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expected outcome

1. The anticipated results of a therapeutic intervention.
2. The anticipated findings of a scientific investigation. Expected outcomes are most useful when they are described in precisely defined terms.
See also: outcome
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Actuaries use a multitude of techniques to forecast the expected outcome.
Our five treatment bundles vary in mix and length of psychotherapeutic drug treatment and/or number of psychotherapy visits, but they have similar ex ante expected outcomes. All bundles are confined to at most six months of treatment (the "acute" phase).
In 1985, the New England Medical Center in Boston, introduced the "critical pathway," which was the first system that attempted to incorporate expected outcomes within specified time frames.
The presence of IMF team in Islamabad and expected outcome of negotiations is being eagerly awaited by the market.
The workshop is attended by representatives of some30 organizations, and the expected outcome of the project is networking of civil society organizations from the region dealing with environmental issues.
The Minister presented a full briefing on progress of the ongoing peace negotiations between the South Sudanese parties in Khartoum brokered by IGAD , referring to expected outcome of the current round of negotiations.

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