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stepwise

incremental; additional information is added at each step.

stepwise multiple regression
used when a large number of possible explanatory variables are available and there is difficulty interpreting the partial regression coefficients. s. prospective trial see prospective trial.
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The WISDOM data show that in patients with severe to very severe COPD and a history of exacerbation, the risk of moderate/severe exacerbations during one year of follow-up was non-inferior between those patients who continued on ICS and those where ICS therapy was withdrawn in a stepwise manner, as long as patients continued to receive maintenance treatment with tiotropium and a LABA.
The Declan McDonogh-ridden Stepwise was locked in combat with Won Diamond and Forester from over two furlongs out.
With the Oxx team gradually clicking into gear, Stepwise was well-backed ahead of his return to action at Navan last month.
According to the results of the Stepwise Survey, majority of Qatari adults aged 18 years and above run a high risk of getting non-communicable diseases.
In adopting the stepwise survey approach, the department is pursuing a sound surveillance methodology for preventing and controlling diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity and also road traffic injuries," he said.
Thus, patients should continue to be treated in a stepwise fashion beginning with lifestyle and behavioural changes, and oral pharmacotherapy.
However, stepwise analysis at each scale indicated different habitat variables to be important.
The presentation featured a stepwise illustration as to how the company implemented this vital movement.
The project provides investments for foundation of the "green field" manufacturing plant and a stepwise ramp-up of production capacity within the next three years.
Contec-X first rolled out CA Clarity PPM in the SPAR headquarters based in Salzburg, and then instituted it stepwise in Hungary, Slovenia, the Czech Republic, Croatia, and Italy.