clinical

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj clinical scientifically detached; unemotional "he spoke in the clipped clinical monotones typical of police testimony"
    • adj clinical relating to a clinic or conducted in or as if in a clinic and depending on direct observation of patients "clinical observation","clinical case study"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In 1917, Margaret Sanger was jailed for one month for establishing the first birth control clinic
    • Clinical Of or pertaining to a bed, especially, a sick bed.
    • Clinical Of or pertaining to a clinic, or to the study of disease in the living subject.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Approximately one out of every 55 women from Canada give birth in their car on the way to the hospital or clinic
    • clinical Pertaining to a sick-bed; pertaining to a clinic.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Ginger has been clinically demonstrated to work twice as well as Dramamine for fighting motion sickness, with no side effects.
    • adj Clinical klin′ikal pertaining to a bed:
    • adj Clinical klin′ikal (med.) applied to instruction given in hospitals at the bedside of the patient
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Quotations

  • Leonard Cohen
    Leonard%20Cohen
    “The term clinical depression finds its way into too many conversations these days. One has a sense that a catastrophe has occurred in the psychic landscape.”
  • Roy Jr. Blount
    Roy Jr. Blount
    “Studying literature at Harvard is like learning about women at the Mayo clinic.”
  • Tiger Woods
    Tiger Woods
    “My dad has always taught me these words: care and share. That's why we put on clinics. The only thing I can do is try to give back. If it works, it works.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. kliniko`s, fr. kli`nh bed, fr. kli`nein to lean, recline: cf. F. clinique,. See Lean (v. i.)
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. klinikosklinē, a bed, from klinein, to recline.

Usage

In literature:

Next I got the clinical thermometer and sucked it for quite a long time.
"Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, December 9, 1914" by Various
For this, abundant material is indispensable, as much as clinical material for a medical school.
"College Teaching" by Paul Klapper
Graduate nurse from Blockley Training School at Philadelphia and for 6-1/2 years the chief clinic nurse at the Philadelphia Hospital.
"Treatise on the Diseases of Women" by Lydia E. Pinkham
To our knowledge this method has not yet been applied clinically.
"Histology of the Blood" by Paul Ehrlich
What clinical lectures I will give in heaven, demonstrating the ignorance of doctors!
"Dreamers of the Ghetto" by I. Zangwill
Clinical chemistry and the broad areas which we can call experimental medicine had no tradition.
"Medical Investigation in Seventeenth Century England" by Charles W. Bodemer
Theoretically, complete apathy, inactivity, etc., make up the clinical picture of a deep stupor.
"Benign Stupors" by August Hoch
Such a one was Safsaf, converted at the clinic.
"Our Moslem Sisters" by Annie Van Sommer
At the slum nursery in Cincinnati there is also a free clinic, where sick women and children go for treatment.
"The Social Work of the Salvation Army" by Edwin Gifford Lamb
Clinical thermometer, 4/5 natural size.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
There were many things about the college and clinic rooms that were, to me, gruesome and repulsive.
"Confessions of a Neurasthenic" by William Taylor Marrs
The sawbones from the clinic can't find anything out of line, and I think you can.
"The Right Time" by Walter Bupp
The clinical course of the two forms may differ.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1" by Various
Under the leadership of Dr. Kalapothaki this section has organized an orthopedic and gynecological clinic.
"The Modern Woman's Rights Movement" by Kaethe Schirmacher
In 1791 he was appointed Professor of the Institutes of Medicine and Clinical Practice.
"Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution" by L. Carroll Judson
They dressed well in Russia, in the clinics.
"Makers" by Cory Doctorow
In his hand was a clinical thermometer and an odor of drugs surrounded him.
"The Triumph of Virginia Dale" by John Francis, Jr.
After she had completed her studies in Europe, sister Roekmini would open a clinic in Java.
"Letters of a Javanese Princess" by Raden Adjeng Kartini
I was wondering if we could get him into the clinic to-morrow.
"God's Green Country" by Ethel M. Chapman
There is no counterpart to clinical medicine.
"Human Nature and Conduct" by John Dewey
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In poetry:

Be they or hectic heats, or pungent pains,
Or nauseous sweats, or if a fever reigns,
I must attend the dying Clinic still,
E'en though he of the plague itself were ill:
"A Prayer For A Clergyman, When He Goes To Visit The Sick, Or In The Time Of A Plague" by Rees Prichard

In news:

Women and their children wait for medication and instructions on how to use it at the clinic in Dareta, Nigeria.
Calving clinics set for Avon, Canton Calving clinics have been set for Tuesday, Jan 7 for Avon and Canton.
Nhuan Nguyen, PharmD, MBA, CHE Clinical Pharmacist Georgia Health Sciences Medical Center Augusta, Georgia Clinical Assistant Professor University of Georgia College of Pharmacy Athens, Georgia.
Clinical Assistant Professor Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy Rutgers University Piscataway, New Jersey Clinical Psychiatric Pharmacist Monmouth Medical Center Long Branch, New Jersey.
He completed an internal medicine internship at Mayo Clinic and a dermatology residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
"The proper use of these criteria requires specialized clinical training that provides both a body of knowledge and clinical skills.".
Erich Honecker, the former leader of East German y, was taken to a clinic late Sunday after fainting at home, a clinic spokeswoman said today.
Basic Science for the Clinical Electrophysiologist, An Issue of Cardiac Electrophysiology Clinics.
Visit to the Kasambala Medical Clinic The minister of an American church visits the African clinic his congregation has supported for forty years.
Steadman Clinic doc Robert F LaPrade honored with the prestigious 2013 OREF Clinical Research Award.
The Northern Ohio Labrador Retriever Club, Inc will be holding a microchip clinic (all dogs) and an eye clinic (purebred dogs) on March 28, 2010.
Nurse practitioner joins Sioux Valley Vermillion Clinic Paula O'Neill has joined the Sioux Valley Vermillion Clinic.
Students who enroll in the IP clinic will be able to practice patent law before the USPTO under the guidance of the clinic's founding director, Jodi Clifford.
Sir—We compared essential clinical features among Cowden syndrome, another difficult clinical diagnosis, Bannayan-Riley-Ruvalcaba syndrome, and Proteus syndrome.
According to the L.A. An adult-film performer has tested positive for HIV at a Sherman Oaks clinic frequented by those in the porn industry, according to clinic staff.
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In science:

Potthoff, Peterson, and George (2001) investigated several permutation tests for treatment-by-center interaction in multi-center clinical trials with survival outcomes.
Multi-center clinical trials: Randomization and ancillary statistics
Section 4 applies the idea to group sequential randomized clinical trials.
Multi-center clinical trials: Randomization and ancillary statistics
Consider a singlecenter randomized clinical trial comparing two treatments denoted by A and B .
Multi-center clinical trials: Randomization and ancillary statistics
Treatment assignment and covariates. A characterization of clinical trials is that patients are entered in a trial in a sporadic fashion over time.
Multi-center clinical trials: Randomization and ancillary statistics
As noted earlier, for most clinical trials, randomization schemes are guided by permuted blocks over time.
Multi-center clinical trials: Randomization and ancillary statistics
Those reference tests are chosen because, in practice, they are most likely to be employed in the analyses of clinical trials using permuted blocks or ignoring the permuted blocks.
Multi-center clinical trials: Randomization and ancillary statistics
The reporting of patient refusals to participate in a clinical trial is not usually done in a published paper.
Multi-center clinical trials: Randomization and ancillary statistics
As clinical trials become more global, there may be substantial differences within a country on methods of diagnosis and treatment, probably resulting in even more variation among centers.
Multi-center clinical trials: Randomization and ancillary statistics
We have shown that the design based analysis, in the presence of institution variation, results in greater power for commonly used clinical trial designs, compared to model based analyses in which institutions, permuted blocks and the randomization process are ignored.
Multi-center clinical trials: Randomization and ancillary statistics
Within each center, patients are recruited because they are eligible and willing to participate in randomized clinical trials.
Multi-center clinical trials: Randomization and ancillary statistics
In conclusion, we advocate that analyses of randomized multi-center clinical trials should be guided by the design of the trial and rely on the randomization process for making the inference.
Multi-center clinical trials: Randomization and ancillary statistics
Randomization model methods for evaluating treatment efficacy in multicenter clinical trials.
Multi-center clinical trials: Randomization and ancillary statistics
Properties of simple randomization in clinical trials.
Multi-center clinical trials: Randomization and ancillary statistics
Randomization in clinical trials: Conclusions and recommendations.
Multi-center clinical trials: Randomization and ancillary statistics
Discrete sequential boundaries for clinical trials.
Multi-center clinical trials: Randomization and ancillary statistics
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