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ret·ro·spec·tive

(ret'rō-spek'tiv),
Relating to retrospection.

retrospective

/ret·ro·spec·tive/ (-spek´tiv) looking backward, or directed toward the past.

retrospective

adjective Referring to the capture of clinical trial data ex post facto—i.e., recalled from a subject’s/patient’s memory rather than being recorded in real time.

Retrospective capture is important in patient-reported outcomes because of "recall bias" and other errors demonstrated in psychological research that have compared contemporaneous self-reported assessments as well as those that rely on long-term memory.

retrospective

said of data already collected or of events that have already occurred. Hence a retrospective study is a study of past events, in contradistinction to a prospective study.
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This process assesses applications and if appropriate, awards retrospective funding to individuals who should have previously been identified as eligible for fully funded health care.
Law professor Cary Coglianese, director of the University of Pennsylvania's Penn Program on Regulation, seeks a stronger role for the White House Office of Management and Budget: to issue guidelines to agencies on the conduct of retrospective review, to require that agencies plan for retrospective review in each regulatory impact analysis, and to recommend specific rules for agency review.
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A retrospective of the work of Gottfried Bohm from his beginnings as a church architect (Pilgrimage Church of Mary, Velbert), to his later more Rational architecture of steel and glass (including the Deutsche Bank in Luxembourg).
Beginning Friday, Pedro Almodovar, the campy, iconoclastic Spanish director, gets an eight-week, eight-film retrospective at the Sunset 5.
Monographs and critical studies on the artist continue to proliferate, and now MOMA is hosting a retrospective of Munch's work--surprisingly, the first exhibition in the US to be devoted to the Norwegian painter in almost three decades.
Retrospective studies will likely increase our knowledge about waterborne transmission of emerging pathogens.
Class II evidence may be provided through a prospective study that includes a narrower spectrum of subjects with the suspected condition, or through a well-designed retrospective study including a broad spectrum of subjects with a condition established by a "gold standard.