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  • isolate
  • Designed to provide medical staff and first responders a safe means to isolate contaminated patients, and even transport them from one location to another, patient isolation systems shield and isolate the victims and protect the first responders. (opecsystems.com)
  • We aimed to develop a simple, reproducible technique to isolate plasma exosomes in glioma patients. (frontiersin.org)
  • A retrovirus belonging to the family of recently discovered human T-cell leukemia viruses (HTLV), but clearly distinct from each previous isolate, has been isolated from a Caucasian patient with signs and symptoms that often precede the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). (sciencemag.org)
  • Antibodies from serum of this patient react with proteins from viruses of the HTLV-I subgroup, but type-specific antisera to HTLV-I do not precipitate proteins of the new isolate. (sciencemag.org)
  • The virus from this patient has been transmitted into cord blood lymphocytes, and the virus produced by these cells is similar to the original isolate. (sciencemag.org)
  • efficiency
  • Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) or CD4+ cells isolated from the PBMC of infected individuals were cocultured with PBMC or CD4+ cells from uninfected healthy donors, and the efficiency and frequency of virus isolation in the presence of NA were compared with those by a routine conventional procedure. (deepdyve.com)
  • hospital
  • CHICAGO -Patient satisfaction has an increasing impact on hospitals' bottom lines, factoring into Medicare reimbursement of hospital care. (healthcanal.com)
  • As public reporting of patient satisfaction and patient outcomes becomes a national priority linked to hospital reimbursement, this study provides insight into how healthcare workers must balance evidence-based practice with a focus on patient satisfaction," said Preeti Mehrotra, MD, lead author on the study. (healthcanal.com)
  • After discharge, the standardized interview and Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey were administered by telephone for all patients who could be successfully contacted (88 patients). (healthcanal.com)
  • The unidentified patient was admitted to Brampton Civic Hospital on Friday through the emergency department, with fever, headache and malaise. (highrivertimes.com)
  • Coupled with the fact that the patient recently returned from Nigeria - one of several West African countries battling an outbreak of the highly contagious virus - the symptoms prompted the west-end hospital to take heightened safety measures while a diagnosis is still in progress. (highrivertimes.com)
  • The hospital "treats several patients each week who have similar symptoms and are most commonly diagnosed with simple flu, viral gastroenteritis or stomach flu and traveller's diarrhea," the memo stated. (highrivertimes.com)
  • Thirty-day readmission rates and emergency department visits, hospital length of stay, expected length of stay, adverse events, in-hospital mortality, patient complaints, and cost of care in Canadian doll ars (CAD). (springer.com)
  • Patients isolated for MRSA had similar outcomes, but they also had a 4.4 % higher (95 % CI: 1.4 %, 7.3 %) rate of readmission to hospital within 30 days. (springer.com)
  • On Friday, Brantly released a statement from his isolation room at the Atlanta hospital, saying his condition continued to improve. (latimes.com)
  • The test may make it possible for some patients to be released from hospital isolation sooner, freeing up limited medical resources and removing restrictions on patients' movements and interactions. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Patients will be treated clinically and will have regular follow-up at the outpatient clinic of the hospital at which they were treated. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • clinical
  • CDC recommends keeping that person isolated until clinical and laboratory information, including acid-fast bacilli (AFB) smear testing of three sputum (mucus coughed up from the lungs) specimens, each collected eight to 24 hours apart, show that the patient is unlikely to have contagious TB. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • This information, along with other patient clinical data, can be valuable in deciding whether a patient can spread TB to other people and whether continued airborne isolation is necessary. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The recent FDA action was based on a large clinical study showing the ability of one or two consecutive negative results from the MTB/RIF test to correctly identify patients who would also test negative for the TB bacteria by AFB smear testing of sputum. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • In this study, we isolated and phenotypically identified 108 yeast strains from various clinical specimens collected from 100 hospitalized patients at three tertiary hospitals in São Luís-Maranhão, Brazil, from July to December 2010. (scielo.br)
