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CytologyQACompendiumGlossary

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Cytology QA Compendium Glossary
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openScatter diagramsA graphic technique for analyzing the relationship between two variables. Two sets of data are plotted as dots on a graph: Patterns in how the dots... adminThu 07 of June, 2007 19:13 MDTThu 07 of June, 2007 19:13 MDTList Attachments0
openQuality Improvement"...is the practice of continuously assessing and adjusting performance using statistically and scientifically accepted procedures." adminSat 13 of June, 2009 00:56 MDTSat 13 of June, 2009 00:56 MDTList Attachments0
openQuality Control"...is an integral component of quality assurance and is the aggregate of processes and techniques to detect, reduce, and correct deficiencies in a... adminSat 13 of June, 2009 00:52 MDTSat 13 of June, 2009 00:52 MDTList Attachments0
openQuality Assurance"...the practice of assessing performance in all steps of the laboratory testing cycle including pre-analytic, analytic, and post-analytic phases t... adminSat 13 of June, 2009 00:49 MDTSat 13 of June, 2009 00:50 MDTList Attachments0
openPareto ChartA graphic tool for ranking causes from most significant to least significant. It’s named for economist Vilfredo Pareto, who said most effects come ... adminThu 07 of June, 2007 19:09 MDTThu 07 of June, 2007 19:09 MDTList Attachments0
openmeta-analysisIn statistics, a meta-analysis combines the results of several studies that address a set of related research hypotheses. adminThu 07 of June, 2007 19:08 MDTThu 07 of June, 2007 19:08 MDTList Attachments0
openmedical recordA medical record, health record, or medical chart is a systematic documentation of a patient's medical history and care. The term 'Medical record' ... adminWed 09 of May, 2007 10:02 MDTWed 09 of May, 2007 10:02 MDTList Attachments0
openHistogramA graphical depiction of variation in a set of data. A histogram lets people see patterns that are difficult to detect in a simple table of numbers. adminThu 07 of June, 2007 19:10 MDTThu 07 of June, 2007 19:10 MDTList Attachments0
openhigh risk definitions

posted on: Thu 28 of Jul, 2005 11:00

The requisition requirements for "high risk" information include "indication of whether the patient had a...

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openFlowchart/process mapGraphical tools for process understanding. A flowchart creates a map of the steps in a process, and documents the inputs and outputs for each step. adminThu 07 of June, 2007 05:29 MDTThu 07 of June, 2007 05:29 MDTList Attachments0
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