• cancer patients
  • 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)
  • Treatment
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • The book describes each of five patients through their hospital experience and the context of their treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • A list of demands was produced: The abolition of compulsory treatment i.e. we demand the effective right of patients to refuse any specific treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • The abolition of the right of any authorities to treat patients in the face of opposition of relatives or closest friends unless it is clearly shown that *the patient of his own volition desires the treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • That the authorities should not discharge any patient against his will because they refuse treatment or any other reason. (wikipedia.org)
  • That all patients should have the right to have any treatment which we believe will help them. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Union evolved into People for the Rights of Mental Patients in Treatment, which eventually turned into Campaign Against Psychiatric Oppression. (wikipedia.org)
  • The bill also places a burden on any comparative effectiveness program to take into account factors contributing to differences in the treatment response, or the treatment preferences of patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • The cost of treatment of one patients suffering from this lifelong disease is Pakistani Rs. (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)
  • care
  • 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)
  • clinics
  • PWA Diagnostic Laboratory provides baseline biochemical and haematological tests to the registered patients of PWA Thalassemia Services and PWA Follow Up Clinics. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • improve
  • The FDA Patient Affairs Staff works to improve, expand and sustain communication with patients and their community. (fda.gov)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Committee
  • 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)
  • hospital
  • How a financially sagging hospital revived itself with a customer service approach that makes patients and employees its top priorities. (shrm.org)
  • 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)
  • The Mental Patients' Union was an activist organisation founded in March 1973 in Paddington Day Hospital. (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)
  • That local authorities should provide housing for patients wishing to leave hospital and that adequate security benefits should be provided. (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)
  • groups
  • Patient groups play a crucial role in providing the right information and thus tackling fake news on vaccination, according to experts, who say this is increasingly necessary to restore confidence in this field. (euractiv.com)
  • The debate over where to relocate the London-based European Medicines Agency (EMA) after Brexit has divided the other 27 EU member states, despite calls for an urgent decision from the drugs industry and patient groups. (euractiv.com)
  • Staff
  • ALARA" ("As Low As Reasonably Achievable") should be maintained to reduce radiation doses to staff as well as patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • Safety
  • All units dispatched are screened for Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HIV, Syphilis and Malarial Parasite, thus ensuring patient safety. (wikipedia.org)
  • service
  • 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)
  • organisation
  • The Mental Patients' Union has been described as a "pivotal organisation which marked the beginning of the organised psychiatric survivors movement in Britain. (wikipedia.org)
  • Quality
  • 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)
  • Access
  • 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)
  • Patients' data contain highly sensitive information and require particularly strict protection and security mechanisms against any unauthorised access, mismanagement, or identity theft, says Katrín Fjeldsted. (euractiv.com)
  • 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)
  • people
  • a patient with untreated, infectious pulmonary TB will infect a further 10-15 people each year. (patient.info)
  • Participation - the most common levels, where research happens on or to people (whether as patients or controls). (wikipedia.org)
  • individuals
  • 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)
  • make
  • 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)
  • full
  • Before his hip replacement surgery, the patient had been working full time and enjoyed excellent general health, apart from pain and stiffness in his right hip secondary to osteoarthritis. (mja.com.au)
  • 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)
  • drugs
  • Find out more about new cancer-related drug approvals, and learn what FDA is doing to bring the patient perspective into the review of new drugs to treat or prevent cancer. (fda.gov)
  • disease
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • response
  • 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)