Interval | Health Dictionary

Time between paroxysms in malaria.


Interval | Health Dictionary

Keywords of this word: Interval


CLASS INTERVAL

Community Health

The difference between the lower and upper limits of a class.... Community Health

CONFIDENCE INTERVAL

Community Health

A range of values for a variable of interest, e.g. a rate, constructed so that this range has a specified probability of including the true value of the variable. The specified probability is called the confidence level, and the end points of the confidence interval are called the confidence limits.... Community Health

INTERVAL SCALE

Community Health

See “measurement scale”.... Community Health

LUCID INTERVAL

Medical Dictionary

A temporary restoration of consciousness after a person has been rendered unconscious from a blow to the head. The victim subsequently relapses into COMA. This is a sign of raised INTRACRANIAL PRESSURE from arterial bleeding and indicates that surgery may be required to control the intracranial haemorrhage. (See also GLASGOW COMA SCALE.)... Medical Dictionary

Q-T INTERVAL

Medical Dictionary

The interval in an ELECTROCARDIOGRAM (ECG) that registers the electrical activity generated during ventricular contraction of the HEART.... Medical Dictionary