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case study

n.
A detailed analysis of a person or group, especially as a model of medical, psychiatric, psychological, or social phenomena.

case study

a detailed analysis of a person or group with a particular disease or condition, noting characteristics of the disease or condition. Case studies are often used to call attention to new diseases or to diseases entering new populations.

case study

EBM
(1) An in-depth analysis and systematic description of one patient or group of similar patients to promote a detailed understanding of their circumstances.
(2) Research exploring the behaviour and experiences of an individual, group, organisation, community, nation or event. Case studies enable researchers to open up wider issues around their chosen subject

Epidemiology
An uncontrolled (prospective) or retrospective observational study involving an intervention and outcome in a single patient.
 
Medspeak
A description of an experience with a clinical practice innovation project that yields lessons that may be of interest to others.

case study

Anecdotal report, single case report Epidemiology An uncontrolled–prospective or retrospective observational study involving an intervention and outcome in a single Pt
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Having found that the two-class model had an acceptable fit, we assessed the performance of three conventional AD case definitions for asthma relative to the two-class model-based case selection (referred to as 2CMS).
Within a given institution, variation in the case selection process could make it difficult to compare the results of peer review across committees.
Any findings of positive benefit other than case selection must be biologically plausible.
212) Those perceptions nevertheless could have the consequence of a selection of cases reaching jury trial that differs from the case selection reaching judge trial.
Among these, the study addresses the potential impact of case selection and provides an evaluation of the extent to which the high Complainant success rate can be explained by the transaction costs associated with settling.
Given scarce public resources, appropriate case selection is crucial.
Among all these issues, sample and case selection is one of the major criteria for successful analysis of gene expression alterations in MS brain tissues, and is therefore discussed in more detail.
45) For the most part, the law and economics field has overlooked the judicial politics dynamics that can affect case outcomes, focusing instead on the influence of case selection by litigants.
The topics include whether exceptions to stress and harmony in Turkish are co-phonologies or pre-specification, structured exceptions and case selection in insular Scandinavian, three rule-based types of exceptions, and the exceptionality of northwestern European languages as revealed by quantitative explorations of the worldwide distribution of rare characteristics.
During the Lab, Elekta clinical experts will be available to provide hands-on demonstrations of MOSAIQ, and show how this unique, single-database EHR can perform clinical decision support, chemotherapy ordering and Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI) case selection.
They only have capacity to manage a small fraction of pregnant women in the private sector, and case selection is currently not based on indications so much as on issues such as obstetrician or patient preference.
malignant tumour specific positron emission tomography imaging) and genomic prognostic assessment of renal biopsies, we urologists still must exercise prudent clinical judgment and careful case selection.