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discriminator

[diskrim′inā′tər]
an electronic device capable of accepting or rejecting a pulse of energy on the basis of the pulse's amplitude. It is used to separate low-energy from high-energy radionuclides.
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The integration of clinical discriminators with an age-appropriate physiological EWS at triage leads to a multilayered approach with multiple safety nets, resulting in a safer and more robust triage process, which is essential in a resource-constrained health setting such as ours.
Sensitivity (Se) with under-triage (UT) and specificity (Sp) with over-triage (OT) when using clinical discriminators in isolation.
Data included presenting complaint, clinical discriminator, information on whether mobility was normal for age or not, respiratory rate, heart rate, temperature, level of consciousness on the AVPU scale (indicating whether the patient is A--alert, V -only responding to verbal stimulus, P--only responding to painful stimulus, U--unresponsive), and whether physical trauma was present or not.
This means that almost 43% of children who required admission had no clinical discriminator identified at triage.
b) przyslowkiem); elements of functional explanation in sense and subsense discriminators down SL-based; 4 senses; 5 equivalents; 5 phrases; 1.
Special treatment TL sense SL sense of prepositions discriminators, where discriminators (functional rather present, tend to (obligatory except than semantic)?
In such cases (where no prepositional equivalent in Polish exists), the information is presented in the form of a gloss and resembles a grammatical rule rather than a sense discriminator, e.
of to, where the discriminator says: used as dative.
Finally, gender and education did not appear to be particularly important discriminators except for gender in discriminating users and nonusers of picture-in-picture televisions and satellite dishes, all often seen as male domains.
Second, the composite technophobia measure appeared as a discriminator for all 11 popular consumer technology devices.
The "phobia" measure was the most important discriminator for programmable thermostat and 35mm camera and was also found in all other discriminant functions.
Unlike the finding for popular consumer technology, age did not appear to be as important a discriminator between those who use and do not use high-priced consumer technology.