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information processing

a nursing outcome from the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) defined as the ability to acquire, organize, and use information. See also Nursing Outcomes Classification.

in·for·ma·tion pro·cess·ing

(in-fŏr-māshŭn proses-ing)
In cognitive psychology, theory that short-term memory is limited to five to nine "chunks" or meaningful units of information.

information processing

in human brain function, the processes of cognition, including those to do with attention, perception, thinking, remembering, decision making and problem solving. Also parallel meanings in engineering

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Q. I had sugery on a fractured heel what is the recovery process? Wanting to meet people who are going thru this now or have already recovered from this injury. What should I expect?

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Q. What is the process a general physician would use to diagnose adult ADHD? I'm have an appointment with my primary care physician to be screened for adult ADHD. Does anyone know what he will do in order to test and diagnose me?

A. Actually I was just diagnosed with ADHD. I'm 57. My doctor sent me to a phyciatrist, and he asked me several questions. Gave me a scrip and want to see me back in a month. I answered 26 questions, and he rated on my answers.

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Executives in every industry need to understand how promising, new technologies will affect their businesses, especially those in industries where rapid information processing is vital to success.
The Information Processing Technology Heritage program is hosted by IPSJ to certify historical products and achievements that have formed the foundation of Japan's information processing technology, contributing significantly to Japan's economy and society.
The second Dunn and Dunn variable considered was the information processing method: analytic versus global.
BISYS' Information Services group supports approximately 1,450 banks, insurance companies, and corporations with information processing and imaging solutions, turnkey asset retention solutions, and specialized corporate banking solutions.
She has published over 180journal articles and conference papers, with many in the Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Information Processing and Management, Interacting with Computers, IEEE Computer, Internet Research, the ASIST and ISIC Conferences.
The Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) is a Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) developed for use by U.
The journal is described as an international forum for the publication of original papers, commentary and review articles on all aspects, theoretical and experimental, of quantum information processing.
Figure 1, also from the American National Standard Dictionary of Information Technology (ANSDIT), illustrates the concepts of data and information processing.
4 percent, with the most significant gain occurring in information processing equipment.
com/research/twvvwx/quantum_informatio) has announced the addition of Elsevier Science and Technology's new report "Quantum Information Processing and Quantum Error Correction.
The proposed selection of Rijndael as the AES will be formally announced in the Federal Register in several months, and NIST then will receive public comments on the draft Federal Information Processing Standard for 90 days.
The most significant increases in the broadly based November advance were in nondurable materials and information processing equipment.

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