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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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While your case study will not include a formal literature review, it is important to read relevant literature and to cite and discuss pertinent articles in your case study.
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A qualitative case study uses mostly narrative data to facilitate exploration of a phenomenon, such as the grief experienced by the mother of a substance-abusing child (Dion, 2014).
The case study has to be presented in a chronological order with enough but succinct details.
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This case study explores how Navy Special Warfare Group One is employing network-centric warfare capabilities in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and the Global War on Terrorism.
While most of the individual case study methods presented are not new, this book is among the first to elaborate a comprehensive framework for integrating the methods towards new understanding and knowledge.
The most impressive thing about this textbook is the wide variety of topics covered and discussed in not only the case study questions, but in the answers and rationale section of the book.
The strength of the work--and a strength of this style of case study overall--is the effective use of the narrative drama of the trial.
These descriptions of perceived growth complement the preliminary case study results reported earlier by researchers Brannan and Fullerton in the January/February 1999 issue of Camping Magazine.
Secondary data, drawing from previous case study research.