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review

 [re-vu´]
an assessment or appraisal.
peer review an evaluation by one's peers; see also peer review.
review of symptoms a detailed assessment of each body system, performed to ascertain the presence of deviations from normal.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

re·view

(rē-vyū'),
Interpretation, evaluation, or oversight of research of data, literature, and research analysis of a topic. Compare: analysis, metaanalysis.
[Fr. revue, fr. revoir, to see again]
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review

A term which, as defined in the context of UK social services, refers to the formal re-evaluation of an individual’s assessed risks, needs and personalised care plan at an pre-arranged time.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

review

Medtalk The evaluation of a process by a person or party other than the person or party performing the task of interest. See Concurrent review, Drug price review, Drug utilization review, Health statistics review, Integrity review, Literature review, Peer review, Technical assistance review, Utilization review NIHspeak The concurrent oversight of research on a periodic basis by an institutional review board. See Clinical review, Grant compliance review.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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(38) In reaching its conclusion, the Board has considered all the facts of record in light of the factors it is required to consider under the BHC Act, the Bank Merger Act, the Federal Reserve Act, and the statutory factors it is required to consider when reviewing an application for retaining and operating branches.
On the other hand, and for reasons very similar to those I mentioned above, reviewing a Quebecois film can often be a nightmare.
In their case, these include a review of the extant literature (as of 1996-1997) and authorities on reviewing and library reference materials but also contact with compilers of respected Web sources and online guides to selected Web resources.
Prior to the arrival of the review team, the firm to be reviewed should assemble: (1) its personnel files and continuing professional education records; (2) independence confirmations obtained during the year; (3) documentation supporting the resolution of any independence issues; (3) the firm's self-inspection reports; and, (4) other documents as requested by the captain of the reviewing team.
As part of our training process, the preparer, not the reviewing partner, corrects a return even ifa simple change is called for.
Cooper does state that online searches appear to be making significant inroads on reviewing practices, and reviewers who use computer searches find them extremely useful" (p.
This approach assures compliance with JCAHO expectations, and should prove useful in our next survey by having a group experienced in reviewing charts using the JCAHO format.
These objectives may range from broad areas, such as improving communication between the police and the community or increasing police accountability and credibility with the public, to specific purposes, such as reviewing all shooting incidents in a department.
Last July, with help from the nonprofit Public Citizen Litigation Group in Washington, D.C., he petitioned NSF to revise its procedures for creating and reviewing grant proposal files and to inform applicants about file materials they're entitled to see.
The CBA is reviewing a California law that would require firms with four or more CPAs to undergo a peer review every three years beginning in 2006 if the firm performs audits or reviews.
A few more additional factors can be considered when reviewing compensation: