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Thematic Apperception Test

 [the-mat´ik ap″er-sep´shun]
TAT; a projective test in which the subject tells a story based on each of a series of standard ambiguous pictures, so that his responses reflect a projection of some aspect of his personality and his current psychological preoccupations and conflicts.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

TAT

Abbreviation for thematic apperception test.
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tat

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TAT

(tăt)
n.
1. A gene in the AIDS virus that stimulates the host cell to replicate genetic components of the virus.
2. The protein encoded by this gene that is a potent transactivator of viral replication.
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TAT

Infectious disease Tetanus antitoxin, see there Lab medicine Turn-around time, see there Psychology Thematic Apperception Test A projection-type psychological test that evaluates a child's sense of reality and personality traits and gives insight into his fantasies. See Psychological testing.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

TAT

Abbreviation for thematic apperception test; turnaround time.
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[3,13] Locally, the NHLS provides access to the majority of these CD4 results within a 24-hour TAT to facilitate algorithm management.
This testing is now performed upon specimen arrival rather than as part of a scheduled batch, significantly improving TAT.
Teacher Assistance Teams (TAT) are a form of prereferral intervention.
In conclusion we found computer simulation to be a powerful tool to evaluate test throughput and TAT of a clinical analyzer.
* Rural locations had the fastest TATs, followed by city (about 8 minutes slower), suburban (13 minutes slower), and then federal sites (about 15 minutes slower).
Measures: The source for the benchmark of 60 minutes for the troponin (I) TAT as measured from receipt to report time to determine the outlier percentage was the same as in the Holland, et al, study of 11 hospitals described earlier.
The graphs portray the distribution of tests that started their activity during the hour, spanning the range of TATs from the minimum to the 95th percentile.
Finally, an interdepartmental TQM project team that included personnel from nursing, the clinical lab, and respiratory therapy was charged with the mission of achieving an acceptable TAT for arterial blood gases drawn in the ICCU.
Respondents' experience with TAT and their suggestions on how it might be improved will be examined in Part 2 of this report, but first, let's look at how the survey was executed and view some of the results.
Those facilities "do not always improve turnaround time but do increase TAT in the main lab due to reduced staffing." He cites this example: "Adding a therapeutic drug profile instrument to the Stat lab caused an increase in TAT.
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Like most other modern Iranian languages, Tat builds its verb system on a binary set of verb stems, conventionally known as the present stem and past stem.