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assessment

An informal examination by experts of systems, programming, operations and security to improve efficiency and effectiveness using industry best practices. See audit and continuous process improvement.

assessment

A tax, charge, or levy on property:
1. as a means of computing real estate tax;
2. to pay for specific services or improvements.
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1,2 Ultrasonography (US) especially Focused Assessment Sonography for Trauma (FAST) is mostly used as the first method of screening patients with blunt abdominal trauma.
What is the utility of the focused assessment with sonography in trauma (FAST) exam in penetrating torso trauma?
What is the utility of the Focused Assessment with Sonograph in Trauma (FAST) exam in penetrating torso trauma?
Frequent, focused assessments can keep a potential problem from becoming critical, as in M.
There needs to be a targeted, focused assessment of how the fishery can still be profitable while deploying less gear, so that you can reduce the risk of marine mammals actually encountering that gear in the first place.
Ultrasound in trauma patients (used by non-radiologists) was first introduced in the 1980s and subsequently led to the development of the focused assessment with sonography in trauma (FAST).
We continue with our Local Unit focused assessment and strengthening program throughout the state and have seen increased local unit leader involvement.
The scenarios are written to complement the content the students are learning in lectures and skills labs; for instance, after a lecture on the endocrine system and an intravenous fluid and pump lab, a scenario event may be based upon a diabetic patient on an insulin drip who requires a focused assessment and a particular action.
In focused assessment, interventions, delegation, and communication, no significant difference was noted between the intervention and the control groups (Radhakrishnan et al.
You will do a focused assessment directed at the most common complication which is infection; assess the patient's white blood cell count and his temperature, and not just for specific elevations, but also for trends.
Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma (FAST) is the international best-practice ultrasound scan used by the emergency and trauma department at Liverpool Hospital.