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scoring system

A standardized method for evaluating the status of a disease, a laboratory specimen, or a radiologic image. Measurable elements of the object under study are rated according to their severity or stage, and the sum of the scores for each rated element is tallied.
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In our study both the specificity and positive predictive value were 100% when both Alvarado scoring system and ultrasonography was used together.
Despite consensus guidelines recommending the use of risk scoring systems, there has not been widespread adoption in clinical practice.
In the present study, we evaluated the mortality predictive ability of the APACHE II scoring system after cardiac surgery.
Hospitalization for peptic ulcer bleeding: evaluation of a risk scoring system in clinical practice.
The early warning scoring system, which was introduced across eight HMC hospitals in November and December 2015, follows a definitive escalation plan that prompts nursing staff to request a medical review at specific trigger points, utilising a structured communication tool and common language.
A task force of members from the special events and cultural amenities commission is set to draft a scoring system to evaluate applications for next year, said Dawn Portner, special events coordinator.
The robust platform is driven by FusionIQ's proprietary algorithms and scoring system that develop and rebalance the Adaptive Dynamic Portfolios based upon dynamic market factors.
While some firms were allowed to develop credit scoring systems in 2015, state support for such plans has not been forthcoming because of fears of data breaches.
The 4-variable scoring system, which consists of 4 variables, namely, "HB < 85 g/L," "BUN > 9.5 mmol/L," "Scr > 100 [micro]mol/L," and "Monotherapy", performed as well as RS and outperformed GBS significantly in predicting rebleeding.
For the secondary objective, a new scoring system (NSS) was established according to the OR values of those independent variables.
"We have already nabbed the culprits behind the biased scoring but we want the statics from the competing scoring system to back our investigations," said Kameta.
Kameta, however, confirmed that the local investigations are complete and they have indeeded detected tampering of our computer scoring system.