exploratory study

exploratory study

A Phase-1 or -2 study in clinical trials, during which the effects of a therapeutic intervention are evaluated and measured. Procedures in exploratory studies may be altered to expand the scope or method of investigation.
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This exploratory study asks some important questions, but its results should be viewed tentatively.
Patterns of effective management of virtual projects; an exploratory study.
This report summarizes the findings of an exploratory study that reviews the risks of HIV for the transport sector in Georgia.
This qualitative, exploratory study examines the teaching and learning process during the implementation of the unit in two sections of the undergraduate course ORM 201 at Michigan State University through participatory observation, document review, surveys and semi-structured interviews.
The authors conclude that data from this exploratory study suggest that prenatal lead exposure may influence 13-related biological pathways that have been implicated in AD onset and that gene network analysis identified additional candidates that could be evaluated in studies on the mechanisms of developmental lead neurotoxicity.
Sailer (2011) An exploratory study on the quality of life and individual coping of cancer patients during mistletoe therapy.
GAMCARE, the charitable organisation dedicated to promoting responsible attitudes towards betting, yesterday welcomed the exploratory study conducted on behalf of the Gambling Commission.
A recent study, titled An Exploratory Study of the Role of Performance Feedback and Musical Imagery in Piano Playing, (1) investigated what kind of feedback and musical imagery advanced pianists used when they played from memory.
The report, Terrorist Recruitment in American Correctional Institutions: An Exploratory Study of Non-Traditional Faith Groups, by Mark S.
This exploratory study was conducted during May to June 2005 in Terekeka, Southern Sudan, to explore the different aspects of women involvement in urban and periurban agriculture in the area.
Ambrose University, Davenport Iowa, An Exploratory Study of the Juvenile Correctional Goal Orientation of Youth Services Workers in a Publicly Operated Juvenile Residential Correctional Facility: The Effect of Childhood and Present Family and Social Support Experiences
Promoting self-regulation in distributed learning environments with web-based pedagogical tools: An exploratory study.