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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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Such a variant has been detected in Vietnam also (6), but no information is available on its presence and distribution in other European countries, except for a single case report from Spain (14).

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