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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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When conducting an evaluation of networked information services, it is important to recognize who the audience will be for the evaluation results prior to designing the evaluation and determining what data collection techniques will be used.
Without law enforcement's voluntary data collection and support, the effort would be doomed to failure.
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New PDF-based data collection solution to enable simple, accurate and instantly accepted electronic data collection for periodic financial reports needed by bankers, regulators and government agencies.
Data Collection Consulting and Data Collection Services - The data collection experts at Applied Discovery assist companies in designing data collection strategies so electronic documents can be harvested quickly and efficiently when the need arises.
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