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fieldwork

(fēld′wŏrk)
Studies and practical experience gained during the direct observation and care of patients. It is used to supplement and broaden the education of students, usually in addition to academic study performed in the classroom, home, or library. Fieldwork is also used in ethnographic nursing research.
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A strong recommendation by all of our ethnolinguistic fieldworkers was not to include unmarried women in our FGs because of cultural acceptability issues in discussing Pap smears among women expected not to be sexually active.
The words pronounced correctly were then scored according to a phonetic pronunciation key provided to the fieldworker.
6) Instead, the government took the initiative in 2003 to retrain community-based female fieldworkers (family welfare assistants and female health assistants) in midwifery skills and identifying danger signs for referral.
Meanwhile, like in other local governments, after decentralisation, FP fieldworkers in Bogor were reassigned to other sectors, thus cutting the number assigned to FP to almost half, and leaving one worker to care for two to three villages.
Presumptions of the gender of fieldworkers structure actual fieldwork, as we'll show.
For students, volunteer fieldworkers, and archaeological tourists who want to take part in field work, the annual guide lists 224 opportunities from around the world, and ranging in investigation from the early 20th century back to the earliest human prehistory.
After supporting Blackberrys for salesforce training, pen computers for blue light emergency field support and smartphones for kids' edutainment, we felt it useful to look into wearable devices to deliver training content right where fieldworkers need it, in the workspace, hands-free and voice-operated.
World Bank bulletins, for example, tend to present a different assessment to that of fieldworkers with a more intimate engagement.
The cash is being handed out by an animal rights group to locals in North Uist if they stop a hog falling into the clutches of Scottish Natural Heritage fieldworkers.
What follows is a short but fairly detailed description of the areas excavated, outlining the stratigraphy the fieldworkers were able to establish.
Fiona Raglan, who employs around 800 staff ( largely fieldworkers across the UK in her successful business puts her company's success down to "long hours, hard work and a fantastic team of committed and dedicated staff.
And this being Epilepsy Awareness Week, our epilepsy fieldworkers will be providing advice, support and information to people with epilepsy, their families and other professionals in various communities across the country.