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standard operating procedure

Medtalk A technique, method or therapy performed 'by the book,' using a standard protocol meeting internally or externally defined criteria; a formal, written procedure that describes how specific lab operations are to be performed. See Procedures manual.
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10) Although written for a different purpose, the narrative in Standard Operating Procedure seems largely consistent with that investigation and those that followed.
If applicable, records of waste treated onsite to render it noninfectious (including Standard Operating Procedures for waste sterilization, biologic monitoring logs for each infectious waste load, and equipment maintenance records)
Analyze current LifeLong Links standard operating procedures (SOP)
For smaller departments, especially those housed in a single location, general orders may function as standard operating procedures as well.
Unique in providing this standardization and automation is Data Palette's ability to define and capture standard operating procedures (SOPs), business processes that completely define the best practices for performing simple or highly complex activities to be performed on the database.
We selected McLaren Software's Enterprise Engineer suite to automate our business processes for managing engineering documentation; including 'as built' designs and standard operating procedures within and across business boundaries," said Mike Bahorich, Executive Vice President, at Apache Corporation.
We've also developed 37 different standard operating procedures and updated others to assure consistency in service," said Skip Miller, Vice President of Customer Service.
As Director of Quality Assurance, Raisa will also hold the responsibilities of writing, reviewing, and maintaining Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and laboratory protocols, maintaining equipment calibration, inspection and testing reports, reviewing laboratory batch records, and conducting pre-, mid-, and post- audits to assure data quality and integrity for final reporting.
the first European Contract Research Organization (CRO) to obtain ISO9001 certification for its Standard Operating Procedures and the European CRO leader in medical devices, medical device/drug combinations, biologicals and cell-based products, is proud to announce its co-sponsorship of the upcoming: A Preview of Early-Stage Medical Technology Companies conference, taking place September 18-20, 2006 in Belgium.
Plans also include enhancement of Velocity's canceled check and cash letter service network by focusing on best practices, customer-centric service metrics, and standard operating procedures.
ARAMARK Uniform Services has established sanitation standard operating procedures at all of its plants, and developed a HACCP plan to identify and document critical control points within the entire laundry process from pick-up to delivery.
Standard operating procedures can be run on an ad hoc basis, scheduled to run at certain times, or set to run when certain conditions apply.

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