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CREB3L1

A gene on chromosome 11p11.2 that encodes a transcription factor which acts during endoplasmic reticulum stress by activating unfolded protein response target genes, which is involved in ER-stress response in CNS astrocytes, and may play a role in gliosis.

OASIS

Cardiology A clinical trial–Organization to Assess Strategies for Ischemic Syndromes. See Heparin, Hirudin, OASIS-2 Managed care A system developed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, CMS, formerly HCFA, as part of the required home care assessment for reimbursing health care providers; OASIS combines 20 data elements to measure case-mix across 3 domains–clinical severity, functional statuts and utilization factors. See HHRG.

Oasis

Cardiovascular disease A catheter system for treating occluded hemodialysis grafts; a low-pressure water jet is used to break up a clot and remove clot fragments. See Deep vein thrombosis.

OASIS

(ō-ā'sis)
Abbreviation and acronym for Outcome and Assessment Information Set.

OASIS

Outcome and assessment information set.

oasis

(ō-ā′sĭs) plural.oases [Gr., a fertile area in an arid region]
An area of healthy tissue surrounded by a diseased portion.
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The OASIS Security Services Technical Committee includes representatives from Baltimore Technologies, Cisco, Commerce One, DataChannel, Entegrity, Entrust, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Jamcracker, Netegrity, Oblix, OpenNetwork, Securant, SilverStream, Sun Microsytems, Tivoli, Verisign, Vordel and WebMethods.