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*  Diabetic cardiomyopathy
Also, the diabetic patient may show subtle signs of diabetic cardiomyopathy related to decreased left ventricular compliance or ... An analysis of major clinical trials shows that diabetic patients with heart failure benefit from such a therapy to a similar ... 2004). "Evidence of left ventricular dysfunction in asymptomatic elderly patients with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus ... March 1994). "Atrial natriuretic factor in hypertensive and normotensive diabetic patients". Diabetes Care. 17 (3): 195-200. ...
*  Ancient Greek medicine
... positively influencing patient compliance. With the growth of patient compliance in Greek medicine, consent became an important ... Presented with all the information concerning the patient's health, the patient makes the decision to accept treatment. ... Patient compliance was rooted in their respect for the physician. According to the treatise "Prognostic", a physician was able ... the patient and the physician. The physician is the servant of science, and the patient must do what he can to fight the ...
*  Elastic therapeutic tape
Based on two different studies, kinesio tape showed quicker drainage than manually and better patient compliance. A 2014 meta ... The Use of Kinesio Tape for the Treatment of Foot Drop in a Patient with Sub-Acute Stroke: A Case Report. Doctoral dissertation ... Utilization of the tape for decreasing pain intensity or disability for young patients with suspected shoulder tendonitis/ ... "Short-Term Effects of Cervical Kinesio Taping on Pain and Cervical Range of Motion in Patients With Acute Whiplash Injury: A ...
*  Captopril
The short half-life necessitates two or three times per day dosing, which may reduce patient compliance. The adverse effect and ... All have longer half-lives and are given once or twice daily, which may improve patient compliance. Adverse effects of ... Formal clinical trials in depressed patients have not been reported. It has also been investigated for use in the treatment of ... Duchin, KL; McKinstry, DN; Cohen, AI; Migdalof, BH (1988). "Pharmacokinetics of captopril in healthy subjects and in patients ...
*  Upper airway resistance syndrome
CPAP masks are the most promising treatment for UARS, but effectiveness is reduced by low patient compliance. Oral appliances ... Some patients experience hypotension, which may cause lightheadedness, and patients with UARS are also more likely to ... A typical UARS patient is not obese and possesses a triangular face and misaligned jaw, which can result in a smaller amount of ... Patient who have UARS typically show multiple EEG arousals during the sleep study and little to no polygraphic evidence of ...
*  Dermatoscopy
... clinical outcome and patient compliance vary according to follow-up protocols". The British Journal of Dermatology. 159 (2): ... Digital dermatoscopy images are stored and compared to images obtained during the patient's next visit. Suspicious changes in ... "Cylindroma transforming into basal cell carcinoma in a patient with Brooke-Spiegler syndrome". Journal of Dermatological Case ...
*  Long-acting reversible contraception
They are the most effective reversible methods of contraception because they do not depend on patient compliance. So their ' ... Regardless, the initial out of pocket cost is still too high for many patients and is one of the biggest barriers to LARC use. ... Typical use describes effectiveness in real-world conditions, where patients may not fully adhere to medication regimens. LARC ...
*  Therapeutic behavior management
Patient compliance has been a thing of concern dating back to the origins of the practice of medicine. Hippocrates warned ... highly somewhat punishing activity for the provider or patient educator and the patients. It is an attempt to manage patient ... That non-compliance represents a threat to the future of patients and providers is demonstrated by the disastrous statistics ... Counseling and education models developed over the years to improve patient understanding and compliance have failed to move ...
*  Evidence-based medicine
"Patient Compliance with statins" Bandolier Review 2004 Archived 2015-05-12 at Archive.is Timmermans S, Mauck A (2005). "The ... such as a patient dying after refusing treatment. They may overtreat to "do something" or to address a patient's emotional ... is limited in usefulness when applied to individual patients, or reduces the autonomy of the doctor/patient relationship). In ... Values: while patient values are considered in the original definition of EBM, the importance of values is not commonly ...
