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Definition of the noun Underuse

What does Underuse mean as a name of something?


  1. The act of using (something) less than expected.

Definition of the verb Underuse

What does Underuse mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: underused | underusing | underuses

  1. to use (something) less than expected

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Underuse

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Google previewGerioperative Nursing Care (2011)

Principles and Practices of Surgical Care for the Older Adult by Dr. Raelene V. Shippee-Rice, PhD, RN, Dr. Susan Fetzer, PhD, RN, MBA, Jennifer V. Long, CRNA, CRNP, MS, Alexandra Armitage, MS, CNL, APRN

Underprescribing can occur regardless of the number of other medications a patient is receiving; underuse refers to appropriateness of medication and not the number of medications. A preoperative goal is to ensure Patients may omit or ...

Google previewMindfulness and Character Strengths (2013)

by Ryan M. Niemiec

Strengths Overuse Strengths underuse is a phenomenon that ...

Google previewScience and Practice of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (2008)

by Derek S. Wheeler, Hector R. Wong, Thomas P. Shanley

Underuse refers to a service in which the potential ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of applied psychology (2004)

A-E by Charles Donald Spielberger

The five common mismedication mistakes observed in clients are overuse, underuse, erratic use, contraindicated use, and abuse. Overuse is mistakenly taking several doses of a medication or taking the medication when it is not needed.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Elder Care (2007)

The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric and Social Care, Second Edition by Eugenia L. Siegler, MD, FACP, Elizabeth Capezuti, PhD, RN, FAAN, Mathy Mezey, EdD, RN, FAAN

Although elders' excessive use of medications is well documented, the underuse of clinically indicated medications is also receiving attention (Avorn, 2004).

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (2016)

by Steven G. Rogelberg

The third consideration involves employee underuse versus overload. Depending on the structural configuration, one employee might be given more assignments than can be completed in a given time frame, while another employee has ...

Google previewDictionary of Biological Psychology (2003)

by Philip Winn

the ratio of content words to function words used (underuse of content words is associated with fluent aphasia whereas underuse ...

Google previewHIMSS Dictionary of Healthcare Information Technology Terms, Acronyms and Organizations

Second Edition by HIMSS

See also Underuse, Overuse, Misuse.14 Error chain Generally refers to the series of events that led to a disastrous outcome, typically uncovered by a root cause analysis. Sometimes the chain metaphor carries the added sense of inexorability, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Health Services Research (2009)

by Ross M. Mullner

measuring the costs of overuse, underuse, and misuse of healthcare and the role of purchasers in addressing ...

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Scrabble value of U1N1D2E1R1U1S1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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