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APIC

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APIC

(Advanced Programmable Interrupt Controller) A circuit that handles the priority of interrupts in a computer. Designed to support symmetric multiprocessing (SMP), the APIC handles more interrupts and is more flexible than the programmable interrupt controller (PIC), which it replaced. See PIC and OpenPIC.
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"From the start, we placed these gels where sinks were not available, such as on isolation carts, linen carts, medication carts and resident kitchens," said Adrienne Camara, infection control nurse for the veterans' home and chair of the Long Term Care section of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, an international organization with more than 110 chapters in the United States.
A free copy of the 1998 Infection Control Resource Kit is available from the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), telephone (202) 789-1890, or the World-Wide Web site http://www.apic.org.
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