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prospective

not yet done; in the future.

prospective history
maintaining a surveillance over a patient in order to accumulate a history of an illness after the initial attack.
prospective surveillance
an epidemiological strategy of maintaining a watch over a suspected population after an event.
prospective trial
in a field trial of a preventive or therapeutic regimen the trial can be conducted in a series of consequential or contingent steps with each step contingent on the results in the one preceding it.
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However, such modeling exercises need to be complemented with prospective surveillance studies.
After 5 years of prospective surveillance and tailored physical therapy only 20% of patients had physical activity limitations.
To our knowledge, this is the first prospective surveillance study of Hib meningitis in a defined geographic area of India, and indeed in south Asia.
The method enabled the researchers to profile both nontumor and cancerous tissue obtained from 307 liver cancer patients participating in prospective surveillance studies.
Typhi isolates were collected during the period 2003-2005 from a prospective surveillance for typhoid fever in two urban slums in eastern Kolkata (9).
LUXEMBOURG -- The multi-centre and prospective surveillance program of HIV drug resistance emergence and transmission in Thailand starts in 2008
Retrospective validation of the prospective surveillance of unexplained illness and death due to potentially infectious causes.
Feedback to our prospective surveillance package by our invited guests was positive, and will be important to our efforts as our airship development advances.
We reviewed prospective surveillance data on influenza and influenza-like illness activity during the 2008 winter influenza season.
They also justify prospective surveillance to better define epidemiology and clinical findings associated with these viruses.
A prospective surveillance program for influenza viruses was established in Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR) in July of 2005.

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