabbinate), Islam, the Druze faith, the Roman, ... On 7 December 2016, the chief rabbis of Israel issued a new policy requiring that foreign Jewish converts be recognized in ...
With the DSM-IV criteria a diagnosis of ADHD is 3-4 times more likely than with the ICD-10 criteria. It is classified as ... These gaps in knowledge hinder the ability of clinicians to effectively recognize and treat ADHD. Hazell P (July 2011). "The ... It affects about 5-7% of children when diagnosed via the DSM-IV criteria and 1-2% when diagnosed via the ICD-10 criteria. As of ... In the United States, these criteria are defined by the American Psychiatric Association in the DSM. Based on the DSM criteria ...
Humlum, Ole (October 23, 1979). "Icing ridges : a sedimentary criterion for recognizing former occurrence of icings" (PDF). ...
The most commonly recognized class III device is an automated external defibrillator. Devices that do not meet either criterion ... which the Act recognizes as an official drug compendium. However, under separate authority of FTC Act, the Federal Trade ...
Lutheranism was officially recognized in the Peace of Augsburg of 1555, and Calvinism in the Peace of Westphalia of 1648. Those ... More recent estimates use less outdated criteria, but they remain guesswork. One estimate based on the frontiers of Germany in ... who was recognized by the Hohenstaufen party but never set foot on German soil. After Richard's death in 1273, Rudolf I of ... while Calvinism was still not recognized. Anabaptist, Arminian and other minor Protestant communities were also forbidden. ...
WHO diabetes diagnostic criteria[53][54] edit Condition 2-hour glucose Fasting glucose HbA1c ... It is recognized as a global epidemic by the World Health Organization.[1] ...
Coral Gables, Florida was a Geography and places good articles nominee, but did not meet the good article criteria at the time ... Beyond that, I don't know how to verify the claim at the outset that UM is a 'globally recognized' university, and where do we ... This is how the article, as of February 11, 2007, compares against the six good article criteria:. 1. Well written?: Too many ...
This can occur even if the donor and recipient are HLA-identical because the immune system can still recognize other ... "Criteria for evaluating disease response and progression in patients with multiple myeloma treated by high-dose therapy and ... whose work was later recognized with a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Thomas' work showed that bone marrow cells ...
τ=2π does not at this point of time meet the criteria of notability as per Notability or Wikipedia:Notability (numbers). See ... As of a few weeks ago, the group is one of the officially recognized m:affiliates of the Wikimedia Foundation. Whatamidoing ( ...
I'm not interested in continuing this MOS discussion, and I also recognize that you are more involved with MOS content than I ... Provided the awareness criteria are met, discretionary sanctions may be used against editors who repeatedly or seriously fail ... I imagine most international readers would recognize California as being in the US. But the same might not be true for say ... For years, editors have easily recognized what our policies, guidelines and essays are without the guideline shortcuts being ...
According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (version 5) the criteria for receiving a diagnosis of ... Additionally, in revision, the DSM-5 was updated to add emphasis to the positive physical signs inconsistent with recognized ... Within DSM 5, patients presenting with PNES may meet the criteria for functional neurological disorder and in some cases, ... Clinical findings provide evidence of incompatibility between the symptom and recognized neurological or medical conditions. ...
In 1953, it was confirmed that hook echoes were associated with tornadoes.[94] By recognizing these radar signatures, ... "Proposals For Changes in Severe Local Storm Warnings, Warning Criteria and Verification". Retrieved 2009-12-13 ... Tornadoes can be detected before or as they occur through the use of Pulse-Doppler radar by recognizing patterns in velocity ...
Union of India and Ors., recognized the harmful effects of smoking in public and also the effect on passive smokers, and in the ... as the mentioned criterion necessarily applies to cinemas. This was confirmed on request from the Government of Tübingen and by ...
Amblyomma americanum, known commonly as the lone-star tick, is recognized as the primary vector for STARI. In some parts of the ... Borchers AT, Keen CL, Huntley AC, Gershwin ME (February 2015). "Lyme disease: a rigorous review of diagnostic criteria and ... However, transmission is quite rare, with only about 1.2 to 1.4 percent of recognized tick bites resulting in Lyme disease.[62] ... The full syndrome now known as Lyme disease was not recognized until a cluster of cases originally thought to be juvenile ...
There are many problems with this theory, as this disease would have to meet several criteria: it has to be able to sustain ... While a number of human-derived factors are recognized as contributing to rising atmospheric concentrations of CH4 (methane) ...
