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minimum

Maths a value of a function that is less than any neighbouring value

minimum

[′min·ə·məm]
(mathematics)
The least value that a real valued function assumes.
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Final elements were introduced as the minimum data set required for an Iranian athletic personal health record, subsequently, the researchers designed a prototype of the athletes' personal health record in a paper format and then the electronic model was developed.
The Nursing Home Minimum Data Set Assessment Instrument: Manifest Functions and Unintended Consequences-Past, Present, and Future.
WHEREAS, Electronic Health Records require rigor and control with security access, HL7 messaging standards, recognized clinical terminology standards, Nursing Information and Data Set Evaluation Center (NIDSEC) nursing standards, and master patient index identifiers to share patient/client demographic elements, nursing care elements and service elements identified within the nursing minimum data set (NMDS) between agencies and organizations.
We believe that the minimum data set for biomarker studies should include a unique trial identifier, contact information, a definition of the marker, the clinical context and the relevant outcomes, main results, criteria for the expected marker performance, and the targeted study size.
The team analyzed data on residents scheduled for Minimum Data Set assessments in 71 nursing homes in eight states.
The term "orphan" refers to chemicals for which manufacturers did not provide the minimum data set through the voluntary HPV Challenge Program.
They would be evaluated for safety in batches of 300 at a time, with a minimum data set required within 18 months of appearing on the list, or within five years of enactment under the House measure and 14 years under the Senate bill.
Using indicators from the Online Survey Certification and Reporting (OSCAR) database and the Minimum Data Set (MDS), nursing home performance (and differences across nursing homes in care quality) have been studied using a wide range of quality measures, including clinical measures of physical and cognitive functioning (such as pressure ulcer occurrence and stage, decline in activities of daily living, and pain), inspection deficiencies, financial viability, and inadequate staffing.
The agencies included the Florida Office of Vital Statistics, the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration, the Children's Medical Services Regional Perinatal Intensive Care Centers Program and Minimum Data Set, the state's Early Intervention Program, and the Florida Department of Education (Pediatrics 2009;123:e622-9).
The data were taken from 13,588 nursing home residents who were among the 127,587 in the Missouri Minimum Data Set (MDS) from Jan.

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