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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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Finally, the data collection process must include a clear direction for the analysis of the data.
Mapping is the matching of each field coming from data collection to your business software, which can be time-consuming and expensive;
In the future, the digital camera, either still or motion picture, is likely to be an increasingly more important part of data collection in nursing homes.
Of course, one of the old standbys for data collection is an interview.
GeoAge maintains an extensive library of mobile data collection templates for various industries, including those used for opinion surveys, sales tracking, emergency management, facility management, and more.
The two technology products, SABI([TM]) Mobile and the SABI([TM]) Field Trial System (SABI FTS), powered by Serveon, provide the industry's strongest scouting tools for data collection, management and reporting.
For data collection customers, the Radley and Intermec combination means easy, instant visibility to and control of X/DC and Intermec devices," said Radley Vice President David Barks.
The field infrastructure for the 2010 Census will consist of 13 temporary regional centers that will manage field data collection for their regions and 455 local census offices with management and clerical staffs to oversee data collection.
The Aradyme ETL Solution for State Education Reporting(TM) is a complete ETL solution that helps states streamline, standardize and automate their statewide data collection, communication, data cleansing and data standardization processes, as well as the transfer of data into a data warehouse/data store.
Itron Enterprise Edition (IEE) Meter Data Management software enables the consolidation and management of data from multiple interval data collection systems.
The new services, implemented to address growing unmet customer needs, are designed to help clinical trial sponsors optimize PRO data collection and adhere to the draft guidance recently issued by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the use of PRO measures in clinical trials.

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