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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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To prospective authors who are interested in publishing a case study in the JMLA, we offer the following advice.
Neither the Gale Business Insights databases nor Factiva has a subject term for the case study concept.
Recent examples of case studies of interest to medical-surgical nurses include a case study of a patient with calciphylaxis (Schmitz & Reyes, 2009), dialysis and fatigue in a patient with end-stage renal disease (Horigan, Rocchiccioli, & Trimm, 2012), and a patient with pemphigus vulgaris (Pena et al.
Unlike a scientific article, the abstract for a case study is unstructured, i.
Students can select which case study activities to undertake and focus on areas most relevant to their learning needs and goals.
A case study is "an exploration of a 'bounded system' or a case (or multiple cases) over time through detailed, in-depth data collection involving multiple sources of information rich in context" (Creswell, 1998, p.
1 -- cover) ``Pierre Koening, Case Study House #22, Los Angeles,'' 1960.
This case study explored in detail the increased mission effectiveness that USAF F-15Cs employing data links achieved in comparison to F-15Cs using voice only communications.
Out of the fifteen research papers, five deal with fold-thrust belts and associated intramontane or piggyback basins, three papers focus on foreland basins, three on rift and/or graben/half-graben basins, two concentrate on intracratonic basins, one presents the case study of a divergent continental margin, and one other deals with a fore-arc basin.
Embedded Case Study Methods: Integrating Quantitative and Qualitative Knowledge.
The authors present a compelling case study for HIV/AIDS in South Africa, where an emerging disease has gone unchecked and is having a devastating effect on a developed country.
Case study questions are grouped together by subject area and include the following topics: assessing client characteristics, obtaining and interpreting radiographs, planning and managing dental hygiene care, performing periodontal procedures, use of preventive agents, and supportive treatment.
Mill Case Study A paper machine with a gap former had run well at 3300 fpm (1000 meters/min) with few operating problems associated with the paper machine clothing.
This new direction in the examination of crime can be thought of as comprising two divergent types of analyses: the case study and the evaluation of historical trends in sensationalism over time.