QUALITY

Quality is open to individual interpretation, but generally is the characteristic of a thing or feeling that makes it unique. Quality reflects a...

QUANTITATIVE SCORE

A numerical representation of requirements for a given test or class that were correctly fulfilled.

QUERULENT

Having a quarrelsome, argumentative and suspicious nature. Those who fit this adjective are also seen as being more litigious than average.

Q DATA

Information on a subject's personality traits gathered from answers to questionnaires. It is also called S data as in when the questionnaires are...

QUALITY ADJUSTED LIFE YEARS (QALYS)

An acronym for "Quality Adjusted Life Years"

QUANTITATIVE TRAIT LOCI (QTL)

Points on the genome that contain genes that contribute to any variation in a give trait.

QUESTIONNAIRE

A list of questions soliciting information on a topic.

Q SORT

A personality measurement technique consisting of putting cards with specific character traits into piles ranging from "most" to "least" characteristic.

QUALITY ASSURANCE

A system of evaluating health care services with the goal of improving their quality. It involves findings for effectiveness, adequacy of diagnostic evaluation,...

QUANTUM

In physics, a unit of radiant energy. 2. The minimum amount of neurotransmitter released by a neuron at a given time (in...

Latest news