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reference

EBM
A critical or explanatory note, usually included in a bibliography in a particular written communication (paper or electronic).

Medspeak
A written or verbal communication to a requesting party about a person’s, in particular a doctor’s, qualifications for a particular post.

reference

adjective Referring to a standard or norm noun Medical communication noun
1. A note in an article or publication that refers the reader to another passage or source.
2. An entry in a bibliography; a citation of previously published material, which includes author names, title of the article, journal, yr, volume and pages in which it was published.

reference

(rĕf′ĕr-ĕns) [L. referre, to bring back, to report]
1. A standard for the evaluation of objects, data, or ideas.
2. A link or connection between data, ideas, or objects.
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Until this point I have discussed two varieties of mental imagery: the referential and the verbal.
Before discussing the specifics of the choice of referential forms, three concepts relevant to the present study should be touched upon, namely expressivity, emotivity, and ideology.
For several years, the desktop referential version of AHFSfirst (single user and network editions) has given healthcare professionals access to up-to-date, comprehensive drug reference information.
The monologues were transcribed from audiotapes according to the standards set forth by Mergenthaler and Stinson (1992) and then scored for referential activity, using Bucci's RA measure (see Bucci et al.
41] Thereby the interior becomes identifiably "Florentine," something uniquely and broadly referential to the city itself.
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The report is of referential importance for coal and coal chemical enterprises as well as institutions and individuals planning to invest in the industry.
Everything can be registered and put down on paper, removed from its referential context and thus presented without spatial or semantic relationships with other things, isolated like an icon in the blank space of the paper.
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Kayrock and Wolfy cast their referential nets wide, drawing equally on twentieth-century art, anime characters, and goth imagery.
to an understanding of language as referential," an understanding that is essentially self-initiated.
The company's software uses advanced analytics and proprietary technology coupled with a massive referential database and telephone verification to clean provider files, assuring the data is accurate and current, increasing the productivity and profitability of our customers.