CARD Signaling Adaptor Proteins: A family of intracellular signaling adaptor proteins that contain caspase activation and recruitment domains. Proteins that contain this domain play a role in APOPTOSIS-related signal transduction by associating with other CARD domain-containing members and in activating INITIATOR CASPASES that contain CARD domains within their N-terminal pro-domain region.Nod2 Signaling Adaptor Protein: A NOD signaling adaptor protein that contains two C-terminal leucine-rich domains which recognize bacterial PEPTIDOGLYCAN. It signals via an N-terminal capase recruitment domain that interacts with other CARD SIGNALING ADAPTOR PROTEINS such as RIP SERINE-THEONINE KINASES. The protein plays a role in the host defense response by signaling the activation of CASPASES and the MAP KINASE SIGNALING SYSTEM. Mutations of the gene encoding the nucleotide oligomerization domain 2 protein have been associated with increased susceptibility to CROHN DISEASE.Punched-Card SystemsNod1 Signaling Adaptor Protein: A NOD-signaling adaptor protein that contains a C-terminal leucine-rich domain which recognizes bacterial PEPTIDOGLYCAN. It signals via an N-terminal caspase recruitment domain that interacts with other CARD SIGNALING ADAPTOR PROTEINS such as RIP SERINE-THEONINE KINASES. It plays a role in the host defense response by signaling the activation of CASPASES and the MAP KINASE SIGNALING SYSTEM.Reagins: Antibodies, especially IGE, that bind to tissue of the same species so that ANTIGENS induce release of HISTAMINE and other vasoactive agents. HYPERSENSITIVITY is the clinical manifestation.Crohn Disease: A chronic transmural inflammation that may involve any part of the DIGESTIVE TRACT from MOUTH to ANUS, mostly found in the ILEUM, the CECUM, and the COLON. In Crohn disease, the inflammation, extending through the intestinal wall from the MUCOSA to the serosa, is characteristically asymmetric and segmental. Epithelioid GRANULOMAS may be seen in some patients.Cataloging: Activities performed in the preparation of bibliographic records for CATALOGS. It is carried out according to a set of rules and contains information enabling the user to know what is available and where items can be found.Catalogs, LibraryMedical Records: Recording of pertinent information concerning patient's illness or illnesses.Reagent Kits, Diagnostic: Commercially prepared reagent sets, with accessory devices, containing all of the major components and literature necessary to perform one or more designated diagnostic tests or procedures. They may be for laboratory or personal use.Optical Storage Devices: A computer disk read by a laser beam, containing data prerecorded by a vendor. The buyer cannot enter or modify data in any way but the advantages lie in the speed of accessibility, relative immunity to damage, and relatively low cost of purchase.Patient Identification Systems: Organized procedures for establishing patient identity, including use of bracelets, etc.Apoptotic Protease-Activating Factor 1: A CARD signaling adaptor protein that plays a role in the mitochondria-stimulated apoptosis (APOPTOSIS, INTRINSIC PATHWAY). It binds to CYTOCHROME C in the CYTOSOL to form an APOPTOSOMAL PROTEIN COMPLEX and activates INITIATOR CASPASES such as CASPASE 9.Intracellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins: Proteins and peptides that are involved in SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION within the cell. Included here are peptides and proteins that regulate the activity of TRANSCRIPTION FACTORS and cellular processes in response to signals from CELL SURFACE RECEPTORS. Intracellular signaling peptide and proteins may be part of an enzymatic signaling cascade or act through binding to and modifying the action of other signaling factors.Adaptor Proteins, Signal Transducing: A broad category of carrier proteins that play a role in SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION. They generally contain several modular domains, each of which having its own binding activity, and act by forming complexes with other intracellular-signaling molecules. Signal-transducing adaptor proteins lack enzyme activity, however their activity can be modulated by other signal-transducing enzymesEvaluation Studies as Topic: 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.ComputersGuanylate Cyclase: An enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of GTP to 3',5'-cyclic GMP and pyrophosphate. It also acts on ITP and dGTP. (From Enzyme Nomenclature, 1992) EC 4.6.1.2.Biometric Identification: A method of differentiating individuals based on the analysis of qualitative or quantitative biological traits or patterns. This process which has applications in forensics and identity theft prevention includes DNA profiles or DNA fingerprints, hand fingerprints, automated facial recognition, iris scan, hand geometry, retinal scan, vascular patterns, automated voice pattern recognition, and ultrasound of fingers.Syphilis Serodiagnosis: Serologic tests for syphilis.Vision Tests: A series of tests used to assess various functions of the eyes.Receptors, Antigen: Molecules on the surface of B- and T-lymphocytes that recognize and combine with specific antigens.Blood Specimen Collection: The taking of a blood sample to determine its character as a whole, to identify levels of its component cells, chemicals, gases, or other constituents, to perform pathological examination, etc.PaperNucleoside-Phosphate Kinase: An enzyme that catalyzes reversible reactions of a nucleoside triphosphate, e.g., ATP, with a nucleoside monophosphate, e.g., UMP, to form ADP and UDP. Many nucleoside monophosphates can act as acceptor while many ribo- and deoxyribonucleoside triphosphates can act as donor. EC 2.7.4.4.Caspase 1: A long pro-domain caspase that has specificity for the precursor form of INTERLEUKIN-1BETA. It plays a role in INFLAMMATION by catalytically converting the inactive forms of CYTOKINES such as interleukin-1beta to their active, secreted form. Caspase 1 is referred as interleukin-1beta converting enzyme and is frequently abbreviated ICE.Neuropsychological Tests: 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.Carrier Proteins: Transport proteins that carry specific substances in the blood or across cell membranes.NF-kappa B: Ubiquitous, inducible, nuclear transcriptional activator that binds to enhancer elements in many different cell types and is activated by pathogenic stimuli. The NF-kappa B complex is a heterodimer composed of two DNA-binding subunits: NF-kappa B1 and relA.Dried Blood Spot Testing: Techniques for using whole blood samples collected on filter paper for a variety of clinical laboratory tests.Stigmatella aurantiaca: A species of STIGMATELLA usually isolated from rotting wood. (From Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 9th ed)Multiphasic Screening: The simultaneous use of multiple laboratory procedures for the detection of various diseases. These are usually performed on groups of people.Specimen Handling: Procedures for collecting, preserving, and transporting of specimens sufficiently stable to provide accurate and precise results suitable for clinical interpretation.Genetic Predisposition to Disease: A latent susceptibility to disease at the genetic level, which may be activated under certain conditions.Bacteriological Techniques: Techniques used in studying bacteria.Myxococcus xanthus: A species of gliding bacteria found on soil as well as in surface fresh water and coastal seawater.AT-Hook Motifs: DNA-binding motifs, first described in one of the HMGA PROTEINS: HMG-I(Y) PROTEIN. They consist of positively charged sequences of nine amino acids centered on the invariant tripeptide glycine-arginine-proline. They act to fasten the protein to an AT RICH SEQUENCE in the DNA.CRADD Signaling Adaptor Protein: A death domain receptor signaling adaptor protein that plays a role in signaling the activation of INITIATOR CASPASES such as CASPASE 2. It contains a death domain that is specific for RIP SERINE-THEONINE KINASES and a caspase-binding domain that binds to and activates CASPASES such as CASPASE 2.Genotype: The genetic constitution of the individual, comprising the ALLELES present at each GENETIC LOCUS.Nod Signaling Adaptor Proteins: Cytosolic signaling adaptor proteins that were initially discovered by their role in the innate immunity (IMMUNITY, INNATE) response of organisms that lack an adaptive immune system. This class of proteins contains three domains, a C-terminal ligand recognition domain, an N-terminal effector-binding domain, and a centrally located nuclear-binding oligomerization domain. Many