Occupational Activity

MeSH ID: T057

Related Concepts:

  • Abstracting [M0000064]
  • Abstracting and Indexing [M0000065]
    Shortening or summarizing of documents; assigning of descriptors for referencing documents.
  • Accounting [M0000094]
    System of recording financial transactions.
  • Actuarial Analysis [M0000320]
    The application of probability and statistical methods to calculate the risk of occurrence of any event, such as onset of illness, recurrent disease, hospitalization, disability, or death. It may include calculation of the anticipated money costs of such events and of the premiums necessary to provide for payment of such costs.
  • Administration [M0015402]
  • administrative management [M0030664]
  • administrative structure [M0030665]
  • Advertising [M0000505]
    The act or practice of calling public attention to a product, service, need, etc., especially by paid announcements in newspapers, magazines, on radio, or on television. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
  • Appropriateness Review [M0018717]
  • Aquaculture [M0026840]
    Cultivation of natural faunal resources of water. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
  • Arbitrating [M0025844]
  • Areawide Planning [M0018720]
  • Artificial Intelligence [M0001763]
    The study and implementation of techniques and methods for designing computer systems to perform functions normally associated with human intelligence, such as understanding language, learning, reasoning, problem solving, etc.
  • Audience Research [M0013037]
  • Authorship [M0001982]
    The profession of writing. Also the identity of the writer as the creator of a literary production.
  • Barbering [M0002174]
    The occupation concerned with the cutting and dressing of the hair of customers and, of men, the shaving and trimming of the beard and mustache. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
  • Beauty Culture [M0002256]
  • Biological Monitoring [M0007511]
  • Body Modification, Non-Therapeutic [M0453741]
    The wounding of the body or body parts by branding, cutting, piercing (BODY PIERCING), or TATTOOING as a cultural practice or expression of creativity or identity.
  • Body Piercing [M0453734]
    The perforation of an anatomical region for the wearing of jewelry.
  • Book Classification [M0002801]
    A general term covering bibliographical and bibliothecal classifications. It mostly refers to library CLASSIFICATION for arrangement of books and documents on the shelves. (Harrod's Librarians' Glossary, 7th ed, p85)
  • Book Collecting [M0002802]
  • Book Illustration [M0002814]
    Designing a photograph, print, drawing, portrait, plate, diagram, facsimile, map, table, or other systematic representation of data in order to elucidate or decorate the contents of a publication.
  • Bookbinding [M0002809]
  • Bookselling [M0002815]
  • Budgetary Control [M0002999]
  • Business [M0004852]
  • Capital Financing [M0003297]
    Institutional funding for facilities and for equipment which becomes a part of the assets of the institution.
  • Case Management [M0028492]
    A traditional term for all the activities which a physician or other health care professional normally performs to insure the coordination of the medical services required by a patient. It also, when used in connection with managed care, covers all the activities of evaluating the patient, planning treatment, referral, and follow-up so that care is continuous and comprehensive and payment for the care is obtained. (From Slee & Slee, Health Care Terms, 2nd ed)
  • Cataloging [M0003618]
    Activities performed in the preparation of bibliographic records for CATALOGS. It is carried out according to a set of rules and contains information enabling the user to know what is available and where items can be found.
  • Child Care [M0004053]
    Care of children in the home or institution.
  • Child Labor [M0007318]
  • Clinical Practice Pattern [M0016798]
  • Clinical Practice Variations [M0016794]
  • Coal Mining [M0004659]
  • Coding [M0008764]
  • Collective Bargaining [M0004795]
    The process of negotiation between representatives of an employee organization, association or union, and representatives of the employer.
  • Commerce [M0004848]
    The interchange of goods or commodities, especially on a large scale, between different countries or between populations within the same country. It includes trade (the buying, selling, or exchanging of commodities, whether wholesale or retail) and business (the purchase and sale of goods to make a profit). (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, p411, p2005 & p283)
  • Community Financing [M0008495]
  • Community Outreach [M0004907]
  • Competitive Bidding [M0004913]
    Pricing statements presented by more than one party for the purpose of securing a contract.
  • Computer Network Management [M0004954]
  • Computer Security [M0025177]
    Protective measures against unauthorized access to or interference with computer operating systems, telecommunications, or data structures, especially the modification, deletion, destruction, or release of data in computers. It includes methods of forestalling interference by computer viruses or so-called computer hackers aiming to compromise stored data.