... recognized only 137.[110] Wethey and other scholars rejected the notion that Crete took any part in his formation and supported ... the public and the critics would not possess the ideological criteria of Gautier and would retain the image of El Greco as a " ... El Greco discarded classicist criteria such as measure and proportion. He believed that grace is the supreme quest of art, but ...
... "recognized stress-related psychological disorders as a leading occupational health risk" (p. 201).[25][26] When this change was ... without the individuals necessarily meeting criteria for a psychiatric disorder.[118][119] Psychological distress is often ...
The ability of palladium to absorb hydrogen was recognized as early as the nineteenth century by Thomas Graham.[17][18] In the ... Sixth criterion of Langmuir: "During the course of the controversy the ratio of supporters to critics rises to near 50% and ... but the only thing left clear was that no gamma ray had been registered and that Fleischmann refused to recognize any mistakes ... qualitatively in agreement with Langmuir's sixth criteria." ...
The 23(a) criteria are referred to as numerosity, commonality, typicality, and adequacy.[53] Numerosity refers to the number of ... Class actions were recognized in "Halabi" leading case (Supreme Court, 2009). Australia and New Zealand[edit]. Class actions ... Basic criteria are, like in the US, numerosity, commonality and typicality. Spain[edit]. Spanish law allows nominated consumer ... For a class to be certified, the moving party must meet all of the criteria listed under Rule 23(a), and at least one of the ...
Modern science recognized that predisposition rather than predeterminism is what is widely prevalent in nature.. ... as well as models supporting more minimal criteria; such as the ability to consciously veto an action or competing desire.[25][ ... Intellect in his works is strictly connected with recognizing causes and effects and associating them, it is somewhat close to ... J.B. Miles contradicts the idea that free will has prosocial benefits, recognizing that many distinguished minds have already ...
The criteria of many of those SOCs are stricter than the latest revision of the WPATH-SOC. Many qualified surgeons in North ... Many jurisdictions and medical boards in the United States and other countries recognize the WPATH Standards of Care for the ...
... and many standing sets that dedicated moviegoers could frequently recognize from movie to movie), had both cast and crew on ... Detour (1945),The Criterion Collection *^ My streaming gem: why you should watch Detour,Film,The Guardian ...
... are very open and will allow membership of all horses that meet limited criteria, such as coat color and species, regardless of ... with a defined pedigree recognized by a breed registry. An early example of people who practiced selective horse breeding were ...
Norway is recognized as an important country for music therapy research. Its two major research centers are the Center for ... was postulated by Indian musician Chitravina Ravikiran based on fundamental criteria derived from acoustic physics. ... Although these endorsements helped music therapy develop, there was still a recognized need to assess the true viability and ...
"New Criterion review of La Cérémonie des adieux by Simone de Beauvoir".. ... "recognize no allegiance except to [him]self",[98] though he realized that without "responsibility for my own existence, it ...
Accordingly, United States jurisdictions other than New York and Massachusetts[145] do not recognize Canadian Juris Doctor ... Qualified persons are still required to fulfill other criteria for admission to the Singapore Bar, most importantly being the ... and the need to recognize the demanding graduate characteristics of the program.[130] Because these programs are in ... recognized that a prior bachelor's degree was not required to earn an LL. B. ...
It may seem intuitive that practice would make the brain better at recognizing the words as they reappeared, but there is ... BA45 would together guide recovery of semantic information and evaluate the recovered information with regard to the criterion ... That pars triangularis activity went down with repetition also signifies the movement of the task of recognizing the word from ...
A.M.A. Recognizes Obesity as a Disease. New York Times. 2013-06-18 [2015-11-19]. (原始内容存档于2013-06-23).. ... Kanazawa M, Yoshiike N, Osaka T, Numba Y, Zimmet P, Inoue S. Criteria and classification of obesity in Japan and Asia-Oceania. ...
The familiar exclusive breeding criterion (organisms that can breed with each other but not with others) is of no help here ... The Archaea are further divided into multiple recognized phyla. Classification is difficult because the majority have not been ... limiting the criterion's applicability.[29] A second concern is to what extent such species designations have practical meaning ...
Tenth, the thinking conservative understands that permanence and change must be recognized and reconciled in a vigorous society ...
They do not, for example, deeply recognize the risk of being caught, disbelieved or injured as a result of their behaviour.[61] ... only 7 to 17 percent of prisoners who meet DSM criteria for alcohol/drug dependence or abuse receive treatment.[8] ... four times higher than the general population and fewer than 20 percent of federal and state prisoners who meet the criteria ...
In a number of countries, societal variables affect classification as much as skin color, and the social criteria for " ... neither refer to individuals as Moors nor recognize any such group, community or culture." ... The apartheid bureaucracy devised complex (and often arbitrary) criteria in the Population Registration Act of 1945 to ... Different societies apply different criteria regarding who is classified "Black", and these social constructs have changed over ...
