• Vertebral fractures are prevalent in COVID-19 patients and can influence cardiorespiratory function and disease outcomes. (sciencecodex.com)
  • Pruritus (itching), a common symptom of PBC that is unrelated to disease stage or outcomes, was the most common side effect observed in Ocaliva-treated patients. (globenewswire.com)
  • The Total Therapy treatment regimens developed at the Myeloma Institute have demonstrated great improvement in treatment outcomes for multiple myeloma patients. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • And language barriers are not just an inconvenience: They can compromise quality of care and increase the risk of adverse health outcomes among affected patients. (motherjones.com)
  • Through these guidelines, nurses in all practice settings have access to the knowledge and tools needed to guide their patients to the best possible outcomes. (prweb.com)
  • According to ABTA Chief Mission Officer Deneen Hesser, MSHSA, RN, OCN, "Through these guidelines, nurses in all practice settings have access to the knowledge and tools needed to guide their patients to the best possible outcomes. (prweb.com)
  • Increased patient participation in health policy can lead to improvements in patient satisfaction, quality and safety, cost savings and population health outcomes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Expanding patient-physician conversations to include all aspects of a patient's well-being is crucial for long-term survival and positive treatment outcomes. (webmd.com)
  • PatientsLikeMe's Open Research Exchange (ORE) will give researchers and patients a space to work together to develop health outcome measures that better reflect outcomes that are meaningful to patients. (rwjf.org)
  • For the ORE, the fact that we've got our first pilot users is truly a milestone-it means we're that much closer to having patient-identified outcomes be the real definers and drivers of value in health care. (rwjf.org)
  • MEPs addressed the need to improve patient outcomes with a policy roadmap launched on Tuesday (17 October). (euractiv.com)
  • When you're trying to understand patient outcomes, collect health statistics, or gather data from members of the medical community, online surveys are often the best way to conduct your research. (surveymonkey.com)
  • The new medical protocol, based on the principles of engineering feedback control systems, promises to individualize the EPO dosage for every patient and improve his or her treatment outcomes. (umass.edu)
  • Chait notes that current anemia management protocols for administering EPO are more or less "one size fits all" and fail to achieve the desired outcomes for many patients. (umass.edu)
  • The end result of a better EPO protocol is improved outcomes for dialysis patients. (umass.edu)
  • The new medical protocol promises to individualize the recombinant human erythropoietin hormone (EPO) dosage for every dialysis patient thus improving treatment outcomes. (umass.edu)
  • Overuse of upper endoscopy contributes to higher health care costs without improving patient outcomes," doctors from the American College of Physicians write in the Annals of Internal Medicine . (medicinenet.com)
  • Some patients may benefit from blood tests to detect fungal infections like aspergillosis before symptoms appear. (cdc.gov)
  • While some of the symptoms of hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism are similar to those in younger patients, it is not uncommon for both hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism to be manifest in subtle ways in older patients, often masquerading as diseases of the bowel or heart or a disorder of the nervous system. (thyroid.org)
  • However, while the younger patient often has multiple symptoms related to the overactive thyroid, the elderly patient may only have one or two symptoms. (thyroid.org)
  • Other patients may also have few symptoms, such as patient number 6, whose main symptoms are depression and tremor. (thyroid.org)
  • Symptoms of hyperthyroidism may be brought under control with adjunctive medications, such as beta-adrenergic blockers (propranolol [Inderal®], metoprolol [Lopressor ®]), which are often given to slow a rapid heart rate, although they must be given with caution in the patient with co-existing congestive heart failure and the dose should be reduced once thyroid function is controlled in the normal range. (thyroid.org)
  • Language barriers can lead to inefficient care because clinicians are unable to elicit these patients' symptoms and, thus, use more diagnostic resources or invasive procedures. (motherjones.com)
  • The symptoms vary from patient to patient and can include rashes, muscle and joint pain, fatigue , inflammation , and miscarriage. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Similar symptoms are also apparent in patients whose blood is filtered through dialysis machines. (latimes.com)
  • Implanting electrodes into the brains of two patients has rid them of the symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder, researchers in France report. (newscientist.com)
  • Immediately after surgery, the patients both showed improvement in their Parkinson's symptoms, but much more marked improvements in their OCD symptoms. (newscientist.com)
  • This patient had no symptoms, but her doctor had said, 'We're going to do a hysterectomy because we'll be in there anyway and you're done with childbearing. (webmd.com)
  • Recently The Times disclosed that Blue Cross of California was asking physicians to report patient conditions that could be used to cancel medical coverage. (latimes.com)
  • Physicians hold a trust to protect the health of our patients. (latimes.com)
  • When physicians place the health of our patients as our first consideration, we reclaim our autonomy, our morale, and ultimately, our dignity as a profession. (latimes.com)
  • So I applaud the California Medical Assn. and the physicians in California who protested when asked to look for patient conditions that could be used to cancel their medical coverage. (latimes.com)
  • In the health care sector, physicians, hospitals and other medical providers who receive Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement must provide interpretation and translation services in their patients' primary languages, thus ensuring that patients with limited English proficiency can have access to health care services equal to that of English speakers. (motherjones.com)
  • In this trial, the patients were split into two groups: the first one received standard medical treatment as determined by patients' physicians, while patients in the second group added the special curcumin extract to their standard medical treatment. (prnewswire.com)
  • The findings represent a "global call to action to encourage more individualized patient-physician dialogue to ensure that patients' personal needs, past health history, and current medical status are considered, as well as quality-of-life issues," says another of the researchers, Jose M. Zuniga, PhD, president and CEO of the Chicago-based International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care, or IAPAC. (webmd.com)
  • Physicians taking care of renal transplant patients should have a high index of suspicion for sporotrichosis infection particularly when conventional therapy for common conditions fails. (medscape.com)
  • As a result of the studies documenting an increased risk of valulopathy in PD patients, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) recommended that physicians in the United Kingdom should request baseline echocardiography to exclude valvular heart disease in all patients before starting cabergoline or bromocriptine, followed by a second echocardiogram performed 3-6 months after commencement and then at 6-12-month intervals while continuing on the medication. (medscape.com)
  • AMA member Mary S. Carpenter, MD, states that physicians can have a positive and lasting impact on not only the health of patients, but the health of their communities. (ama-assn.org)
