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Index

   Shortening or summarizing of documents; assigning of descriptors for referencing documents.

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Terms or expressions which provide the major means of access by subject to the bibliographic unit.



SIMILAR TERMS
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Indemnity plan
A type of health care insurance that generally does not restrict a patient's choice of doctors and medical institutions.

Indenes
A family of fused-ring hydrocarbons isolated from coal tar that act as intermediates in various chemical reactions and are used in the production of coumarone-indene resins.

Independence doctors
All doctors near Independence, the United States of America. Doctors who can assist a patient in Independence.

Independence Regional Health Center
The Independence Regional Health Center is a hospital in Independence, Missouri, United States.

Independent Antigens, T
Antigens which may directly stimulate B lymphocytes without the cooperation of T lymphocytes.

Independent Data Monitoring Committee (IDMC)
An independent committee that may be established by the study investigators to assess at intervals the progress of a ongoing blinded clinical trial, the safety data, and the critical efficacy endpoints, and to recommend whether to continue, modify or stop a trial. See also Data and Safety Monitoring Board, Monitoring Committee, Data Monitoring.

Independent Living
The performance of the basic activities of self care, such as dressing, ambulation, eating, etc., in rehabilitation.

Independent Practice Association
A partnership, corporation, association, or other legal entity that enters into an arrangement for the provision of services with persons who are licensed to practice medicine, osteopathy, and dentistry, and with other care personnel. Under an IPA arrangement, licensed professional persons provide services through the entity in accordance with a mutually accepted compensation arrangement, while retaining their private practices. Services under the IPA are marketed through a prepaid health plan. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)

Independent Practice Associations
A partnership, corporation, association, or other legal entity that enters into an arrangement for the provision of services with persons who are licensed to practice medicine, osteopathy, and dentistry, and with other care personnel. Under an IPA arrangement, licensed professional persons provide services through the entity in accordance with a mutually accepted compensation arrangement, while retaining their private practices. Services under the IPA are marketed through a prepaid health plan. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)

Inderal
Inderal is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): propranolol hydrochloride.

Inderal la
Inderal la is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): propranolol hydrochloride.

Inderide la 120-50
Inderide la 120-50 is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): hydrochlorothiazide; propranolol hydrochloride.

Inderide la 160-50
Inderide la 160-50 is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): hydrochlorothiazide; propranolol hydrochloride.

Inderide la 80-50
Inderide la 80-50 is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): hydrochlorothiazide; propranolol hydrochloride.

Inderide-40-25
Inderide-40-25 is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): hydrochlorothiazide; propranolol hydrochloride.

Inderide-80-25
Inderide-80-25 is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): hydrochlorothiazide; propranolol hydrochloride.

Index Medicus
A computerized biomedical bibliographic storage and retrieval system operated by the National Library of Medicine. From it a monthly and cumulated Index Medicus is generated and through it the online system, MEDLINE, as well as many other databases, is operated.

Index Severities, Illness
Levels of severity of illness within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria.

Index Severity, Illness
Levels of severity of illness within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria.

Index, Amniotic Fluid
Amniotic cavity fluid which is produced by the AMNION and fetal lungs and kidneys.

Index, Body Mass
One of the anthropometric measures of body mass; it has the highest correlation with skinfold thickness or body density.

Index, Consumer Price
The science of utilization, distribution, and consumption of services and materials.

Index, Contraceptive Prevalence
Use of agents, devices, methods, or procedures which diminish the likelihood of or prevent conception.

Index, Dental Plaque
An index which scores the degree of dental plaque accumulation.

Index, DMF
""Decayed, missing and filled teeth,"" a routinely used statistical concept in dentistry.

Index, Erythrocyte
Quantification of size and cell hemoglobin content or concentration of the erythrocyte, usually derived from erythrocyte count, blood hemoglobin concentration, and hematocrit. Includes the mean cell volume (MCV), mean cell hemoglobin (MCH), and mean cell hemoglobin concentration (MCHC). Use also for cell diameter and thickness.

Index, Gingival
A numerical rating scale for classifying the periodontal status of a person or population with a single figure which takes into consideration prevalence as well as severity of the condition. It is based upon probe measurement of periodontal pockets and on gingival tissue status.

Index, Health Status
The measurement of the health status for a given population using a variety of indices, including morbidity, mortality, and available health resources.

Index, Human Reproductive
The total process by which organisms produce offspring. (Stedman, 25th ed)

Index, Mitotic
An expression of the number of mitoses found in a stated number of cells.

Index, Nutrition
The science of food, the nutrients and other substances contained therein, their action, interaction, and balance in relation to health and disease.

Index, Oral Hygiene
A combination of the debris index and the dental calculus index to determine the status of oral hygiene.

Index, Periodontal
A numerical rating scale for classifying the periodontal status of a person or population with a single figure which takes into consideration prevalence as well as severity of the condition. It is based upon probe measurement of periodontal pockets and on gingival tissue status.

Index, Prognostic Nutritional (PNI)
Evaluation and measurement of nutritional variables in order to assess the level of nutrition or the nutritional status of the individual. Nutrition surveys may be used in making the assessment.