In recent years, Louisville has been recognized in several publications as one of the best places to live and raise a family in ... Criteria included financial, housing, education, quality of life, leisure and culture, and weather data.[16] ... "Family Circle recognizes Louisville on 'Best Towns for Families' list", Colorado Hometown Weekly ...
The preferences for extraversion and introversion are often called "attitudes". Briggs and Myers recognized that each of the ... "criterion-related validity (i.e., does the MBTI predict specific outcomes related to interpersonal relations or career success/ ... she recognized that Jung's theory was similar to, but went far beyond, her own.[1]:22 Briggs's four types were later identified ...
ORBERA™ Intragastric Balloon Recognized by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy as Meeting ASGE Criteria for the ...
Susceptibility Test Interpretive Criteria Recognized or Otherwise Identified by FDA. The hyperlinks included for certain ... Recognized Standards. Performance Methods and Quality Control. FDA recognizes consensus standards for performance standards, ... Recognitions, Exceptions, or Additions to the recognized standard of CLSI M100. *Additional STIC recognized in part from ... Susceptibility Test Interpretive Criteria. The table below lists antibacterial drugs and indicates which, if any, ...
2019 Structural Empowerment: Criteria for Nursing Excellence Paperback Also available in e-book ... Studies find that Magnet-recognized organizations exhibit:. Quality and Safety. *Higher adoption of National Quality Forum safe ... To attract and reward the very best in nursing talent, Magnet-recognized organizations embody a collaborative culture, where ... By becoming Magnet® recognized organizations empower nurses to reach their true potential. When a healthcare organization earns ...
University drops test scores from graduate-admissions criteria. *add a comment. *. Academia, People Management, Perspectives, ... The urgent need to recognize and value academic labor. 11 Dec 2017 , 13:00 BST. , Posted by Rebecca Wild , Category: Academia, ... It is unsurprising that graduate students, who have already been organizing to have their labour recognized and valued through ... University administrations would do well to recognize and value the labor that makes their campuses run. ...
Recognizing Outstanding Work. STS offers three prizes in our MSc programme. Sometimes, these are awarded jointly. ... Criteria Amount STS Kathleen Lonsdale Prize Top overall performance in each STS postgraduate taught degree 2x£100 ...
New ACR Appropriateness Criteria Patient Summaries May Be First-of-Its-Kind Step to More Patient-Centered Care Read More ... ACR experts are recognized leaders in their field. They can comment on medical imaging and radiation oncology issues including ... ACR and SIIM Recognize Winners of Pneumothorax Detection Machine Learning Challenge Read More ... ACR Appropriateness Criteria Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Release of New Topics Read More ...
Air Force officials released nomination criteria for the new Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal, following Secretary ... Women Should Be Recognized as Natural Protectors: Air Force Secretary Acknowledging womens strengths as protectors will ... Women Should Be Recognized as Natural Protectors: Air Force Secretary Acknowledging womens strengths as protectors will ... "This service medal provides a clearly visible way to recognize the dedication and professionalism of our Airmen who are the ...
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:. Enrollment criteria and follow-up criteria will be in two stages. Women will have to meet eligibility ... ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR FOLLOW-UP. *Have two positive serum hCG tests at least one week apart, with the concentration of hCG ... EXCLUSION CRITERIA FOR FOLLOW-UP. 1. Have two positive serum hCG tests at least one week apart, with the concentration of hCG ... Then, only those participants who meet the follow-up criteria will continue to be followed in the study until the end of their ...
EXCLUSION CRITERIA:. *Women of child-bearing potential who are pregnant or breastfeeding because of the potentially dangerous ... INCLUSION CRITERIA:. *Measurable metatstatic unresectable malignancy expressing G12V mutated KRAS as assessed by one of the ... We generated an HLA-A*11:01-restricted murine T-cell receptor (mTCR) that specifically recognizes the G12V-mutated variant of ... A Phase I/II Study Administering Peripheral Blood Lymphocytes Transduced With a Murine T-Cell Receptor Recognizing the G12V ...
The reporting criteria are asthma; diabetes; breast cancer screening; childhood immunization; mental health followup; ... This award recognizes the physicians whose medical practices and preventive care earned them this significant achievement." ... NCH Recognized by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois for High Performance. ... was recently recognized by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois for high levels of performance in providing patient care. ...
