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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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Explicit knowledge that contained in field manuals, unit standing operating procedures, operation orders, etc.
All 11 ABCS core systems will be tested under realistic operational conditions with trained operators using the unit's standing operating procedures (SOPs) and tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP).
car accident, gunshot wound, fragmentation wound) with standing operating procedures (SOPs) that are common to all hospitals.
In addition to system testing at White Sands missile range, 16 members of A Company, 511th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR), 82nd Airborne Division from Fort Bragg, NC, are currently at the Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control facilities in Grand Prairie, TX, conducting crew training that includes supportability, logistics, engaging targets, maintenance and standing operating procedures. Members of the 511th have been involved in the development of the system since the beginning of the program and participated in the early soldier involvement (ESI) program that incorporates user comments and improvements as the system evolves.
The council also quoted the declassified 1956-1957 Far East Command's "Standing Operating Procedures for Atomic Operations" as saying that "13 separate locations in Japan had nuclear weapons or components, or were earmarked to receive nuclear weapons in times of crisis of war."
He said that Standing Operating Procedures SOPs should be implemented in letter, spirit adding that no negligence would be tolerated and strict action would be taken against the responsible.
According to Standing Operating Procedures (SOPs) of the Election Commission, in order to ensure a transparent election, all Provincial, Regional and District coordinators shall maintain absolute neutrality and under no circumstance should they be perceived as siding with one candidate or other.
Support new operators accreditation and articulation of standing operating procedures (SOPs).
Adjacent R&S units can also provide training on the fundamentals of R&S tactics, techniques, and procedures and guidance on standing operating procedures that complement manpower.
The HROB let Soldiers know about available HR support through a variety of means, such as flyers, articles, public service announcements, standing operating procedures, social networks, and websites.
We were afforded opportunities to perform joint missions with our combat arms counterparts, which allowed us to incorporate their tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) and standing operating procedures (SOPs) into our agenda.
(1) These individuals develop unit standing operating procedures (SOPs) and conduct new operator and refresher training when the fielding process is complete.

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