US DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS (VA)

an agency of the United States government mandated in 1930 to deliver the laws supplying benefits and other services to veterans, and their beneficiaries...

UTILIZATION REVIEW (UR)

an official review of the need and quality of services rendered inside a hospital or clinic or via an individual care provider. Conducted by...

U STATISTIC

noun. the statistic utilized in the mann-whitney uTEST.

UMP TEST

abbreviated form: uniformly most powerful test.

UNCONDITIONED REFLEX

a reaction to a stimulant which is inborn, reflexive, and takes place without previous conditioning.

UNCONVENTIONAL THERAPY

remediation which might be original, highly debated, or both, in which it isn't customarily approved or accepted by the health care professions.

UNDIFFERENTIATED SCHIZOPHRENIA

in the DSM-IV-TR, a sub-type of schizophrenia wherein the person shows prominent psychotic aspects, like delusions, hallucinations, grossly disordered actions, or disordered thinking, but...

UNIFORM GUIDELINES FOR EMPLOYEE SELECTION PROCEDURES

an official set of rules cultivated by the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission which supply employers with guidance on how they can adhere to civil-rights...

UNIT MANNING SYSTEM

a United States Army personnel program facilitated during the 1980's to hold steady chosen light-infantry division troops in cohort units. It was modeled to...

UNIVERSALIZABILITY

noun. With regard to ethics, the standard that specific moral judgments forever carry an underlying, but indicated universal judgment.

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