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sched·ule

(sked'jūl),
A procedural plan for a proposed objective, especially the sequence and time allotted for each item or operation required for its completion.
[L. scheda, fr. scida, a strip of papyrus, leaf of paper]

schedule

noun A document, form plan, timetable.

(verb) To plan a future event.

Forensics-UK
A blank form, as described in Coroners Rule 10 (1984), on which data can be written—e.g., from a postmortem examination.

Pronunciation 
Medspeak-UK: pronounced, SHED yule
Medspeak-US: pronounced, SKED yull

schedule

Medtalk A listing of events or services by dates or by cost. See Call schedule, Fee schedule, MSBOS schedule, Negotiated fee schedule.

sched·ule

(sked'jūl)
A procedural plan for a proposed objective (e.g., dental care), especially sequence and time allotted for each item or operation required for its completion.
[L. scheda, fr. scida, a strip of papyrus, leaf of paper]

Patient discussion about schedule

Q. I am scheduled for a TEE and i am very scared. what is exactly going to happen there? I am scheduled for a Transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE) for my heart valve problem and i am very scared. what is exactly going to happen there to me? I understand i need to swallow somthing and I am not sure I'll be able to do it. I have a strong gag reflex. can someone tell me what I can do to reduce the fear?

A. During a TEE you will be requested to swallow something that looks like a big chocolate kiss. This is all the swallowing that is involved. It is not fun, and me too have a strong gag reflex. I asked the doctor to let me watch the TEE of the guy that was before me in the line. After I saw how this test is done it was easier for me.
(Don't get me wrong, you will want to puke but you will be able to handle this urge)

Q. How can I benefit from hiring a personal trainer so that I can’t escape the schedule? I am interested in improving my health for which I am trying for the past few years but now I took steps to fulfill that. How can I benefit from hiring a personal trainer so that I can’t escape the schedule?

A. You didn’t mention your age. Whatever your age might be there are numerous ways you can benefit from utilizing a trainer. A personal trainer can help pinpoint the specific goals that are important to you. CFR trainers can make sure you reach these goals through a personalized fitness program. Therefore, you know what direction you are taking, instead of being uncertain and taking a risk with your results.

Here are some of the benefits you can expect when working with a fitness coach:

• Weight Loss
• Increased Endurance
• Increased Definition (Toning)
• Improve Muscle Imbalances
• Increased Flexibility
• Decreased Risk of Injury
• Improved Coordination & Balance
• Increased Metabolism
• Increased Knowledge
• Build Larger muscles (Bodybuilding)
• Improved Overall Health
• Guaranteed Fitness and Results!
• Increased Strength
• Decreased Body Fat
• Improved Posture
• Strengthen Lower Back
• Increased Bone Density
• Decreased Risk Of Diseases

Q. I am scheduled for scope surgery for a torn meniscus on my knee and what is the duration for recovery? Has anyone had this surgery for a torn meniscus? How did you deal with this recovery?

A. The recovery process is individual, and you cannot predict it in advance. I know someone who has done it and was able to go back to exercising regularly after 2 months. I would think the recovery from the surgery itself is a matter of few weeks until you can walk properly, however you should still give your knee a break and rest for a while after.

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Critical Path Schedule. Sometimes it is easier to show the final schedule of the work to be performed for a job on a chart, which graphically shows the start and finish date for each task, and relates each task to the others.
CEOs need to ignore pleas that certain orders must be grouped together because they are produced in a particular alloy (a heat-driven schedule) or that a mix of cored work and uncored work needs to be run each day to maintain the sand's integrity (a product mix-driven schedule).
The study of professional services prices showed all six of the states without fee schedules - Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey and Wisconsin - paid more than any of the 30 states with fee schedules.
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The statistics for TY 2010 returns (available at tinyurl.com/d92o731) should be final, but they could change slightly if amended 2010 returns containing Schedule UTP are filed and original returns did not include the schedule.
Left unrecognized, these dependencies will result in unplanned and adverse ripple effects to project cost and schedule.
The flights would run on irregular schedules. An MD-11 would be operated to London Heathrow and Paris Charles de Gaulle and smaller aircraft to Brussels, Stockholm Arlanda and Tallinn.
In devising a schedule for the Community Use area, the College head librarian determined that a qualified person (meaning a person with a MLS degree) had to be at the information desk at all times.
Schedules, work orders, and communication with our grounds crew.
TEI commends the IRS and Treasury Department for concluding that the Schedule M-3 supplies substantially all the information that IRS agents require in order to examine significant book-tax accounting differences.
Information technology sales through GSA Schedule 70 fell by 2% in fiscal 2005 after years of double-digit growth, according to the market research firm Input.
Schedule D displays in detail the insurer's holdings of bonds, itemized by the remaining time to maturity, ranging from less than one year to more than 20 years.