  • As professionals dedicated to protecting the well-being of patients, physicians have an ethical obligation to provide care in cases of medical emergency. (ama-assn.org)
  • Physicians must also uphold ethical responsibilities not to discriminate against a prospective patient on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation or gender identity, or other personal or social characteristics that are not clinically relevant to the individual's care. (ama-assn.org)
  • Nor may physicians decline a patient based solely on the individual's infectious disease status. (ama-assn.org)
  • Physicians should not decline patients for whom they have accepted a contractual obligation to provide care. (ama-assn.org)
  • However, physicians are not ethically required to accept all prospective patients. (ama-assn.org)
  • Neuro physicians, nurses and allied healthcare professionals treat patients and conduct advanced research into neurological diseases and disorders. (mcgill.ca)
  • Dr. Kalpana Kalahasthy of Palm Beach Gardens , FL is ranked among the top physicians in the nation based on patient reviews. (prnewswire.com)
  • Each year, nearly 100 million patients across the U.S. access websites like Vitals , UCompareHealthCare , and Patients' Choice to provide feedback about experiences with their physicians. (prnewswire.com)
  • Only those physicians with near perfect overall and bedside manner scores, as voted by their patients, are selected for the Compassionate Doctor recognition. (prnewswire.com)
  • The Compassionate Doctor certification is the honor role of physicians who have received the highest overall and bedside manner ratings by their patients. (prnewswire.com)
  • Are your patients satisfied by the care given by physicians and nurses? (surveymonkey.com)
  • Ask patients to give feedback on their interactions with staff, medical technicians, physicians, and nurses. (surveymonkey.com)
  • These trusted, independent sites are supported by hundreds of physician members and visited by millions of patients and their physicians. (spine-health.com)
  • announcing our grant to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center run a three-site demonstration of opening up physicians' notes to patients. (rwjf.org)
  • My own bet is that this change could do more for influencing how physicians see their relationship with their patients than years of training on how to be more patient centered. (rwjf.org)
  • The physicians and surgeons that care for kidney transplant patients at OHSU have extensive experience in nephrology and urology, the specialties most involved with diseases of the kidney. (ohsu.edu)
  • In a small study in Israel involving 101 dialysis patients, scientists randomly gave some people pomegranate juice and others a placebo drink at the start of each dialysis session, three times a week for a year. (webmd.com)
  • The researchers say their findings suggest that pomegranate juice taken in controlled amounts with monitoring of potassium content may help reduce complications in dialysis patients. (webmd.com)
  • There have been numerous studies conducted on this type of bone disease by kidney specialists because of the frequency of such disease turning up in dialysis patients," Klein said. (latimes.com)
  • We've demonstrated the effectiveness of our protocol in a pilot study, and now we're moving on to the next stage comprising a crossover clinical study with about 50 dialysis patients," says Chait, an expert on robust feedback control design. (umass.edu)
  • In dialysis patients the amount of EPO produced by the kidneys is inappropriately low for the level of anemia, and so they are treated with recombinant human EPO hormone in order to minimize the need for blood transfusions. (umass.edu)
  • One of the main complaints of dialysis patients is fatigue and decreased exercise, even walking, tolerance, which is due in part to their anemia," says Dr. Germain. (umass.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)
  • Through Interconnect, dedicated Care Coordinators will guide patients through disease education, treatment support and, for eligible patients, financial assistance options, which may include reimbursement support, co-pay assistance or access to Ocaliva at no cost. (globenewswire.com)
  • Sen. Coburn, by promoting this amendment, will undermine meaningful communication between doctors and patients - thus relegating those who do not speak English to a lower rung of our health care system. (motherjones.com)
  • This specialized training means that our doctors are uniquely qualified to care for patients of any age, from newborns to seniors. (massgeneral.org)
  • The Care of the Adult Patient with a Brain Tumor Clinical Practice Guideline was released today with an educational webinar to follow. (prweb.com)
  • The two organizations will release a clinical practice guideline for the Care of the Pediatric Patient with a Brain Tumor in summer 2014. (prweb.com)
  • The ABTA and AANN partnered to produce these guidelines to fill a critical gap in brain tumor patient care. (prweb.com)
  • As leaders in their fields, both organizations spearheaded the project in order to ensure that health care professionals caring for brain tumor patients have the information necessary to deliver optimal patient care. (prweb.com)
  • The goal of the clinical practice guidelines is to help nurses provide consistent and evidence-based care for brain tumor patients and their families from diagnosis throughout the trajectory of the illness. (prweb.com)
  • Founded in 1968, the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses (AANN), an organization of more than 4,500 members worldwide, is committed to working for the highest standard of care for neuroscience patients by advancing the science and practice of neuroscience nursing. (prweb.com)
  • A Bush administration proposal aimed at protecting health-care workers who object to abortion, and to birth-control methods they consider tantamount to abortion, has escalated a bitter debate over the balance between religious freedom and patients' rights. (washingtonpost.com)
  • This is an assistive device that allows patients in hospitals and nursing homes and people receiving home health care to be transferred between a bed and a chair or other similar resting places, by the use of electrical or hydraulic power. (wikipedia.org)
  • participatory medicine , health consumerism , and patient-centered care . (wikipedia.org)
  • Patient participation in health policy can affect many different levels of the health care system. (wikipedia.org)
  • By providing feedback in the form of survey responses, patients give community health officials and hospital leaders helpful feedback on the perceived quality and accessibility of health care services. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patient participation in care coordination has also lead to the utilization of electronic medical records that patients can access and edit. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hospitals promote patient participation by empowering patients to serve as advisers and decision makers, including on quality improvement teams, patient safety committees, and family-centered care councils. (wikipedia.org)
  • The revelation of a significant gap in patient- health care provider conversation can affect the long-term health and quality of life of people with the virus that causes AIDS, researchers say. (webmd.com)
  • However, the potential that the technique will lead to better care for patients in vegetative states, for example by allowing them to communicate their wishes, will need further research. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Family physician Tom Ewing, MD, is the face of the lawsuit fighting a new regulation that limits what doctors can and cannot say to patients about reproductive health care options. (ama-assn.org)