CRITERION #1: RECOGNIZE INTENT: Be aware of the need for change. Recognize that there is an unfavorable variation, problem or ... The latest complete edition of the book in PDF, which criteria correspond to the criteria in... ... Contains extensive criteria grounded in past and current successful projects and activities by experienced EA-Driven Ideation ... CRITERION #2: DEFINE: INTENT: Formulate the business problem. Define the problem, needs and objectives. ...
CRITERION #1: RECOGNIZE INTENT: Be aware of the need for change. Recognize that there is an unfavorable variation, problem or ... The latest complete edition of the book in PDF, which criteria correspond to the criteria in... ... Wearable UV Monitors and Managing Projects, Criteria for Project Managers:104 1.0 Initiating Process Group: Wearable UV ... Does Wearable UV Monitors create potential expectations in other areas that need to be recognized and considered? ...
Two Companion Rules Completing the Stage 1 Criteria for the Electronic Health Record Incentive Program Released More ... Thus based upon the plain language in the present version of the statute, the Court of Appeals recognized that a negligent ... As statutorily intended and judicially recognized, a negligent credentialing claim Is a medical claim. Friday, March 10, 2017. ... Does your compliance function measure up? The OIGs revised criteria for permissive exclusion More ...
... which devised and applied a rigorous set of criteria. ... Recognized State Warren Dunes State Park Recognized State ... which devised and applied a rigorous set of criteria. This process has resulted in the identification of 102 IBAs, completed in ... Recognized State Barry Huron National Forest (Golden-winged Warbler management units) ... Nine of these IBAs are now recognized as globally significant by the national IBA Technical Committee. IBA program coordinator ...
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More than half of the patients fulfilling MET criteria were not recognized by staff, because the vital signs were not measured ... The aim of this study was to estimate to which extent patients with abnormal vital signs (defined as modified MET criteria [1, ...
Note: You must satisfy at least four of the seven criteria listed. Any of criteria 1-4 must have been present for at least 6 ... Painful Debilitating Disease More Devastating than Previously Recognized. Posted on August 16, 2010. December 16, 2017. by Dr. ... The following criteria can help determine when you are in remission and can consider weaning off your medications: * *A ... Criteria for Classification of Rheumatoid Arthritis *Morning Stiffness - Morning stiffness in and around joints lasting at ...
... Everyone has their own way of doing things and sometimes this can ... Recognize the diagnostic criteria for OCPD. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th edition (DSM-V) ... Recognizing Common Features of OCPD * {"smallUrl":"https:\/\/www.wikihow.com\/images\/thumb\/5\/5e\/Recognize-Obsessive- ... Recognizing OCPD in the Workplace * {"smallUrl":"https:\/\/www.wikihow.com\/images\/thumb\/0\/03\/Recognize-Obsessive- ...
Know the criteria for a delusional disorder. Actual delusional disorder is a specific disorder that involves having delusions ... v4-460px-Recognize-Delusional-Disorders-Step-7.jpg","bigUrl":"\/images\/thumb\/d\/df\/Recognize-Delusional-Disorders-Step-7.jpg ... v4-460px-Recognize-Delusional-Disorders-Step-8.jpg","bigUrl":"\/images\/thumb\/b\/b6\/Recognize-Delusional-Disorders-Step-8.jpg ... v4-460px-Recognize-Delusional-Disorders-Step-1-Version-2.jpg","bigUrl":"\/images\/thumb\/e\/ef\/Recognize-Delusional-Disorders- ...
A Local Blue Plan may require additional criteria for facilities located in its own service area. For details on Local Blue ... Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey Recognizes Six Healthcare Facilities for Quality in Bariatric Surgery. ... so we are proud to recognize those hospitals in our network that have gone above and beyond to improve care quality and enhance ... so we are proud to recognize those hospitals in our network that have gone above and beyond to improve care quality and enhance ...
Criteria for a successful nomination. The prize is for a scientist (as opposed to a person whose primary occupation is ... AGU is proud to recognize our honorees. Recipients of the Climate Communication Prize will receive an engraved award, as well ... Consider recognizing a sustained record of communication or a specific high impact activity ...
Identification - The process used to recognize an individual user.. *Authentication - The verification of an individual users ... Trusted Computer System Evaluation Criteria (TCSEC) is a United States Government Department of Defense (DoD) standard that ... National Security Institute - 5200.28-STD Trusted Computer System Evaluation Criteria. *FAS IRP DOD Trusted Computer System ... "Trusted Computer System Evaluation Criteria" - news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR (July 2018) (Learn how and when to ...
Recognizing Leaders in Advocacy. The Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association Advocacy Award recognizes our members ... Evaluation Criteria. Participation in advocacy activities may include but is not limited to:. *Membership on the PCNA Advocacy ... The winner is recognized at the Awards Ceremony at the PCNA Annual Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium with a plaque. The winner ... Eligibility Criteria. *May self-nominate or be nominated by a current PCNA member. ...