  • We show the clinical course of a CF patient over 9 years as well as the applications of modern molecular and proteomic identification techniques of this rare fungus. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Clinical relevance of Mycobacterium chelonae-abscessus group isolation in 95 patients. (ru.nl)
  • OBJECTIVES: To determine the clinical relevance of Mycobacterium chelonae-abscessus group isolation from clinical samples. (ru.nl)
  • Despite the perception that stem cells can miraculously cure disease, there are currently only 3 733 registered trials using forms of ES, AS and iPS cells (not all involving patients), according to ClinicalTrials.gov, a database of federally and privately funded clinical trials that are being conducted across 178 countries. (scielo.org.za)
  • samples
  • Adjustable valves in this controlled-environment ULPA filtration glove box allow air to recirculate or flow through in a single pass, for either containment or isolation of samples and processes. (terrauniversal.com)
  • Samples from the patient were tested at the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg. (highrivertimes.com)
  • Here, we report the development and validation of a unique magnetic cell separation system, which allows enumeration, immunomorphologic identification, and genetic analysis of CTCs from peripheral blood samples of HCC patients, mediated by the interaction of the asialoglycoprotein receptor exclusively expressed on hepatocytes with its ligand. (aacrjournals.org)
  • outcomes
  • Did you know research has demonstrated that confidence, which stems from information and support, plays a significant role in patients' positive healthcare experiences and outcomes? (lymphomacoalition.org)
  • We hypothesize that even with more complete adjustment for patient characteristics and severity of underlying illness, there may be other, unrecognized effects on operational and patient outcomes compared to well-matched controls. (springer.com)
  • trials
  • In a total of 41 isolation trials from 28 individuals, the presence of NA markedly increased the frequency of isolation. (deepdyve.com)
  • While the discovery of iPS cells is exciting, these are early days and there are no registered trials using these cells in patients. (scielo.org.za)
  • room
  • Barriers that house infected patients include filtered negative-pressure rooms where contaminated air is pulled and safely exhausted: the environment outside the room is protected. (terrauniversal.com)
  • Enclosures that specifically safeguard an immunosuppressed patient from nosocomial infections provide HEPA-filtered, laminar airflow with positive-pressure: circulating pathogens from the outside are prevented from entering the controlled room. (terrauniversal.com)
  • Other equipment located in or near the isolation room used to promote and maintain cleanliness includes hand washing stations, air showers, glove box enclosures and sterilizers. (terrauniversal.com)
  • See below for Terra's selection of patient-isolation room equipment, sample-processing and analytical instruments, furnishings and supplies. (terrauniversal.com)
  • Patient isolation measures, i.e. single room isolation or cohorting, are usually recommended for infections that spread by contact. (cochrane.org)
  • Place the patient in a private room when feasible if they may contaminate the environment. (tripod.com)
  • Place the patient in a private room that has negative air pressure, at least six air changes/hour, and appropriate filtration of air before it is discharged from the room. (tripod.com)
  • Place the patient in a private room or with someone with the same infection. (tripod.com)
  • Limit the movement or transport of the patient from the room. (tripod.com)
  • I have had the great joy to be able to look through the isolation room glass and see my beautiful wife again,'' David Writebol said in a statement Monday. (latimes.com)
  • Mycobacterium
  • RESULTS: Ninety-five patients were traced (56 M. chelonae, 25 Mycobacterium abscessus, 8 Mycobacterium massiliense, 6 Mycobacterium bolletii). (ru.nl)
  • years
  • We present the case of a 32-year-old male CF patient with sputum cultures continuously positive with the anamorphic yeast T. mycotoxinivorans during 9 years. (biomedcentral.com)
  • In this case, we report a female patient, 81 years old, with controlled hypertension, without coronary artery disease, bearer of bilateral knee replacement, and dual chamber pacemaker implanted 1.5 years ago owing to sinus node disease, presenting the following symptoms: presyncope episodes associated with sustained irregular palpitation tachycardia. (ovid.com)
  • The median CHA2DS2VASc (congestive heart failure, hypertension, age ≥75 years, diabetes mellitus, stroke/transient ischemic attack, vascular disease, age 65 to 74 years, sex category) score was 2, and 73.6% of patients were undergoing anticoagulation therapy. (scmr.org)
  • Stem cells: 13 years since their isolation, is there any proven benefit to the patient? (scielo.org.za)
