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Cytology QA Compendium Glossary
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| Failure mode and effects analyses (FMEAs) ||Also called: potential failure modes and effects analysis; failure modes, effects and criticality analysis (FMECA).
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|Scatter diagrams||A 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...
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|Control Chart||A 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...
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|Histogram||A 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.
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|Pareto Chart||A graphic tool for ranking causes from most significant to least significant. It’s named for economist Vilfredo Pareto, who said most effects come ...
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|Cause-effect diagram||A tool for analyzing a process by illustrating the main causes and sub-causes leading to an effect (or symptom). Also called an "Ishikawa diagram" ...
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|Check sheet||A simple data-recording device, custom-designed by the user to allow for easy data collection and interpretation.
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|Flowchart/process map||Graphical tools for process understanding. A flowchart creates a map of the steps in a process, and documents the inputs and outputs for each step.
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|high risk definitions|
posted on: Thu 28 of Jul, 2005 11:00
The requisition requirements for "high risk" information include "indication of whether the patient had a...
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