  • For patients who are balancing and being treated for multiple chronic conditions, the ability to talk about their experience in a much more rigorous way and thus be able to really work with their care team to make decisions about the suite of treatments they are undergoing, is really powerful. (rwjf.org)
  • I'm eager to see how both of these projects unfold and to hear your thoughts on how we can better engage patients in research to make strides in health and health care improvement. (rwjf.org)
  • With the highest concentration of neurologists and neurosurgeons in Quebec and clinician scientists in Canada, The Neuro plays a crucial role in the Quebec healthcare network, delivering exceptional care to thousands of patients while functioning as a critical referral centre for the most difficult neurological pathologies and for patients lacking a definitive diagnosis. (mcgill.ca)
  • delivering the highest quality of care to patients, as part of the Neuroscience Mission of the McGill University Health Centre. (mcgill.ca)
  • As a physician that works primarily with elderly patients, Dr. Nicole Ross saw first-hand the need for better in-home care in her community. (entrepreneur.com)
  • She would too frequently see her patients leave the hospital but have to return shortly after for additional care, which could have been prevented if they had some assistance at home with taking medication, cooking meals or hygiene. (entrepreneur.com)
  • A group of metastatic breast cancer experts has urged policymakers to empower patients with greater choice and participation in their treatment and care, to improve the quality of life of patients, their carers and families. (euractiv.com)
  • The ominous prognosis of cancer patients with or without neutropenia in need of critical care has led to reservations with regard to admission of cancer patients to the ICU. (springer.com)
  • We provide around-the-clock care for trauma and emergency surgery patients with the most complex conditions. (massgeneral.org)
  • Our medical and office staff is trained to protect your private health information, and our patient care and waiting areas are intentionally discrete. (massgeneral.org)
  • We often care for high-profile patients who require heightened confidentiality because of media or legal interest, so you can feel comfortable that we have experience in protecting patients' identities and health information. (massgeneral.org)
  • By making a gift to the Mass General Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care (TESSC), you can help the hospital continue to provide the best patient care possible to your loved ones, neighbors and thousands of others. (massgeneral.org)
  • Or, like many Mass General patients and their families, you may make your gift in recognition of the excellent care given by a physician, nurse or other caregiver. (massgeneral.org)
  • Together with the support of other Mass General friends, your tax-deductible donation will go a long way toward critical facility improvements that will enable us to provide better care to our patients. (massgeneral.org)
  • Friends who are able to make gifts of $25,000 or more will be invited to name a patient care area or to establish an endowment fund in their names or in the name of someone important to them. (massgeneral.org)
  • We also offer surgical patient educational materials for health care professionals. (facs.org)
  • Our website supports the surgical community with current resources for informed decision making and full patient participation in surgical care. (facs.org)
  • Patients' Choice provides in depth information on doctors in your area who have been recognized and awarded for outstanding patient care and expertise. (prnewswire.com)
  • Despite a critical shortage of beds in New York City's public and private hospitals, an average of 2,000 beds a day are occupied by patients who are medically ready for discharge and do not belong there, government and health-care officials acknowledge. (nytimes.com)
  • But nursing homes and home-care services are in short supply, so the transfers are delayed until the patients can be accommodated. (nytimes.com)
  • It's not good business, and it's not good patient care,'' said Brian Hendricks, executive deputy director of health systems management for the State Health Department. (nytimes.com)
  • Mr. Hendricks and local hospital officials calculate that the number of patients staying longer than medically required ranges from 5 to 7 percent of the 35,000 short-term, acute-care beds in the city's municipal, nonprofit and proprietary hospitals. (nytimes.com)
  • The problem of patients overstaying in hospitals while awaiting alternate levels of care or housing - has existed for years. (nytimes.com)
  • In addition to those patients retained for lack of nursing homes or home care, some also linger in hospitals because they are homeless, the adult version of abandoned boarder babies. (nytimes.com)
  • When scanned, the chips will release patients' medical information to doctors, speeding care. (wired.com)
  • They're targeting what they believe are the mechanisms to arrest a disease that steadily steals patients' personality and ability to remember, think and care for themselves. (yahoo.com)
  • the methods and procedures by which the survey software is implemented and deployed to accommodate specific patient, clinic and research workflows, and by which the results integrated into clinical care and/or research in any particular project setting. (google.com)
  • As someone who takes care of a lot of patients who are Asian Americans, I didn't know whether to assume they were 'Asian' or 'American,' " Ansell said. (latimes.com)
  • We also support the many hospitals providing care for cardiac patients throughout the North of England. (ncl.ac.uk)
  • Sharing care between cardiology and primary care ensures patients with this condition are closely monitored. (ohsu.edu)
  • So much of the energy and excitement in health care today is coming from the patient/consumer side of the equation. (rwjf.org)
  • It says others may view Ebola care wards as places where patients get sicker and die. (voanews.com)
  • Fear of a malpractice lawsuit over a missed cancer, financial incentives, and expectations on the part of GERD patients and their primary care providers, who refer them to gastroenterologists for evaluation, are among the factors behind the overuse of upper endoscopy, the authors write. (medicinenet.com)
  • The Division of Nephrology and Hypertension offers a full range of clinical nephrology services, including care for patients with hypertension and chronic kidney disease. (ohsu.edu)
  • We emphasize a holistic approach to patient-care and offer non-pharmacologic, as well as traditional, approaches to both hypertension and kidney failure. (ohsu.edu)
  • The Faculty's affiliated hospital-based dental clinics provide interprofessional and patient-centred care. (mcgill.ca)
  • Patient education allows patients to play a bigger role in their own care. (medlineplus.gov)
  • It also aligns with the growing movement toward patient- and family-centered care. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Teachers and health care providers need to be able to assess patient needs and communicate clearly. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Talk to the health care team members and observe the patient. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Ask if the patient wants other people involved with the care process. (medlineplus.gov)
  • It is possible that the person who volunteers to be involved in your patient's care may not be the person your patient prefers to be involved. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Managed care has been hypothesized to increase patient travel for health care services by steering patients to more distant providers. (repec.org)
  • Privately insured patients were more likely to be in managed care than Medicare patients during this period. (repec.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)
