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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.

case study

a detailed analysis of a person or group with a particular disease or condition, noting characteristics of the disease or condition. Case studies are often used to call attention to new diseases or to diseases entering new populations.

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.

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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Such confusion can potentially derail even the best case teaching and also increases the possibility that students will see case analysis as aversive.
Case teaching emphasizes the centrality of professional decisions and actions and their variance according to distinctive case situations.
The proposed solutions from Roman, Possehl, and Carter are similar in some respects and different in others, highlighting one of the most powerful aspects of the case teaching method: reality demands integration.
Carlson and Schodt [1995] have also argued that "one obstacle to the more widespread adoption of case teaching in economics, apart from a simple lack of information, appears to be that, in [the] minds of many economists, any shift from the traditional lecture format involves an inevitable sacrifice of theoretical rigor.
When the goal is to help students build analytical and synthesis skills, apply concepts, learn to solve problems, develop mature judgement and critical thinking skills, and enhance communications skills, case teaching has proven to be an excellent tool (Simmons, 2000).
Business cases are often used as part of the case teaching method, an experiential learning approach that is popular with some business schools, and one made well known by Harvard Business School.
More than 216 business educators, including 37 deans and associate deans from Greater China's top 20 business schools, have already completed the program, in which HBS faculty members provide formal and intensive instruction in the participant-centered learning model, case teaching, case writing and course development.
During the Summit, Spinelli will demonstrate the case teaching method using the Consortium member case of Eric Johnson, entrepreneur and CEO of Baldwin/Richardson Foods which manufactures sauces, toppings, and syrups for the retail and foodservice industries.