objective measure

objective measure

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The quantification of a physiologic or medical variable (e.g., serum glucose) by instrumentation rather than by (subjective) human assessment.
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Since 1993, the CTP designation has provided an objective measure and recognition of expertise related to workouts, restructurings and corporate renewal, and is granted to those who meet specific standards of education, experience and professional conduct, and pass a rigorous set of examinations.
The SAT, on the other hand, allows all students to be judged by a single fair standard, representing an objective measure of a student's academic competence.
Final grades in fifth-grade math classes offered an objective measure of each student's performance; scores on standardized math achievement tests completed in late fifth or early sixth grade served as a measure of talent.
Just as a diabetic must monitor his or her blood sugar, asthmatics should rely on an objective measure of their respiratory health, he says.
We believe that going forward, Audit Integrity research will become essential to corporate stakeholders as an objective measure of risk.
com showed a consistent decrease in overall voice quality as calculated via a Mean Opinion Score (MOS), a common objective measure of conversational voice quality that rates calls on a scale from one (bad) to five (excellent).
The Certified Management Accountant designation, held by nearly 20,000 professionals, provides an objective measure of knowledge in the field of management accounting and is an invaluable credential for professional advancement and broadening professional skills.
Forty percent (40%) of the patients in the trial had improvements in the Kurtzke Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS), which is an objective measure of the patient's physical disability and none of the patients had worsening disease.
Being named one of America's 100 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals is another objective measure of our performance that benchmarks us against the very best heart hospitals in the country.
Study participants were given psychiatric evaluations and then completed the Barron-Welsh Art Scale, or BWAS, a test that seeks to provide an objective measure of creativity.
The patients in the trial also had improvements in the Multiple Sclerosis Impact Scale (MSIS), which measures subjective physical and psychological parameters, and the Kurtzke Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS), which is an objective measure of the patient's physical disability.
Developed as a method for quantifying the intelligibility of speech with respect to a transmission medium--for example a room, an intercom system, a radio link--STI is an objective measure that provides a single rating between 0 and 1 that predicts the likelihood of syllables, words, and sentences being comprehended within the intended medium.