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qual·i·ty con·trol

the control of laboratory analytic error by monitoring analytical performance with control sera and maintaining error within established limits around the mean control values, most commonly ±2 SD.

quality control

a method of repeated assay of known standard materials and monitoring reaction parameters to ensure precision and accuracy.

quality control

EBM
In clinical trials, the constellation of operational techniques and activities undertaken within the trial’s quality assurance system to verify that the quality requirements of the trial related activities have been fulfilled.

quality control

Lab medicine The constellation of mechanisms used to determine accuracy, reliability and consistency of data, assays or tests, often in the context of a clinical lab. See Accredited lab, Multirule procedure. Cf Quality assurance, Total quality management.

qual·i·ty con·trol

(QC) (kwahl'i-tē kŏn-trōl')
Control of laboratory analytic error by the monitoring of analytic performance with control sera and maintenance of error within established limits around the mean control values, most commonly ±2 standard deviations.

quality control,

n standards and procedures used to ensure the proper identification and quality level of a product.

qual·i·ty con·trol

(QC) (kwahl'i-tē kŏn-trōl')
Control of laboratory analytic error by the monitoring of analytic performance with control sera and maintenance of error within established limits around the mean control values, most commonly ±2 standard deviations.
See also: quality assurance

quality

purity of contents, care in presentation and finish of a product.

quality assurance
planned and systematic action necessary to provide adequate confidence that a product or service will satisfy given requirements for quality. Quality is built into the product or service, rather than 'inspected in'.
quality control
the use of operational techniques, particularly end-product testing or inspection to ensure that a product or service satisfies its stated or implied role.
quality of life
generally regarded as the balance between pleasant and unpleasant factors and experiences as they apply to an animal's physical and mental state. A term used in discussions of euthanasia or intensive treatment.
protein quality
relates to the content and balance of amino acids in the protein. A good quality protein contains the amino acids in the correct proportions required by the specific animal species.
radiographic quality
depends on the correct positioning of the subject part, good contrast, clear image due to good detail and absence of artifacts.
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Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif in his message on occasion, term Quality Standard Award creating healthy competitive environment among the leading national and multinational Products and services in Pakistan.
After the seminar, Obaid Al Kaabi, 2nd Secretary from UAE Consulate, distributed the 4th Quality Standard Award 2013 among Awardees: (1) Emirates Air Line, (2) Shan Spices, (3) Bukhari Travels, (4) Sui Southern Gas Company, (5) Pakistan State Oil, (6) Seasons Canola, (7) Shangrila Ketchup, (8) Soya Supreme, (9) Naheed Super Store, (10) CRLF Motor Cycle/Spare Parts, (11) Dany Technologies, (12) Audionic Multimedia Speakers, (13) Lunar Computers& Accessories, (14) Imtiaz Super Market, (15) Xenith 3D Pure Drinking Water, (16) A V M Chemicals, (17) Karim cooking Oil, (18) Atrium Shopping Mall, (19) Hotel Ramada Plaza, (20) Maaz Banaspati, (21) API Water Pumps, (22) Karim Banaspati.
Commissioners can use the quality standards as tools for use in commissioning services, and a key element in local contracts and service specifications, as well as through the contracting process to inform payment mechanisms and incentive schemes such as the Commissioning for Quality and Innovation (CQUIN) Payment Framework.
Pir Buksh Jamali for his presence and active participation to make this 3rd Quality Standard Award, Award distribution ceremony a successful event.
In the PEM, staff members engage in creating their teams' strategic frameworks and establish quality standards for service that would be expected by customers.
The role of TDM as an emissions reduction strategy is evolving as many parts of the country face air quality challenges associated with new national air quality standards for ozone and fine particulate matter, as well as concerns about global climate change," according to Michael Grant, an ICF expert in transportation issues.
This was stated by Prime Minister of Pakistan, Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif in his message in 4th Quality Standard Award 2013 and the Seminar on Theme of 44th World Standards Day "International Standards Ensure Positive Change" jointly organized by The Consumers Eye Pakistan (TCEP) and Pakistan Standards & Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) Ministry of Science and Technology Government of Pakistan on occasion of distribution ceremony of 4th Quality Standard Award 2013.
Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) regulations released today that add 35 quality standards to those already in place for bottled water.
International Organization standardization (ISO) 9000 quality standards became mandatory for all companies that manufacture in or export products to the European Community after December 31, 1992.
Statistical process-control (SPC) technology exists to implement this through the use of process quality standards by all manufacturers in the chain.
based health care accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry.
Air district officials, however, said the new plan is strict enough to achieve federal air quality standards, and they vowed to fight the decision.

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