experimental, data-based, observational(adj)
relying on observation or experiment
"experimental results that supported the hypothesis"
Based on or pertaining to scientific observation.
Pertaining to observation in general.
Origin: From observation + -al.
of a pertaining to observation; consisting of, or containing, observations
The numerical value of observational in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of observational in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It’s one component of so many that play a role in that relationship, to me it seems that these observational trials have demonstrated the intended effect of these changes hasn’t been realized.
It is a large number of observational studies that are all pointing in the same direction, we should be having a conversation with patients about the risk when they are considering a truly elective c-section.
With observational studies, there is always the chance that the results may be in part explained by an unmeasured factor that we haven’t yet considered, i would characterize this study as thorough and high quality, and the results concerning.
That means it cannot determine cause and effect, the meta-analyses that the authors cite are also mainly based on observational data. On the other hand, large observational studies sometimes are able to detect effects in some groups or for more rare outcomes that trials are not empowered to see, so these studies are still valuable.
The generalizability of a small observational study conducted in Sweden is fairly limited but, interestingly, these results do seem to be similar to what we see here in the United States, the observations found in this study highlight areas of public awareness and education that we must continue to improve. The longer the heart goes without oxygen, the more irreversible damage occurs.
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