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  • inadequate
  • Ocaliva fills an important unmet need for the many patients with PBC who have an inadequate response to or are intolerant of UDCA, which until now has been the only approved treatment," said John Vierling, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.A.S.L.D., Professor of Medicine and Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine and Past President of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD). (globenewswire.com)
  • We will support any mental patients or ex-patients in their struggle to get these facilities and any person who is at risk of becoming a mental patient because of inadequate accommodation, financial support, social pressures, etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • Criteria
  • Forty-eight patients from two independent cohorts fulfilling the Canada 2003 criteria for ME/CFS were evaluated with respect to cytotoxic lymphocyte phenotype and function. (frontiersin.org)
  • care
  • Palliative care is an interdisciplinary process initiated to relieve suffering and improve quality of life for patients and their loved ones. (ucsf.edu)
  • Palliative care teams can supplement the psychosocial and spiritual support that the primary care team provides to patients and their loved ones and also support the HIV team when a patient dies. (ucsf.edu)
  • At UC San Francisco, we are driven by the idea that when the best research, the best teaching and the best patient care converge, we can deliver breakthroughs that help heal the world. (ucsf.edu)
  • We put our patients' priorities at the center of our care, and strive for breakthrough discoveries so that we can improve people's lives. (ucsf.edu)
  • Almost one in five older patients with a chronic disease reported experiencing health care discrimination of one type or another in a large national survey that asked about their daily experiences of discrimination between 2008 and 2014. (ucsf.edu)
  • Researchers said all the groups in the study - black, white and Hispanic - reported high rates of discrimination for one reason or another, and they urged continued monitoring of patients' experiences, since reported discrimination is associated with worse health, lower satisfaction with health care and lower utilization of health services. (ucsf.edu)
  • See how Mayo Clinic research and clinical trials advance the science of medicine and improve patient care. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Educators at Mayo Clinic train tomorrow's leaders to deliver compassionate, high-value, safe patient care. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Your support accelerates powerful innovations in patient care, research and education. (mayoclinic.org)
  • The "Bipartisan Patient Protection Act" (S.1052), sponsored by Senators Edward Kennedy and John McCain, contained new rules for what health maintenance organizations had to cover and granted new rights for patients to sue in state or federal courts, if they are denied needed care. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although both bills would have provided patients key rights, such as prompt access to emergency care and medical specialists, only the Senate-passed measure would provide patients with adequate means to enforce their rights. (wikipedia.org)
  • campaigned on issues such as hospital conditions, waiting lists and visiting hours, standards of care, patient consent, codes of practice regarding use of patients in teaching, subject access to medical records, and confidentiality. (wikipedia.org)
  • The wide disparity in costs experienced by Medicare across the country is thought by some in government to be due to the ineffective use medical services by some practitioners which, although it increase revenues for medical service providers, does little to add to patient care. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nurses and patients sometimes run into troubles because their opinions will often vary in what they think should be done in terms of termination or pre/post natal care. (wikipedia.org)
  • As Kane, 2009 states "The NMC code of professional conduct states that: 'you must make the care of people your first concern"' enforcing that the nurses opinions really should be kept to themselves so as to not influence the decision of the patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • Conservatives for Patients' Rights (CPR) is a health care pressure group founded by Rick Scott in February 2009. (wikipedia.org)
  • Conservatives for Patients' Rights assert themselves as advocates for better health care. (wikipedia.org)
  • The bill was initially intended to be a Republican alternative to the America's Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009 (H.R. 3200), but has since been positioned as a potential replacement to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). (wikipedia.org)
  • Sections 1 through 3 before the first title contain the Act's short name, table of contents, repeal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), repeal of the health care-related provisions of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, and a statement that the Act does not possess a guaranteed issue and community rating mandate. (wikipedia.org)
  • A patient is any recipient of health care services. (wikipedia.org)
  • The term was originally used by psychiatric hospital services using of this patient type to care for people needing support to make the transition from in-patient to out-patient care. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because of concerns such as dignity, human rights and political correctness, the term "patient" is not always used to refer to a person receiving health care. (wikipedia.org)
