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phi

 (fī, fē)
n.
The 21st letter of the Greek alphabet. See Table at alphabet.

[Late Greek phī, from Greek phei.]
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phi

(faɪ)
n, pl phis
(Letters of the Alphabet (Foreign)) the 21st letter in the Greek alphabet (Φ, φ), a consonant, transliterated as ph or f
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phi

(faɪ)

n., pl. phis.
the 21st letter of the Greek alphabet (Φ, φ).
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Noun1.phi - the 21st letter of the Greek alphabetphi - the 21st letter of the Greek alphabet
Greek alphabet - the alphabet used by ancient Greeks
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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{omicron psi}, as in {mu iota alpha / gamma iota nu epsilon tau alpha iota / alpha mu phi omicron tau episilon rho omega nu / omicron psi}.
In an ideal world a screening test for PHI would have 100% sensitivity.
Leaders of Delta Lambda Phi predict that's about to change, however.
Phi Kappa Phi distributes $1.4 million every two years.
Many PDAs are equipped with the capacity to upload information from the device to a personal computer (PC) via a communication port, a process called "synchronization." Protected health information uploaded to a PC can be vulnerable to inappropriate disclosure; remind nursing home staff engaging in synchronization that PHI uploaded to a PC should be password protected and, if possible, encrypted.
Given the large role registered nurses play in the nation's health care system, especially their significance in the emergency room, the failure to identify most PHI cases may not change until RNs are trained to suspect it.
"Phi Kappa Phi's signature award program is the fellowship, which has been offered to emerging graduate students for 85 years.
Established in 1991, PHI grew out of Cooperative Home Care Associates of South Bronx, New York, a 700-worker, employee-owned company that supplies home healthcare aides to large healthcare providers on a contract basis.
Yet, this broader population-based goal remains the focus of some researchers who see treatment during PHI as "a unique public health opportunity to abort rapid epidemic spread [of HIV] in sexual networks." (1) The question of whether routine treatment during PHI could interrupt or limit the epidemic spread of HIV remains unanswered and it seems that as researchers learn more about the transmission and pathogenesis of HIV, the answer to that question becomes more complex and in some ways more elusive.
Phi Kappa Phi di stributes more than $1 million every two years.
This article reviews some of the findings thus far in the study of the treatment of PHI. Be forewarned that not all study protocols are directly comparable: some look at treating patients during acute disease (symptomatic PHI, i.e.
based on our size (a total of 12 skilled nursing facilities [either free-standing or part of a CCRC], 3 independent living facilities, 4 free-standing assisted living residences and home health care in two locations), PHI would not have qualified for membership in Premier, but through our link to St.