  • Computer Systems Development [M0004968]
  • Computer Systems Evaluation [M0004966]
  • Computer Systems Organization [M0004969]
  • Concurrent Review [M0004985]
    Review of the medical necessity of hospital or other health facility admissions, upon or within a short time following an admission, and periodic review of services provided during the course of treatment.
  • Condom Manufacture [M0026233]
  • Consultation [M0018678]
  • Containment [M0005070]
  • Containment of Biohazards [M0005071]
    Provision of physical and biological barriers to the dissemination of potentially hazardous biologically active agents (bacteria, viruses, recombinant DNA, etc.). Physical containment involves the use of special equipment, facilities, and procedures to prevent the escape of the agent. Biological containment includes use of immune personnel and the selection of agents and hosts that will minimize the risk should the agent escape the containment facility.
  • Containment, Biologic [M0005069]
  • Contraceptive Importation [M0004850]
  • Contract Services [M0005126]
    Outside services provided to an institution under a formal financial agreement.
  • Cookery [M0005141]
    The art or practice of cooking. It includes the preparation of special foods for diets in various diseases.
  • Coordination, Administrative [M0423449]
  • Cost Allocation [M0005232]
    The assignment, to each of several particular cost-centers, of an equitable proportion of the costs of activities that serve all of them. Cost-center usually refers to institutional departments or services.
  • Cost Analysis [M0005241]
  • Cost Control [M0005239]
    The containment, regulation, or restraint of costs. Costs are said to be contained when the value of resources committed to an activity is not considered excessive. This determination is frequently subjective and dependent upon the specific geographic area of the activity being measured. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
  • Cost Shifting [M0005233]
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis [M0005235]
    A method of comparing the cost of a program with its expected benefits in dollars (or other currency). The benefit-to-cost ratio is a measure of total return expected per unit of money spent. This analysis generally excludes consideration of factors that are not measured ultimately in economic terms. Cost effectiveness compares alternative ways to achieve a specific set of results.
  • Costs and Cost Analysis [M0005244]
    Absolute, comparative, or differential costs pertaining to services, institutions, resources, etc., or the analysis and study of these costs.
  • Critical Incident Technique [M0021058]
  • Cultural Body Modification [M0453742]
  • Cybernetics [M0005443]
    That branch of learning which brings together theories and studies on communication and control in living organisms and machines.
  • Dairying [M0005647]
  • Data Aggregation [M0005666]
  • Data Analysis [M0020454]
  • Data Compression [M0446804]
    Information application based on a variety of coding methods to minimize the amount of data to be stored, retrieved, or transmitted. Data compression can be applied to various forms of data, such as images and signals. It is used to reduce costs and increase efficiency in the maintenance of large volumes of data.
  • Data Linkage [M0005675]
  • Data Retrieval [M0024814]
  • Data Storage [M0024815]
  • Data Storage and Retrieval [M0024816]
  • Decision Making, Organizational [M0005726]
    The process by which decisions are made in an institution or other organization.
  • Dental Practice Management Services [M0030044]
  • Dentist's Practice Patterns [M0028648]
    Patterns of practice in dentistry related to diagnosis and treatment.
  • Device Design [M0007637]
  • Diffusion of Innovation [M0006365]
    The broad dissemination of new ideas, procedures, techniques, materials, and devices and the degree to which these are accepted and used.
  • Drug Surveillance, Postmarketing [M0017646]
  • Ear Piercing [M0453739]
  • Economic Competition [M0006995]
    The effort of two or more parties to secure the business of a third party by offering, usually under fair or equitable rules of business practice, the most favorable terms.
  • Educational Needs Assessment [M0030024]
  • Electronic Publishing [M0018112]
  • Embalming [M0007243]
    Process of preserving a dead body to protect it from decay.
  • Employee Discipline [M0007312]
    Regulations or conditions imposed on employees by management in order to correct or prevent behaviors which are counterproductive to the organization.
  • Employee Grievances [M0007313]
    Formal procedures whereby the employee expresses any dissatisfaction or feeling of injustice regarding the work situation.
  • Employment, Supported [M0025626]
    Paid work for mentally or physically disabled persons, taking place in regular or normal work settings. It may be competitive employment (work that pays minimum wage) or employment with subminimal wages in individualized or group placement situations. It is intended for persons with severe disabilities who require a range of support services to maintain employment. Supported employment differs from SHELTERED WORKSHOPS in that work in the latter takes place in a controlled working environment. Federal regulations are authorized and administered by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services.
