open protocol system

open protocol system

Therapeutics An FDA-approved protocol that allows use of drugs or other therapeutics outside of a controlled trial–and before their FDA approval. See Compassionate IND protocol.
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An open protocol system can also lessen an owner's operating costs by bolstering his bartering power.
An added concern was that the district's consulting engineers and architects were not adequately knowledgeable to specify the new vision of an open protocol system. A live demonstration of interoperability was suggested to allow vendors to demonstrate how well their systems could operate on the district's network under actual conditions.
This open protocol system makes maintenance and repairs easier.