  • The Patients Association's current projects include: Complaints handling and improvement Working with the elderly Mental health Patient involvement Working with Patient Participation Groups (PPGs) Health promotion The organisation runs a national helpline "providing specialist information, advice and signposting to help people navigate the often complex world of health and social care. (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)
  • In health care, an orphan patient is a patient who has been "lost" within the system or has no primary provider overseeing their care. (wikipedia.org)
  • The view from insiders and health care providers is that orphan patients tend to receive inferior care compared to those who have a "gatekeeper" coordinating the medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Having been used by NTD's doctors with MS patients since late 2017, PHREND has already delivered promising impacts. (pwc.com)
  • The researchers studied the x-rays of 114 COVID-19 patients and detected thoracic vertebral fractures in 35 percent. (sciencecodex.com)
  • 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)
  • Researchers in Italy selected 50 patients with X-ray diagnosed osteoarthritis in either one or both knees to evaluate if the special turmeric formulation called Meriva® could provide more benefits to their standard medical therapy. (prnewswire.com)
  • Researchers in Ohio saw a breakthrough moment recently when a paralyzed patient was able to move his hand with the help of innovative new technology. (wsj.com)
  • The researchers say there is a high rate of error (approximately 40%) in diagnosing this group of patients. (www.nhs.uk)
  • The researchers wanted to investigate how many patients in a vegetative or minimally conscious state could reliably and repeatedly modulate (alter) their brain activity as shown by their fMRI responses. (www.nhs.uk)
  • The researchers say that awareness distinguishes minimally conscious patients from those in a vegetative state and has important healthcare, ethical and legal implications. (www.nhs.uk)
  • However, researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital have recently discovered that melatonin supplementation can improve sleep patterns among patients with hypertension who are taking beta-blockers. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • PatientsLikeMe has recruited four researchers to pilot the ORE. These researchers will be providing feedback on the site while working with patients in the PatientsLikeMe network to develop and test an initial set of health outcome measures. (rwjf.org)
  • By drawing on patient wisdom eliciting patient goals and more effectively engaging patients in medical research, both projects will help researchers better understand diseases and open up important paths for the development of new therapies, leading to dramatic improvements in health. (rwjf.org)
  • These stellar researchers are looking at some critical health problems that have either no established measures or have outdated measures that don't meet patients' needs. (rwjf.org)
  • For example, William Polonsky, PhD, CDE of the Behavioral Diabetes Institute , is developing a tool that will help researchers, doctors, and patients better understand how diabetes medications affect appetite. (rwjf.org)
  • Patients on kidney dialysis and long-term intravenous feeding frequently suffer a painful bone disease apparently caused by aluminum in solutions used in treatment, researchers have found. (latimes.com)
  • Our efforts have led to the development of a platform that is unique in meeting the needs of patients, clinicians and researchers. (google.com)
  • The patient entrusts their health to the physician with the confidence that the physician will advocate first for the patient's health, not her pocketbook. (latimes.com)
  • Patient participation has contributed to improvements in the nurse-to-nurse handoff process by engaging with staff to discuss change-of-shift information at the patient's bedside. (wikipedia.org)
  • The former warn that clinicians, delivery systems, and policy makers cannot assume that patients have certain capabilities, interests, or goals, nor can they dictate the pathway to achieving a patient's goals. (wikipedia.org)
  • Typically a patient's bill of rights guarantees patients information, fair treatment, and autonomy over medical decisions, among other rights. (wikipedia.org)
  • Affected patients are middle-aged adults, mainly presenting with diffuse arthromyalgias, chronic fatigue, and cognitive dysfunction. (nih.gov)
  • The types of discrimination reported in 2008 by patients with a major chronic health condition varied among groups. (ucsf.edu)
  • Patients with chronic kidney disease often need to restrict the amount of potassium in their diet to prevent potassium overload. (webmd.com)
  • Considering the expected epidemic of [chronic kidney disease] in the next decade, further clinical trials using pomegranate juice aimed at reducing the high cardiovascular morbidity of [chronic kidney disease] patients and their deterioration to end-stage renal disease should be conducted," Kristal says. (webmd.com)
  • Charles Grassley, Iowa Republican, and Kent Conrad, North Dakota Democrat, have joined hands to sponsor outpatient coverage for Medicare patients who require injectable therapies for several chronic illnesses, including MS. Medicare used to cover injections that were administered in a Medicare-participating physician's office. (washingtontimes.com)
  • PhD., part of the METHODS research team in Paris, are using the ORE platform to develop a questionnaire designed to gather information from patients with multiple chronic diseases about their medications, exercise and diet. (rwjf.org)
  • The company is targeting patients with diabetes, chronic cardiac conditions, Alzheimer's disease and those who undergo complex treatments like chemotherapy, said Dr. Richard Seelig, Applied Digital Solutions' vice president of medical applications. (wired.com)
  • Patients with heart failure may need a provider at a moment's notice, when neither the primary provider nor cardiologist has capacity, making it essential to manage urgent and chronic concerns proactively. (ohsu.edu)
  • Doctors use endoscopy in GERD patients mainly to check for a condition called Barrett's esophagus , which affects about 10% of people who've had chronic heartburn for at least five years, says Nicholas Shaheen, MD, MPH, an author of the new advice paper. (medicinenet.com)
  • Furthermore, patient satisfaction scores from these surveys have become an important metric by which hospitals are evaluated and compared to one another. (wikipedia.org)
  • The patients had all been referred to two hospitals that are major referral centres for this type of brain injury. (www.nhs.uk)
  • These hospitals already routinely evaluate brain injury patients with fMRI to assess their performance on motor and spatial imagery tasks. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Some patients overstay in hospitals for months, even years. (nytimes.com)
  • Overcrowding in hospitals has been attributed to a rise in AIDS patients, compounded by a steady reduction in beds as a state-imposed cost reduction measure. (nytimes.com)
  • While the old system fully reimbursed hospitals for such patients, the new rates pose reductions. (nytimes.com)
  • Now hospitals are realizing it's very much in their interest to relieve their census of inappropriate patients,'' said Mr. Hendricks. (nytimes.com)
  • This research compares travel distances for patients discharged from California hospitals in 1985 and 1991 controlling for payor, diagnosis, and local market conditions. (repec.org)
  • Alzheimer's patients and their families, desperate for an effective treatment for the epidemic disease, there's hope from new studies starting up and insights from recent ones that didn't quite pan out. (yahoo.com)