  • Environmental Monitoring [M0007512]
    The monitoring of the level of toxins, chemical pollutants, microbial contaminants, or other harmful substances in the environment or workplace by measuring the amounts of these toxicants in the bodies of people and animals in that environment, among other methods. It also includes the measurement of ENVIRONMENTAL EXPOSURE. Levels in humans and animals are used as indicators of toxic levels of undesirable chemicals.
  • Epidemiological Monitoring [M0007513]
  • Epidemiology, Molecular [M0026786]
    The application of molecular biology to the answering of epidemiological questions. The examination of patterns of changes in DNA to implicate particular carcinogens and the use of molecular markers to predict which individuals are at highest risk for a disease are common examples.
  • Equipment Design [M0007635]
  • Exhumation [M0463943]
    Removal of a dead body from the earth after burial.
  • Expert Testimony [M0008049]
    Presentation of pertinent data by one with special skill or knowledge representing mastery of a particular subject.
  • Extraction and Processing Industry [M0029155]
    The industry concerned with the removal of raw materials from the Earth's crust and with their conversion into refined products.
  • Eyebrow Piercing [M0453738]
  • Facility Construction [M0008131]
  • Facility Design [M0008129]
  • Facility Design and Construction [M0008130]
    Architecture, exterior and interior design, and construction of facilities other than hospitals, e.g., dental schools, medical schools, ambulatory care clinics, and specified units of health care facilities. The concept also includes architecture, design, and construction of specialized contained, controlled, or closed research environments including those of space labs and stations.
  • Family Planning Personnel Evaluation [M0007316]
  • Filing [M0008472]
    Collections of related records treated as a unit; ordering of such files.
  • Financial Activities [M0008482]
  • Financial Management [M0008483]
    The obtaining and management of funds for institutional needs and responsibility for fiscal affairs.
  • Food Handling [M0008684]
    Any aspect of the operations in the preparation, transport, storage, packaging, wrapping, exposure for sale, service, or delivery of food.
  • Food Industry [M0029152]
    The industry concerned with processing, preparing, preserving, distributing, and serving of foods and beverages.
  • Food Irradiation [M0008688]
  • Food Preservation [M0008696]
  • Food Processing [M0008685]
  • Food Services [M0008702]
    Functions, equipment, and facilities concerned with the preparation and distribution of ready-to-eat food.
  • Forms and Records Control [M0008765]
    A management function in which standards and guidelines are developed for the developing, maintaining, and handling of forms and records.
  • Hazard Control [M0026826]
  • Hazard Management [M0026828]
  • Hazard Surveillance Program [M0026827]
  • Health Care Economics and Organizations [M0007028]
    The economic aspects of health care, its planning, and delivery. It includes government agencies and organizations in the private sector.
  • Health Care Evaluation Mechanisms [M0026590]
    Methods and techniques used in evaluating the quality of health care, its planning, and delivery.
  • Health Facility Closure [M0009837]
    The closing of any health facility, e.g., health centers, residential facilities, and hospitals.
  • High Performance Computing [M0004980]
  • Hospital Construction [M0010570]
  • Hospital Design and Construction [M0010568]
    The architecture, functional design, and construction of hospitals.
  • Hospital Designs [M0010567]
  • Hospital Referral [M0018680]
  • Hospital Renovations [M0010569]
  • Housekeeping [M0010630]
    The care and management of property.
  • Human Resources Development [M0020408]
  • Hygiene [M0010797]
    The science dealing with the establishment and maintenance of health in the individual and the group. It includes the conditions and practices conducive to health. (Webster, 3d ed)
  • Image Compression [M0446805]
    Using coding methods, such as calculating the changes in a signal intensity, to minimize a series of images from DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING.
  • Indexing [M0372380]
  • Industrialization [M0011259]
  • Industry [M0011260]
    The aggregate of manufacturing or technically productive enterprises in a particular field, often named after its principle product, as "the automobile industry", "the steel industry". It includes the ownership and management of companies, factories, industrial plants, etc. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
  • Informatics [M0460593]
    The field of information science concerned with the analysis and dissemination of data through the application of computers.
  • Information Management [M0028940]
    Management of the acquisition, organization, storage, retrieval, and dissemination of information. (From Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors, 1994)
  • Information Protection [M0025184]
  • Information Services [M0011316]
    Organized services to provide information on any questions an individual might have using databases and other sources. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
  • Information Storage and Retrieval [M0024811]
    A branch of computer or library science relating to the storage, locating, searching, and selecting, upon demand, relevant data on a given subject.