Diagnostic criteria. As PD progresses, it becomes easier to recognize the symptoms but also harder to prevent or slow the ... What are the signs and symptoms of Parkinsons disease? Find out more about how to recognize them. ... In 2016, experts developed new criteria for diagnosing early-stage (or prodromal) PD. ... The new definition and diagnostic criteria of Parkinsons disease. The Lancet Neurology, 15(6), 546-548. Retrieved from https ...
They may also present with an inability to recognize objects or inability to recognize faces or other memory disorders. Social ... Inconsistent criteria include: Hypermetamorphosis, characterized by Ozawa et al. as "an irresistible impulse to notice and ... Characterized by an inability to recognize familiar objects or people. While this cluster of syndromes is common to such ... what Rusiko Bourtchouladze described in 2004 as an inability to recognize "the emotional importance of events". They did not ...
The RWJF Culture of Health Prize recognizes communities that have placed a priority on health and are creating powerful ... Eligibility and Selection Criteria. To be eligible to apply for a prize, a "community" must be based in the United States* and ... A Culture of Health recognizes that health and wellbeing are greatly influenced by where we live, work, the safety of our ... The RWJF Culture of Health Prize recognizes communities that have placed a priority on health and are creating powerful ...
Standard criteria too restrictive gap with higher-income nations smal...MONDAY July 28 (HealthDay News) -- Rates of dementia in ... Recognizing ... the AAOMS White Paper "Opioid Prescribing: Acute and ... (Date:10/2/2017)... 2017 Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE ... Using DSM-IV criteria, rates of dementia in developing countries varied widely, from 0.3 percent in rural India to 6.3 percent ... Standard criteria too restrictive gap with higher-income nations smal...MONDAY July 28 (HealthDay News) -- Rates of dementia in ...
  • The award-winning hospital holds the prestigious Magnet designation for nursing excellence, is designated as a Primary Stroke Center earned the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval in 2011, and was awarded the Leapfrog Group's designation as one of the nation's Top Hospitals based on quality and safety criteria. (prweb.com)
  • GOGO ), the leading global provider of broadband connectivity products and services for aviation, was recognized at the fourth annual CIO & CDO Summit in Shanghai, China , in late September for an award with the Best Digital Solution for excellence in digital and intelligent airline solutions. (prnewswire.com)
  • It is designed to recognize a faculty member for excellence in teaching and genuine enthusiasm for the subject matter as well as true concern for students' progress. (sc.edu)
  • WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthFusion, a national clearinghouse for healthcare transactions, has been recognized for call center operation customer satisfaction excellence under the J.D. Power and Associates Certified Call Center Program(SM). (bio-medicine.org)
  • We are honored to be recognized for providing outstanding customer service, which demonstrates our commitment to operational excellence," said Dr. Sol Lizerbram, chairman of HealthFusion. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Over the years, millions of copies of the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence, the core of the Baldrige framework, have been distributed or downloaded. (commerce.gov)
  • We recruited female participants from the Chicago area with the following eligibility criteria: ages 20-40, no use of exogenous hormones within 6 months, regular menstrual cycles, and at least 12 months since previous childbirth or lactation. (aacrjournals.org)
  • The rest of the enrollees took advantage of the expanded criteria for eligibility. (americanthinker.com)
  • The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry recognizes the many accomplishments of our students with awards and scholarships. (calstatela.edu)
  • You want to recognize the efforts and accomplishments of your employees. (entrepreneur.com)
  • In addition to celebrating the holiday, it's the perfect opportunity to recognize your employees' efforts and accomplishments. (entrepreneur.com)
  • And recognizing employee actions, efforts and accomplishments is a very significant way to motivate your workers to increase their achievement levels. (entrepreneur.com)
  • Two sets of diagnostic criteria are now used most widely for evaluation of children with potential diagnoses in the FASD continuum, ie, the 1996 Institute of Medicine (IOM) criteria and the Washington criteria. (aappublications.org)
  • On the basis of this experience, we propose specific diagnostic criteria for fetal alcohol syndrome and partial fetal alcohol syndrome. (aappublications.org)
  • For ocular system involvement to be used as diagnostic criteria, the major criterion or at least two minor criteria must be present. (medscape.com)
  • For pulmonary system involvement to be considered diagnostic criteria, one of the minor criteria must be present. (medscape.com)
  • What are the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) diagnostic criteria for dengue? (medscape.com)
  • The Amsterdam criteria are a set of diagnostic criteria used by doctors to help identify families which are likely to have Lynch syndrome, also known as hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC). (wikipedia.org)
  • It's important important to recognize these patterns fast. (emra.org)
  • While there are important differences between an Enterprise CSIRT and PSIRT, it is important to recognize that there is also synergy between the two entities. (first.org)