Index, Red Cell
Quantification of size and cell hemoglobin content or concentration of the erythrocyte, usually derived from erythrocyte count, blood hemoglobin concentration, and hematocrit. Includes the mean cell volume (MCV), mean cell hemoglobin (MCH), and mean cell hemoglobin concentration (MCHC). Use also for cell diameter and thickness.

Index, Refractive
Measurement of the index of refraction (the ratio of the velocity of light or other radiation in the first of two media to its velocity in the second as it passes from one into the other).

Index, Trauma Severity
Systems for assessing, classifying, and coding injuries. These systems are used in medical records, surveillance systems, and state and national registries to aid in the collection and reporting of trauma.

Indexe, DMF
""Decayed, missing and filled teeth,"" a routinely used statistical concept in dentistry.

Indexe, Oral Hygiene
A combination of the debris index and the dental calculus index to determine the status of oral hygiene.

Indexes
Shortening or summarizing of documents; assigning of descriptors for referencing documents.

Indexes (PT)
Works providing an analytical subject approach to materials in a field of knowledge.

Indexes [Publication Type]
Works providing an analytical subject approach to materials in a field of knowledge.

Indexes, Alliance
Sexual activities of humans.

Indexes, Dental Plaque
An index which scores the degree of dental plaque accumulation.

Indexes, DMF
""Decayed, missing and filled teeth,"" a routinely used statistical concept in dentistry.

Indexes, Erythrocyte
Quantification of size and cell hemoglobin content or concentration of the erythrocyte, usually derived from erythrocyte count, blood hemoglobin concentration, and hematocrit. Includes the mean cell volume (MCV), mean cell hemoglobin (MCH), and mean cell hemoglobin concentration (MCHC). Use also for cell diameter and thickness.

Indexes, Evaluation
Studies determining the effectiveness or value of processes, personnel, and equipment, or the material on conducting such studies. For drugs and devices, CLINICAL TRIALS; DRUG EVALUATION; and DRUG EVALUATION, PRECLINICAL are available.

Indexes, Gingival
A numerical rating scale for classifying the periodontal status of a person or population with a single figure which takes into consideration prevalence as well as severity of the condition. It is based upon probe measurement of periodontal pockets and on gingival tissue status.

Indexes, Health Status
The measurement of the health status for a given population using a variety of indices, including morbidity, mortality, and available health resources.

Indexes, Human Reproductive
The total process by which organisms produce offspring. (Stedman, 25th ed)

Indexes, Nutrition
The science of food, the nutrients and other substances contained therein, their action, interaction, and balance in relation to health and disease.

Indexes, Oral Hygiene
A combination of the debris index and the dental calculus index to determine the status of oral hygiene.

Indexes, Periodontal
A numerical rating scale for classifying the periodontal status of a person or population with a single figure which takes into consideration prevalence as well as severity of the condition. It is based upon probe measurement of periodontal pockets and on gingival tissue status.

Indexes, Red Cell
Quantification of size and cell hemoglobin content or concentration of the erythrocyte, usually derived from erythrocyte count, blood hemoglobin concentration, and hematocrit. Includes the mean cell volume (MCV), mean cell hemoglobin (MCH), and mean cell hemoglobin concentration (MCHC). Use also for cell diameter and thickness.

Indexes, Trauma Severity
Systems for assessing, classifying, and coding injuries. These systems are used in medical records, surveillance systems, and state and national registries to aid in the collection and reporting of trauma.

Indexing
Shortening or summarizing of documents; assigning of descriptors for referencing documents.

Indexing and Abstracting
Shortening or summarizing of documents; assigning of descriptors for referencing documents.



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Index, Body Mass
One of the anthropometric measures of body mass; it has the highest correlation with skinfold thickness or body density.

Index, Amniotic Fluid
Amniotic cavity fluid which is produced by the AMNION and fetal lungs and kidneys.

Index Severity, Illness
Levels of severity of illness within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria.

Index Severities, Illness
Levels of severity of illness within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria.

Index Medicus
A computerized biomedical bibliographic storage and retrieval system operated by the National Library of Medicine. From it a monthly and cumulated Index Medicus is generated and through it the online system, MEDLINE, as well as many other databases, is operated.

Index

Independent Practice Associations
A partnership, corporation, association, or other legal entity that enters into an arrangement for the provision of services with persons who are licensed to practice medicine, osteopathy, and dentistry, and with other care personnel. Under an IPA arrangement, licensed professional persons provide services through the entity in accordance with a mutually accepted compensation arrangement, while retaining their private practices. Services under the IPA are marketed through a prepaid health plan. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)

Index, Trauma Severity
Systems for assessing, classifying, and coding injuries. These systems are used in medical records, surveillance systems, and state and national registries to aid in the collection and reporting of trauma.

Index, Refractive
Measurement of the index of refraction (the ratio of the velocity of light or other radiation in the first of two media to its velocity in the second as it passes from one into the other).

Index, Red Cell
Quantification of size and cell hemoglobin content or concentration of the erythrocyte, usually derived from erythrocyte count, blood hemoglobin concentration, and hematocrit. Includes the mean cell volume (MCV), mean cell hemoglobin (MCH), and mean cell hemoglobin concentration (MCHC). Use also for cell diameter and thickness.

Index, Prognostic Nutritional (PNI)
Evaluation and measurement of nutritional variables in order to assess the level of nutrition or the nutritional status of the individual. Nutrition surveys may be used in making the assessment.

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