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collection

 [kŏ-lek´shun]
a gathering together.
data collection the process of acquiring subjects and gathering information needed for a study; methods of collection will vary depending on the study design.
research data collection in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as collecting research data.
specimen collection in the omaha system, the obtaining of specimens of body fluids, secretions, or excreta, including blood, urine, feces, sputum, or drainage.

data collection

(in research) the phase of a study that includes the gathering of information and identification of sampling units as directed by the research design. Data collection precedes data analysis.

data collection

In the context of clinical research, the accessing and recording information that provides source data for analysis and interpretation.
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Develop data collection plan for TB and HIV, with other experts and coordinators, along with all other
Data collection plans are scheduled to document types and amounts of litter collected, enabling ESO to have a better understanding of the best way to mitigate the issue of coastal and marine debris.
And then MS will calculate and execute the data collection plans that include the speed of MS in each ring, the moving rounds in each ring, the starting point and the starting time.
Faculty will offer guidance and recommendations for selecting a balanced set of measures, specifying operational definitions and building data collection plans.
FHCS used the time stamp data, which marked the beginning and end of each "leg" of the ED visit, to devise data collection plans.
The ArchestrA application platform provides a user-friendly EDA interface for definition and management of data collection plans for an entire fab.
impact objectives, creating data collection plans, collecting
Included in this report are descriptions of the sampling plan, field test, main study site recruitment plans, data collection plans, local study staff roles, the use of parental notification and written informed consent, and a timetable for the Head Start Impact Study.

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