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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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This issue is linked to the question about external validity, which is a major critical point in case study research.
A more common set of qualitative methods are those used in case study research (e.
A case study protocol is a tactic for increasing the reliability of case study research and providing the investigator a guide for carrying out the case studies (Yin 1994).
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Specifically, Creswell (2002) has recommended that 3-5 participants be used for case study research.
Case study research in software engineering; guidelines and examples.
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This guide explains how to conduct case study research and how to write a dissertation or thesis following case study research methods.
Yin (1994) advising on case study research supports a triangulation of methods and recommends that researchers conduct a pilot study beforehand.
The Society's `Managing Best Practice' research series has included extensive quantitative research and case study research with Human Resource Managers on `Flexible Benefits' (MBP 75), `Remote Management' (68), and `Flexible Work Patterns' (46).