abstraction

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the condition of being so lost in solitary thought as to be unaware of one's surroundings

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a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance

the act of withdrawing or removing something

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the process of formulating general concepts by abstracting common properties of instances

an abstract painting

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preoccupation with something to the exclusion of all else

a general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples

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In order to ensure the confidentiality of the information, the name and address of the participants were not recorded in the data abstraction format.
In order to effectively leverage QbD and the body of internal knowledge in risk mitigation, firms should consider informatics platform innovation--particularly to support reduction of data abstraction, data assembly and human data preparation.
Names or identification numbers of HIV/AIDS patients were not included in the data abstraction sheet.
The data abstraction layer will provide fully data storage and access in a secure way through different cloud providers.
A second field investigation was conducted during February 21-24 to complete data abstraction for a matched case-control study.
This unique trauma registry allows for direct data input from all echelons of combat casualty care, and is used for data abstraction and analysis by Active and Reserve nurses of the Army, Air Force, and the Navy.
Computers are valuable to a variety of attack including denial of service, confidentiality breeders, data abstraction. A new addition is web application exploitation attack.
The service has and will continue to develop the expertise to provide advice in areas including admission practices, documentation requirements, clinical data abstraction and service performance reflected through meaningful KPIs.
Two independent reviewers handled study selection, assessment, and data abstraction. The authors combined the results of all studies that compared active prophylaxis with control so that they could analyze prophylaxis vs no prophylaxis.
The specific tools discussed are the Geospatial Data Abstraction Library with OGR, a collection of application programming interfaces and command-line utilities for raster and vector data; OpenEV for desktop GIS and imagery analysis; UMN MapServer, which includes command-line tools to build CGI web applications; and PostGIS, an extension to the PostgreSQL database management system that allows the user to store and manipulate spatial data alongside tabular data.
We explored whether electronically retrieved laboratory data not requiring any data abstraction could predict mortality in internal medicine departments in a regional hospital.
Rather than attempting to sort concepts into conventional chapters, Dewhurst has come up with an innovative way to present his material in a list of over 60 "items" specific to individual issues or functions such as data abstraction, polymorphism, new cast operators, copy operators, when pointers are not really pointers, STL function objects, capability queries, array allocation, and templates of various stripes.
For each patient, a trained epidemiologist completed a standardized data abstraction form that included patient demographics, illness history, and clinical characteristics.