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review

 [re-vu´]
an assessment or appraisal.
peer review an evaluation by one's peers; see also peer review.
review of symptoms a detailed assessment of each body system, performed to ascertain the presence of deviations from normal.

re·view

(rē-vyū'),
Interpretation, evaluation, or oversight of research of data, literature, and research analysis of a topic. Compare: analysis, metaanalysis.
[Fr. revue, fr. revoir, to see again]

review

A term which, as defined in the context of UK social services, refers to the formal re-evaluation of an individual’s assessed risks, needs and personalised care plan at an pre-arranged time.

review

Medtalk The evaluation of a process by a person or party other than the person or party performing the task of interest. See Concurrent review, Drug price review, Drug utilization review, Health statistics review, Integrity review, Literature review, Peer review, Technical assistance review, Utilization review NIHspeak The concurrent oversight of research on a periodic basis by an institutional review board. See Clinical review, Grant compliance review.
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The Court found that the Tax Court's practice of not disclosing the special trial judge's original report and of obscuring the Tax Court judge's mode of reviewing that report, impedes a fully informed appellate review of the Tax Court decision.
What we are reviewing carefully is the curriculum used with students to ensure that it is at grade level, and students receiving Desert Sands diplomas have a strong academic program that will enable them to go out into the world,'' Assistant Superintendent Jane Maxwell said.
100, Interim Financial Information (SAS 100), issued in 2002, establishes the standards for reviewing interim, or quarterly, financial statements of public companies (SEC registrants).
Choice is well known as a reviewing medium for academic libraries.
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These objectives may range from broad areas, such as improving communication between the police and the community or increasing police accountability and credibility with the public, to specific purposes, such as reviewing all shooting incidents in a department.
Bailar argues that Cicchetti has no evidence to support his claims that larger numbers of reviewers, given training and instructions for reviewing, will improve decisions.
It can also allow legal teams to begin forming a legal strategy by learning even more about their case prior to ever reviewing a document.
Those features also work when reviewing files in two other Microsoft applications--Excel spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations.
The CBA is reviewing a California law that would require firms with four or more CPAs to undergo a peer review every three years beginning in 2006 if the firm performs audits or reviews.
In her introduction to Good Book for Children: A Selection of Outstanding Children's Books Published 1948-57, Eakin states that the Bulletin played a major role in the changes that took place in the reviewing of children's books between 1947 and 1957, especially the emergence of critical, as opposed to merely descriptive, reviewing.