*  Evidence-based pharmacy in developing countries
There are many tried-and-tested methods in the literature for using pictures and diagrams to aid patient compliance. Symbols ... Even the patient wants an incentive to buy from this shop or that shop. Everywhere there is a scheme, that's business, that's ... Poverty may force patients to purchase one day's supply of medicines at a time, so it is important to ensure that antibiotics ... Often, poor patients need help from pharmacists to understand which are the most important medicines and to identify the items ...
*  Latent tuberculosis
Isoniazid for 6 months might be adopted by a local TB program based on cost-effectiveness and patient compliance. This is the ... "Elderly patients: latent TB may reactivate in elderly patients." The very young There are currently two commonly used classes ... In patients who have not had BCG previously, latent TB is diagnosed if the Heaf test is grade 2, 3 or 4, and have no signs or ... Congenital or acquired immunosuppressed patients (in particular, HIV-positive patients) Illicit intravenous drug users; alcohol ...
*  Anaerobic infection
Clinical judgment, personal experience, safety and patient compliance should direct the physician in the choice of the ... The frequency of the host or patient's recovery depends on the employment of proper methods of collection of specimen, their ... This is explained by a greater number of anaerobic bacteremia in patients with complex underlying disease or those that are ... A substantial improvement in patients' survival rate has occurred after the introduction of computed tomography (CT) and other ...
*  Adherence (medicine)
Both patient and health-care provider affect compliance, and a positive physician-patient relationship is the most important ... Both patient and health-care provider affect compliance, and a positive physician-patient relationship is the most important ... To help manage adherence in asthma patients, the most important factors in improving compliance included patient education, ... to remind patients to take their medication have improved compliance rates and patient health especially in younger patients ...
*  Applied psychology
Psychologists also study patients' compliance with their doctors' orders. Health psychologists view a person's mental condition ... Some clinical psychologists may focus on the clinical management of patients with brain injury-this area is known as clinical ... Health psychologists aim to change health behaviors for the dual purpose of helping people stay healthy and helping patients ... Klusman, Lawrence (2001). "Prescribing Psychologists and Patients' Medical Needs; Lessons From Clinical Psychiatry". ...
*  Bis-choline tetrathiomolybdate
Patient compliance is crucial for clinical improvement, and it is a particular challenge for Wilson's disease patients taking ... As of 2016, tetrathiomolybdate had been tested in over 500 patients for up to seven years, primarily in oncology and Wilson's ... As of November 2014, a Phase 2, multi-centre, open-label study is recruiting newly diagnosed Wilson's disease patients 18 and ... Bis-choline tetrathiomolybdate has been evaluated in clinical trials in patients with various forms of cancer and has received ...
*  Treatment-resistant depression
... depression by decreasing the adverse side effects caused by some antidepressants and therefore increasing patient compliance. ... Switching patients to a different class of antidepressants may also be effective. Patients who are nonresponsive after taking ... One option is to switch the patient to a different medication. Another option is to add a medication to the patient's current ... There is support for the effectiveness of switching patients to a different SSRI; 50% of patients that were nonresponsive after ...
*  Serotonin-norepinephrine-dopamine reuptake inhibitor
... contributing to improved patient compliance and enhanced medication effectiveness. However, not all SNDRIs are reliably self- ... Although two-thirds of patients will ultimately respond to antidepressant treatment, one-third of patients respond to placebo, ... Although some patients show a partial response within 1-2 weeks, in general one must reckon with a delay of 3-6 weeks before ... Patients taking strong dopaminergic antagonists such as those used in the treatment of psychosis are more likely than the ...
*  Epigenetics of depression
... largely due to patient compliance and numerous side effects. Identifying genetic markers, and their role in patients' ... Patients suffering from major depression and bipolar disorder show increased methylation at BDNF promoters and reduced BDNF ... In patients with major depressive disorder, treatment with SSRI medications results in differential expression of 30 miRNAs, ... Post-mortem work in patients with major depressive disorder, as well as other psychiatric diseases, show that miRNAs play a ...