  • By becoming Magnet ® recognized organizations empower nurses to reach their true potential. (nursingworld.org)
  • To attract and reward the very best in nursing talent, Magnet-recognized organizations embody a collaborative culture, where nurses are valued as integral partners in the patient's safe passage through their healthcare experiences. (nursingworld.org)
  • This award recognizes a faculty member who has provided exceptional outreach to the community, made significant contributions to the public health practice setting, or provided leadership in professional organizations or university governance. (sc.edu)
  • Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, the Baldrige Award is a Presidential-level honor, recognizing exemplary practices among American organizations and businesses including an unceasing drive for radical innovation, thoughtful leadership, and administrative improvement. (commerce.gov)
  • This program is about much more than recognizing successful organizations or winning a single award," said Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross. (commerce.gov)
  • Some leaders of legally recognized religious organizations continued to criticize the proliferation of smaller, unrecognized religious groups, while they also acknowledged the need for greater religious understanding and interfaith dialogue. (state.gov)
  • Trusted Computer System Evaluation Criteria ( TCSEC ) is a United States Government Department of Defense (DoD) standard that sets basic requirements for assessing the effectiveness of computer security controls built into a computer system . (wikipedia.org)
  • Security Evaluation Criteria, or ITSEC. (americanbanker.com)
  • These changes in the knowledge of the syndrome lead to a revision of the Amsterdam criteria and were published in Gastroenterology journal in 1999. (wikipedia.org)
  • The standard DSM-IV criteria for dementia diagnosis are too restrictive, requiring memory impairment (which is not an early feature in some dementia subtypes), and clear evidence of social and occupational impairment (which can be difficult to establish in low- and middle-income countries), according to background information in the study. (bio-medicine.org)
  • The purpose of this report is to present specific clarifications of the 1996 IOM criteria for the diagnosis of FASD, to facilitate their practical application in clinical pediatric practice. (aappublications.org)
  • The following list describes the most common clinical findings and the revised Berlin criteria (1986) for diagnosis of MFS. (medscape.com)
  • For the skeletal system involvement to be used as criteria for the diagnosis, at least two major criteria or one major criterion plus two minor criteria must be present. (medscape.com)
  • On the basis of the algorithm for rapid evaluation of patients with an acute generalized vesiculopustular rash illness, our patient met criteria for high risk for smallpox. (cdc.gov)
  • We describe a patient whose illness fulfilled CDC's high-risk criteria for smallpox, although he actually had eczema herpeticum. (cdc.gov)
  • Osterwell N. Dengue 'Under-recognized' as Source of Febrile Illness in US. (medscape.com)
  • This behavior is diagnostic Criterion 1 for OCPD in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th edition (DSM-V). (wikihow.com)
  • Published abstracts were screened for retention particularly those with well-established food behavior that by using the criteria of relevance to human outbreaks or includes consuming meat dishes with raw or undercooked single cases occurring from 1986 through 2009 and by meat ( 6 ). (cdc.gov)
  • This service medal provides a clearly visible way to recognize the dedication and professionalism of our Airmen who are the guardians of our nation's nuclear deterrence. (military.com)
  • This award recognizes the physicians whose medical practices and preventive care earned them this significant achievement. (prweb.com)
  • That option is the accountability regime of legally recognized professions. (edweek.org)
  • WASHINGTON -- Air Force officials released nomination criteria for the new Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal, following Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James' May 27, 2014, authorization. (military.com)
  • When a healthcare organization earns Magnet status, it garners more than external prestige, it demonstrates to the world that it's an organization that recognizes the invaluable potential of nurses to lead healthcare change. (nursingworld.org)
  • This is a proud moment for Gogo and being recognized with this award further demonstrates how Gogo is delivering the best products and services to our global airline partners and their customers,' said Oakleigh Thorne , CEO of Gogo. (prnewswire.com)
  • The 1996 IOM criteria remain the most appropriate diagnostic approach for children prenatally exposed to alcohol. (aappublications.org)
  • In 1996, the Ghent criteria updated the previous guidelines to include greater emphasis on the skeletal findings, as well as those of the family and genetic history. (medscape.com)
  • In addition to the formal party, bonuses are another common end-of-the-year way to recognize employee achievement. (entrepreneur.com)
  • While it does not specifically recognize employee achievement, it does let everyone know that the company is interested in the wellbeing of others and wants to be a good corporate citizen. (entrepreneur.com)
  • You set the criteria, we recognize the achievement. (nsc.org)
