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proxy

(prŏk′sē)
n. pl. prox·ies
An entity or variable used to model or generate data assumed to resemble the data associated with another entity or variable that is typically more difficult to research.

proxy

A proposed standardised qualifier variable used in clinical trials to describe the origin of observations of the Findings class resulting from outcomes measures. Proxy describes outcome data furnished by someone other than the subject/patient, and distinguishes the origin of the outcome from a self-report (patient-reported outcome) directly from the patient.

Proxy helps qualify outcomes measures that record subjective findings reported by the patient but not recorded directly.

proxy

See Care proxy, Health care proxy.

prox·y

(proks'ē)
1. One authorized to act as a substitute or agent for another.
2. A document supporting such authorization.
[M.E. proccy, fr. L. procurare, to take care of]
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