  • participants
  • Participants were interviewed and underwent assessment with the 10-item Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression scale, a Patient Strain Measure and the Short Blessed Test. (ovid.com)
  • decrease
  • At the end of the PVI, the patient presented hemodynamic instability, with a decrease in heart rate to 30 bpm and invasive arterial blood pressure to 60/30 mmHg. (ovid.com)
  • donors
  • Glioma patients' and normal donors' plasma exosomes underwent brief centrifugation to remove cells/debris followed by serial density gradient ultracentrifugation (DGU). (frontiersin.org)
  • Wild type isocitrate dehydrogenase glioma patients' (i.e., more aggressive tumors) plasma exosomes are smaller but higher concentration than normal donors. (frontiersin.org)
  • Surprisingly, immunosuppressive programmed death-ligand 1 (PD-L1) is present in both patients' and normal donors' exosomes. (frontiersin.org)
  • Serial DGU efficiently isolates plasma exosomes with distinct differences between GBM patients and normal donors, suggesting utility for non-invasive biomarker assessment. (frontiersin.org)
  • elimination
  • Researchers developed a random transmission model to determine how disease progression and case fatality affect transmission and how patient isolation could achieve disease elimination. (eurekalert.org)
  • We are encouraged that a quicker option for detecting contagious TB is now available to assist in determining whether patients must remain in isolation," said Philip LoBue, M.D., director of the CDC's Division of Tuberculosis Elimination. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • strain
  • We report the first isolation of Rickettsia sibirica (strain mongolotimonae) from the blood of a patient and detection by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) of the rickettsia in a Rhipicephalus pusillus tick collected from a dead mongoose (Herpestes ichneumon) in the Alentejo region, Portugal. (cdc.gov)
  • depression
  • Mississauga, Canada, 05/23/2017 - Results from a recent Lymphoma Coalition global patient survey indicate that concerns about body image, depression, and changes in relationships and have been major issues for lymphoma patients. (lymphomacoalition.org)
  • 8 , 9 Studies have reported negative psychological effects of isolation including feelings of loneliness, stigmatization, and increased depression and anxiety. (springer.com)
  • medical
  • Much of the funding comes from medical reimbursements, $45.85 per patient per day, from the state Medi-Cal program. (latimes.com)
  • METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed medical files of all patients from whom these mycobacteria were isolated between January 1999 and January 2005 and re-identified the isolates by rpoB sequencing. (ru.nl)
  • transmission
  • Epidemiological investigations where the patient worked and lived revealed no evidence of extensive transmission of SLE virus. (ajtmh.org)
  • year
  • SOUTHAVEN, MS (WMC-TV) - Aaron McIntyre of Southaven isn't exactly a boy in a bubble, but the 12-year-old Southaven resident is in isolation after coming down with the H1N1 virus Sunday morning. (wmcactionnews5.com)
  • Treatment
  • Most have been suffering much more significantly from every psychosocial impact raising questions as to whether or not lymphoma patients are getting enough proactive support during the treatment process. (lymphomacoalition.org)
  • The greatest negative change for patients during treatment is with isolation, and many HL patients find that quality of life issues are just as challenging as the physical effects of the cancer itself", stated Karen Van Rassel CEO, Lymphoma Coalition. (lymphomacoalition.org)
  • The other patients will undergo Holter ECG monitoring at regular intervals during follow-up (at 3, 6 and 12 months after the interventional treatment). (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • isolates
  • The deduced amino acid sequences of the V2 and V3 regions of gp120 were identical or very similar between the isolates obtained in the presence or absence of NA, suggesting that both isolation procedures selected a similar population. (deepdyve.com)
  • days
  • A patient that is electrically or pharmacologically cardioverted after more than two days is also diagnosed with persistent AF. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The patient was discharged without sequelae after 16 days of hospitalization. (ajtmh.org)
  • It involves the injection of ES cells, directed to an oligodendrocyte precursor cell lineage, into 10 patients with acute spinal cord injury within 10 days of injury. (scielo.org.za)
  • experience
  • Available for download in English and French, the Lyfe app has insightful articles that provide practical tips designed to help during all stages of the patient experience. (lymphomacoalition.org)
  • 8 , 10 - 18 Finally, isolated patients experience lower rates of satisfaction with care. (springer.com)