  • They may also present with an inability to recognize objects or inability to recognize faces or other memory disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • Using DSM-IV criteria, rates of dementia in developing countries varied widely, from 0.3 percent in rural India to 6.3 percent in Cuba. (bio-medicine.org)
  • In addition to the need to use more recent data, it has been suggested that chemical criteria other than the widely used Al/Bc ratio could be used for the computation of critical loads of acidity for soils (Holmberg et al. (springer.com)
  • While postpartum depression is more commonly diagnosed in new mothers, pregnancy-related PTSD is becoming more widely recognized and the subject of research. (dallasnews.com)
  • Therefore a sensitivity analysis of critical loads was performed by employing different chemical criteria. (springer.com)
  • Initially issued in 1983 by the National Computer Security Center (NCSC), an arm of the National Security Agency , and then updated in 1985, TCSEC was eventually replaced by the Common Criteria international standard, originally published in 2005. (wikipedia.org)
  • international evaluation scheme known as Common Criteria. (americanbanker.com)
  • The Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association Heart Failure Prevention Award recognizes a registered or advanced practice nurse who has demonstrated an innovative, successful model of primary or secondary preventive care for patients with heart failure. (pcna.net)
  • The proposed revisions presented here make these criteria applicable in clinical pediatric practice. (aappublications.org)
  • The main purpose of the EUNIS Elite Award is to recognize and promote best practice in some aspect of the use of information systems in higher education in Europe. (eunis.org)
  • FDA recognition of STIC standard(s) for a drug and bacterial family or genus/species does include recognition of surrogate testing methods included in recognized standards for that drug and bacterial family or genus/species. (fda.gov)
  • We generated an HLA-A*11:01-restricted murine T-cell receptor (mTCR) that specifically recognizes the G12V-mutated variant of KRAS (and other RAS family genes), expressed by many human cancers and constructed a single retroviral vector that contains its alpha and beta chains that confers recognition of this antigen when transduced into PBL. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • To foster high-quality fellowship programs through support, recognition and visibility, the ACFAS Board of Directors approved the ACFAS Recognized Fellowship initiative. (acfas.org)
  • Fellows of these Recognized programs will benefit from lower dues rates and recognition of program completion. (acfas.org)
  • For newly created programs that show they have met all minimal criteria for recognition, they will be held in Conditional Status until the following year. (acfas.org)
  • The list of the ACFAS Recognized Fellowships have all met and, in most cases, far exceeded the College's minimal standards for recognition. (acfas.org)
  • The school is recognized by the government and given special recognition as a school for alien residents in the Republic of China. (google.com)
  • The religious freedom law requires religious groups to seek government recognition by meeting legally established criteria. (state.gov)
  • The Amsterdam criteria arose as a result of a meeting of the International Collaborative Group on Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colon Cancer in Amsterdam, in 1990. (wikipedia.org)
  • Programs meeting a list of specific criteria are officially Recognized by the College, which will in turn provide these programs support. (acfas.org)
  • Visit our nomination page today, and your heroic efforts could be officially recognized at the Oracle Change Agents of Finance Awards. (oracle.com)
  • 9. Cognitive Domain Learning Outcomes Related To Knowledge Knowledge Comprehension Application Analysis Synthesis Evaluation Student remembers or recognizes information or specifics as communicated with little personal assimilation. (slideshare.net)
  • Various epidemiologic study designs for investigating associations between risk factors and disease outcomes are also introduced, culminating with criteria for causal inferences. (jhsph.edu)
  • Coordinator Caleb Putnam assembled a technical committee of state officials and bird experts, which devised and applied a rigorous set of criteria. (audubon.org)
  • Northwest Community Healthcare's physician hospital organization (PHO), Northwest Community Health Partners, was recently recognized by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois for high levels of performance in providing patient care. (prweb.com)
  • Horizon is committed to providing our 3.7 million members with access to high quality health care services, so we are proud to recognize those hospitals in our network that have gone above and beyond to improve care quality and enhance patient safety. (prweb.com)
  • Horizon is committed to providing our 3.7 million members with access to high quality health care services, so we are proud to recognize those hospitals in our network that have gone above and beyond to improve care quality and enhance patient safety," said Jim Albano, vice president of Network Management and Horizon Healthcare Innovations at Horizon BCBSNJ. (prweb.com)
  • The RWJF Culture of Health Prize recognizes communities that have placed a priority on health and are creating powerful partnerships and deep commitments that will enable everyone, especially those facing the greatest challenges, with the opportunity to live well. (rwjf.org)
  • Recognize and describe the elements in the design and conduct of a randomized clinical trial, a cohort study, a case-control study, and a cross-sectional study. (jhsph.edu)
