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case study

n.
A detailed analysis of a person or group, especially as a model of medical, psychiatric, psychological, or social phenomena.
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case study

EBM
(1) An in-depth analysis and systematic description of one patient or group of similar patients to promote a detailed understanding of their circumstances.
(2) Research exploring the behaviour and experiences of an individual, group, organisation, community, nation or event. Case studies enable researchers to open up wider issues around their chosen subject

Epidemiology
An uncontrolled (prospective) or retrospective observational study involving an intervention and outcome in a single patient.
 
Medspeak
A description of an experience with a clinical practice innovation project that yields lessons that may be of interest to others.
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case study

Anecdotal report, single case report Epidemiology An uncontrolled–prospective or retrospective observational study involving an intervention and outcome in a single Pt
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Some examples of these such as summer enrichment programs held on college campuses and job shadowing were included in the above case example.
As was the case in his earlier and highly influential works on strategies of state control and tactics of peasant resistance from The Moral Economy of the Peasant (1976) to Domination and the Arts of Resistance (1990), Scott displays an impressive aptitude for synthesis in exploring the case examples he employs in building a larger argument.
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Although Understanding Evaluation specifically addresses prevention work in secondary schools and presents a case example of the fictional Wood County School District to illustrate the evaluation process, the principles of evaluation discussed are applicable to schools at any level, including the college or university campus.
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