Follow Up

Word FOLLOW UP
Character 9
Hyphenation follow-up
Pronunciations N/A

Definitions and meanings of "Follow Up"

What do we mean by follow up?

The act or an instance of following up, as to further an end or review new developments. noun

One that follows so as to further an end or increase effectiveness. noun

An article or a report giving further information on a previously reported item of news. noun

Intended to follow up, as to reinforce or evaluate previous action. adjective

A second (or subsequent) action to increase the effectiveness of an initial action. Also used attributively. noun

A subsequent story providing information discovered or events happening after a first story was published. noun

Same as sidebar. noun

A subsidiary action taken as the result of an event. noun

A posted message on a newsgroup, etc. in reply to a previous one. noun

A shot on goal directly following another that has been saved. noun

A piece of work that exploits or builds on earlier work noun

An activity that continues something that has already begun or that repeats something that has already been done noun

A subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment noun

An activity that continues something that has already begun or that repeats something that has already been done noun

A subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment noun

A piece of work that exploits or builds on earlier work noun

Increase the effectiveness or success of by further action verb

Pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue verb

A subsidiary action taken in response to an event.

A posted message on a newsgroup, etc. in reply to a previous one.

A shot on goal directly following another that has been saved.

The revisiting of a patient in ambulatory care.

Synonyms and Antonyms for Follow Up

  • Antonyms for follow up
  • Follow Up antonyms not found!

The word "follow-up" in example sentences

A paper Tuesday in JAMA reports long-term follow-up from the SELECT trial. ❋ Alfred Neugut (2011)

Clemens urged two things: long term follow-up and comparison with villages in the MVP with other villages, both randomly selected. ❋ Unknown (2011)

If indeed his legendary father knew about the recurring rapes in his football team showers and only relied on an assistant to report it only to lower-level school officials, and only once -- and then never said another word of follow-up on the problem -- can we call that "a very high level of integrity, of morality?" ❋ Ph.D. Norris J. Chumley (2012)

I think the note of caution about long-term follow-up is very good, said Dr. Robin Blackstone, president-elect of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and a bariatric surgeon in Scottsdale, Ariz. ❋ Unknown (2011)

The findings, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, are based on long-term follow-up of participants in a large cancer-prevention trial known as Select. ❋ Katherine Hobson (2011)

Epstein-Barr virus and multiple sclerosis: Evidence of association from a prospective study with long-term follow-up. ❋ Donna Jackson Nakazawa (2008)

Over two decades ago, Davies sent shock waves through the alcoholism field by publishing the result of a long-term follow-up of patients treated for alcoholism at the Maudsley Hospital in London. ❋ Kenneth Blum (1991)

"Now, they're confirming, with very long-term follow-up, the importance of radiation not just in preventing recurrences but in increasing your chance of being cured," he said. ❋ By DENISE GRADY (2011)

The study added that longer term follow-up of the children is necessary to identify if there are any fertility issues or increased risk of cancer from chemotherapy drugs that damage DNA. ❋ Rebecca Smith (2012)

CHICAGO - Among patients with acute coronary syndromes undergoing a procedure such as angioplasty, those who received platelet function tests before receiving antithrombotic therapy to determine appropriate clopidogrel dosing and who had high residual platelet reactivity platelets resistant to antithrombotic therapy were at an increased risk of an ischemic event at short- and long-term follow-up of up to 2 years, according to a study in the September 21 issue of

As shown in the tables below, there was a significant increase in the neurological event risk in the SAPIEN arm compared to Control, noting that the majority of Controls had BAV, in both the acute periprocedural period and the longer-term follow-up phase of the PARTNER trial. ❋ Larry Husten (2011)

Cross Reference for Follow Up

  • Follow Up cross reference not found!

What does follow up mean?

Best Free Book Reviews
Best IOS App Reviews