  • Describe criteria for characterizing the causality of associations. (jhsph.edu)
  • Therefore, the revised protocol (referred to as Part 2) will modify enrollment criteria to include only pregnant women who are in the early stages of pregnancy, confirmed by rising human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) blood levels taken 1 week apart or pregnant women who have a pregnancy loss within 4 weeks of enrollment. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Inconsistent criteria include: Hypermetamorphosis, characterized by Ozawa et al. (wikipedia.org)
  • These criteria were found to be too strict and were expanded to include the associated non-colorectal cancers in 1998. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2016-Ohio-5526, 61 N.E.3d 34 (1st Dist.). In so doing, the First District recognized that a negligent credentialing claim is a medical claim as that term is presently defined in R.C. § 2305.113(E)(3). (bricker.com)
  • Thus based upon the plain language in the present version of the statute, the Court of Appeals recognized that a negligent credentialing claim is indeed a medical claim to which the four-year statute of repose applies. (bricker.com)
  • Recognize the need for immediate medical attention. (pfizer.com)
  • Appropriate use criteria (AUC) means criteria only developed or endorsed by national professional medical specialty societies or other provider-led entities, to assist ordering professionals and furnishing professionals in making the most appropriate treatment decision for a specific clinical condition for an individual. (aapc.com)
  • This kind of analytic approach is being used increasingly to make both medical and policy decisions, but one must recognize the number of inputs subject to the frailties of existing data and value judgments. (annals.org)
  • Diabetes is the most commonly recognized medical condition associated with GP. (uspharmacist.com)
  • It is unsurprising that graduate students, who have already been organizing to have their labour recognized and valued through unionization, are leading the battle against this attack on higher education. (nature.com)
  • To recognize outstanding teaching at the graduate level. (queensu.ca)
  • Standard criteria too restrictive gap. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Standard criteria too restrictive gap with higher-income nations smal. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Some departments have individualized admissions criteria--such as a GMAT, GRE, portfolio, or minimum GPA--which may be higher than the Dalhousie standard. (dal.ca)
  • Most recently, Ortho was recognized as one of The Economic Times Best Asian Healthcare Brands for 2017. (newswise.com)
  • FDA recognizes consensus standards for performance standards, methods standards, and quality control parameter standards including ranges for antimicrobial susceptibility testing. (fda.gov)
  • These criteria will allow ACFAS to support and incentivize high-quality fellowship training for members. (acfas.org)
  • Over the last two years, Ortho has been broadly recognized for customer service, innovation, quality, safety, sustainability and brand renovation with several awards. (newswise.com)
  • Identification - The process used to recognize an individual user. (wikipedia.org)
  • Contains extensive criteria grounded in past and current successful projects and activities by experienced EA-Driven Ideation practitioners. (scribd.com)
  • An AUC set is a collection of individual appropriate use criteria. (aapc.com)
  • Our 22 peer reviewed journals are driven by editors who are recognized experts and leaders in their respective research areas. (agu.org)
  • The Edison Award™ for Global Product Innovation in 2017 recognized the ORTHO VISION ® Analyzer, a fully automated immunohematology system that tests blood for compatibility with patients receiving blood transfusion. (newswise.com)
  • The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is issuing this interim final rule with a request for comments to adopt an initial set of standards, implementation specifications, and certification criteria, as required by section 3004(b)(1) of the Public Health Service Act. (federalregister.gov)
  • This interim final rule represents the first step in an incremental approach to adopting standards, implementation specifications, and certification criteria to enhance the interoperability, functionality, utility, and security of health information technology and to support its meaningful use. (federalregister.gov)
  • In July the Supreme Court invalidated a 2015 decree issued by the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights (MJHR) recognizing the Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ in the World as the only legitimate Tocoist church in the country. (state.gov)
  • Since that time, substantial progress has been made in developing specific criteria for defining and diagnosing this condition. (aappublications.org)
  • After applying strict criteria for relevance and worldwide. (cdc.gov)
  • Commercial customers recognize a clear business case for connectivity. (bcg.com)
  • But the factors that make this market ideal, such as a willingness to pay and the number of vehicles sold, can be useful criteria for identifying an alternative segment for monetization. (bcg.com)
  • AGU is proud to recognize our honorees. (agu.org)
  • A Culture of Health recognizes that health and wellbeing are greatly influenced by where we live, work, the safety of our surroundings, and the relationships we have in our families and communities. (rwjf.org)
  • At the end of the year, you can complement your earlier efforts by publicly recognizing the good work of your employees. (entrepreneur.com)