  • These may be used by governmental agencies, insurance companies, patient groups, or health care facilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • hospitals
  • The right of patients to retain their personal clothing in hospitals and to secure their personal possessions without interference by hospital staff. (wikipedia.org)
  • The abolition of compulsory work in hospitals and outside and the abolition of the right of the hospital to withhold and control patients' money. (wikipedia.org)
  • The right of Mental Patients Union representatives to inspect all areas of hospitals or equivalent institutions. (wikipedia.org)
  • An inpatient (or in-patient), on the other hand, is "admitted" to the hospital and stays overnight or for an indeterminate time, usually several days or weeks, though in some extreme cases, such as with coma or persistent vegetative state patients, stay in hospitals for years, sometimes until death. (wikipedia.org)
  • diseases
  • Notably, they found that systemic sclerosis patients surprisingly were also enriched in two bacteria species usually found in healthy individuals, Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium , which are usually reduced in inflammatory diseases patients. (sclerodermanews.com)
  • Congress
  • According to a study recently presented at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR) , Rome, patients with systemic sclerosis harbor a unique microbiome in their gut when compared to healthy individuals, which may contribute to patients' immune dysfunction. (sclerodermanews.com)
  • The United States Congress considered a bill designed to safeguard patients' rights in 2001. (wikipedia.org)
  • Industry allies in Congress made sure the Patients' Bill of Rights would not become law. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Patients Act 2009 (Preserving Access to Targeted, Individualized, and Effective New Treatments and Services) is a bill set before the United States Congress in June 2009 which has been proposed by Senators Kyl and McConnell. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Empowering Patients First Act is legislation sponsored by Rep. Tom Price, first introduced as H.R. 3400 in the 111th Congress. (wikipedia.org)
  • differences
  • Even with our small sample size, there were still statistically significant differences, including [in systemic sclerosis patients] a decrease in normal, healthy bacteria and an increase in more pathogenic bacteria that in other disease states cause inflammation. (sclerodermanews.com)
  • Researchers found an enrichment of bacteria species Erwinia and Trabulsiella in systemic sclerosis patients with the most severe symptoms, suggesting that "not only are there differences in the microbiota composition between systemic sclerosis patients and healthy controls, but these differences may contribute to clinical symptoms," Dr. Volkmann explained . (sclerodermanews.com)
  • Reproducible differences between patients and controls were not found in cytotoxic lymphocyte numbers, cytotoxic granule content, activation status, exocytotic capacity, target cell killing, or cytokine production. (frontiersin.org)
  • improve
  • Other relevant public sector organisations in the UK are: The regulatory Health Research Authority (HRA), whose home page says "we involve patients and the public in [our] work to improve health research design, delivery and regulation. (wikipedia.org)
  • previously
  • Previously working under the 'Follow Up Clinics', PWA Thalassemia Services was upgraded to a separate department with the start of transfusion facility for registered Thalassemia patients in 2011. (wikipedia.org)
  • regimen
  • Patients must have completed a stem cell transplant regimen for newly diagnosed multiple myeloma (MM) consisting of (at least) induction chemotherapy and single or tandem autologous stem cell transplant (ASCT) within eight months of study enrollment. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • among
  • The types of discrimination reported in 2008 by patients with a major chronic health condition varied among groups. (ucsf.edu)
  • Symptoms such as constipation and fecal incontinence are among the most disruptive physical problems for systemic sclerosis patients, and we really don't know the cause of them at this point. (sclerodermanews.com)
  • In summary, employing sensitive assays and analyses for quantification of cytotoxic lymphocyte differentiation and function, cytotoxicity lymphocyte aberrances were not found among ME/CFS patients. (frontiersin.org)
  • hospital
  • Five Patients is a non-fiction book by Michael Crichton that recounts his experiences of hospital practices during the late 1960s at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. (wikipedia.org)
  • Durkin had been employed at Paddington Day Hospital as a social worker and was asked to speak about the meeting on Radio 4, but the group insisted that the spokesperson had to be a patient. (wikipedia.org)
  • The abolition of censorship by hospital authorities of patients' communications with society outside the hospital and in particular the abolition of telephone and letter censorship. (wikipedia.org)
  • We demand the abolition of any power to restrict patients' visiting rights by the hospital authorities. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Blood bank provides more than 250 units of blood daily on exchange basis not only to patients of Civil Hospital Karachi, but also extends its services to patients all over the city. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Blood Bank has also started the service of providing mega unit of platelets to patients of Civil Hospital Karachi, free of cost. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Laboratory also provides facility of Complete Blood Count with Peripheral Film Study by a Consultant Haematologist for the admitted patients of Civil Hospital Karachi. (wikipedia.org)