members of this class contain a C-terminal leucine rich domain which binds to PEPTIDOGLYCAN on the surface of BACTERIA and plays a role in pathogen resistance.Fraud: Exploitation through misrepresentation of the facts or concealment of the purposes of the exploiter.Gambling: An activity distinguished primarily by an element of risk in trying to obtain a desired goal, e.g., playing a game of chance for money.Executive Function: A set of cognitive functions that controls complex, goal-directed thought and behavior. Executive function involves multiple domains, such as CONCEPT FORMATION, goal management, cognitive flexibility, INHIBITION control, and WORKING MEMORY. Impaired executive function is seen in a range of disorders, e.g., SCHIZOPHRENIA; and ADHD.HungaryInflammasomes: Multiprotein complexes that mediate the activation of CASPASE-1. Dysregulation of inflammasomes has also been linked to a number of autoinflammatory and autoimmune disorders.Security Measures: Regulations to assure protection of property and equipment.Neonatal Screening: The identification of selected parameters in newborn infants by various tests, examinations, or other procedures. Screening may be performed by clinical or laboratory measures. A screening test is designed to sort out healthy neonates (INFANT, NEWBORN) from those not well, but the screening test is not intended as a diagnostic device, rather instead as epidemiologic.Reminder Systems: Systems used to prompt or aid the memory. The systems can be computerized reminders, color coding, telephone calls, or devices such as letters and postcards.Agglutination Tests: Tests that are dependent on the clumping of cells, microorganisms, or particles when mixed with specific antiserum. (From Stedman, 26th ed)Guanylate Kinase: Catalyzes the ATP-dependent PHOSPHORYLATION of GMP to generate GDP and ADP.Trypanosoma brucei gambiense: A hemoflagellate subspecies of parasitic protozoa that causes Gambian or West African sleeping sickness in humans. The vector host is usually the tsetse fly (Glossina).Teaching Materials: Instructional materials used in teaching.Sensitivity and Specificity: 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)Colitis, Ulcerative: Inflammation of the COLON that is predominantly confined to the MUCOSA. Its major symptoms include DIARRHEA, rectal BLEEDING, the passage of MUCUS, and ABDOMINAL PAIN.Mutation: 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.Protein Structure, Tertiary: The level of protein structure in which combinations of secondary protein structures (alpha helices, beta sheets, loop regions, and motifs) pack together to form folded shapes called domains. Disulfide bridges between cysteines in two different parts of the polypeptide chain along with other interactions between the chains play a role in the formation and stabilization of tertiary structure. Small proteins usually consist of only one domain but larger proteins may contain a number of domains connected by segments of polypeptide chain which lack regular secondary structure.Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (U.S.): A component of the Department of Health and Human Services to oversee and direct the Medicare and Medicaid programs and related Federal medical care quality control staffs. Name was changed effective June 14, 2001.Oxacillin: An antibiotic similar to FLUCLOXACILLIN used in resistant staphylococci infections.Filing: Collections of related records treated as a unit; ordering of such files.Set (Psychology): Readiness to think or respond in a predetermined way when confronted with a problem or stimulus situation.Book Classification: A general term covering bibliographical and bibliothecal classifications. It mostly refers to library CLASSIFICATION for arrangement of books and documents on the shelves. (Harrod's Librarians' Glossary, 7th ed, p85)Caspases: A family of intracellular CYSTEINE ENDOPEPTIDASES that play a role in regulating INFLAMMATION and APOPTOSIS. They specifically cleave peptides at a CYSTEINE amino acid that follows an ASPARTIC ACID residue. Caspases are activated by proteolytic cleavage of a precursor form to yield large and small subunits that form the enzyme. Since the cleavage site within precursors matches the specificity of caspases, sequential activation of precursors by activated caspases can occur.Latex Fixation Tests: Passive agglutination tests in which antigen is adsorbed onto latex particles which then clump in the presence of antibody specific for the adsorbed antigen. (From Stedman, 26th ed)Gram-Negative Bacteria: Bacteria which lose crystal violet stain but are stained pink when treated by Gram's method.Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: Chronic, non-specific inflammation of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT. Etiology may be genetic or environmental. This term includes CROHN DISEASE and ULCERATIVE COLITIS.Forms and Records Control: A management function in which standards and guidelines are developed for the development, maintenance, and handling of forms and records.Molecular Sequence Data: Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor-Associated Peptides and Proteins: Intracellular signaling peptides and proteins that bind directly or indirectly to the cytoplasmic portion of TUMOR NECROSIS FACTOR RECEPTORS.Audiovisual Aids: Auditory and visual instructional materials.Gene Frequency: The proportion of one particular in the total of all ALLELES for one genetic locus in a breeding POPULATION.Insurance, Pharmaceutical Services: Insurance providing for payment of services rendered by the pharmacist. Services include the preparation and distribution of medical products.Infant, Newborn: An infant during the first month after birth.Wuchereria bancrofti: A white threadlike worm which causes elephantiasis, lymphangitis, and chyluria by interfering with the lymphatic circulation. The microfilaria are found in the circulating blood and are carried by mosquitoes.Acetylmuramyl-Alanyl-Isoglutamine: Peptidoglycan immunoadjuvant originally isolated from bacterial cell wall fragments; also acts as pyrogen and may cause arthritis; stimulates both humoral and cellular immunity.DEAD-box RNA Helicases: A large family of RNA helicases that share a common protein motif with the single letter amino acid sequence D-E-A-D (Asp-Glu-Ala-Asp). In addition to RNA helicase activity, members of the DEAD-box family participate in other aspects of RNA metabolism and regulation of RNA function.Ceremonial Behavior: A series of actions, sometimes symbolic actions which may be associated with a behavior pattern, and are often indispensable to its performance.Automatic Data Processing: Data processing largely performed by automatic means.Reproducibility of Results: 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.Receptor-Interacting Protein Serine-Threonine Kinases: A family of serine-threonine kinases that plays a role in intracellular signal transduction by interacting with a variety of signaling adaptor proteins such as CRADD SIGNALING ADAPTOR PROTEIN; TNF RECEPTOR-ASSOCIATED FACTOR 2; and TNF RECEPTOR-ASSOCIATED DEATH DOMAIN PROTEIN. Although they were initially described as death domain-binding adaptor proteins, members of this family may contain other protein-binding domains such as those involving caspase activation and recruitment.Apoptosomes: Multimeric protein complexes formed in the CYTOSOL that play a role in the activation of APOPTOSIS. They can occur when MITOCHONDRIA become damaged due to cell stress and release CYTOCHROME C. Cytosolic cytochrome C associates with APOPTOTIC PROTEASE-ACTIVATING FACTOR 1 to form the apoptosomal protein complex. The apoptosome signals apoptosis by binding to and activating specific INITIATOR CASPASES such as CASPASE 9.Caspase 9: A long pro-domain caspase that contains a caspase recruitment domain in its pro-domain region. Caspase 9 is activated during cell stress by mitochondria-derived proapoptotic factors and by CARD SIGNALING ADAPTOR PROTEINS such as APOPTOTIC PROTEASE-ACTIVATING FACTOR 1. It activates APOPTOSIS by cleaving and activating EFFECTOR CASPASES.Gram-Negative Facultatively Anaerobic Rods: A large group of facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria that show up as pink (negative) when treated by the gram-staining method.Consumer Satisfaction: Customer satisfaction or dissatisfaction with a benefit or service received.Knowledge of Results (Psychology): A principle that learning is facilitated when the learner receives immediate evaluation of learning performance. The concept also hypothesizes that learning is facilitated when the learner is promptly informed whether a response is correct, and, if incorrect, of the direction of error.Candidiasis, Chronic Mucocutaneous: A clinical syndrome characterized by development, usually in infancy or childhood, of a chronic, often widespread candidiasis of skin, nails, and mucous membranes. It may be secondary to one of the immunodeficiency syndromes, inherited as an autosomal recessive trait, or associated with defects in cell-mediated immunity, endocrine disorders, dental stomatitis, or malignancy.Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide: A single nucleotide variation in a genetic sequence that occurs at appreciable frequency in the population.Records as Topic: The commitment in writing, as authentic evidence, of something having legal importance. The concept includes certificates of birth, death, etc., as well as hospital, medical, and other institutional records.Games, Experimental: Games designed to provide information on hypotheses, policies, procedures, or strategies.Colorimetry: Any technique by which an unknown color is evaluated in terms of standard colors. The technique may be visual, photoelectric, or indirect by means of spectrophotometry. It is used in chemistry and physics. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)Apoptosis Regulatory Proteins: A large group of proteins that control APOPTOSIS. This family of proteins includes many ONCOGENE PROTEINS as well as a wide variety of classes of INTRACELLULAR SIGNALING PEPTIDES AND PROTEINS such as CASPASES.Immunity, Innate: The capacity of a normal organism to remain unaffected by microorganisms and their toxins. It results from the presence of naturally occurring ANTI-INFECTIVE AGENTS, constitutional factors such as BODY TEMPERATURE and immediate acting immune cells such as NATURAL KILLER CELLS.Brucellosis, Bovine: A disease of cattle caused by bacteria of the genus BRUCELLA leading to abortion in late pregnancy. BRUCELLA ABORTUS is the primary infective agent.Copying Processes: Reproduction of data in a new location or other destination, leaving the source data unchanged, although the physical form of the result may differ from that of the source.Caspase 2: A long pro-domain caspase that contains a caspase recruitment domain in its pro-domain region. Activation of this enzyme can occur via the interaction of its caspase recruitment domain with CARD SIGNALING ADAPTOR PROTEINS. Caspase 2 plays a role in APOPTOSIS by cleaving and activating effector pro-caspases. Several isoforms of this protein exist due to multiple alternative splicing of its MESSENGER RNA.Signal Transduction: The intracellular transfer of information (biological activation/inhibition) through a signal pathway. In each signal transduction system, an activation/inhibition signal from a biologically active molecule (hormone, neurotransmitter) is mediated via the coupling of a receptor/enzyme to a second messenger system or to an ion channel. Signal transduction plays an important role in activating cellular functions, cell differentiation, and cell proliferation. Examples of signal transduction systems are the GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID-postsynaptic receptor-calcium ion channel system, the receptor-mediated T-cell activation pathway, and the receptor-mediated activation of phospholipases. Those coupled to membrane depolarization or intracellular release of calcium include the receptor-mediated activation of cytotoxic functions in granulocytes and the synaptic potentiation of protein kinase activation. Some signal transduction pathways may be part of larger signal transduction pathways; for example, protein kinase activation is part of the platelet activation signal pathway.Amino Acid Sequence: The order of amino acids as they occur in a polypeptide chain. This is referred to as the primary structure of proteins. It is of fundamental importance in determining PROTEIN CONFORMATION.Computer Storage Devices: Devices capable of receiving data, retaining data for an indefinite or finite period of time, and supplying data upon demand.Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting Systems: Systems developed for collecting reports from government agencies, manufacturers, hospitals, physicians, and other sources on adverse drug reactions.Play and Playthings: Spontaneous or voluntary recreational activities pursued for enjoyment and accessories or equipment used in the activities; includes games, toys, etc.Cytophagocytosis: The engulfment and degradation of cells by other cells.HMGA Proteins: Proteins containing AT-HOOK MOTIFS that are rich in arginine and glycine residues. They bind to the minor grove of AT-rich regions of DNA.Occult Blood: Chemical, spectroscopic, or microscopic detection of extremely small amounts of blood.Neisseria: A genus of gram-negative, aerobic, coccoid bacteria whose organisms are part of the normal flora of the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and genitourinary tract. Some species are primary pathogens for humans.Office Management: Planning, organizing, and administering activities in an office.Polymorphism, Genetic: The regular and simultaneous occurrence in a single interbreeding population of two or more discontinuous genotypes. The concept includes differences in genotypes ranging in size from a single nucleotide site (POLYMORPHISM, SINGLE NUCLEOTIDE) to large nucleotide sequences visible at a chromosomal level.Neoplasm Proteins: Proteins whose abnormal expression (gain or loss) are associated with the development, growth, or progression of NEOPLASMS. Some neoplasm proteins are tumor antigens (ANTIGENS, NEOPLASM), i.e. they induce an immune reaction to their tumor. Many neoplasm proteins have been characterized and are used as tumor markers (BIOMARKERS, TUMOR) when they are detectable in cells and body fluids as monitors for the presence or growth of tumors. Abnormal expression of ONCOGENE PROTEINS is involved in neoplastic transformation, whereas the loss of expression of TUMOR SUPPRESSOR PROTEINS is involved with the loss of growth control and progression of the neoplasm.Organic Cation Transport Proteins: A family of proteins involved in the transport of organic cations. They play an important role in the elimination of a variety of endogenous substances, xenobiotics, and their metabolites from the body.Trypanosomiasis, African: A disease endemic among people and animals in Central Africa. It is caused by various species of trypanosomes, particularly T. gambiense and T. rhodesiense. Its second host is the TSETSE FLY. Involvement of the central nervous system produces "African sleeping sickness." Nagana is a rapidly fatal trypanosomiasis of horses and other animals.Mycoplasma pneumoniae: Short filamentous organism of the genus Mycoplasma, which binds firmly to the cells of the respiratory epithelium. It is one of the etiologic agents of non-viral primary atypical pneumonia in man.Case-Control Studies: 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.Quality Indicators, Health Care: Norms, criteria, standards, and other direct qualitative and quantitative measures used in determining the quality of health care.Denture Identification Marking: Any system of defining ownership of dentures or dental prostheses.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Gift Giving: The bestowing of tangible or intangible benefits, voluntarily and usually without expectation of anything in return. However, gift giving may be motivated by feelings of ALTRUISM or gratitude, by a sense of obligation, or by the hope of receiving something in return.Mycology: The study of the structure, growth, function, genetics, and reproduction of fungi, and MYCOSES.Problem Solving: A learning situation involving more than one alternative from which a selection is made in order to attain a specific goal.Black Pepper: A common spice from fruit of PIPER NIGRUM. Black pepper is picked unripe and heaped for a few days to ferment. White Pepper is the ripe fruit dehulled by maceration in water. Piperine is a key component used medicinally to increase gastrointestinal assimilation of other supplements and drugs.Medical Records, Problem-Oriented: A system of record keeping in which a list of the patient's problems is made and all history, physical findings, laboratory data, etc. pertinent to each problem are placed under that heading.Enterobacteriaceae: A family of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria that do not form endospores. Its organisms are distributed worldwide with some being saprophytes and others being plant and animal parasites. Many species are of considerable economic importance due to their pathogenic