critical value


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critical value

[′krid·ə·kəl ′val·yü]
(mathematics)
The value of the dependent variable at a critical point of a function.
(statistics)
A number which causes rejection of the null hypothesis if a given test statistic is this number or more, and acceptance of the null hypothesis if the test statistic is smaller than this number.
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7) In Europe, the most accepted standard for accreditation and certification of clinical laboratories is ISO EN 15189:2012, which includes immediate notification of critical values as a special requisite.
04%) critical values could not be communicated to the concerned physician.
4%) reported that retesting another specimen was done for POCG results in their critical value range.
Using the electronic medical record to better define "no products of conception" as a critical value in anatomic pathology.
131391) is found to be smaller than the threshold critical value (-0.
Participating laboratories were asked to provide high and low critical values for haematology tests for adults and children and to document their critical value reporting policy.
Because operators have up-to-date on-call schedules for all clinical services, they are in a unique position to identify alternate physicians who need to be informed about a critical value in case the primary doctor does not acknowledge alert receipt.
Table 1 Unit Root Tests of Weekly Stock Indices ADF Test Countries Statistic MacKinnon Critical Value New Zealand -11.
3]-N values below the critical value for each Cate-Nelson plot (Fig.
A critical value of 5 indicates agreement with Garten's opinion, a critical value of 4 means somewhat agree, while a critical value of 3 indicates somewhat disagree.
Harrison staunchly resists these conversions of base material into symbolic, aesthetic, or critical value by continuously deferring delivery of hermeneutic satisfaction.