Quantitative Measures | Health Dictionary

Measures using numbers to attempt to measure what has occurred.


Quantitative Measures | Health Dictionary

Keywords of this word: Quantitative Measures


MEASURES

Medical Dictionary

See APPENDIX 6: MEASUREMENTS IN MEDICINE.... Medical Dictionary

QUALITATIVE MEASURES

Dictionary of Tropical Medicine

Measures which describe in words or diagrams rather than using numbers.... Dictionary of Tropical Medicine

QUANTITATIVE DIGITAL RADIOGRAPHY

Medical Dictionary

A radiological technique for detecting osteoporosis (see BONE, DISORDERS OF) in which a beam of X-rays is directed at the bone-area under investigation – normally the spine and hip – and the CALCIUM density measured. If the calcium content is low, preventive treatment can be started to reduce the likelihood of fractures occurring.... Medical Dictionary

QUANTITATIVE MEASURES

Dictionary of Tropical Medicine

Measures using numbers to attempt to measure what has occurred.... Dictionary of Tropical Medicine

QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH

Community Health

Involves the use of data in numerical quantities such as continuous measurements or counts.... Community Health

WEIGHTS AND MEASURES

Medical Dictionary

It is more than a hundred years since the metric system was legalised in Britain, but it was not until 1969 that it became illegal to use any system of weights and measures other than the metric system for dispensing prescriptions.

A rationalisation of the metric system is now used, known as the International System of Units (SI – see APPENDIX 6: MEASUREMENTS IN MEDICINE).... Medical Dictionary