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surveillance

 [sur-vāl´ans]
1. watching or monitoring.
2. a procedure used instead of quarantine to control the spread of infectious disease, involving close supervision during the incubation period of possible contacts of individuals exposed to an infectious disease.
3. in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the purposeful and ongoing acquisition, interpretation, and synthesis of patient data for clinical decision-making.
surveillance: community in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as purposeful and ongoing acquisition, interpretation, and synthesis of data for decision-making in the community.
surveillance: late pregnancy in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the purposeful and ongoing acquisition, interpretation, and synthesis of maternal-fetal data for treatment, observation, or admission. See also pregnancy.
surveillance and/or observation a nursing intervention in the nursing minimum data set; action through which the nurse examines and monitors physical and behavioral responses to disease or injury and to the prescribed medical and/or nursing therapy.
surveillance: remote electronic in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as purposeful and ongoing acquisition of patient data via electronic modalities (telephone, video conferencing, e-mail) from distant locations as well as interpretation and synthesis of patient data for clinical decision-making with individuals or populations. See also telehealth.
surveillance: safety in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the purposeful and ongoing collection and analysis of information about the patient and the environment for use in promoting and maintaining patient safety.
skin surveillance in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the collection and analysis of patient data to maintain skin and mucous membrane integrity. See also skin care.
surveillance (omaha) in the omaha system, an intervention on the first level of the intervention scheme, defined as nursing activities of detection, measurement, critical analysis, and monitoring to indicate client status in relation to a given condition or phenomenon.

sur·veil·lance

(sŭr-vā'lănts),
1. The collection, collation, analysis, and dissemination of data; a type of observational study that involves continuous monitoring of disease occurrence within a population.
2. Ongoing scrutiny, generally using methods distinguished by practicability, uniformity, or rapidity, rather than complete accuracy.
[Fr. surveiller, to watch over, fr. L. super- + vigilo, to watch]

surveillance

(1) The ongoing observation of the health of individuals or populations.
(2) The monitoring of diseases that have a known prevalence in a population.
(3) The ongoing systematic collection, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of health data.

surveillance

Epidemiology
1. The monitoring of diseases that have a certain prevalence in a population.
2. The ongoing systematic collection, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of health data. See Epidemiologic surveillance, Fluoride surveillance, Health surveillance, HIV surveillance, Immunosurveillance, Medical surveillance, Public health surveillance, Sentinel surveillance, Site-specific surveillance.

sur·veil·lance

(sŭr-vā'lăns)
1. The collection, collation, analysis, and dissemination of data; a type of observational study that involves continuous monitoring of disease occurrence within a population.
2. Ongoing scrutiny, generally using methods distinguished by practicability, uniformity, and rapidity, rather than complete accuracy.
[Fr. surveiller, to watch over, fr. L. super- + vigilo, to watch]

sur·veil·lance

(sŭr-vā'lăns)
1. Collection, collation, analysis, and dissemination of data.
2. Ongoing scrutiny, generally using methods distinguished by practicability and rapidity, rather than complete accuracy.
[Fr. surveiller, to watch over, fr. L. super- + vigilo, to watch]
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However, allow me to mention briefly a few of the specifics of market surveillance. We look at price movements, yield spreads, and trading volume in the cash market.
MEPs are therefore pleased that the draft regulation on market surveillance brings the rules together into one instrument, which will no longer distinguish between the use of the product (by a consumer or professional) or between harmonised products (chemical products, toys, cosmetics, etc) and non-harmonised products.
futures and options market, the CFTC has stepped up its enforcement efforts through its trade practice and market surveillance program.
"Market surveillance capabilities today are grossly inadequate for the task at hand," says Adam Honore, research director with Aite Group and author of this report.
The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE), meanwhile, has also unveiled plans to bolster its market surveillance capabilities by Q1 2012, based on the KRX's EXTURE system.
Turquoise, a multi-lateral trading facility (MTF) established by nine European investment banks, announced on Monday (28 January) that it is partnering with Progress Software Corporation (Nasdaq:PRGS), a provider of application infrastructure software, and UK IT consultancy Detica to deliver a real-time Market Surveillance System.
MEPs also want greater market surveillance. "The Council has not fully woken up.
''It is very significant that the TSE and the NYSE have agreed to cooperate with each other for their market surveillance activities,'' Masaaki Tsuchida, TSE president and chief executive officer (CEO), said in a statement.
In addition, the competitive force of broader participation will be reinforced by proposals targeted at manipulative abuse: tighter enforcement of auction rules and enhanced market surveillance by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York to identify potential manipulative episodes that could trigger SEC investigation and Treasury supply management to reopen offerings.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) has seized 313 units of different items during inspection as well as open market surveillance carried out in last one year (January to December, 2017).
Its legislative package on product safety and market surveillance, presented on 13 February 2013, contained an unexpected provision: the obligation to indicate the country of origin of non-food products, whether they come from a third country or an EU member state.