QALYS

An acronym for "Quality Adjusted Life Years"

QUALITY CIRCLE

A quality circle consists of a group of employees gathered together and tasked with improvement in quality and reduction of costs in performance of...

QUANTUM HYPOTHESIS OF CONSCIOUSNESS

The theory that quantum-level neuron activity is an important part of consciousness.

QUEUE

An orderly line or file of people waiting for a product, service of opportunity. Members are highly likely to observe common courtesy and...

QIGONG

Quigong is an eastern healing practice consisting of coordination of breathing patterns with posturres and body movement. It is often taught as an...

QUALITY CONTROL

Procedures to follow when assuring the reduction of defective products

QUARTILE

Breaking down of scores into blocks each representing 25 percent of total scores. For example, the lowest 25 %, the next 26 to...

QUICK TEST (QT)

U.S. psychologists Bruce and Carol Ammons developed the quick test for screening and testing individuals with severe disabilities. Responses to test questions are...

Q-TECHNIQUE FACTOR ANALYSIS

Also referred to as inverse factor analysis, Q-technique factor analysis consists of analyzing the factors of the subject by correlating with other people on...

QUALITY OF CARE

The meeting of goals regarding patient care. Standards are professional established to increase desired outcomes.

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