  • The number of Alzheimer's patients in the U.S. is expected to jump from the current 5.4 million to 16 million by 2050. (yahoo.com)
  • Her areas of interest in research include applying new genetic tests to prenatal diagnosis and fetal disease, as well as patient decision-making around genetic testing and obstetrical ultrasound. (ucsfbenioffchildrens.org)
  • The main risk factor for DKD is an increasing duration of diabetes, however, it may be present at diagnosis if the patient has had undetected type 2 diabetes for some time. (bpac.org.nz)
  • FDG PET/CT has proven useful in the diagnosis, staging, and detection of metastasis and post treatment monitoring of several malignancies in HIV-infected patients. (springer.com)
  • This opens up new perspectives for methods that might enable early diagnosis and treatment of Lupus patients with a high risk at kidney failure. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • These results provide a starting point for the development of a test that might allow an early diagnosis and treatment of these high risk patients. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • We recognize how distressing it is for parents to have questions about the diagnosis and treatment of their children, and we take the claims and concerns brought forward by the former patients of Dr. Yasser Awaad and their families seriously," Oakwood said in a statement to the Free Press. (usatoday.com)
  • Just as patients with a new cancer diagnosis see an oncologist, those with a new HF diagnosis should see a cardiologist for a comprehensive evaluation. (ohsu.edu)
  • Almost 30% of the patients in our series died secondary to blastomycosis, with most deaths occurring within 5 weeks following the diagnosis. (nih.gov)
  • Eligible patients include those with unresectable, locally advanced, recurrent or metastatic HER2-expressing GEA. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Metastatic breast cancer (MBC) kills half a million women in the EU every year, yet progress on the quality of life and survival time of MBC patients remains elusive. (euractiv.com)
  • Eli Lilly and Company announced that a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee (ODAC) voted 6-5 that CYRAMZA (ramucirumab) plus erlotinib demonstrated a favorable benefit/risk profile for patients with untreated metastatic EGFR-positive non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), based on the results of the positive Phase 3 RELAY study. (pharmaceutical-business-review.com)
  • Maandagmiddag 25 juli 2016 moesten de sleepboten SMIT CHEETAH en FAIRPLAY-21 wachten voor de Calandbrug voordat zi. (amazonaws.com)
  • The Patients Association's income for 2016 was £254,862 and it held reserves of £471,604 at the end of the year. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Patients Association - Annual report and unaudited financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2016" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
  • We are very pleased that the FDA has approved Ocaliva for PBC and would like to thank all the patients and investigators around the world who participated in our clinical trials to make this possible. (globenewswire.com)
  • Patients may also learn about clinical trials through the Clinical Research Unit or get information about these conditions from the Neuro-Patient Resource Centre . (mcgill.ca)
  • Clinical trials in Asian countries previously showed that patients reacted differently to Crestor than patients in U.S. trials, most of whom were white. (latimes.com)
  • A new study published in Seizure gives insight into the short-term outcome of patients treated for status epilepticus in Kuopio University Hospital in Finland. (sciencecodex.com)
  • The study, conducted by the University of Eastern Finland and the Epilepsy Centre in Kuopio University Hospital, enrolled 137 status epilepticus patients during 2015. (sciencecodex.com)
  • The outcome was assessed at one month after hospital discharge by means of a phone interview and a patient record review. (sciencecodex.com)
  • A simple thoracic x-ray can detect these fractures and morphometric evaluation should be performed in COVID-19 patients at hospital admission. (sciencecodex.com)
  • How a financially sagging hospital revived itself with a customer service approach that makes patients and employees its top priorities. (shrm.org)
  • Fixing the number of days that a patient should stay in hospital after a hip replacement discourages the development of techniques to get him up and walking sooner. (economist.com)
  • Patient participation has driven the development of a variety of health policies, ranging from the expansion of hospital visitation hours to the implementation of patient-centered bedside rounding by hospital medical teams. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, significant improvements in ICU and in-hospital survival of cancer patients in ICU have been demonstrated in studies in recent years [1- (springer.com)
  • The patient was admitted to hospital and treated with piperacillin-tazobactam. (springer.com)
  • Freedom of Information figures show that in the past five years there has been a 67% drop in the number of patients opting to be treated at Stafford Hospital. (bbc.co.uk)
  • Track patient satisfaction by asking for feedback after office visits or hospital stays. (surveymonkey.com)
  • TEHRAN- PlasmaDerm, a new device that can improve wound healing in Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) patients, was piloted in Shohadaye Tajrish Hospital in Tehran. (tehrantimes.com)
  • DeMario MD, Liebowitz DN (1998) Lymphomas in the immunocompromised patient. (springer.com)
  • 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)
  • The largest single latent threat to patient safety is the lack of a register and regulatory body for senior managers in the NHS and private healthcare sectors. (bmj.com)
  • Greece's private healthcare clinics said on Tuesday (29 October) that they would not accept patients insured by the country's main healthcare facility, the National Organisation for Healthcare Provision (EOPYY), because the organisation owes €800 million in private healthcare facilities, according to the newspaper Ekathimerini. (euractiv.com)
  • In our recent study of U.S. healthcare providers, two-thirds of respondents reported using surveys to measure patient feedback. (surveymonkey.com)
  • Send out a healthcare questionnaire after each patient interaction to continuously make improvements based on the feedback shared by your patients. (surveymonkey.com)
  • Patient advocacy groups, insurers, and employers can all deploy surveys to poll prospective enrollees on possible changes to insurance plans or features that might meet their healthcare needs more closely. (surveymonkey.com)
  • The University of Washington provides a web-based tool to help patients learn about their healthcare. (washington.edu)
  • The Patients Association is an advocacy group operating in the UK that aims to improve patients' experience of healthcare. (wikipedia.org)
  • When solicited for participation by policymakers and industry leaders, patients can influence health policy, and both groups benefit from collaboration on goal setting and outcome measurement. (wikipedia.org)
  • By engaging with patients and patient advocacy groups, policymakers can support patients to shape public policy. (wikipedia.org)
  • The European Parliament elections and the nomination of a new Commission next year offer a fresh opportunity for patients to encourage policymakers to commit to a healthier Europe, says Anders Olauson. (euractiv.com)
  • 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)
  • We have observed a marked increased in the number of immunocompromised patients with blastomycosis over the last 15 years, increasing from about 3% of patients seen between 1956 and 1977 to almost 24% patients seen between 1978 and 1991. (nih.gov)