effects on agriculture and livestock.Cranial Nerve Diseases: Disorders of one or more of the twelve cranial nerves. With the exception of the optic and olfactory nerves, this includes disorders of the brain stem nuclei from which the cranial nerves originate or terminate.Nedocromil: A pyranoquinolone derivative that inhibits activation of inflammatory cells which are associated with ASTHMA, including eosinophils, neutrophils, macrophages, mast cells, monocytes, and platelets.Cognition Disorders: Disturbances in mental processes related to learning, thinking, reasoning, and judgment.Cognition: Intellectual or mental process whereby an organism obtains knowledge.United StatesPhenotype: The outward appearance of the individual. It is the product of interactions between genes, and between the GENOTYPE and the environment.I-kappa B Kinase: A protein serine-threonine kinase that catalyzes the PHOSPHORYLATION of I KAPPA B PROTEINS. This enzyme also activates the transcription factor NF-KAPPA B and is composed of alpha and beta catalytic subunits, which are protein kinases and gamma, a regulatory subunit.Frozen FoodsColoradoPneumonia, Mycoplasma: Interstitial pneumonia caused by extensive infection of the lungs (LUNG) and BRONCHI, particularly the lower lobes of the lungs, by MYCOPLASMA PNEUMONIAE in humans. In SHEEP, it is caused by MYCOPLASMA OVIPNEUMONIAE. In CATTLE, it may be caused by MYCOPLASMA DISPAR.Toll-Like Receptors: A family of pattern recognition receptors characterized by an extracellular leucine-rich domain and a cytoplasmic domain that share homology with the INTERLEUKIN 1 RECEPTOR and the DROSOPHILA toll protein. Following pathogen recognition, toll-like receptors recruit and activate a variety of SIGNAL TRANSDUCING ADAPTOR PROTEINS.Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis Vaccine: A vaccine consisting of DIPHTHERIA TOXOID; TETANUS TOXOID; and whole-cell PERTUSSIS VACCINE. The vaccine protects against diphtheria, tetanus, and whooping cough.Peak Expiratory Flow Rate: Measurement of the maximum rate of airflow attained during a FORCED VITAL CAPACITY determination. Common abbreviations are PEFR and PFR.Lectins, C-Type: A class of animal lectins that bind to carbohydrate in a calcium-dependent manner. They share a common carbohydrate-binding domain that is structurally distinct from other classes of lectins.Visual Acuity: Clarity or sharpness of OCULAR VISION or the ability of the eye to see fine details. Visual acuity depends on the functions of RETINA, neuronal transmission, and the interpretative ability of the brain. Normal visual acuity is expressed as 20/20 indicating that one can see at 20 feet what should normally be seen at that distance. Visual acuity can also be influenced by brightness, color, and contrast.Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections: Infections caused by bacteria that show up as pink (negative) when treated by the gram-staining method.Polymerase Chain Reaction: In vitro method for producing large amounts of specific DNA or RNA fragments of defined length and sequence from small amounts of short oligonucleotide flanking sequences (primers). The essential steps include thermal denaturation of the double-stranded target molecules, annealing of the primers to their complementary sequences, and extension of the annealed primers by enzymatic synthesis with DNA polymerase. The reaction is efficient, specific, and extremely sensitive. Uses for the reaction include disease diagnosis, detection of difficult-to-isolate pathogens, mutation analysis, genetic testing, DNA sequencing, and analyzing evolutionary relationships.Interleukin-1beta: An interleukin-1 subtype that is synthesized as an inactive membrane-bound pro-protein. Proteolytic processing of the precursor form by CASPASE 1 results in release of the active form of interleukin-1beta from the membrane.Remedial Teaching: Specialized instruction for students deviating from the expected norm.Information Services: Organized services to provide information on any questions an individual might have using databases and other sources. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Cheek: The part of the face that is below the eye and to the side of the nose and mouth.Reagent Strips: Narrow pieces of material impregnated or covered with a substance used to produce a chemical reaction. The strips are used in detecting, measuring, producing, etc., other substances. (From Dorland, 28th ed)Information Systems: Integrated set of files, procedures, and equipment for the storage, manipulation, and retrieval of information.Haiti: A republic in the Greater Antilles in the West Indies. Its capital is Port-au-Prince. With the Dominican Republic it forms the island of Hispaniola - Haiti occupying the western third and the Dominican Republic, the eastern two thirds. Haiti belonged to France from 1697 until its rule was challenged by slave insurrections from 1791. It became a republic in 1820. It was virtually an American protectorate from 1915 to 1934. It adopted its present constitution in 1964 and amended it in 1971. The name may represent either of two Caribbean words, haiti, mountain land, or jhaiti, nest. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p481 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p225)Plasma: The residual portion of BLOOD that is left after removal of BLOOD CELLS by CENTRIFUGATION without prior BLOOD COAGULATION.Gram-Negative Aerobic Bacteria: A large group of aerobic bacteria which show up as pink (negative) when treated by the gram-staining method. This is because the cell walls of gram-negative bacteria are low in peptidoglycan and thus have low affinity for violet stain and high affinity for the pink dye safranine.Proteins: Linear POLYPEPTIDES that are synthesized on RIBOSOMES and may be further modified, crosslinked, cleaved, or assembled into complex proteins with several subunits. The specific sequence of AMINO ACIDS determines the shape the polypeptide will take, during PROTEIN FOLDING, and the function of the protein.Total Quality Management: The application of industrial management practice to systematically maintain and improve organization-wide performance. Effectiveness and success are determined and assessed by quantitative quality measures.Filariasis: Infections with nematodes of the superfamily FILARIOIDEA. The presence of living worms in the body is mainly asymptomatic but the death of adult worms leads to granulomatous inflammation and permanent fibrosis. Organisms of the genus Elaeophora infect wild elk and domestic sheep causing ischemic necrosis of the brain, blindness, and dermatosis of the face.Meningitis, Fungal: Meningitis caused by fungal agents which may occur as OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS or arise in immunocompetent hosts.Verbal Learning: Learning to respond verbally to a verbal stimulus cue.Schizophrenia: A severe emotional disorder of psychotic depth characteristically marked by a retreat from reality with delusion formation, HALLUCINATIONS, emotional disharmony, and regressive behavior.Family Practice: A medical specialty concerned with the provision of continuing, comprehensive primary health care for the entire family.Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions: Disorders that result from the intended use of PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS. Included in this heading are a broad variety of chemically-induced adverse conditions due to toxicity, DRUG INTERACTIONS, and metabolic effects of pharmaceuticals.Task Performance and Analysis: The detailed examination of observable activity or behavior associated with the execution or completion of a required function or unit of work.Angola: A republic in southern Africa, southwest of DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO and west of ZAMBIA. Its capital is Luanda.Bacterial Typing Techniques: Procedures for identifying types and strains of bacteria. The most frequently employed typing systems are BACTERIOPHAGE TYPING and SEROTYPING as well as bacteriocin typing and biotyping.Feedback, Psychological: A mechanism of information stimulus and response that may control subsequent behavior, cognition, perception, or performance. (From APA Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed.)Information Dissemination: The circulation or wide dispersal of information.Microcomputers: Small computers using LSI (large-scale integration) microprocessor chips as the CPU (central processing unit) and semiconductor memories for compact, inexpensive storage of program instructions and data. They are smaller and less expensive than minicomputers and