special population

special population

A subset of a study population—e.g., geriatric, diabetic—of particular interest, which is included in a clinical trial to ensure that specific characteristics are considered in interpretation of data.
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In this study, workers thought the term special population has come to mean virtually everyone.
Recreation therapy provides programs and activities that are more appropriate for this younger and special population, such as educational courses, day trips, and hobby clubs.
The committee consisted of four vocational administrators, three vocational teachers, three special population coordinators, and three vocational and technical education teacher educators.
This is truly a watershed day for a special population of our state,'' said department Director Dixon Arnett.
These programming measures allow Green River to better meet the needs of its special population, thus, appealing to a niche market.
Most traditional activity programs are inappropriate and unrewarding for people with advanced dementia, says McAllister: "Activities in this special population should be done in small groups of not more than three or, for best results, be a one-on-one experience.
The meaning and implication of being considered a special population or minority group.
With alarming reports of this virus already hitting the United States, Tech-Aid hopes to swiftly reach caregivers and people in this special population with their award-winning interactive CD-ROM, Live Smart Live Safe: Preventing Respiratory Illness.
Little Angels hires nursing staff who already have their CNA certification and then provides additional training--extensive in-house orientation designed to prepare them to care for the special needs of the facility's special population.
By utilizing state transition services, these special needs advocates can help state education department officials develop guidelines to measure successful program progress for special population students.
ARI now has significantly expanded capacity to perform complex Phase 1 and special population studies in the Miami area.
DeWolf is very familiar with this special population, having grown up with his older brother Doug who is mentally challenged.

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