  • In fact, over the past decade, there's been an increase of greater than 40% in the use of upper endoscopy among Medicare patients. (medicinenet.com)
  • We expect travel distances to increase for private patients relative to Medicare patients if managed is leading to greater travel. (repec.org)
  • As a stem cell transplant patient, you have new opportunities for a healthy and full life. (cdc.gov)
  • Some types of fungal infections are more common than others in stem cell transplant patients. (cdc.gov)
  • Aspergillosis is the most common type of fungal infection in stem cell transplant patients, followed by Candida infection and mucormycosis, but other types of fungal infections are also possible. (cdc.gov)
  • This study will evaluate a treatment regimen that alternates two different 3-drug regimens every eight weeks for patients that have previously completed autologous stem cell transplant. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • FDA brings the patient perspective into the review of medical products that treat Cancer, Hepatitis B & C and HIV. (fda.gov)
  • A patient takes a blood glucose test during an event aimed to help people with diabetes to cope with their illness at Saint Luka diagnostics medical center in Sofia, November 13, 2012. (amazonaws.com)
  • But where was the swarming mass of white coats on the Capitol's steps over the Institute of Medicine's report on avoidable patient deaths due to medical errors? (latimes.com)
  • When I first put on my white coat in medical school, I recited the Declaration of Geneva and pledged "to consecrate my life to the service of humanity" and that "the health of my patient will be my first consideration" and that "I will respect the secrets that are confided in me. (latimes.com)
  • Raising the language barrier for non-English speaking medical patients in the United States is bad ideology and bad policy. (motherjones.com)
  • Putting ideology and bad policy first, the Senate is currently considering an amendment that could literally mean the difference between life and death for medical patients with limited English. (motherjones.com)
  • After 90 days, the following benefits were observed: Compared to the controls, patients in the Meriva group experienced a 58 percent decrease in their overall pain, stiffness and physical functionality as measured by the widely used medical scoring method developed by Western Ontario and McMaster Universities (WOMAC). (prnewswire.com)
  • Finally, the subjects using Meriva were able to reduce their reliance on standard painkillers (NSAIDs, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) by 63 percent compared to patients on conventional medical therapy alone. (prnewswire.com)
  • We subsequently review the general aspects of sporotrichosis, specifically in renal transplant patients as described in the medical literature. (medscape.com)
  • The medical tourism trend can upend patient expectations and physician responsibilities. (ama-assn.org)
  • The European Parliament on Tuesday (22 October) voted to improve the control on medical devices via strengthened traceability rules and transparency of information for patients and medical staff, but without creating additional burdens for small manufacturers. (euractiv.com)
  • On 22 October, the Parliament will vote to decide the course of the EU's Medical Devices Regulation, but several of the amendments proposed by the ENVI Committee could endanger patients, in particular one that allows for the re-use of all medical devices, says Serge Bernasconi. (euractiv.com)
  • Because we understand that traumatic injuries can leave patients and family members with financial concerns and anxiety, representatives from our Patient Financial Services meet with patients and/or family members soon after admission in order to help them understand their insurance coverage and/or what other financial resources may be available to assist them with their medical and other bills. (massgeneral.org)
  • It's the first time the FDA has approved medical use of the device, though in Mexico, more than 1,000 scannable chips have been implanted in patients. (wired.com)
  • The chip's serial number pulls up the patients' blood type and other medical information. (wired.com)
  • Find out if patients would benefit from online access to their medical records or appointment information. (surveymonkey.com)
  • By utilizing the principles of feedback control systems, his protocols enable medical personnel to personalize the EPO dosage for each patient. (umass.edu)
  • Veritas Health publishes original articles written for patients by over 100 physician authors and peer-reviewed by a 16 member Medical Advisory Board . (spine-health.com)
  • Older medical references mention the term 'orphan patient' using a different definition, specifically patients with an orphan disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • DHAIR uses cPRO combined with content specific to oncology including: assessment and intervention content, workflows to support patient centered administration and to support integration in the clinical oncology setting, and formal usability testing of both the patient and clinician experiences. (google.com)
  • Content may include survey question and answer text, branching decisions, tailored interventional content that is delivered based on business rules driven by the research aims, clinician tools (e.g., graphical summaries), and patient tools (e.g., teaching tips and charts). (google.com)
  • If doctors can't afford to practice medicine, we argue, how can the patient be helped? (latimes.com)
  • For your convenience we offer Pediatric Patient Gateway, a secure, online method to communicate with the practice. (massgeneral.org)
  • To meet the unique needs of brain tumor patients, the American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) and the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses (AANN) announce the availability of the first ever clinical practice guidelines (CPG) for the treatment of adults with brain tumors. (prweb.com)
  • The practice of engaging patients in health policy originated from the consumer advocacy movement, which prioritized consumer safety, access to information and public participation in public health programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Another 71 patients were killed during when Shipman moved to the Donneybrook House group practice in Hyde. (bbc.co.uk)
  • The electrodes produce high frequency pulses which are thought to disrupt the slower waves of nerve activity that drive tremors in Parkinson's patients. (newscientist.com)
  • The community outreach program at the Muhammad Ali Parkinson's Center in Phoenix, Ariz., has been helping patients adjust to a new normal for over 15 years. (foxnews.com)
  • The center has exercise classes tailored to Parkinson's patients, ranging from yoga and tai chi to dance. (foxnews.com)
  • An expansion project is in the works, ensuring that even more Parkinson's patients will benefit from the Ali Center's programs. (foxnews.com)
  • among these patients, it occurs mostly in renal transplant patients. (medscape.com)
  • Sporotrichosis is a rare fungal infection in transplant patients and among these patients it occurs mostly in renal transplant patients. (medscape.com)
  • We present two renal transplant patients who presented with sporotrichosis, case 1 with cutaneous sporotrichosis, the most common presentation, and case 2 with meningeal sporotrichosis, which is exceedingly rare and is only the second case to have ever been reported in the literature. (medscape.com)
  • If renal function worsens, it may seem appropriate to stop the ACE inhibitor or ARB, but patients with heart failure should take a vasodilator and substituting hydralazine and nitrates for afterload reduction is important. (ohsu.edu)
  • In present study we retrospectively evaluated the progression of MACD in 30 MMF patients. (nih.gov)
