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Moral Obligations definition: Duties that are based in ETHICS, rather than in law.
Reference Standards definition: A basis of value established for the measure of quantity, weight, extent or quality, e.g. weight standards, standard solutions, methods, techniques, and procedures used in diagnosis and therapy.
standards definition: Used with facilities, personnel, and program headings for the development, testing, and application of standards of adequacy or acceptable performance and with chemicals and drugs for standards of identification, quality, and potency. It includes health or safety standards in industries and occupations.
FIBRINOGEN DETERMINATION STANDARDS AND CONTROLS definition: A fibrinogen determination system is a device that consists of the instruments, reagents, standards, and controls used to determine the fibrinogen levels in disseminated intravascular coagulation (nonlocalized clotting within the blood vessels) and primary fibrinolysis (the dissolution of fibrin in a blood clot).
STANDARDS AND CONTROLS, HEMOGLOBIN, NORMAL AND ABNORMAL definition: A hematology quality control mixture is a device used to ascertain the accuracy and precision of manual, semiautomated, and automated determinations of cell parameters such as white cell count (WBC), red cell count (RBC), platelet count (PLT), hemoglobin, hematocrit (HCT), mean corpuscular volume (MCV), mean corpuscular hemoglobin (MCH), and mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration (MCHC).
The patient is the recipient of competent and ethical care within legal standards of practice. definition: Care providers in the perioperative environment provide health services within their legal and ethical scope of practice. Health care professionals are responsible for meeting legal, institutional, professional, and regulatory standards.
Medi-Span Generic Product Identifier definition: A segmented numeric drug code assigned by Medi-Span, using a hierarchical classification scheme encompassing drug group, class, sub-class, name, name extension and dosage. Products assigned the same code should be pharmaceutically equivalent regarding active ingredients, dose form, route of administration, and strength. The same drug may be classified in multiple therapeutic classes.
Medi-Span Generic Product Identifier definition: An NSC code identifier issued for a generic product.
CanadianDiagnosisCodesICD-10-CA definition:

Canadian Coding Standards ICD-10 CA. These standards are a compilation of international rules of coding as established by the World Health Organization (International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Volume 2) and the Diagnosis Typing Standard developed to denote case complexity for application in Canadian facilities.

For example:

  • L40 Psoriasis
  • L40.0 Psoriasis vulgaris
    • Nummular psoriasis
    • Plaque psoriasis
  • L40.1 Generalized pustular psoriasis
    • Impetigo herpetiformis
    • Von Zumbusch's disease
  • L40.2 Acrodermatitis continua
  • L40.3 Pustulosis palmaris et plantaris
  • L40.4 Guttate psoriasis
  • L40.5* Arthropathic psoriasis (M07.0-M07.3*)(M09.0*)
  • L40.8 Other psoriasis
    • Erythroderma psoraticum
    • Erythrodermic psoriasis
    • Flexural psoriasis
  • L40.9 Psoriasis unspecified

They are maintained by CIHI (Canadian Institute for Health Information).

CIHI Toronto

Attn: Director of Standards

90 Eglinton Avenue, Suite 300

Toronto, Ontario


M4P 2Y3

Phone: (416) 481.2002

Fax: (416) 481-2950


Instrumentation Research, Metrology, and Standards for Nanotechnology definition: R&D pertaining to the tools needed to advance nanotechnology research and commercialization, including next-generation instrumentation for characterization, measurement, synthesis, and design of materials, structures, devices, and systems. This PCA also includes R&D and other activities related to development of standards, including standards for nomenclature, materials, characterization and testing, and manufacture.
Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium Terminology definition: The terminology that includes terms relevant to the Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium.
Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium Glossary Terminology definition: The terminology that includes terms relevant to the Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium Glossary group.
Federal Information Processing Standards definition: Standards developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to address Federal requirements for the interoperability of different systems, for the portability of data and software, and for computer security.
Cancer Data Standards Repository definition: A database and a set of APIs and tools used to create, edit, control, deploy and find common data elements (CDEs) for metadata consumers and for UML model development.
Sprachpflege definition: [1] Linguistik: Maßnahmen zur Erhaltung oder Verbesserung der Sprache oder des Sprachgebrauchs