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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.
The teaching cases are published in issue Number 1, and their companion Instructors' Notes are published in issue Number 2, of this combined Special Issue.
Introduction of each ERP topic can be followed by a set of SAP hands-on lab modules, teaching cases or simulation tools.
The traditional way in which radiology teaching cases were collected comprised mostly film-based teaching file systems that were compiled and stored in a store room or filing cabinet.
3) Ian Rowbottom, "Contemporary Online Teaching Cases," Deakin Studies Online (2005), http://www.
Just as few business decisions can be reduced to a single function, few good teaching cases attempt to present a business situation as if it were strictly a "production" or "marketing" or "information systems" problem.
The left panel of the window is the display of the teaching cases organized as a tree-structure.
In this paper, we will attempt to assess the impact of Western management education theories and pedagogies on China by focusing on one key element of management education: MBA teaching cases.
The Cerner AES supports instructors in the development of data-driven teaching cases for online presentation and instruction, supported by evidence and clinical outcomes.
Teaching cases seems to be closely linked to the teaching style of the case leader.
A growing body of literature suggests that analysis of teaching cases is a promising way of changing dispositions (Campbell, 1997; Luckowski, 1997; Shulman, 1992; Strike, 1993; Strike & Soltis, 1985; Wasserman, 1994).
This first day is referred to as screening day and it is where myself and the local doctors and nurses examine all the patients and determine which are the best teaching cases.

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