are usually built into a dedicated system where they are optimized for a particular application. "Microprocessor" may refer to just the CPU or the entire microcomputer.Commission on Professional and Hospital Activities: The non-profit, non-governmental organization which collects, processes, and distributes data on hospital use. Two programs of the Commission are the Professional Activity Study and the Medical Audit Program.Quality of Health Care: The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.Blood Grouping and Crossmatching: Testing erythrocytes to determine presence or absence of blood-group antigens, testing of serum to determine the presence or absence of antibodies to these antigens, and selecting biocompatible blood by crossmatching samples from the donor against samples from the recipient. Crossmatching is performed prior to transfusion.Social Conformity: Behavioral or attitudinal compliance with recognized social patterns or standards.Questionnaires: 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.Postal Service: The functions and activities carried out by the U.S. Postal Service, foreign postal services, and private postal services such as Federal Express.Confidentiality: The privacy of information and its protection against unauthorized disclosure.Ileal Diseases: Pathological development in the ILEUM including the ILEOCECAL VALVE.Automation: Controlled operation of an apparatus, process, or system by mechanical or electronic devices that take the place of human organs of observation, effort, and decision. (From Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 1993)Sequence Homology, Amino Acid: The degree of similarity between sequences of amino acids. This information is useful for the analyzing genetic relatedness of proteins and species.Immunochromatography: A type of affinity chromatography where ANTIBODIES are used in the affinity capture reaction on the solid support, in the mobile phase, or both.Mouth Mucosa: Lining of the ORAL CAVITY, including mucosa on the GUMS; the PALATE; the LIP; the CHEEK; floor of the mouth; and other structures. The mucosa is generally a nonkeratinized stratified squamous EPITHELIUM covering muscle, bone, or glands but can show varying degree of keratinization at specific locations.Measles Vaccine: A live attenuated virus vaccine of chick embryo origin, used for routine immunization of children and for immunization of adolescents and adults who have not had measles or been immunized with live measles vaccine and have no serum antibodies against measles. Children are usually immunized with measles-mumps-rubella combination vaccine. (From Dorland, 28th ed)Patient Compliance: Voluntary cooperation of the patient in following a prescribed regimen.Protein Binding: The process in which substances, either endogenous or exogenous, bind to proteins, peptides, enzymes, protein precursors, or allied compounds. Specific protein-binding measures are often used as assays in diagnostic assessments.Patient Education as Topic: The teaching or training of patients concerning their own health needs.Leukocyte Reduction Procedures: The removal of LEUKOCYTES from BLOOD to reduce BLOOD TRANSFUSION reactions and lower the chance of transmitting VIRUSES. This may be performed by FILTRATION or by CYTAPHERESIS.Great BritainMycological Typing Techniques: Procedures for identifying types and strains of fungi.Genetic Privacy: The protection of genetic information about an individual, family, or population group, from unauthorized disclosure.Haplotypes: The genetic constitution of individuals with respect to one member of a pair of allelic genes, or sets of genes that are closely linked and tend to be inherited together such as those of the MAJOR HISTOCOMPATIBILITY COMPLEX.Hafnia alvei: The type species for the genus HAFNIA. It is distinguished from other biochemically similar bacteria by its lack of acid production on media containing sucrose. (From Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 9th ed)Cell Line: Established cell cultures that have the potential to propagate indefinitely.Documentation: Systematic organization, storage, retrieval, and dissemination of specialized information, especially of a scientific or technical nature (From ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983). It often involves authenticating or validating information.Libraries, MedicalQuality Assurance, Health Care: 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.HEK293 Cells: A cell line generated from human embryonic kidney cells that were transformed with human adenovirus type 5.Data Display: The visual display of data in a man-machine system. An example is when data is called from the computer and transmitted to a CATHODE RAY TUBE DISPLAY or LIQUID CRYSTAL display.Diagnostic Errors: Incorrect diagnoses after clinical examination or technical diagnostic procedures.Prefrontal Cortex: The rostral part of the frontal lobe, bounded by the inferior precentral fissure in humans, which receives projection fibers from the MEDIODORSAL NUCLEUS OF THE THALAMUS. The prefrontal cortex receives afferent fibers from numerous structures of the DIENCEPHALON; MESENCEPHALON; and LIMBIC SYSTEM as well as cortical afferents of visual, auditory, and somatic origin.Burkholderia mallei: A species of gram-negative bacteria parasitic on HORSES and DONKEYS causing GLANDERS, which can be transmitted to humans.Antibodies, Bacterial: Immunoglobulins produced in a response to BACTERIAL ANTIGENS.Microbial Sensitivity Tests: Any tests that demonstrate the relative efficacy of different chemotherapeutic agents against specific microorganisms (i.e., bacteria, fungi, viruses).Staphylococcus: A genus of gram-positive, facultatively anaerobic, coccoid bacteria. Its organisms occur singly, in pairs, and in tetrads and characteristically divide in more than one plane to form irregular clusters. Natural populations of Staphylococcus are found on the skin and mucous membranes of warm-blooded animals. Some species are opportunistic pathogens of humans and animals.Receptors, Pattern Recognition: A large family of cell surface receptors that bind conserved molecular structures (PAMPS) present in pathogens. They play important roles in host defense by mediating cellular responses to pathogens.Analysis of Variance: A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.Software: Sequential operating programs and data which instruct the functioning of a digital computer.Arthritis, Psoriatic: A type of inflammatory arthritis associated with PSORIASIS, often involving the axial joints and the peripheral terminal interphalangeal joints. It is characterized by the presence of HLA-B27-associated SPONDYLARTHROPATHY, and the absence of rheumatoid factor.Blood: The body fluid that circulates in the vascular system (BLOOD VESSELS). Whole blood includes PLASMA and BLOOD CELLS.Slovenia: Created 7 April 1992 as a result of the division of Yugoslavia.Microbiological Techniques: Techniques used in microbiology.Choice Behavior: The act of making a selection among two or more alternatives, usually after a period of deliberation.
Another method is symbolic modeling, which represents many mental objects using variables and rules. Other types of modeling ... Neuropsychological tests, such as the Wechsler scales and Wisconsin Card Sorting Test, are mostly questionnaires or simple ... Most commonly, psychologists use paper-and-pencil surveys. However, surveys are also conducted over the phone or through e-mail ... Dawes, Robyn (1994). House of Cards - Psychology and Psychotherapy Built on Myth. Free Press. ISBN 978-0-02-907205-9. ...
IBM manufactured and marketed a variety of unit record machines for creating, sorting, and tabulating punched cards, even after ... but punched cards were still commonly used for data entry and programming until the mid-1980s when the combination of lower ... IBM developed punched card technology into a powerful tool for business data-processing and produced an extensive line of ... and demand type. These complexities thusly require that each and every workplace must optimize employee scheduling software ...
A commonly used method on the 082 and earlier sorters was to sort the cards twice on the same column, first on digit rows 1-9, ... It could sort 150 cards per minute. The Type 75, Model 1, 19??, 400 cards per minute The Type 75, Model 2, 19??, 250 cards per ... Sorted cards at 650/minute IBM 83 Sorter, 1955. Sorted cards at 1000/minute IBM 84 Sorter, 1959. Sorted cards at 2000/minute In ... In 1908, he designed the more compact Hollerith 070 Vertical Sorting Machine that sorted 250 cards per minute. The Type 71 ...
