review

(redirected from reviews)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia.

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.
References in classic literature ?
Salt has drawn the same distinction very carefully in an excellent article contributed to the Scottish Art Review.
Had he been a New Englander, it is probable that he would have been ranked as the first of American lyrists by that magnanimous cabal which has so long controlled the destinies of American Letters, in conducting the thing called "The North American Review.
The oldest Egyptian or Hindoo philosopher raised a corner of the veil from the statue of the divinity; and still the trembling robe remains raised, and I gaze upon as fresh a glory as he did, since it was I in him that was then so bold, and it is he in me that now reviews the vision.
There was a large oak table with beautifully carved legs, piled with all sorts of modern reviews and magazines.
He held on -- very wet, very cold, stiff in every limb; and in a momentary hallucination of swift visions (it is said that a drowning man thus reviews all his life) he beheld all sorts of memories altogether unconnected with his present situation.
IN WHICH I REVIEW MY ACTIONS AND RENEW MY RESOLUTIONS
The first part of the review was all sunshine, and the regiments went by in wave upon wave of legs all moving together, and guns all in a line, till our eyes grew dizzy.
A concise review of the events that have attended confederate governments will further illustrate this important doctrine; an inattention to which has been the great source of our political mistakes, and has given our jealousy a direction to the wrong side.
If the periods be distant from each other, the same remark will be applicable to all recent measures; and in proportion as the remoteness of the others may favor a dispassionate review of them, this advantage is inseparable from inconveniences which seem to counterbalance it.
Even at a small party, the company was a pleasure to behold; the richly varied hues of the assembly in a church or theatre are said to have more than once proved too distracting for our greatest teachers and actors; but most ravishing of all is said to have been the unspeakable magnificence of a military review.
He had, not the less, decided upon setting out that same evening; and in spite of the remonstrances that had been offered to him, he persisted in having the review, hoping by setting it at defiance to conquer the disease which began to lay hold upon him.
In the course of my journey from Churchhill I had ample leisure for reflection on the present state of our affairs, and every review has served to convince me that they require a delicacy and cautiousness of conduct to which we have hitherto been too little attentive.