The process of channeling inquirers at the meeting into activities and relationships which nurture spiritual growth. Points of contact for the inquirer include invitations to attend Bible studies (See Nurture group) and participate in a local church, as well as literature received in the mail.
When an enemy in contact with an "impetuous" troop element (i.e. knight, warband, or scythed chariot) recoils, flees, breaks off, or is destroyed, the impetuous element must pursue or "follow-up" one base depth.
Contact with a person being studied, made after the first stage of the study, to see if there have been changes since then, and to see how long changes last. The term can also mean the length of time a person is studied, or the length of time between stages in the study.
the ability of investigators to observe and collect data on all patients who were enrolled in a trial for its full duration. To the extent that data on patient events relevant to the trial are lost, e.g., among patients who move away or otherwise withdraw from the trial, the results may be affected, especially if there are systematic reasons why certain types of patients withdraw. Investigators should report on the number and type of patients who could not be evaluated, so that the possibility of bias may be considered.
After treatment a participant's health is followed. For the NWTS this follow-up begins at the time of diagnosis and enrollment and continues through the life of each patient as long as the study is funded.
Monitoring a person's health over time after treatment. This includes keeping track of the health of people who participate in a clinical study or clinical trial for a period of time, both during the study and after the study ends.
A process of periodic contact with participants enrolled in the randomized trial for the purpose of administering the assigned interventions, modifying the course of interventions, observing the effects of the interventions, or collecting data. See also Loss to follow-up.
Observation over a period of time of an individual, group, or initially defined population whose relevant characteristics have been assessed in order to observe changes in health status or health-related variables. ( Harm, Prognosis)
by internal auditors is defined as a process by which they determine the adequacy, effectiveness, and timeliness of actions take by management on reported audit findings. Such findings also include relevant findings made by external auditors and others. (440.01.1)
Services provided via e-mail or telephone calls following the initial conclusion of their service (usually 4 to 6 weeks) to ensure that the transition is progressing well and to answer any questions that have surfaced.