Managerial Epidemiology

Prospective data is data that is collected with a forward-looking view (the researcher sets up the methodology to recruit subjects to the study and then collect data as it occurs), whereas retrospective data is rear-looking data that is collected as part of a process (e.g. patient demographic or treatment data that is taken from the patient’s charts) Write a 1-2 page paper that evaluates the pros and cons of both prospective and retrospective data.

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