case study

  • case report
German: Fallstudie
Japanese: 症例研究

A scientific clinical study in which the illness or symptoms of an individual are described and analyzed as exactly and comprehensively as possible (past medical history, primary and concurrent symptoms, medication, psychic aspects etc.). The case study may serve exploratory purposes in relatively unexplored research areas and as a

basis for the development and formulation of concepts and hypotheses.

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