  • Insect Control [M0011383]
    The reduction or regulation of the population of noxious, destructive, or dangerous insects through chemical, biological, or other means.
  • Interdisciplinary Studies [M0018832]
  • Interlibrary Loans [M0011510]
  • Journalism [M0030118]
    The collection, preparation, and distribution of news and related commentary and feature materials through such media as pamphlets, newsletters, newspapers, magazines, radio, motion pictures, television, and books. While originally applied to the reportage of current events in printed form, specifically newspapers, with the advent of radio and television the use of the term has broadened to include all printed and electronic communication dealing with current affairs.
  • Kinesiology, Applied [M0028323]
    The study of muscles and the movement of the human body. In holistic medicine it is the balance of movement and the interaction of a person's energy systems. Applied kinesiology is the name given by its inventor, Dr. George Goodheart, to the system of applying muscle testing diagnostically and therapeutically to different aspects of health care. (Thorsons Introductory Guide to Kinesiology, 1992, p13)
  • Laundering [M0012260]
  • Leasing, Property [M0012274]
    Contractual arrangement between the lessor (owner) and the lessee in which the use of equipment or facilities is granted to the lessee for a period of time and at a specified rate.
  • Library Administration [M0012461]
    Planning, organizing, staffing, direction, and control of libraries.
  • Library Automation [M0024805]
    The use of automatic machines or processing devices in libraries. The automation may be applied to library administrative activities, office procedures, and delivery of library services to users.
  • Library Collection Development [M0024806]
    Development of a library collection, including the determination and coordination of selection policy, assessment of needs of users and potential users, collection use studies, collection evaluation, identification of collection needs, selection of materials, planning for resource sharing, collection maintenance and weeding, and budgeting.
  • Library Services [M0012466]
    Services offered to the library user. They include reference and circulation.
  • Library Surveys [M0012467]
    Collection and analysis of data pertaining to operations of a particular library, library system, or group of independent libraries, with recommendations for improvement and/or ordered plans for further development.
  • Library Technical Services [M0012468]
    Acquisition, organization, and preparation of library materials for use, including selection, weeding, cataloging, classification, and preservation.
  • Life Table Analysis [M0024446]
  • Lip Piercing [M0453736]
  • Lobbying [M0012662]
    A process whereby representatives of a particular interest group attempt to influence governmental decision makers to accept the policy desires of the lobbying organization.
  • Logistics [M0015408]
  • Magnetometry [M0012898]
  • Mail-Order [M0017353]
  • Maintenance [M0012901]
    The upkeep of property or equipment.
  • Management Quality Circles [M0012972]
    Participation of employees with management as a labor-management team, in decisions pertaining to the operational activities of the organization or industry.
  • Market Research [M0013038]
  • Marketing [M0013039]
    Activity involved in transfer of goods from producer to consumer or in the exchange of services.
  • Materials Testing [M0013107]
    The testing of materials and devices, especially those used for PROSTHESES AND IMPLANTS; SUTURES; TISSUE ADHESIVES; etc., for hardness, strength, durability, safety, efficacy, and biocompatibility.
  • Medical Device Design [M0007636]
  • Menu Planning [M0013420]
  • Microfilming [M0013784]
  • Mining [M0013904]
  • Mosquito Control [M0014089]
    The reduction or regulation of the population of mosquitoes through chemical, biological, or other means.
  • Navel Piercing [M0453740]
  • Needs Assessment [M0030023]
    Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.
  • Nipple Piercing [M0453737]
  • Numerical Analysis, Computer-Assisted [M0015080]
    Computer-assisted study of methods for obtaining useful quantitative solutions to problems that have been expressed mathematically.
  • Nurses Performance Evaluation [M0007317]
  • Nursing Informatics [M0460634]
    The field of information science concerned with the analysis and dissemination of data through the application of computers applied to the field of nursing.
  • Nutrition Labeling [M0008691]
  • Office Automation [M0015234]
    Use of computers or computer systems for doing routine clerical work, e.g., billing, records pertaining to the administration of the office, etc.
  • Office Management [M0015235]
    Planning, organizing, and administering activities in an office.
  • organization & administration [M0030662]
    Used for administrative structure and management.
  • Organization and Administration [M0015405]
    The planning and managing of programs, services, and resources.
  • Organizational Innovation [M0015412]
    Introduction of changes which are new to the organization and are created by management.
