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sur·veil·lance

 (sər-vā′ləns)
n.
1. Close observation of a person or group, especially one under suspicion.
2. The act of observing or the condition of being observed.

surveillance

(sɜːˈveɪləns)
n
(Law) close observation or supervision maintained over a person, group, etc, esp one in custody or under suspicion
[C19: from French, from surveiller to watch over, from sur-1 + veiller to keep watch (from Latin vigilāre; see vigil)]
surˈveillant adj, n

sur•veil•lance

(sərˈveɪ ləns, -ˈveɪl yəns)

n.
1. a watch kept over someone or something, esp. over a suspect, prisoner, etc.: under police surveillance.
2. supervision or superintendence.
[1790–1800; < French, =surveill(er) to watch over (sur- sur-1 + veiller < Latin vigilāre to watch]

surveillance

The systematic observation of aerospace, surface, or subsurface areas, places, persons, or things, by visual, aural, electronic, photographic, or other means. See also air surveillance; satellite and missile surveillance; sea surveillance.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.surveillance - close observation of a person or group (usually by the police)surveillance - close observation of a person or group (usually by the police)
police investigation, police work - the investigation of criminal activities
electronic surveillance - surveillance by electronic means (e.g. television)
vigil, watch - a purposeful surveillance to guard or observe
stakeout - surveillance of some place or some person by the police (as in anticipation of a crime)
surveillance of disease - the ongoing systematic collection and analysis of data about an infectious disease that can lead to action being taken to control or prevent the disease

surveillance

noun observation, watch, scrutiny, supervision, control, care, direction, inspection, vigilance, superintendence He was arrested after being kept under constant surveillance.
Quotations
"Big Brother is watching you" [George Orwell 1984]

surveillance

noun
The act of carefully watching:
Idiom: watch and ward.
Translations

surveillance

[sɜːˈveɪləns] N to be under surveillanceestar vigilado, estar bajo vigilancia
to keep sb under surveillancevigilar a algn, tener vigilado a algn

surveillance

[sərˈveɪləns]
nsurveillance f
to be under surveillance → être sous surveillance
to put sb under surveillance → mettre qn sous surveillance
modif [aircraft, flight, camera, equipment, operation, team] → de surveillance

surveillance

nÜberwachung f, → Observation f (form); to be under surveillanceüberwacht or observiert (form)werden; to keep somebody under surveillancejdn überwachen or observieren (form)

surveillance

[sɜːˈveɪləns] nsorveglianza
under surveillance → sotto sorveglianza

sur·veil·lance

n. vigilancia.

surveillance

n vigilancia
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Under the FDA's postmarketing surveillance stage, a company is required to submit several documents to ensure the product is still safe to use even after its release in the market.
The approval requires Melinta Therapeutics to conduct a 5-year postmarketing surveillance study to look for resistance to delafloxacin; the final report on that study must be submitted by the end of 2022.
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Those include laboratory manipulation studies, pharmacokinetic studies, clinical abuse-deterrent studies, and postmarketing surveillance.
Second, postmarketing surveillance (phase IV) is designed to detect effects not apparent during new drag development.
Additionally, real-world and clinical research continues to examine the long-term safety and efficacy of HUMIRA for moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis, including the results of a comprehensive, retrospective safety analysis of HUMIRA from 16 clinical trials and the six-year interim results from the ongoing ESPRIT 10-year postmarketing surveillance safety registry.
Postmarketing surveillance efforts have been rather modest and have not been a priority for manufacturers in most cases.
Different phases of clinical trials and postmarketing surveillance plays a significant role in drug safety.
APHA is calling for reform legislation that would, among other measures, require all chemicals now in commerce to be assessed using a health standard, phase out toxic chemicals from the market, ensure greater transparency and require postmarketing surveillance.
Amiodarone is a fat-soluble drug with a long elimination half-life, so large amounts of the drug can build up in the soft tissues after prolonged treatment, and postmarketing surveillance had suggested an increased risk of lung masses, thyroid cancer, and skin cancer.
Nevertheless, a minimal level of suspicion has been raised, which may or may not be supported by future postmarketing surveillance.