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  • physicians
  • 2) Prior to withholding or withdrawing life-sustaining treatment, the diagnosis of a terminal condition by the attending physician or the diagnosis of a permanent unconscious state by two physicians shall be entered in writing and made a permanent part of the patient's medical records. (wa.gov)
  • Methods
  • In addition, the efficacy of Hudson's treatment for what he deemed "early" cancers using methods such as radical surgery, castration , and diethylstilbestrol therapy was still unknown at that time. (wikipedia.org)
  • syphilis
  • The first experiment following this push for new developments in STD treatment and preventative measures were the Terre Haute Prison Experiments from 1943-1944, which were conducted and supported by many of the same individuals who would go on to participate in the Guatemalan Syphilis Experiments only a few years later. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition, scientists prevented participants from accessing syphilis treatment programs available to other residents in the area. (wikipedia.org)
  • practice
  • The authors present a case drawn from clinical practice which highlights the discomfort that parents may feel about such an abrupt change in their rights over their child, and argue that parents should have greater autonomy over treatment decisions regarding their prematurely born children. (georgetown.edu)
  • viable
  • Preceding the experiments was a large push by medical professionals, including the U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Thomas Parran , to further the knowledge of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and discover more viable treatment options. (wikipedia.org)
  • outcome
  • Studies also had to report the proportion of pateints with persisting normoprolactinaemia as an outcome, as well as details age, sex, type of dopamine agonist, treatment duration and normal reference values of prolactin. (york.ac.uk)
  • medical
  • This matter concerned an application by Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust ("the Trust") seeking declarations as to AB's capacity to make decisions about serious medical treatment and as to her best interests in respect of whether she should receive life sustaining treatment should such treatment become necessary. (mondaq.com)
  • The directive, or a copy thereof, shall be made part of the patient's medical records retained by the attending physician, a copy of which shall be forwarded by the custodian of the records to the health facility when the withholding or withdrawal of life-support treatment is contemplated. (wa.gov)
  • I understand by using this form that a terminal condition means an incurable and irreversible condition caused by injury, disease, or illness, that would within reasonable medical judgment cause death within a reasonable period of time in accordance with accepted medical standards, and where the application of life-sustaining treatment would serve only to prolong the process of dying. (wa.gov)
  • b) In the absence of my ability to give directions regarding the use of such life-sustaining treatment, it is my intention that this directive shall be honored by my family and physician(s) as the final expression of my legal right to refuse medical or surgical treatment and I accept the consequences of such refusal. (wa.gov)
  • Objectives To determine the role played by law in medical specialists' decision-making about withholding and withdrawing life-sustaining treatment from adults who lack capacity, and the extent to which legal knowledge affects whether law is followed. (bmj.com)
  • His discovery about the lack of information regarding treatment for the disease and medical training for rectal exams needed to diagnose the disease drove him to pursue research in prostate cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • study
  • Data from a prospective clinical study support the use of etoposide (in combination with mechlorethamine, vinblastine, vincristine, bleomycin, doxorubicin, and prednisone [Stanford V regimen]) for the treatment of locally extensive and advanced Hodgkin lymphoma [Horning . (drugs.com)
  • The study was conducted to understand the disease's natural history throughout time and to also determine proper treatment dosage for specific people and the best time to receive injections of treatments. (wikipedia.org)
  • After funding for treatment was lost, the study was continued without informing the men that they would never be treated. (wikipedia.org)
  • therapy
  • Conclusion: Withholding or withdrawing therapy in the ICU was common. (uio.no)
  • Metabolic syndrome before and after initiation of antiretroviral therapy in treatment-naive HIV-infected individuals. (actgnetwork.org)
  • In the company of supportive peers and an empathic treatment team, this man had immersed himself for three weeks in mindfulness practices structured by Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). (ncadd.org)
  • Treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma (in combination with everolimus) following one prior anti-angiogenic therapy. (drugs.com)
  • 2002
  • 21 years of age (at diagnosis) support the use of etoposide (in combination with bleomycin, doxorubicin, cyclophosphamide, vincristine, procarbazine, and prednisone [BEACOPP regimen]) for the treatment of advanced stage Hodgkin lymphoma [Kelly . (drugs.com)
  • experiment
  • In total, 1,308 people were involved in this experiment, and of this group, 678 individuals were documented as getting some form of treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • effect
  • Random-effects meta-regression was also used to look at the effect of treatment duration and dopamine agonist preparation on persisting normoprolactinaemia. (york.ac.uk)
  • cancer
  • If the results showed cancer, a perineal prostatectomy and orchiectomy was performed on the men, followed by diethylstilbestrol treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • current
  • I believe a new treatment needs to be tested against the current standard of care. (metafilter.com)
  • That happens, but again: the current standard of care is something that is widely believed to work, and to deny someone that standard treatment is kind of a big deal. (metafilter.com)
  • actual
  • But interpersonal connection, such as an alliance with an empathic therapist, provides even more benefit than the actual method of treatment employed by the therapist. (ncadd.org)
  • programs
  • Rehabs-and, for that matter, outpatient addiction treatment programs that incorporate similar elements-are neither of these. (ncadd.org)