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a monetary standard under which the basic unit of currency is defined by a stated quantity of gold

a paragon of excellence

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However, when examining flexibility and muscular endurance, female Kinesiology students exceeded the criterion standard by reaching further in the modified sit and reach test and performed significantly more push ups and sit ups in the allotted time for each test.
Performance characteristics of electronic influenza classification methods compared to criterion standard chart review, Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, October-December 2009 * No.
The mean estimate for each image in the survey was also plotted versus the criterion standard (Figure 3, K).
When an outcome is used as the criterion standard, indicate duration and methods of follow-up.
Greenes (Assistant in Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine at Boston Children's Hospital and Instructor in Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School) was to evaluate the accuracy of the new noninvasive temporal artery (TA) thermometer using rectal temperature as the criterion standard.
18) conducted a prospective criterion standard study of 2,920 children (1-18 years of age) in the south Bronx, New York, to determine the sensitivity, specificity, and predictive validity of the New York City Department of Health (NYCDOH) risk-assessment questionnaire for identifying children who should receive a TST.
death) is used as the criterion standard, indicate duration and methods of follow-up