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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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The history of teaching cases in higher education began in the late 1800s at Harvard Law School (Shulman, 1992), as narrative scenarios that depicted situations a professional lawyer could face in the field.
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If students are indeed novice case analysts, it may be more practical to be more directive and less subtle than when teaching cases to graduate students or experienced teachers.
In this study we use teaching cases to operationalize dispositions by having students respond to vignettes that illustrate a multicultural conflict they might experience in teaching.
As part of the exposition and discussion of major teaching cases, law professors would use the long-neglected underlying public health facts and analysis originally associated with them.
The classic teaching cases in which psychosis occurs in late adolescence or early adulthood and is accompanied by dementing features are probably the exception rather than the rule.
Just because writing and teaching cases seems to be a good way to convey knowledge doesn't necessarily mean that people are going to write them," says Richard Ellmore, professor of educational administration and adjunct professor of political science at Michigan State.
This offers additional value for quick consolidation of teaching cases and training databases.
He is the author of several teaching cases and modules.

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