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openQuality Improvement"...is the practice of continuously assessing and adjusting performance using statistically and scientifically accepted procedures." adminSat 13 of June, 2009 00:56 MDTSat 13 of June, 2009 00:56 MDTList Attachments0
opencytopathology aashethSat 13 of June, 2009 00:54 MDTSat 13 of June, 2009 00:54 MDTList Attachments0
openQuality Control"...is an integral component of quality assurance and is the aggregate of processes and techniques to detect, reduce, and correct deficiencies in a... adminSat 13 of June, 2009 00:52 MDTSat 13 of June, 2009 00:52 MDTList Attachments0
openQuality Assurance"...the practice of assessing performance in all steps of the laboratory testing cycle including pre-analytic, analytic, and post-analytic phases t... adminSat 13 of June, 2009 00:49 MDTSat 13 of June, 2009 00:50 MDTList Attachments0
openanatomic pathology diagnostic errorThe assignment of a pathologic diagnosis that does not represent the true nature of disease (or nondisease) in a patient. adminSat 30 of June, 2007 21:30 MDTSat 30 of June, 2007 21:30 MDTList Attachments0
openerrorThe failure of a planned action to be completed as intended or the use of the wrong plan to achieve an aim. adminSat 30 of June, 2007 21:27 MDTSat 30 of June, 2007 21:30 MDTList Attachments0
open Failure mode and effects analyses (FMEAs) Also called: potential failure modes and effects analysis; failure modes, effects and criticality analysis (FMECA). adminThu 07 of June, 2007 19:18 MDTThu 07 of June, 2007 19:18 MDTList Attachments0
openScatter diagramsA graphic technique for analyzing the relationship between two variables. Two sets of data are plotted as dots on a graph: Patterns in how the dots... adminThu 07 of June, 2007 19:13 MDTThu 07 of June, 2007 19:13 MDTList Attachments0
openControl ChartA chart with upper and lower control limits on which values for a series of samples are plotted. The chart frequently includes a central line to he... adminThu 07 of June, 2007 19:12 MDTThu 07 of June, 2007 19:12 MDTList Attachments0
openHistogramA graphical depiction of variation in a set of data. A histogram lets people see patterns that are difficult to detect in a simple table of numbers. adminThu 07 of June, 2007 19:10 MDTThu 07 of June, 2007 19:10 MDTList Attachments0
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