  • organizational management [M0030666]
  • organizational structure [M0030667]
  • Outcome Assessment (Health Care) [M0025934]
    Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).
  • Outsourced Services [M0030073]
    Organizational activities previously performed internally that are provided by external agents.
  • Parachuting [M0002039]
  • Peer Review, Grants [M0026780]
  • Peer Review, Publishing [M0026781]
  • Peer Review, Research [M0026782]
    The evaluation by experts of the quality and pertinence of research or research proposals of other experts in the same field. Peer review is used by editors in deciding which submissions warrant publication, by granting agencies to determine which proposals should be funded, and by academic institutions in tenure decisions.
  • Personnel Downsizing [M0030071]
    Reducing staff to cut costs or to achieve greater efficiency.
  • Personnel Management [M0016402]
    Planning, organizing, and administering all activities related to personnel.
  • Personnel Recruitment [M0016403]
  • Personnel Selection [M0016404]
    The process of choosing employees for specific types of employment. The concept includes recruitment.
  • Personnel Staffing [M0016406]
  • Personnel Staffing and Scheduling [M0016407]
    The selection, appointing, and scheduling of personnel.
  • Pest Control [M0016428]
    The reduction or regulation of the population of noxious, destructive, or dangerous insects or other animals.
  • Pest Control, Biological [M0016429]
    The use of biological mechanisms, usually involving living organisms such as bacteria, for the reduction or regulation of the population of noxious, destructive, or dangerous pests. Environmental concerns have focused attention on natural forms of disease control as potentially safe and effective alternatives to chemical pesticides. This has led to increased efforts to develop control strategies that rely on natural predators and parasites or that involve genetically engineered microbial pest control agents.
  • Pharmacy Administration [M0016474]
    The business and managerial aspects of pharmacy in its broadest sense.
  • Photography [M0016749]
    Method of making images on a sensitized surface by exposure to light or other radiant energy.
  • Physical Containment [M0005072]
  • Physician Self-Referral [M0027857]
    Referral by physicians to testing or treatment facilities in which they have financial interest. The practice is regulated by the Ethics in Patient Referrals Act of 1989.
  • Physician's Practice Patterns [M0016795]
    Patterns of practice related to diagnosis and treatment as especially influenced by cost of the service requested and provided.
  • Policy Analysis [M0017110]
  • Political Activity [M0017126]
  • Practice Management [M0030047]
    Business management of medical and dental practices that may include capital financing, utilization management, and arrangement of capitation agreements with other parties.
  • Practice Management Services [M0030046]
  • Practice Pattern Variations [M0016796]
  • Practice Patterns, Professional [M0016797]
  • Printing [M0017584]
  • Private Enterprise [M0026047]
  • Product Labeling [M0017644]
    Use of written, printed, or graphic materials upon or accompanying a product or its container or wrapper. It includes purpose, effect, description, directions, hazards, warnings, and other relevant information.
  • Production [M0007012]
  • Professional Practice [M0017655]
    The use of one's knowledge in a particular profession. It includes, in the case of the field of biomedicine, professional activities related to health care and the actual performance of the duties related to the provision of health care.
  • Program Development [M0025476]
    The process of formulating, improving, and expanding educational, managerial, or service-oriented work plans (excluding computer program development).
  • Program Evaluation [M0023725]
    Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.
  • Promotion [M0000506]
  • Public Advocacy [M0005054]
  • Publishing [M0018110]
    "The business or profession of the commercial production and issuance of literature" (Webster's 3d). It includes the publisher, publication processes, editing and editors. Production may be by conventional printing methods or by electronic publishing.
  • Quality Circles [M0012973]
  • Quality Control [M0018319]
    A system for verifying and maintaining a desired level of quality in a product or process by careful planning, use of proper equipment, continued inspection, and corrective action as required. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
  • Questionnaire Design [M0018328]
  • Recruitment Activities [M0016405]
  • Referral [M0018681]
  • Referral and Consultation [M0018682]
    The practice of sending a patient to another program or practitioner for services or advice which the referring source is not prepared to provide.
  • Refuse Disposal [M0018712]
    The discarding or destroying of garbage, sewage, or other waste matter or its transformation into something useful or innocuous.
