mix-up


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a mistake that results from taking one thing to be another

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The new system not only eliminates product mix-ups, it also significantly improves safety during unloading.
The safety bulletin highlighted information about such mix-ups, and included information about deaths that had been reported in the United States (ISMP Canada, 2002).
Questioned about IVF mix-ups by journalists at the Science Media Centre in London, Tony Rutherford, chairman of the British Fertility Society and consultant gynaecologist at Leeds Reproductive Medicine Unit, said: "I think it would be very helpful to have accurate data so you could report accurately what the real risk is, and so we can tell our patients what the real risk is.
On April 10, 2006, the FDA proposed a rule amending its CGMP regulations to address repeated incidents of medical gas mix-ups (and medical gas contamination) that have resulted in patient deaths and/or serious injuries (available at: www.
We first corrected n (n = number of patients) for the fact that our approach would reveal a mix-up with a probability of 0.
But people with A-T have 100 times the number of these mix-ups, he reported in mid-May in Orlando, Fla.
Anyway, so we packed up our mix-ups in an orderly fashion thinking it would just be a case of dishing 'em out and cashing in the coins.
But mix-ups do happen from time to time and, when they do, they grab plenty of attention.
As Cinderella finds her Prince Charming there will be slap stick comedy, wardrobe mix-ups, a mutinous cast and a bear that has escaped from the Mountain Zoo
The groom adds to the parade of mix-ups by mistaking a shy bystander for his hired goon and sending him to the wedding suite.
IF YOU can't decide between sweets and chocolate, Cadbury Dairy Milk Marvellous Mix-Ups with Maynards are the perfect flavour combination.
Mind you, there's a rich history of high-profile seating mix-ups in English football - for years, Stuart Pearce kept being mistakenly ushered towards the dugout at England Under-21 matches.
According to Roche Diagnostics chief operating officer, Roland Diggelmann, the new system will reduce the lab costs and improve productivity, while simultaneously decreasing the risk of sample mix-ups or contamination due to manual handling.
However, various mix-ups mean the detectives have to assume each other's identity, making Lowrey the family man who's firmly under the thumb and Burnett the playboy.
The system has been dernonstrated to provide more uniform heating to all UPLC samples, eliminate sample mix-ups and signifi-cantly reduce the labor-intensity of the whole process.