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The 19th letter of the Hebrew alphabet. See Table at alphabet.

[Hebrew qôp, of Phoenician origin; akin to Hebrew qôp, ape; perhaps akin to Sanskrit kapiḥ, ape, or Egyptian g'f, type of small ape.]


(kʊf; kɒf; Hebrew kɔf)
(Letters of the Alphabet (Foreign)) a variant of koph


or qoph


the 19th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
[< Hebrew qōph]
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Noun1.qoph - the 19th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
Hebraic alphabet, Hebrew alphabet, Hebrew script - a Semitic alphabet used since the 5th century BC for writing the Hebrew language (and later for writing Yiddish and Ladino)
alphabetic character, letter of the alphabet, letter - the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech; "his grandmother taught him his letters"
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QOF data can be obtained from the Quality Management and Analysis System (QMAS), which automatically extracts data from the clinical record systems of practices.
This study contributes to the body of research pertaining to individuals with a permanent ostomy, their QOF, and how out-of-pocket financial costs for ostomy management influence QOL.
New diabetes indicators will be introduced in a 'bundled' QOF for 2015/16, which set targets for diabetic patients and will make it more difficult for GP practices to gain points to convert to income.
It is interesting to note that in primary care teams, QI programmes may receive less attention at certain times of year when there are other priorities such as immunisations for flu (usually in October--November each year) or end-of-year QOF targets to achieve.
By signing up to the new QOF scheme, active from April 1, GPs can help prevent some of the 300,000 fragility fractures that occur every year in the UK, and work to reduce the 1,150 deaths from hip fractures that occur every month.
The ratio Qof the distance to the medial edge of the conoid tuberosity divided by clavicle length is 0.
QOF is a system that identifies benchmarked care standards that practices work towards achieving supporting the principal that all patients are treated to the high quality standards (individual practice QoF results are available via http://www.
The quality and outcomes framework; QOF - transforming general practice.
General practices are becoming more willing to provide sexual health services, now that the activity attracts financial payments through the QOF (Quality and Outcomes Framework) system.
However, the QRESEARCH data and other research suggest that the QOF has had only a modest effect on the trends in GP quality, which were in any case already rapidly improving before this initiative.
Nonetheless, its success is now being lauded and copied worldwide (interestingly, while publicly claiming much of the credit for QOF, the government is furious at GPs' 'overperformance' in the framework: it has been clawing back resources ever since it was introduced, and even unlawfully tried to freeze related pensions enhancements).
QOF is the part of the excess water that contributes to overland flow.