The structure of the most common types of card is: DOS and OS JCL both allow in-stream input, i.e. "cards" which are to be ... Access Method Services - Process Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM) and non-VSAM data sets. On IBM mainframe systems Job ... Procedures (commonly called procs) are pre-written JCL for steps or groups of steps, inserted into a job. Both JCLs allow such ... sort the temporary file into the required order, usually using a general-purpose utility; a user-written program to present the ...
... one of the cards would be the winning card, and all the others, losers. Cards will then be continuously removed from the pile ... The Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (WCST) can be used in conjunction with other tests to speculate to possible dysfunction of the ... In the most simplistic form, there are two types of saccade tests administered in which the only requirement is movement of the ... While impulsivity and risk-taking behavior are both commonly observed following a frontal lobe injury, such traits are hard to ...
In the 21st century, metadata typically refers to digital forms, but traditional card catalogs contain metadata, with cards ... Types[edit]. While the metadata application is manifold, covering a large variety of fields, there are specialized and well- ... classify media: metadata allows producers to sort the media or to easily and quickly find a video content (a TV news could ... This method creates redundancy (precluding normalization), and does not allow managing all of a system's metadata in one place ...
Students receive a stack of cards containing either pictures or words that have several types of contrasting sounds, patterns, ... Word sorts are a method to foster word consciousness. The process of sorting words into various categories is the heart of word ... These sorts are often a child's first introduction to word study and are most commonly used with students whose developmental ... Game-like formats such as board games and card games can also be effective if they focus on words that reflect spelling ...
The voltage is then recorded onto a computer by a sound card. The sample is coupled to the quartz rod at constant pressure ... Broadband white noise is used to obtain a full spectrum; however, most sound cards only pick up between 20 and 22,050 Hz. The ... There are two main types of vibrations: free and forced. Free vibrations are the natural or normal modes of vibration for a ... Forced vibrations are caused by some sort of excitation to make the analyte resonate beyond its normal modes. ARS employs ...
... commonly installed in the video card) and system memory RAM accessible through an I/O memory management unit called the ... and its mode-setting implementation lived in the DDX driver for each specific type of video card. This approach, later referred ... radeon for AMD cards and nouveau for NVIDIA cards. In recent years, the DRM API has incrementally expanded with new and ... It is basically a method of authentication against the DRM device, in order to prove to it that the process has the DRM- ...
Standard cards which can be purchased and used without any sort of account facility give a fixed amount of credit and are ... Regardless of the type of card it is necessary to dial an access telephone number to connect to the calling card system. There ... Phone cards are available in most countries in retail stores, retail chains and commonly post offices or corner stores. In ... Some prepaid card companies allow accounts to be recharged online manually or automatically via a method called auto-top-up. ...
For example, in the card sorting example to the right, the cards are being sorted by their rank, and their suit is being ... General method: insertion, exchange, selection, merging, etc. Exchange sorts include bubble sort and quicksort. Selection sorts ... Bubble sort and variants are rarely used in practice, but are commonly found in teaching and theoretical discussions. When ... a special type of binary tree. Once the data list has been made into a heap, the root node is guaranteed to be the largest (or ...
If the card was to be sorted a compartment lid of the sorting box would open for storage of the card, the choice of compartment ... The Type IV could list 100 cards per minute. H.W.Egli - BULL Tabulator model T30, 1931 IBM 401: From the IBM Archives: The 401 ... Hollerith's method was used for the 1890 census. Clerks used keypunches to punch holes in the cards entering age, state of ... Commonly called the 405 "tabulator," this machine remained the flagship of IBM's product line until after World War II. IBM 402 ...
The majority of this type of fraud occurs with counterfeit credit cards, or using cards that were lost or stolen. Approximately ... If a card is lost or stolen, the card holder must report it immediately, even if no fraud has been detected yet. Once a card is ... Using this method, the person committing the fraud would use stolen credit cards with the popular celebrity of the time's name ... In a 2012 study, McAfee found that 1 in 6 computers do not have any sort of antivirus protection, making them very easy targets ...
The most direct method for finding hosts on a LAN is using the program ping. When using a modern flavour of Unix, shell ... Two frequent types of vulnerabilities in wireless LANs are those caused by poor configuration, and those caused by weak ... For example, HTTP servers commonly use TCP port 80. Network scanners try to connect to TCP or UDP ports. When a port accepts a ... A well-equipped wardriver uses a laptop computer with a wireless card, an antenna mounted on the car, a power inverter, a ...
The Wisconsin Card Sorting Test is widely used in clinical settings to test for cognitive impairments, such as frontal lobe ... Different types of acquisition processes (e.g.: reading, thinking, listening) and different types of events (e.g.: newspaper, ... The participants are then given a pile of additional cards and are asked to match each one to one of the previous cards. ... The verbal fluency test is a widely and commonly used test to assess for frontal lobe dysfunction in patients. Procedure ...
While it is commonly used to offer a reduced hourly rate, it can also simply be a standard non-reduced rate, or represent a ... This type of technical support has been very common in the services industry.[citation needed] It is also known as "Time and ... Another method of getting technical support that's gained popularity is to follow troubleshooting steps shown in a support ... In other industries (such as banking, credit cards, mobile telephony, etc.), first-level support is carried by a call center ...
This section is for examples of specific triage systems and methods. For general triage concepts, see the sections for types of ... Pre-printed cards for this purpose are known as a triage tags. A triage tag is a prefabricated label placed on each patient ... The most commonly used commercial systems include the METTAG, the SMARTTAG, E/T LIGHT tm and the CRUCIFORM systems. More ... They will rapidly classify victims and sort them into 4 categories, treating quickly as they go. This system is intended to ...
One study, commonly cited by President Trump and other Republicans, purported to show that non-citizens vote in large numbers ... When legal fees are added to these numbers, the costs range as high as $1,500." So even if the cards themselves may be free, ... Research has shown that the type of voter fraud that would be prevented by voter IDs is extremely rare; research is mixed as to ... The author of the study notes that the costs associated with obtaining the card far exceeds the $1.50 poll tax outlawed by the ...
They commonly do not have exposure to higher education and the new methods and technologies being developed. Field work is ... most PDAs accept these cards). Other methods, such as Infrared Communications or Bluetooth are also available. A wide variety ... Some advantages of this type of system are: Real-time data. User both provides and has access to most current information. ... Most brands share information by USB or flash memory card which is removed from the camera and inserted in complementary ...
... solutions took a more native approach by running Windows and MS-DOS by using x86 expansion cards with an x86 chip on the card. ... It was most commonly used for its minor bug fixes rather than its new functionality. Apple joined the AIM alliance (Apple, IBM ... As Blue was aimed at relatively "simple" upgrades, the feature list reads to some degree as a sort of "System 6, corrected". In ... This replaced the often time-consuming method of dragging fonts to and from the System file, introduced in System 7.0; it also ...
The earliest dated instance of a card game involving cards with suits and numerals occurred on 17 July 1294 when "Yan Sengzhu ... However it was not Gutenberg's letterpress that made the decisive breakthrough for Western methods in China as it is commonly ... Other games revolving around alcoholic drinking involved using playing cards of a sort from the Tang dynasty onward. However ... However, the only type of map that has survived from the Tang period are star charts. Despite this, the earliest extant terrain ...
