NPIS


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NPIS

Abbreviation for:
National Poisons Information Service  
Numeric Pain Intensity Scale
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Staff at NPIS (Cardiff) also contribute to the TOXBASE database, which contains more than 17,000 product entries.
NPIS (Cardiff) also leads on the UK Poisons Information Database which has enabled the identification of trends in poisoning, leading to public health improvements on everything from liquid detergent sachets to novel psychiatric substances.
The NPIS helpline is not open to the public, but is specifically targeted at health professionals.
NPIS shifts some FSIS inspectors from the carcass sorting line so they can perform more offline food safety activities like ensuring a plant's sanitation plans are followed.
Based on analyses and results from Study 1, the following modifications were made to the NPIS subscales.
We computed Pearson product-moment correlations between test and retest scores in addition to intraclass correlations (ICC; 1-way random model, single measures) to assess the test-retest reliability of the NPIS subscales.
We performed a PCA (varimax rotation) on the NPIS version 2 (NPIS 2) data, largely replicating the factor structure identified in NPIS version 1 (NPIS 1).
NPIS requires poultry facilities at a minimum to conduct microbiological testing at the pre- and post-chill points to monitor the presence of enteric pathogens, as well as keep daily records.
Only one online carcass inspector and one offline verification inspector is required under NPIS.
The NPIS unit in Newcastle provides a 24-hour helpline for health care professionals.
According to USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), NPIS will prevent around 5,000 Salmonella and Campylobacter foodborne diseases per year.
However, NPIS has been off to a slow start, possibility due to the legal cloud hanging over it.