  • Relief Work [M0018753]
    Assistance, such as money, food, or shelter, given to the needy, aged, or victims of disaster. It is usually granted on a temporary basis. (From The American Heritage Dictionary, 2d college ed)
  • Rescue Work [M0027928]
    Activities devoted to freeing persons or animals from danger to life or well-being in accidents, fires, bombings, floods, earthquakes, other disasters and life-threatening conditions. While usually performed by team efforts, rescue work is not restricted to organized services.
  • Rheology [M0019006]
    The study of the deformation and flow of matter, usually liquids or fluids, and of the plastic flow of solids. The concept covers consistency, dilatancy, liquefaction, resistance to flow, shearing, thixotrophy, and VISCOSITY.
  • Rodent Control [M0019237]
    The reduction or regulation of the population of noxious, destructive, or dangerous rodents through chemical, biological, or other means.
  • Safety Management [M0026829]
    The development of systems to prevent accidents, injuries, and other adverse occurrences in an institutional setting. The concept includes prevention or reduction of adverse events or incidents involving employees, patients, or facilities. Examples include plans to reduce injuries from falls or plans for fire safety to promote a safe institutional environment.
  • Sales [M0013042]
  • Schizophrenic Psychology [M0019496]
    Study of mental processes and behavior of schizophrenics.
  • Services, Advisory [M0005051]
  • Shorthand [M0019799]
  • Signal Interpretation, Computer-Assisted [M0019843]
  • Social Marketing [M0013043]
    Use of marketing principles also used to sell products to consumers to promote ideas, attitudes and behaviors. Design and use of programs seeking to increase the acceptance of a social idea or practice by target groups, not for the benefit of the marketer, but to benefit the target audience and the general society.
  • Social Work [M0020063]
    The use of community resources, individual case work, or group work to promote the adaptive capacities of individuals in relation to their social and economic environments. It includes social service agencies.
  • Software Engineering [M0020124]
  • Space Exploration [M0020190]
  • Space Flight [M0020189]
    Travel beyond the earth's atmosphere.
  • Staff Development [M0020407]
    The process by which the employer promotes staff performance and efficiency consistent with management goals and objectives.
  • Staffing and Scheduling [M0016408]
  • Strikes, Employee [M0020607]
    Work-related situations in which the employees as a group refuse to work until certain conditions of employment are granted by the employer.
  • Study, Methodological [M0013586]
  • Supervision [M0015406]
  • Switchboard Service [M0021132]
  • Systems Analysis [M0020981]
    The analysis of an activity, procedure, method, technique, or business to determine what must be accomplished and how the necessary operations may best be accomplished.
  • Systems Integration [M0027758]
    The procedures involved in combining separately developed modules, components, or subsystems so that they work together as a complete system. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
  • Tanning [M0021033]
    A process of preserving animal hides by chemical treatment (using vegetable tannins, metallic sulfates, and sulfurized phenol compounds, or syntans) to make them immune to bacterial attack, and subsequent treatments with fats and greases to make them pliable. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 5th ed)
  • Task Performance and Analysis [M0021056]
    The detailed examination of observable activity or behavior associated with the execution or completion of a required function or unit of work.
  • Tattooing [M0021064]
    The indelible marking of TISSUES, primarily SKIN, by pricking it with NEEDLES to imbed various COLORING AGENTS. Tattooing of the CORNEA is done to colorize LEUKOMA spots.
  • Techniques, Administrative [M0015407]
  • Tick Control [M0021520]
    Chemical, biological, or medical measures designed to prevent the spread of ticks or the concomitant infestations which result in tick-borne diseases. It includes the veterinary as well as the public health aspects of tick and mite control.
  • Time Management [M0026822]
    Planning and control of time to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Tongue Piercing [M0453735]
  • Total Quality Management [M0026823]
    The application of industrial management practice to systematically maintain and improve organization-wide performance. Effectiveness and success are determined and assessed by quantitative quality measures.
  • Transcription, Medical [M0013229]
  • Translating [M0021826]
    Conversion from one language to another language.
  • Transportation [M0021840]
    The means of moving persons, animals, goods, or materials from one place to another.
  • Vital Statistics Registration [M0022783]
  • Vocations [M0015201]
  • Waste Disposal, Fluid [M0022881]
    The discarding or destroying of liquid waste products or their transformation into something useful or innocuous.
  • Waste Disposal, Solid [M0018713]
  • Welding [M0022918]
  • Word Processing [M0023800]
    Text editing and storage functions using computer software.
  • Work [M0023007]
    Productive or purposeful activities.
  • Work Simplification [M0023011]
    The construction or arrangement of a task so that it may be done with the greatest possible efficiency.