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 Charged particle therapy
A form of radiation treatment using charged particle rays (heavy ion rays such as carbon ion rays). Charged particle rays enable a high concentration of charged particles to be exposed to only the target cancerous areas for treatment, thereby making it possible to administer therapy without irradiating normal tissue surrounding the cancer.
 Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM)
Treatment based on scientific evidence. Medical treatment in which decisions concerning the care of individual patients are based on clear scientific evidence, and treatment methods which are best for the patients are selected.
 Enterprise User Authentication (EUA)
A single sign-on function that conducts user authentication as a common system base for an entire facility within IHE ITI.
 Integrating Healthcare Enterprise Information Technology Infrastructure (IHE-ITI)
Refers to a portion of the integrated profile IT base for implementing standards for healthcare information systems, such as DICOM and HL7.
 False Acceptance Rate (FAR)
The frequency with which the wrong individual is falsely identified as a registered individual.
 False Rejection Rate (FRR)
The frequency with which the system fails to recognize a registered individual.
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