contract research organization. An organization contracted by a drug sponsor to manage various steps in the clinical trial process, from study design to trial execution, data management, analysis, and medical writing.
Contract research organization. A company with whom a drug or device manufacturer or sponsor contracts to perform clinical trial related activities. CROs may contract to develop protocols, recruit patients, collect and analyze data, and prepare documents to submit marketing applications to FDA.
Organization that supplies development support to pharmaceutical companies, including: research, pharmacology, regulatory and toxicology services. They manage Phase I to Phase IV clinical trials and account for 20% of drug companiesâ€(tm) development business.
Constituency returning officer. A constituency returning officer (CRO) is ultimately responsible for organising elections in his or her constituency for the Mayoral and London Assembly elections. Constituencies comprise between two and four London boroughs. The CRO is the returning officer from the borough with the largest number of voters.
One or several central reservation offices within a company which handles telephone reservations through a central phone number. The CRO of a hotel chains is capable of booking hotels in different destinations with one single call. Forwarding of the booking is mostly carried out via a CRS while many offices also use a PMS.
ss-listed course: course with the same content taught under agreement with two or more departments. Cross-listed courses generally, but not always, share the same course number. The University of California, Riverside General Catalog and this schedule identify cross-listed courses.
Carded for record only. Pertaining to medical cases not treated on air "excused from duty" status, but of sufficient seriousness or of sufficient potential medical or administrative interest that individual medical records are required to be prepared in the same manner as for "excused from duty" cases