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standard

 [stan´dard]
something established as a measure or model to which other similar things should conform. There are three types of standards in health care: structure, process, and outcome standards. Structure refers to evaluation of the setting in which care is rendered and the resources that are available. Process refers to evaluation of the actual activities carried out by the care giver. Outcome refers to evaluation of the results of activities in which the nurse has been involved (what the result is for the patient).
s's of practice a set of guidelines that identifies the content of practice and serves as a model to guide care towards excellence.

stan·dard

(stan'dărd),
1. Something that serves as a basis for comparison; a technical specification or written report by experts.
2.
[M.E., fr. O.Fr. estandard, rallying place, fr. Frankish standan, to stand, + hard, hard, fast]

standard

EBM
In a clinical trial, a criterion or specification established by authority or consensus for:
(1) Measuring performance or quality; and
(2) Specifying conventions that support interchange of common materials and information.

CDISC standards support the exchange of clinical data at syntactic and semantic levels.

standard

Medtalk A benchmark for measuring and comparing similar or analogous activities or persons. See Air Quality standard, Community standard, Capacity standard, Double standard, Engineering standard, Ergonomic standard, Food standard, Gold standard, Internal standard, Medicare volume performance standard, Ordinary negligence standard, Patient viewpoint standard, Performance standard, Practice standard standard, Prudent layperson standard, Reasonable person standard, Reasonable physician standard, Small parts standard, Zero error standard.

stan·dard

(stan'dărd)
Something that serves as a basis for comparison; a technical specification or written report by experts.
[M.E., fr. O.Fr. estandard, rallying place, fr. Frankish standan, to stand, + hard, hard, fast]

stan·dard

(stan'dărd)
Something that serves as a basis for comparison; a technical specification or written report by experts.
[M.E., fr. O.Fr. estandard, rallying place, fr. Frankish standan, to stand, + hard, hard, fast]
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