*  Value-Based Insurance Design
Studies have shown that when barriers are reduced, significant increases in patient compliance with recommended treatments and ... The basic V-BID premise is to align patients' out-of-pocket costs, such as copayments and premiums, with the value of health ... The benefit-based copayment model aligned a patient's payment for a drug with how much benefit he or she derived from the ... V-BID aims to align patients' out-of-pocket costs, such as copayments, with the value of services. The term "Value-Based ...
*  Lamotrigine
Patient compliance should be periodically reassessed with lab and medical testing of liver and kidney function to monitor ... Between 5 and 10% of patients will develop a rash, but only one in a thousand patients will develop a serious rash. Rash and ... However, a retrospective study of 109 patients' medical records found that 6.7% of patients experienced an "alerting effect" ... For patients whose lamotrigine has been stopped after development of a rash, re-challenge with lamotrigine is also a viable ...
*  Scaling and root planing
Therefore, patient compliance is, by far, the most important factor, having the greatest influence on the success or failure of ... These factors include patient compliance, disease progress at the time of intervention, probing depth, and anatomical factors ... may be necessary for severe cases or for patients with refractory (recurrent) periodontitis. Patients who present with severe ... If the patient fails to change the factors that allowed the disease to set in - for example, not flossing or brushing only once ...
*  Loa loa filariasis
Drawbacks to using Doxycycline include bacterial resistance and patient compliance because of a longer treatment regimen and ... It was noted that the patients used in this study had a L. loa microfilarial load of greater than 3,000 per ml of blood. Within ... If the patient was infected, the extract would cause an artificial allergic reaction and associated Calabar swelling similar to ... Some patients can develop lymphatic dysfunction causing lymphedema. Episodic angioedema (Calabar swellings) in the arms and ...
*  Electronic patient-reported outcome
This improves compliance, and ensures that true compliance can be documented. Documenting compliance is important if ePRO data ... Stone AA, Shiffman S, Schwartz JE, Broderick JE, Hufford MR (2002-05-18). "Patient non-compliance with paper diaries". British ... An electronic patient-reported outcome (ePRO) is a patient-reported outcome that is collected by electronic methods. ePRO ... One of the earliest ePRO studies used a LINC-2 minicomputer to collect patient data. The majority of patients preferred the ...
*  Helicobacter pylori eradication protocols
... patient compliance and bacterial factors such as antibiotic resistance. Patients most often fail to respond to initial H. ... This includes patients diagnosed with gastric adenocarcinoma (especially those with early-stage disease), patients found to ... in patients who have previously been treated with a macrolide antibiotic, or as second-line therapy for patients whose ... Patients with active duodenal or gastric ulcers and those with a prior ulcer history should be tested for H. pylori. ...
*  Surgically Assisted Rapid Palatal Expansion
Patient compliance is necessary Second surgery likely Unaesthetic period after the expansion with RME Implementation of palatal ... However, a setback of this study was that the measurements were dental on dental models of patients, and not PA Cephalograms ... Under the first surgery, SARPE is performed to address the transverse dimension changes in a patient. This surgery is then ... For the first surgery, under general anesthesia, a patient first goes through Le Fort fracture of skull without the ...
*  Gun laws in Illinois
In compliance with the federal Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act, off-duty and retired police officers who qualify annually ... There are other conditions that make an applicant ineligible under state law, including having been a patient in a mental ... has been convicted of assault or battery or been a patient in a mental institution within the last five years, has been ...
*  Overjet
This is approximately half that of the Twin Block so may be considered in patients where compliance is predicted to be ... headgear is highly reliant on good patient compliance, with 12−14 hours a day of wearing required to achieve the effects ... it is essential to carry out a complete patient assessment to get a clear picture of the patient's medical and dental condition ... For these patients, early treatment may be indicated and an earlier referral should be made for an orthodontic opinion. Any ...