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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.
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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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Beyond focused assessment with sonography for trauma: ultrasound creep in the trauma resuscitation area and beyond.
AIUM practice guideline for the performance of the focused assessment with sonography for trauma (FAST) examination.
Lupland et al., "Hand-held thoracic sonography for detecting post-traumatic pneumothoraces: the Extended Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma (EFAST)," Journal of Trauma: Injury, Infection, and Critical Care, vol.
Focused assessment to identify changes and developing complications, prompt reporting, and fastidious interventions are keys to safe and competent nursing management of the patient with an epidural catheter.
This edition has new chapters on topics like methicillin-resistant staphylococcal infections, lymphoma rescue therapy, albuterol toxicosis, carpal flexural deformity of puppies and kittens, exercise-induced collapse of Labrador retrievers, acute coccygeal myopathy of dogs, perioperative bleeding disorders of greyhounds, phalangeal disorders, benzodiazepene toxicosis, portal vein thrombosis, fibrotic myopathy of the caudal thigh muscles, iron toxicosis, FAST (Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma, Triage, and Tracking) ultrasound exams, urethral stent placement, and thromoelastography, and 148 online-only chapters, as well as new photos, videos, differential diagnosis tables, and a reviewed and updated drug formulary with new medications.
Anathony Figaji, and a workshop on FATE (focused assessment with trans-thoracic echocardiography) and eFAST (extended focused assessment with sonography for trauma).
And their learning and development is "supported by sharply focused assessment that includes all those involved in children's learning."
It says: "The statement is intended to provide a strategic and focused assessment of current year financial performance and an update on strategic planning assumptions over the next three financial years.
They were also "observed to discuss confidential information with a patient, which was easily overheard by other patients in the focused assessment area".
of patients receiving indications for echocardiography 1 Focused echo (1) 2 EF of both ventricles 3 Pleural effusion (both hemithoraces) including quantification 4 Ascites, marking for later puncture or puncture (2) 5 Valve function (3) 6 Mitral insufficiency (focused assessment prior TOE) 7 Resuscitation (FEEL protocol) 8 Urinary bladder filling state, postrenal failure 9 Pericardial effusion (exclusion, or size and clinical course) 10 Pulmonary valve replacement, postinterventional check Indications total Category number Group Decision for A Group B referral No US PersUS Total to echo lab Group A versus B No.

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