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n. an examination and evaluation of the performance of a professional or technician by a board or committee made up of people in the same occupation. This may arise in determining whether a person has been legitimately discharged, denied promotion or penalized by an employer, or is found to have failed to meet minimum standards of performance and is thus liable in a lawsuit claiming damages due to negligence.

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Back to scholarly reviews, and why they have little impact on sales of the book being reviewed.
A scholarly review of scientific studies published in the July 2007 issue of Evidence Based Complementary Medicine has shown that professional massage therapy can be more effective than some other therapies in managing certain types of pain, particularly lower back pain, shoulder complaints and headaches.
In the current national climate of increased awareness of people with disabilities and national laws, programs, and policies related to disability, Longmore's newest work provides an engaging discussion of some of the major issues and concerns within the disability community as well as a scholarly review of the of the major events in disability history.
The authors provide a scholarly review of current interventions, their advantages and shortcomings, as well as offering important insights into the likely direction of future therapeutic targets and strategies.
Oscar Jaszi (1895-1957) spent the first half of his life in Hungary, where he was responsible for the establishment of Huszadik Szazad (Twentieth Century), a scholarly review of sociology and political science dealing questions of modernization and democratization in multinational Hungary; questions that were to be his guiding concerns for the rest of his life, even as he emigrated to the United States and took up a position as a professor of political science at Oberlin College.
A recent scholarly review of return on investment for disease management programs(1) concluded that positive return was found for programs addressing several chronic disease diagnoses when considering medical costs savings alone.
Paul Getty Museum jointly announced an agreement by the Getty to return these two antiquities after an internal scholarly review by the Getty Museum concluded it was appropriate to do so.
A recent scholarly review of return on investment for disease management programs(1) concluded that positive return was achieved for programs addressing several chronic disease diagnoses when considering medical costs savings alone.
Examining economic and legal aspects of competition policy and industrial organization, the handbook provides a scholarly review of the state of the art for economic theory, empirical evidence, and standards of legal evidence.
The recipients were chosen by a scholarly review panel on the basis of

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