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DEFINITION

TermDefinition
NPO Nothing by Mouth
ICU INTENSIVE CARE UNIT
CCU CRITICAL CARE UNIT
Hematology
Histology
Cytology
Coagulation
Pathologist
Proxemics
HIPPA
MEDICAID
TAT
Reference laboratories
CLIA 1988
Hematology, also spelled haematology, is the branch of medicine concerned with the study of the cause, prognosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases related to blood
the study of the microscopic structure of tissues
the branch of biology concerned with the structure and function of plant and animal cells.
the action or process of a liquid, especially blood, changing to a solid or semi-solid state
Pathology is the study of the causes and effects of disease or injury.
the branch of knowledge that deals with the amount of space that people feel it necessary to set between themselves and others
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Medicaid in the United States is a federal and state program that helps with medical costs for some people with limited income and resources
Turn around time
Reference laboratoryā€¯ is defined as the laboratory that receives a specimen from another laboratory and that performs one or more tests on such specimen.
The Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988
Minor lesser in importance, seriousness, or significance.
Respondeat superior Respondeat superior is a doctrine that a party is responsible for acts of their agents
Tort a wrongful act or an infringement of a right (other than under contract) leading to civil legal liability.
Invasion of privacy is the intrusion into the personal life of another, without just cause, which can give the person whose privacy has been invaded a right to bring a lawsuit for damages against the person or entity that intruded.
Vicarious liability is a form of a strict, secondary liability that arises under the common law doctrine of agency, respondeat superior, the responsibility of the superior for the acts of their subordinate or, in a broader sense, the responsibility of any third party that ha
Negligence failure to take proper care in doing something. "some of these accidents are due to negligence"
Malpractice
Created by: Bscroggins