TITLE

study, retrospective

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2093
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "study, retrospective" is presented. It refers to a research project that collects data and draws conclusions from events that have already occurred.
ACCESSION #
21246998

 

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