standard operating procedure


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standard operating procedure

Medtalk A technique, method or therapy performed 'by the book,' using a standard protocol meeting internally or externally defined criteria; a formal, written procedure that describes how specific lab operations are to be performed. See Procedures manual.
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10) Although written for a different purpose, the narrative in Standard Operating Procedure seems largely consistent with that investigation and those that followed.
If applicable, records of waste treated onsite to render it noninfectious (including Standard Operating Procedures for waste sterilization, biologic monitoring logs for each infectious waste load, and equipment maintenance records)
Analyze current LifeLong Links standard operating procedures (SOP)
For smaller departments, especially those housed in a single location, general orders may function as standard operating procedures as well.

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