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Mesh term Peer Review

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Group Processes
Social Control, Formal


An organized procedure carried out by a select committee of professionals in evaluating the performance of other professionals in meeting the standards of their specialty. Review by peers is used by editors in the evaluation of articles and other papers submitted for publication. Peer review is used also in the evaluation of grant applications. It is applied also in evaluating the quality of health care provided to patients.

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Peer Review, Health Care
Peer Review, Research

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