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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

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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Case study research is defined as a qualitative approach in which the investigator explores a real-life, contemporary bounded system (a case) or multiple bound systems (cases) over time, through detailed, in-depth data collection involving multiple sources of information, and reports a case description and case themes.
Empirical Evaluation of Agile Software Development: The Controlled Case Study Approach.
Typical is this title from the June 2016 issue: "Case Study: Which Customers Should This Restaurant Listen To?" The full text is available in EBSCO's Business Source Premier, which has an exclusive license for the full text of the magazine, and, according to the database, the article contains 3,358 words.
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).
In the first part, we directed students to read the case study before coming to class.
Yin [22] has provided case study protocol as a guide for researchers.
Unlike a scientific article, the abstract for a case study is unstructured, i.e.
If the student candidly discloses information in public settings, is it reasonable to assume that it can be reshared without consent in a case study?
"Initially we are introducing one case study based on existing questions in the theory test question bank, to get candidates used to the concept.
When the students completed the scenario, they were asked to complete a 20-question survey evaluating the case study.
Each case study will be published in the July/August JEH issue alongside a CDC/NCEH commentary about the project.