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case study

the study of a single instance of a phenomenon either for its own sake (e.g. a particular person or a strike), or as an exemplar or PARADIGM case of a general phenomenon, perhaps as a test of a general proposition (e.g. de TOCQUEVILLE's study of America, 1835-40).
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Each chapter has a clinical focus and includes clear learning outcomes, key points and model answers with detailed explanations designed to enhance students' understanding of the physiology and pharmacology underpinning each case study scenario.
Publishing a case study is an alternative way for practicing librarians to engage in scholarly discourse, contribute to the literature supporting the profession, and add to their curriculum vitae (CV).
Note the difference between case study and Case Study.
A case study is a research method focused on the intense study of one or a few cases (Sandelowski, 2011).
Software engineers and computer scientists at Lund University in Sweden and the University of Hertfordshire in England share their experience of adapting case study methodology from other fields and applying it to software engineering.
The title should be accurate description of the case study followed by the words--"a case study", or case studies if more than one patient is presented as in a retrospective analysis.
Salmonella in the Caribbean" is the fourth and final case study in the Foodborne Disease Outbreak Investigation Case Study Series.
The following four terms are used in this research study: (1) the Autism School, (2) attitude, (3) a case study, (4) and students with autism.
This show contains many of Shulman's photos of those Case Study homes.
The book follows a case study format with introductory chapters outlining the key concepts, central chapters exploring these concepts through six case studies, and a conclusion that reflects on the ethical dimensions of tectonics.
To date, one case study is complete, six are ongoing, and four are planned.
This case study serves to illustrate the benefits of maintaining all building systems on an ongoing basis to keep them in working order.