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 [ro̳m]
a place in a building enclosed and set apart for occupancy or for the performance of certain procedures.
birthing room a hospital room that is utilized for labor and delivery. It is decorated in a homelike, comfortable fashion and contains a specially equipped bed that can be adjusted for delivery. Specialized equipment is often concealed.
emergency room popular term for emergency department.
labor, delivery, recovery room a birthing room or suite so equipped that a patient can remain in the same room throughout the birthing experience.
labor, delivery, recovery, postpartum room a birthing room or suite so equipped that a patient can remain in the same room throughout the birthing experience and into the postpartum period.
operating room one especially equipped for the performance of surgical operations.
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Abbreviation for operating room.
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abbr.
1. operating room
2. operations research
3. Oregon
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1. Odds ratio.
2. Operating room, operating suite.
3. Informatics A word used in programming that expands the available logical choices, such that either of 2 conditions may be met for a sequence of data flow or for processing to be allowed.
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Abbreviation for operating room.
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The preferred credential is a graduate degree in operations research, management science, business administration, computer science, or another quantitative discipline.
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LCDR Haynes has follow-on orders to the Supply Chain Operations Research Department at Naval Inventory Control Point-Mechanicsburg.
The air logistics center used an operations research technique called "Critical Chain" to reduce the number of C-5 aircraft undergoing repair and overhaul in the depot from 13 to seven in just eight months.
There are four basic types of operations research: exploratory/diagnostic, field intervention, evaluation, and cost-effectiveness.
Elsevier, a provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today the launch of a new journal called Operations Research for Health Care.
He also holds master's degrees in management and operations research (with distinction) from the Naval Postgraduate School.
The Association for Cooperative Operations Research mad Development, a global, nonprofit insurance association, offers and facilitates a variety of global data standards in the life and annuity, property/casualty mad reinsurance areas.
Although the origins of any novel research program often have their roots buried deep and wide in previous inquiries, the suppression of the role of operations research in the genesis of AI has had important consequences for subsequent comprehension of the goals and ambitions of the early community--and even for the relative significance of certain events for the history of AI.
Powell (operations research and financial engineering, Princeton U.) has gained a very different view of the techniques since he finished writing the 2006 first edition, primarily discovering a breadth in both methods and applications he had not imagined.
Prior to his assignment at DMSO Glasow, a chemical branch officer, served as the military assistant for weapons of mass destruction and chemical weapons demilitarization to the deputy under secretary of the Army for operations research. "My vision for DMSO is overcoming barriers to modeling and simulation interoperability and fostering M & S capabilities useful to multiple communities," Glasow said.
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