  • Ocaliva has demonstrated a clinically meaningful improvement in lowering ALP, a liver enzyme and biomarker that is used to track disease progression in patients with PBC. (globenewswire.com)
  • Interventions should occur early in patients with diabetes, prior to the development of albuminuria which is a marker for both progression of DKD and increased cardiovascular risk. (bpac.org.nz)
  • Knowing the signs of disease progression is crucial to managing patients with HF effectively. (ohsu.edu)
  • They say that when deciding on treatments, doctors should consider factors such as family history, whether patients smoke, have diabetes , cardiovascular disease , or are depressed, because some treatments may be better than others. (webmd.com)
  • The scientists say in a news release that other research has shown that patients who drank pomegranate juice showed an improvement in cardiovascular risk factors, such as reduced blood pressure and fewer cardiovascular events. (webmd.com)
  • The findings are significant because many kidney disease patients die either from infections or cardiovascular-related causes. (webmd.com)
  • Beta-blockers, which are commonly given to patients with cardiovascular conditions, hypertension, and anxiety, often result in sleep issues among patients. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Some experts think that fungal infections may be most common in small bowel transplant patients, followed by lung, liver, and heart transplant patients. (cdc.gov)
  • Some types of fungal infections are more common than others in solid organ transplant patients. (cdc.gov)
  • Scientists are still learning about which transplant patients are at highest risk and how to best prevent fungal infections. (cdc.gov)
  • This chapter discusses FDG normal variant uptake in HIV patients and the role of FDG PET/CT in malignancies in HIV-infected patients, CNS manifestations of HIV, assessing fever of unknown origin in HIV patients, assessing response to highly active antiretroviral therapy, and assessing complications. (springer.com)
  • However, only rarely can unchecked physician paternalism be justified, and unlimited patient autonomy would presumably be equally abhorrent. (wikipedia.org)
  • TEHRAN - While reports published on Monday claimed that U.S. sanctions hindering wound dressing import, threatened the lives of Iranian Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) patients, an official with Health Ministry announced that there are a sufficient amount of wound dressings in the country for the current year ending on March 19, 2020. (tehrantimes.com)
  • Patient participation is a trend that arose in answer to perceived physician paternalism . (wikipedia.org)
  • That's not just making labs, drugs, allergies, etc. available to patients-it's giving them access to the actual notes that the physician records about a visit. (rwjf.org)
  • It's just a hypothesis at this point, but think about how the knowledge that a patient will read a note will affect how the physician writes the note. (rwjf.org)
  • Nov. 18, 2010 -- Pomegranate juice has been touted for years as having many health benefits, and now a new study says it can ward off a number of complications in kidney disease patients on dialysis . (webmd.com)
  • The Alaska Kidney Patients Association is committed to providing support, education and advocacy for kidney patients and their families, encouraging organ donation, public education and the prevention of kidney disease. (idealist.org)
  • UMass Amherst feedback systems engineer Yossi Chait (Mechanical and Industrial Engineering) is part of a multidisciplinary team that has been approved by an institutional review board to begin clinical testing of a groundbreaking new protocol for administering a key drug for managing patients in the final stage of kidney disease. (umass.edu)
  • We are developing protocols for patients who have kidney disease and are undergoing dialysis and need precise, effective doses of recombinant human erythropoietin hormone," says Chait . (umass.edu)
  • Was the appointment on-time, and did the patient feel that their needs were met by clinician they visited? (surveymonkey.com)
  • cPRO software began within Dr. Donna Berry's " D istributed H ealth A ssessment and I ntervention R esearch " (DHAIR) program of patient-clinician communication research in oncology. (google.com)
  • Caring for the immunocompromised patient poses many diagnostic and therapeutic challenges to the clinician, and among those patients who have been exposed to areas endemic for blastomycosis, B. dermatitidis must be regarded as a potentially important opportunistic pathogen. (nih.gov)
  • Patient-clinician communication: American Society Of Clinical Oncology consensus guideline. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Among patients who received the background drug regimen plus 100mg of delamanid twice daily, 45.4% had sputum-culture conversion in liquid broth at 2 months, as compared with 29.6% of patients who received a background drug regimen plus the placebo. (redorbit.com)
  • The group that received the background drug regimen plus 200mg of delamanid twice daily also had a high proportion (41.9%) of patients with sputum-culture conversion. (redorbit.com)
  • Pharma Company-1's Fentanyl Spray was approved by the FDA in or about January 2012, solely for the management of breakthrough pain in cancer patients who are already receiving and who are tolerant to opioid therapy for their underlying persistent pain. (justice.gov)
  • For example, it is wrong to say that the study shows that "patients in 'vegetative' state can think and communicate" or "that one-in-five patients in a persistent vegetative state may be able to communicate," as The Daily Telegraph does. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Furthermore, almost one third of those patients who died of other causes had evidence of persistent blastomycosis at death. (nih.gov)
  • Patients with heart failure have a predictably unpredictable condition, but a systems approach can decrease the number of emergency calls and visits as well as morbidity. (ohsu.edu)
  • In addition, supervised dimensionality reduction analyses of the full, multidimensional datasets did not reveal any reproducible patient/control discriminators. (frontiersin.org)
  • This was an experimental study with cross-sectional analysis in 23 patients in a vegetative state (patients are 'awake' in the sense they have sleep-wake cycles, but without detectable awareness) and 31 patients in a minimally conscious state (where patients show inconsistent but reproducible signs of awareness, tested by behavioural responses to stimuli, including the ability to follow commands. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Not only did the defendants in this case allegedly bully sales reps into pushing this highly addictive drug, they paid doctors to prescribe it to patients. (justice.gov)
  • Instead of working to ensure that this kind of tragedy isn't repeated, the Senate's two doctors, Sen. Coburn and Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-TN), have exhibited a distressing disregard for the doctor-patient relationship. (motherjones.com)
  • The Compassionate Doctor certification is part of the Patients' Choice recognition program, where patients rate and vote for their favorite doctors. (prnewswire.com)
  • According to court documents, Awaad's EEG interpretations raised red flags among doctors who had referred him patients. (usatoday.com)
  • The program keeps the doctors' identities private, so it allowed him to continue to treat patients, even operate on them, while he was secretly getting treatment for his addiction. (cnn.com)
  • See graphic images of patients who said they were severely disfigured by addicted doctors, on AC 360. (cnn.com)
  • That's about 8,000 doctors whose patients may have no idea they are addicts. (cnn.com)
  • The Food and Drug Administration gives doctors the go-ahead to implant radio frequency microchips in patients. (wired.com)
  • WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration urged doctors Wednesday to use caution in prescribing the cholesterol drug Crestor to patients of Asian heritage, but said that overall the medication carried no higher risk of serious side effects than its competitors. (latimes.com)
  • Issuing a public health advisory and changes to prescribing information for doctors, the agency said that Asian patients should be started at the lowest approved dose, 5 milligrams a day. (latimes.com)
  • The FDA action may ease worries among some doctors and patients, said Dr. Benjamin Ansell, a cholesterol expert at UCLA. (latimes.com)
  • The patient was previously treated with a monoclonal antibody against lymphocytes to which he developed allergy and subsequently received high-dose steroids for several weeks before admission. (springer.com)
  • The patient was asymptomatic except for fever on admission, with no dyspnea, the physical examination was unremarkable and there was no hypoxia. (springer.com)
  • On average, such patients have to remain four weeks beyond their normal discharge date - occupying beds at costs exceeding $500 a day and taking up space badly needed by sick patients waiting for admission. (nytimes.com)
  • Intercept was founded on the belief that targeting FXR would benefit patients with liver diseases for which there are limited or no treatment options, and Ocaliva's approval marks the culmination of more than a decade of work," said Mark Pruzanski, M.D., Chief Executive Officer and President of Intercept. (globenewswire.com)
  • 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)
  • Sage Bionetworks' BRIDGE platform will allow patients to share and track their health data and collaborate on research into diseases and health problems that matter most to them. (rwjf.org)
  • For patients with diseases like sarcoma, waiting means suffering and often avoidable death, writes Marlene Mizzi. (euractiv.com)
  • For example, New England Journal of Medicine mentioned patients with orphan diseases as orphan patients in 1988: N Engl J Med. (wikipedia.org)
  • Though Viagra and Cialis had been studied as treatments in mouse models and in a milder form of muscular dystrophy, "this is the first human study that suggests some hope" for patients with DMD, says Dr. Ronald Victor, associate director of the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute and the lead author of the study. (thedailybeast.com)
  • That's a question RWJF is exploring with grants to Sage Bionetworks and PatientsLikeMe to build online, open-source platforms that give patients the opportunity to contribute to and collaborate on research. (rwjf.org)
  • Heart transplant is another option for appropriate patients, and OHSU is home to Oregon's only heart transplant program. (ohsu.edu)
  • Neutropenia per se and the underlying malignancy (solid and hematological) do not have an impact on the outcome of patients in ICU. (springer.com)
  • Repeat transthoracic echocardiography should then be performed at 5 years after starting cabergoline in patients taking a total weekly dose less than or equal to 2 mg. (medscape.com)
  • If a patient is taking more than a total weekly dose of 2 mg, then annual echocardiography is recommended. (medscape.com)
  • Cabergoline is used in PD patients over a shorter period (months) at much higher dose (typically 3 mg a day) compared to a much longer period of treatment (years) at lower doses (typically 0.5-1 mg weekly) in hyperprolactinaemic patients. (medscape.com)
  • 161 patients were given a dose of 100mg twice daily, 160 patients were given a dose of 200mg twice daily, and 160 patients were given a placebo. (redorbit.com)
  • Because Asians appear to process the drug differently, half the standard dose can have the same cholesterol-lowering benefit in those patients, though a full dose could increase the risk of side effects, a study by the drug's manufacturer, AstraZeneca, indicated. (latimes.com)
  • Specifically, the Complainant alleges that Charlwell refused to accept a patient for treatment at its facility because that patient was being treated with Suboxone, a medication used to treat Opioid Use Disorder (OUD). (ada.gov)
  • Once thyroid function is maintained in the normal range with oral medication, the doctor and patient can make a decision on definitive treatment with radioactive iodine together. (thyroid.org)
  • Taken together, these data show that Meriva turmeric extract improves the clinical benefit of a standard NSAIDs-based treatment of osteoarthritis, making it possible for patients to decrease their medication load and increase its efficacy. (prnewswire.com)
  • In actions that will save lives, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., removed prior authorization for Medicaid patients who need medication-assisted treatment. (ama-assn.org)
  • TEHRAN- U.S. unfair sanctions against Iran is indeed an obvious example of war crime as it has denied Iranian patients having access to medication and their basic needs, said the head of Iran Hemophilia Organization. (tehrantimes.com)
  • Involving patient participation in health policy research can also ensure that public health needs are accurately incorporated into policy proposals. (wikipedia.org)
  • It said the research could allow some patients who are "locked in" by brain injuries to communicate. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Authors of this study note that melatonin supplements are clearly beneficial for hypertensive patients who take beta-blockers, but further research needs to be done in order to assess whether other types of patients could benefit from this treatment as well. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • What happens when you engage patients in research? (rwjf.org)
  • That's only if government and other sources provide tens of millions of dollars for additional research and more patients join clinical studies. (yahoo.com)
  • If MK-8931 works, EPOCH would give Merck one of the two major patient studies needed to win approval from government regulators, said Darryle D. Schoepp, Merck's head of neuroscience research. (yahoo.com)
  • The research team implanted two small electrodes in each patient in a particular part of the basal ganglia. (newscientist.com)
  • If you are a researcher looking for a patient group to involve in your research or a member of the public wanting to find a charity or support group, contact us and we will try and pass you to the right team. (ncl.ac.uk)
  • 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)
  • A group of EU lawmakers has taken the UK-led "Dying to Work" campaign to the EU in an effort to mobilise support for terminally ill patients across Europe, who face unfair treatment at work. (euractiv.com)
  • Many patients are left without a safety net or family support. (redorbit.com)
  • We welcome representatives of local patients' support groups and charities to the centre. (ncl.ac.uk)
  • We are the local support group for patients with all types of cardiomyopathy in the North East and are part of the national charity Cardiomyopathy UK. (ncl.ac.uk)
  • We aim to be a friendly, welcoming group and a source of support and information to patients with their families from across our region. (ncl.ac.uk)
  • For example, our clinic's heart failure nurse can triage patients to the clinic, ED, or laboratory and provide continuity, support and education to patients and families. (ohsu.edu)
  • And, as the pioneers of shared decision-making, patient centeredness, patient activation, online support groups and the health 2.0 community have shown us, real benefits come from this engagement. (rwjf.org)
  • Learn about the support available to your patient. (medlineplus.gov)
  • OHSU offers Heart Failure University to educate hospitalized patients and families. (ohsu.edu)
  • The OHSU kidney transplant program began in 1959 and to date has served more than 4,500 patients. (ohsu.edu)