efficacy


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Synonyms for efficacy

Synonyms for efficacy

the power or capacity to produce a desired result

Synonyms for efficacy

capacity or power to produce a desired effect

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In order to define the "meaning" of an image, we have to take account both of its resemblance to one or more prototypes, and of its causal efficacy.
This study examined the influence of three simulation preparation methods (expert modeling/intervention, voice-over PowerPoint/active control, and reading assignments/passive control) on improving novice nurses' competence and self- efficacy for providing care to multiple simulated patients.
Coping efficacy related to uncertainties was also examined.
Although BCG is the most widely used vaccine in the world, its efficacy in preventing adult forms of TB is relatively poor, with an average efficacy [approximately equal to] 50% (3).
This article speaks to the relationship between counselors-in-training level of efficacy (achievement), their cognitive style (assimilator/accommodator) and their level of readiness (disposition).
TSX: MBI; OTC: MGIXF), Vancouver, a developer of anti-infective drugs, achieved statistically and clinically significant efficacy results from its Phase IIb study of MBI 594AN, a topical drug candidate under development as a first-in-class prescription treatment for acne.
One of the reasons for inconsistent condom use is lack of personal efficacy (Bradford & Beck, 1991).
This exploratory study examined the relationship between perceived cohesion and collective efficacy in rugby teams.
This is a valid objection as far as it goes and deserves some comment, for it turns on a core belief in the cognitive paradigm: Learning begins with self-perceived efficacy.
Central to the theory of self-efficacy is the concept of efficacy expectations as contrasted with outcome expectations.
Intends to determine optimal dose for planned upcoming Phase IIB efficacy clinical trial for ALS
However, this goal should be balanced by the clinical criteria of safety and efficacy.
Also discussed are ancillary questions which the literature suggests may contribute to teacher self efficacy.
It seems that repeated successes raise an individual's efficacy appraisals and also increases motivation, while repeated failures can lower these appraisals, which also may decrease motivation (Bandura, 1977).
In sport, efficacy is believed to be an important component of the thoughts and behaviors of athletes (Beauchamp, 2007; Milne et al.