HyperCard's primary user interface concept was the card, a display system that emulated an index card. Cards were normally used ... The value is then copied into a card field using the put assignment operator. Containers of a given type were also available as ... They are commonly regrouped in a loosely defined family named xTalk: CompileIt!-Talk - A HyperCard stack and XCMD by Tom ... Many method names first popularized by HyperTalk made it into later languages, such as the onmouseup event handler in ...
This type of mapping between graphs is the one that is most commonly used in category-theoretic approaches to graph theory. A ... The graphs in a deck are also called cards. See also critical (graphs that have a property that is not held by any card) and ... 2. When applying methods from algebraic topology to graphs, an element of a chain complex, namely a set of vertices or a set of ... 3. Topological sorting is the algorithmic problem of arranging a directed acyclic graph into a topological order, a vertex ...
A method suitable for small children consists in spreading the cards on a large surface and moving them around before picking ... Many card games borrow elements from more than one type. The most common combination is matching and shedding, as in some ... In most games, it is also useful to sort one's hand, rearranging the cards in a way appropriate to the game. For example, in a ... They are commonly used as filler to depict background activities in an atmosphere like a bar or rec room, but sometimes the ...
Better minor A commonly used term for the choice of minor suit opening bid with less than four cards, typically in five card ... Phoney club A type of 1 Club opening bid which shows opening values but does not guarantee clubs, denies a five card major (and ... Examples of methods for which the ACBL requires a prealert include the following: An agreement to lead the small card from "xx ... Sort To arrange one's cards by suit, and by rank within suit. SOS redouble A conventional redouble that asks partner for rescue ...
The graphs in a deck are also called cards. See also critical (graphs that have a property that is not held by any card) and ... This type of mapping between graphs is the one that is most commonly used in category-theoretic approaches to graph theory. A ... 2. When applying methods from algebraic topology to graphs, an element of a chain complex, namely a set of vertices or a set of ... 3. Topological sorting is the algorithmic problem of arranging a directed acyclic graph into a topological order, a vertex ...
The more common closed card sorting uses preprinted index cards, and a full set of major and subcategory cards is given to each ... Regardless of the exact methods that you use, card sorting can be an inexpensive but valuable means to test your ideas on ... This approach is commonly used in training. Other examples include television listings, a history of specific events, and ... Page type or template (menu page, internal page, major section entry point, and so on) ...
In computing, encryption is the method by which plaintext or any other type of data is converted from a readable form to an ... Encryption is used to protect data in transit sent from all sorts of devices across all sorts of networks, not just the ... For example, the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard requires merchants to encrypt customers payment card data when ... Devices like modems, set-top boxes, smartcards and SIM cards all use encryption or rely on protocols like SSH, S/MIME, and SSL/ ...
"I think they sort of produce sort of credit card sized things they can give out… so perhaps more of those sorts of resources" ( ... Types of information. It was commonly suggested by the parents and clinicians that there is a need for different types of ... Methods. We used a qualitative, exploratory approach due to the lack of prior knowledge on the topic. Maximum variation ... flash cards and small quizzes. The parents and GPs had a limited knowledge of the information on childhood illness currently ...
Another method is symbolic modeling, which represents many mental objects using variables and rules. Other types of modeling ... Neuropsychological tests, such as the Wechsler scales and Wisconsin Card Sorting Test, are mostly questionnaires or simple ... Most commonly, psychologists use paper-and-pencil surveys. However, surveys are also conducted over the phone or through e-mail ... Dawes, Robyn (1994). House of Cards - Psychology and Psychotherapy Built on Myth. Free Press. ISBN 978-0-02-907205-9. ...
This review was carried out according to the PRISMA method. Forty-five studies comparing the executive performance of patients ... Wisconsin Card Sorting Test, Stroop Task, Go/No-Go Task, and Flanker Task) considered as golden standard instruments for ... Wisconsin Card Sorting Test, Stroop Task, Go/No-Go Task and Flanker Task), considered as golden standard instruments for ... Wisconsin Card Sorting Test, Flanker Task, and Go/No-Go Task. These tasks were more commonly used to evaluate executive ...
IBM manufactured and marketed a variety of unit record machines for creating, sorting, and tabulating punched cards, even after ... but punched cards were still commonly used for data entry and programming until the mid-1980s when the combination of lower ... IBM developed punched card technology into a powerful tool for business data-processing and produced an extensive line of ... and demand type. These complexities thusly require that each and every workplace must optimize employee scheduling software ...
... commonly used repeatedly, with telephone peripheral, terminal and central office equipment, using ... This invention describes a universal method of producing a plurality of analog telephone signal types, ... Devices of this type, for automatically dialing a telephone, usually take the form of a credit card size assembly. All known ... This allows completed blank (non-recorded) cards to be inventoried. To store analog telephone signals, the card is inserted ...
... job sorting accessory unit, not requiring any electronic connection to the printer, controlled solely by physical job cover ... It can also be controlled by a business card reader (image scanner) reading telephone numbers on regular business cards. ... System and method for reducing print delays for print jobs US8311946B1 (en) * 1999-10-15. 2012-11-13. Ebrary. Method and ... Patent type. Prior art keywords. sheet. bin. facsimile. output. job. Prior art date. 1992-08-24. Legal status (The legal status ...
... cards of the smart card type having memory and a microprocessor for reading and writing nutritional information into and from a ... As foods and drinks are purchased, dietary nutritional consumption data is electronically collected, sorted, and combined with ... Consumer inserts his/her personalized smart card into card reader writer before a purchase transaction starts at a food store ... Consumers smart card serves as a personal nutritional consumption history file, and is updated each time it is used. ...
... the two cards. In this configuration the two cards and the pillar-type standoffs form a substantially rectangular or square ... Method for determining the salt content of liquid and device for carrying out said method. ... The backbone of preferred embodiments of this sensor system is a multilayer ceramic circuit card doubling as the platform to ... conductivity and temperature are most commonly considered as a function of depth (pressure). Thus the pressure measurement ...
... in the Dimensional Change Card Sort task, participants switch from sorting cards one way, such as shape, to sorting them a ... These type of experiments are used for functional mapping in epileptic and brain tumor patients to locate eloquent cortices. In ... Lesion Explorer (LE) is an accurate and reliable neuroimaging pipeline specifically developed to address such issues commonly ... This method could have the same transformative effect on clinical care and research in MS as standardized computer-adapted ...
In the 21st century, metadata typically refers to digital forms, but traditional card catalogs contain metadata, with cards ... Types[edit]. While the metadata application is manifold, covering a large variety of fields, there are specialized and well- ... classify media: metadata allows producers to sort the media or to easily and quickly find a video content (a TV news could ... This method creates redundancy (precluding normalization), and does not allow managing all of a systems metadata in one place ...
