There were local tales of his having exerted his powers of prognosis, or perhaps you would say diagnosis; and it was said that in every instance the person whose friends he had warned had died suddenly at the appointed time, and from no assignable cause
And now I had awakened, without any assignable cause
, hours before my usual time.
It's easily done,' replied he, with a faint smile bordering on a sneer: 'to abuse your friend and knock him on the head without any assignable cause
, and then tell him the deed was not quite correct, but it's no matter whether he pardons it or not.
Catherick, would express itself in petty malice rather than not express itself at all) appeared to me to be the only assignable cause
for the peculiar insolence of her reference to Mrs.
There were sentries posted to keep the ground for the troops, and servants on the batteries keeping places for the ladies, and sergeants running to and fro, with vellum-covered books under their arms, and Colonel Bulder, in full military uniform, on horseback, galloping first to one place and then to another, and backing his horse among the people, and prancing, and curvetting, and shouting in a most alarming manner, and making himself very hoarse in the voice, and very red in the face, without any assignable cause
or reason whatever.
The purity of the Patagonian salt, or absence from it of those other saline bodies found in all sea-water, is the only assignable cause
for this inferiority: a conclusion which no one, I think, would have suspected, but which is supported by the fact lately ascertained,  that those salts answer best for preserving cheese which contain most of the deliquescent chlorides.
Fuzzy assignable cause
diagnosis of control chart patterns.
In either case, the strategy to identify an assignable cause
(and cure) is to first determine if the problem is chronic or transient.
This is aided by the application of runs rules, such as the Western Electric set, to identify changes to the process that need further investigation to remove assignable cause
variation (Figure 6).
Integrating the emergency department with the local emergency medical system - Assessing, diagnosing, and treating patients quickly - Effectively treating patients with low risk for acute coronary syndrome and no assignable cause
for their symptoms - Having a functional design that promotes optimal patient care - Ensuring Chest Pain Center personnel competency and training - Maintaining organizational structure and commitment - Continually seeking to improve processes and procedures - Supporting community outreach programs that educate the public to promptly seek medical care if they display symptoms of a possible heart attack
Changes should only be made when an assignable cause
has been attributed to a process shift.
The inherent variation in health care is of two varieties: "common cause" and "special or assignable cause