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flowchart

A graphical representation of the sequence of operations in an information system or program. Information system flowcharts show how data flows from source documents through the computer to final distribution to users. Program flowcharts show the sequence of instructions in a single program or subroutine. Different symbols are used to draw each type of flowchart.


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A historian robot must openly describe every step it took (Law number 2) and, for the sake of the present research, that is exactly what is done in the appendix (on the algorithm and the Metahistory Flowchart).
The flowchart verdict sheet is meant to be clear, simple, and intuitive.
The improved standard of 86% (26/30) when documenting patients' drug allergy or adverse drug reaction status can be attributed to the introduction of an allergy box on the pre-printed flowchart in accordance with the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare (2009) guidelines.
After students have prepared their first flowchart, the tax instructor should deliver his or her standard lecture on a textbook topic.
The flowcharts provide a logical representation of the progression of a disease.
Unlike other graphics programs that present users with a blank screen and rely on users to draw, SmartDraw uses templates tailored to each specific type of diagram-such as a flowchart. Users enter their information and SmartDraw does the rest: laying out the correct graphic automatically using built-in rules and professional design themes to guarantee polished, presentation-quality results in just a few minutes.
Process maps are usually offered in either tabular form or as a flowchart. (For the purpose of this discussion, a tabular form is used for consideration of manufacturing and a flowchart is used for assessing service processes.) Process maps describe each step of a process and characterize the steps for each of the dimensions considered critical.
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A flowchart helps to clarify how things are currently working and how they could be improved.
For laboratorians, GP2-A5 explains how to flowchart work processes, how to identify the procedures that support those processes, and provides examples of those processes and procedures.