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  • In the 21st century, metadata typically refers to digital forms, but traditional card catalogs contain metadata, with cards holding information about books in a library (author, title, subject, etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • In these contexts card sorting is typically used to elicit people's mental models: the categories they use, what belongs to these categories, and how the categories relate to each other. (mande.co.uk)
  • In the first case you have a dedicated RAID controller, typically on an add-in RAID card but it can be on a motherboard, that performs the necessary RAID computations. (linux-mag.com)
  • Typically these controllers are put on an add-in card and you plug the drives you want in the RAID array into the card. (linux-mag.com)
  • Sorting cards became an issue during the 1900 agricultural census, so Herman Hollerith's company developed the 1901 Hollerith Automatic Horizontal Sorter, a sorter with horizontal pockets. (wikipedia.org)
  • Characters 73-80 are usually card sequence numbers which the system printed on the end-of-job report and are useful for identifying the locations of any errors reported by the operating system. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many JCL statements are too long to fit within 71 characters, but can be extended on to an indefinite number of continuation cards by: The structure of the most common types of card is: DOS and OS JCL both allow in-stream input, i.e. "cards" which are to be processed by the application program rather than the operating system. (wikipedia.org)
  • This makes the operating system resume processing JCL in the card following the /* card. (wikipedia.org)
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  • Organizations and individuals also commonly use encryption to protect sensitive data stored on computers, servers and mobile devices like phones or tablets. (techtarget.com)
  • As foods and drinks are purchased, dietary nutritional consumption data is electronically collected, sorted, and combined with historical daily averages of nutritional consumption data stored in consumer's personalized smart card and daily averages of nutrition consumption along with other nutritional and personal data is printed out as a report to the consumer at the end of the purchase transaction. (google.ca)
  • This invention describes a universal method of producing a plurality of analog telephone signal types, commonly used repeatedly, with telephone peripheral, terminal and central office equipment, using a single means. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • The invention describes specific telephone devices and systems that are made more versatile by, or possible by, the application of this analog telephone signal production method. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • The invention further describes how this analog telephone signal production method can be used in a telephone central office, to provide a single source for most required analog telephone signal types, and the ability to customize these signals to suit a subscribers' particular needs. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • Participants described a need for different types of information: that which could be delivered during consultations, as well as more general information for parents to access before consulting a healthcare professional. (bmj.com)
  • Give a teaser of different types of novel tech e.g. smart watches, iOT? (slideshare.net)
  • Most have copies of the relevant legislation, and many also include aspects around licensing stipulations including the requirements of the entity applying, and also fees for the different types of licences. (unhcr.org)
  • The system consists of a computer for storing and processing nutritional information of the type used for diet control, a real time clock for maintaining current date record, a product code entry terminal. (google.ca)
  • One such device is an acoustically coupled telephone automatic dialing device (ACTADD) in which the application of this analog telephone signal production method results in an extremely compact and versatile product. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • Lab reports related to blood results are commonly distributed to patients through printouts, emails, or faxes. (palmgear.com)
  • A news service focusing on developments in monitoring and evaluation methods relevant to development programmes with social development objectives. (mande.co.uk)
  • A tutorial presentation at UX Cambridge 2015 on user experience research methods for novel technology. (slideshare.net)
  • Therefore, the research methods had to be adjusted to local conditions, i.e. they had to meet the communication needs of illiterate people or people who are not used to communicating in scientific terms. (fao.org)
  • One point of the discussions is that the vendors of fakeRAID don't tell customers that what they are actually buying is not a RAID card with a dedicated RAID controller, but rather a simple card with a disk controller coupled with drivers that use the CPU for RAID processing (false advertising). (linux-mag.com)
  • It comes with virtually every Linux distribution and has some unique features that many hardware RAID cards don't. (linux-mag.com)
  • This study aims to analyse, through a systematic review of the studies, the sensitivity of four experimental paradigms (Wisconsin Card Sorting Test, Stroop Task, Go/No-Go Task, and Flanker Task) considered as golden standard instruments for executive functions assessment in elderly subjects affected by Alzheimer dementia. (frontiersin.org)
  • This review was carried out according to the PRISMA method. (frontiersin.org)
  • The basic operation of a card sorter is to take a punched card, examine a single column, and place the card into a selected pocket. (wikipedia.org)
  • Numeric columns have one punch in rows 0-9, possibly a sign overpunch in rows 11-12, and can be sorted in a single pass through the sorter. (wikipedia.org)
  • To run a procedure one simply includes in the JCL file a single "card" which copies the procedure from a specified file, and inserts it into the jobstream. (wikipedia.org)
  • Signal types include dual tone multi-frequency (DTMF), dial tone, voice prompt, voice message, busy tone, ring back tone, frequency shift key (FSK), fax and modem, to name a few of the most common. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • To date, all of our presses are common variety "Gordon" type vertical platten presses which were the workhorses of the "Jobber" Printing industry since the War between the States. (qsl.net)
  • Video slots and video poker are a good place to start, and blackjack is a relatively easy card game to learn. (onlinecasinobluebook.com)
  • Place all the cards in one pile (see this as the trunk of a tree) and ask the respondent to tell you about some of the differences between all these cases. (mande.co.uk)
  • Card sorting has been used in many contexts, from traditional ethnography to the modern day business of designing usable websites ( Ref 1 , Ref 2 , Ref 3 ). (mande.co.uk)
  • While the effects strength ears are sold rapidly in india, oral 70 anyone of the doc and una types go to in-house people, ago to africa and the european union. (karyflor.com)
  • People talk all the time about how to increase their odds of winning, or how to sway the odds from the house's favor, the term commonly used for the casino, over to the player's side. (onlinecasinobluebook.com)
  • PRA is a growing combination of approaches and methods that enable rural people to share, enhance and analyse their knowledge of life and conditions, to plan and act and to monitor and evaluate. (fao.org)
  • Both DOS and OS JCL have a maximum usable line length of 80 characters, because when DOS/360 and OS/360 were first used the main method of providing new input to a computer system was 80-column punched cards. (wikipedia.org)
  • DOS and OS JCL have different ways of signaling the start of in-stream input, but both end in-stream input with /* at column 1 of the card following the last in-stream data card. (wikipedia.org)
  • Encryption is one of the most important methods for providing data security, especially for end-to-end protection of data transmitted across networks. (techtarget.com)
  • Ask the respondent to sort all the cards into two piles of any size (see these as the first two branches above the trunk), according to what they think is the most important difference between all the cases represented on the cards. (mande.co.uk)
  • The resulting score card is a universal risk screening instrument which incorporates recent evidence on non-medical risk factors for adverse pregnancy outcomes and enables systematic risk management in an integrated antenatal health care setting. (ijic.org)
  • They were, as you can imagine, sort of a pain to keep up to date (especially in an era where 'copy and paste' involved actual paste), but like physical collections on shelves, you could often end up fascinated by something near the thing you were actually looking for in awesome ways. (modernhypatia.info)
  • To date, all of the Amateur Radio "QSL" cards that we have produced came from this 104 year old beauty. (qsl.net)
  • The fluorescent phage is a "hybrid", co-expressing wild- type and YFP-fusion versions of the capsid gpD protein. (jove.com)
  • Other special characters and punctuation marks were added to the card code, involving as many as three punches per column (and in 1964 with the introduction of EBCDIC as many as six punches per column). (wikipedia.org)
  • Consumer inserts his/her personalized smart card into card reader writer before a purchase transaction starts at a food store or a restaurant check-out counter. (google.ca)
  • Consumer's smart card serves as a personal nutritional consumption history file, and is updated each time it is used. (google.ca)
  • Rather, they use a standard disk controller chip on an add-in card or motherboard, with some specialized firmware and drivers. (linux-mag.com)
  • This page will give players a look into various types of online casino games they may encounter in any of the online casinos we feature on our site, as well as some of the basic terminology, rules, and strategies for these games. (onlinecasinobluebook.com)