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NNI

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NNI

(1) (Network-to-Network Interface) In ATM networking, the interface between two ATM devices (typically ATM switches). In frame relay networking, the interface between two separate frame relay networks. Contrast with UNI.

(2) (National Nanotechnology Initiative) A U.S. government program designed to accelerate R&D in the nanotechnology field. It was announced in 1999 by President Clinton. The government's NNI budget request for FY 2008 was USD $1.5 billion. For more information, visit www.nano.gov. See nanotechnology.
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Other recognized risk factors, such as procedure type and NNIS wound class, were not significantly associated with infection because of the matching procedure that was used to select uninfected controls.
In this population, the NNIS risk index was correlated with infection status (Figure 2A).
The chronic disease score performed comparably with the ASA score as a component of the NNIS risk index, and an NNIS-like index based on both the chronic disease and ASA scores performed better than the conventional NNIS index.