Health / Acupuncture / Clinical
Clinical: 1. Having to do with the examination and treatment of patients. 2. Applicable to patients. A laboratory test may be of clinical value (of use to patients).
Clinical Practice Guideline: A utilization and quality management mechanism designed to aid providers in making decisions about the most appropriate course of treatment for a specific clinical case.
Clinical Integration: A type of operational integration that enables patients to receive a variety of health services from the same organization or entity, which streamlines administrative processes and increases . . . View Full Definition
Clinical Education: Supervised, hands-on experience in a program related setting. Most commonly found in science and health related programs.
Clinical Status: A type of outcome measure that relates to improvement in biological health status.
Clinical Practice Guidelines: General procedures and suggestions about what constitutes an acceptable range of practices for particular diseases or conditions. These guidelines are usually developed by a consensus of doc . . . View Full Definition
Health Investigation: The collection and evaluation of information about the health of community residents. This information is used to describe or count the occurrence of a disease, symptom, or clinical measure . . . View Full Definition
Thin Layer Chromatography: A technique for separating components in a mixture on the basis of their differing polarities. A spot of sample is placed on a flat sheet coated with silica and then carried along by a solve . . . View Full Definition
Standard Of Care: A diagnostic and treatment process that a clinician should follow for a certain type of patient, illness, or clinical circumstance.
Carrier: Any organization that transports passengers or goods.