Case-Control Study: A study that compares exposures of people who have a disease or condition (cases) with people who do not have the disease or condition (controls). Exposures that are more common among the ca . . . View Full Definition
Home Study: A process whereby an individual or couple undergo a study by a licensed public or private agency to assure the well-being of the child in the home and the readiness of the family to adopt.
Independent Study: A course of study designed by a student and a sponsoring faculty member or teacher. The student works independently on the project and material throughout the term, continually consulting wi . . . View Full Definition
Study: 1. A comprehensive drawing or painting. 2. A detail that can be incorporate into a finished painting.
Work-Study Program: A program where payments are earned by students in financial need who work on campus or off campus to help pay for school costs.
Feasibility Study: A study by EPA to determine the best way to clean up environmental contamination. A number of factors are considered, including health risk, costs, and what methods will work well.
Event Study: The risk that the ability of an issuer to make interest and principal payments will change because of rare, discontinuous, and very large, unanticipated changes in the market environment suc . . . View Full Definition
Analytic Epidemiologic Study: A study that evaluates the association between exposure to hazardous substances and disease by testing scientific hypotheses.
Biologic Indicators Of Exposure Study: A study that uses (a) biomedical testing or (b) the measurement of a substance [an analyte], its metabolite, or another marker of exposure in human body fluids or tissues to confirm human ex . . . View Full Definition
Case Study: A medical or epidemiologic evaluation of one person or a small group of people to gather information about specific health conditions and past exposures.