  • 3rd German patient") Dr. Godfrey George, medical superintendent of Kambia Government Hospital died on 2 November 2014 from Ebola. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ever since the National Institute of Medicine's groundbreaking 1999 report, "To Err is Human", found up to 98,000 hospital patients die from preventable medical errors in the U.S. each year, government and private sector efforts have focused on inpatient safety. (wikipedia.org)
  • While patient safety efforts have focused on inpatient hospital settings for more than a decade, medical errors are even more likely to happen in a doctor's office or outpatient clinic or center. (wikipedia.org)
  • A day patient or (day-patient) is a patient who is using the full range of services of a hospital or clinic but is not expected to stay the night. (wikipedia.org)
  • dose
  • For patients on maintenance methadone, the single daily dose of medication does not treat pain. (ucsf.edu)
  • Coalition
  • Indeed, in a successful 1998 effort to kill the Patient Bill of Rights then, "the insurers formed a front group called the Health Benefits Coalition to kill efforts to pass a Patients Bill of Rights. (wikipedia.org)
  • discrimination
  • The analysis by researchers at UC San Francisco, Stanford University and UC Berkeley found that discrimination reported by black patients declined significantly over the six-year study period, reducing the difference between blacks and whites from 8.2 percent to 2.5 percent. (ucsf.edu)
  • Pregnancy rights throughout the world are not going to be the same in every single place but the ICPD is aiming to eliminate discrimination during pregnancy and make all pregnant patients' rights available to everyone. (wikipedia.org)
  • individuals
  • In this study, researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) studied the microbial communities (microbiome) present in the gut of 17 patients with systemic sclerosis and compared the microbial identity with those of 17 healthy individuals. (sclerodermanews.com)
  • Thousands of individuals have suffered from Ebola virus disease (EVD), with some individuals notable as index cases or for having been doctors who treated other patients before becoming ill.Ebola was discovered in 1976, with periodic outbreaks and cases noted since then. (wikipedia.org)
  • support
  • Regardless of the degree of resource availability within a given setting, the roles of pain and symptom management, psychosocial and spiritual support for patient and loved ones, and retention of hope for a peaceful and dignified death remain as vital as they were in the early days of the epidemic. (ucsf.edu)
  • Intercept is dedicated to helping ensure that people with PBC can access Ocaliva and has launched Interconnect™, a comprehensive and personalized patient support services program. (globenewswire.com)
  • Safety
  • All units dispatched are screened for Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HIV, Syphilis and Malarial Parasite, thus ensuring patient safety. (wikipedia.org)
  • services
  • PWA Diagnostic Laboratory provides baseline biochemical and haematological tests to the registered patients of PWA Thalassemia Services and PWA Follow Up Clinics. (wikipedia.org)
  • Research
  • Data on international patient flow and comparative costs of medical procedures have been cited by research, news and reference media. (wikipedia.org)
  • The purpose is to align research more closely with patients' and the public's needs, and thereby increase success and cost-effectiveness. (wikipedia.org)
  • Participation - the most common levels, where research happens on or to people (whether as patients or controls). (wikipedia.org)
  • facility
  • This matter is based upon a Complaint filed with the United States Department of Justice, in which a Complainant alleged that Charlwell House, a skilled nursing facility operated by Charlwell discriminated against a patient on the basis of disability in violation of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12181-12189. (ada.gov)
  • In nursing homes and assisted living facilities, the term resident is generally used in lieu of patient, but it is common for staff members at such a facility to use the term patient in reference to residents. (wikipedia.org)
  • full
  • The Drug 'bank' is a full-fledged pharmacy which covers an area of two thousand square feet and provides drugs to patients free of cost. (wikipedia.org)
  • often
  • For example, patients with histories of injection drug use often need higher dosages of opioids than others as a result of their increased tolerance to these medications. (ucsf.edu)
  • legal
  • The right of any patient to inspect his case notes and the right to take legal action relating to the contents and consequences of them. (wikipedia.org)
  • five
  • The five patients were Ralph Orlando, a construction worker seriously injured in a scaffold collapse, John O'Connor, a middle aged dispatcher suffering from fever that has reduced him to a delirious wreck, Peter Luchesi, a young man who severs his hand in an accident, Sylvia Thompson, an airline passenger who suffers chest pains, and Edith Murphy, a mother of three who is diagnosed with a life-threatening disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • public
  • It receives a smaller amount of funding through donations from patients, the public, and grant giving charitable organisations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Doctor
  • Recovered by October 2014 ("1st German patient") Unnamed Ugandan Doctor evacuated to Germany in September 2014. (wikipedia.org)
  • time
  • Infectious patients cough up huge numbers of mycobacteria, which can survive in the environment for long periods of time. (patient.info)