flow sheet


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flow sheet

 
a patient care record that documents interventions through the use of check marks and brief notations.

flow sheet

(in a patient record) a graphic summary of several changing factors, especially the patient's vital signs or weight and the treatments and medications given. In labor the flow sheet displays the progress of labor, including centimeters of cervical dilation, cervical effacement, position of the baby's head, baby's heart rate, frequency of contractions, mother's temperature and blood pressure, and medications given or procedures performed.

flow sheet

A representation in outline or picture format of a technique or treatment.
See also: sheet
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Considering the recirculation of clean coal, the typical plant flow sheet understates the tonnage of coal in the screen drain by a factor of two or more.
Basing on the laboratory test results a flow sheet involving screening, crushing and fine grinding of oil shale in the centrifugal-rebound mill, two-stage hydrocycling with further treatment of the ground oil shale by roughing, five cleanings of the concentrate and scavenging of the tailings has been developed [8].
Hence during normal operation of the reactor, the PRDS circuit is in visibility OFF condition and whenever there is a turbine trip, the turbine bypass system is shown by turning visibility ON, that is, the PRDS circuit becomes visible in the PFBR flow sheet.
This study demonstrated that use of a management flow sheet, in conjunction with suitable instructions to physicians and education of patients, overcame the usual causes of discontinuance and enabled far more patients to adhere to a prescribed medical regimen than is reported by other current research, ultimately alleviating depressive symptoms regardless of cause.
The AAT flow sheet revealed that activity increased among the participants who were visited by the therapy dogs and their handlers.
Process modeling is implemented by drawing a process flow sheet in a "block and line" format with tire Simimica graphical interface.
According to the Australian Manager of Outokumpu's Physical Separation Systems, Duncan Wyatt, a critical decision in the IOC's decision was the innovative flow sheet developed by Outokumpu using Carpco equipment available in Australia.
Use on interdisciplinary flow sheet that allows for daily documentation of the 16 mood-specific MDS items.
There are also some discrepancies between the Recommendations for Preventive Pediatric Health Care Flow Sheet presented by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) in 1991 and the flow sheet and discussion presented in the chapter on ambulatory pediatrics.
Following a number of test campaigns and evaluations, Kropz and DRA International, worked closely with EFD personnel to design and select the optimal flow sheet.
A Definitive Feasibility Study currently underway on Sal de Vida will incorporate utilisation of the purification technology in its flow sheet.
Inversely, a flow sheet also was submitted to the jury showing that several nurse aides documented that they provided care to the resident, even though she was in the hospital at the time.