case study

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a careful study of some social unit (as a corporation or division within a corporation) that attempts to determine what factors led to its success or failure

a detailed analysis of a person or group from a social or psychological or medical point of view

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We have received anecdotal reports of coincidental relief from symptoms of RLS in patients following sclerotherapy for varicose vein disease.
Anecdotal reports suggest that teens may have greater access to hormonal contraceptives since new medical recommendations stated that physicians can prescribe these medications to young women without a pelvic exam.
He also has heard anecdotal reports of quetiapine misuse and abuse in the community but has seen little in the way of evidence to support it.
Retail investment in coins and small bars also slowed in the second quarter, according to the anecdotal reports from dealers, while investors marginally increased their holding of gold futures.
The study will address consumer concerns, including anecdotal reports that have linked a range of conditions to aspartame.
There were conflicting anecdotal reports about the numbers of voters turning up to cast their ballot.
But some analysts are now saying there are increasing anecdotal reports of growing concerns among farmers about credit.
as reported in various anecdotal reports and research studies.
Food and Drug Administration and the European Medicines Agency rely too much on passive surveillance and anecdotal reports of adverse events, the editorial said.
markets the test under the name Canine Heritage (and not, contrary to anecdotal reports, Who's Your Daddy?
The article ends with commentary by Margaret Laws, a director of the California HealthCare Foundation: "Until now, she said, the only sources of information on the costs of caring for illegal immigrants have been anecdotal reports.
The Canadian section of the report is based largely on anecdotal reports that the people trafficking includes:
Moreover, we have seen anecdotal reports of persons with clinical signs and symptoms of Lyme disease and epidemiologic evidence that suggests local acquisition.
Swiss experts investigated the therapeutic value of the didgeridoo after hearing anecdotal reports of how playing the instrument could reduce snoring.
Preliminary accountability data as well as anecdotal reports from counselors indicated that providing services to the high-risk middle school students was simultaneously rewarding and frustrating.