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in health care research, informing the subjects of a study of the purpose of the study and the results that were obtained after the study is completed.
critical debriefing a conference or discussion held after an intense event or catastrophe; all aspects of the event are discussed and analyzed.
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To question carefully and thoroughly a person, crew, or staff after completion of an operation in order to find out how successful the operation was and how to improve future operations. debriefing (?bref'ing)See: brief
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