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Count

On a point & figure chart, an estimation of future price movements. Point & figure charts seek to identify support and resistance levels. Counts are estimates on the likelihood that a security will break through one or the other and result in a large profit or loss.
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* Surgical Count Systems: There are different methods to help track surgical sponges before, during and after surgery.
In the 'Sign-Out' phase, the surgeon stamps the patient's operating notes to confirm that the surgical count was undertaken, as highlighted by the SSC (Trust local policy 2010b).
Each sterile trolley had its own instruments and countable items and a separate surgical count is required for each sterile trolley.
Neither increased BMI nor increased age correlated with increased risk for incorrect surgical count. Characteristics of the primary perioperative nurse (education, certification) had no effect on incorrect surgical counts.