• modality
  • My starting point for this article is that you are impressed with the improvement in patient quality of life and cardiovascular outcomes of more frequent home hemodialysis (HD) and you recognize that many, but not all, of your patients will greatly benefit from this modality. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • treatment
  • Intuitively, these patients lose out on the benefits they may have received if they continued treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Predicting patients at risk of dropping treatment is a difficult task that is still being researched. (wikipedia.org)
  • Social stigma of mental health treatment may also result in increased patient discontinuation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Perceptions of mental health may also alter patient beliefs about the effectiveness of mental health treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • That average hasn't been determined yet in the combo group, where some patients remained in treatment at 15 months. (foxbusiness.com)
  • Doctors should counsel the patients properly about side effects before starting treatment so that the patients do not press the panic button," said Dr Jaising Phadtare, honorary professor, GT Hospital. (hindustantimes.com)
  • Provision of multiple refills is not advised early in treatment or without appropriate patient follow-up visits. (drugs.com)
  • The dosage of SUBOXONE sublingual film from Day 3 onwards should be progressively adjusted in increments/decrements of 2 mg/0.5 mg or 4 mg/1 mg buprenorphine/naloxone to a level that holds the patient in treatment and suppresses opioid withdrawal signs and symptoms. (drugs.com)
  • After treatment induction and stabilization, the maintenance dose of SUBOXONE sublingual film is generally in the range of 4 mg/1 mg buprenorphine/naloxone to 24 mg/6 mg buprenorphine/naloxone per day depending on the individual patient and clinical response. (drugs.com)
  • It is hypothesized that the intervention will lead to more effective treatment, decreasing treatment dropout as well as improving patient-therapist relationship and patient activation in treatment. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • It is important for the patient to be confident that he/she receives the best treatment, and it is important for the health care providers and funding authorities to have clear evidence when choosing between two different treatment techniques, in order for the patient to benefit. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Evaluation of Health Related Quality of Life (HRQL) is of a paramount importance in assessing the impact of rheumatoid arthritis on patients' health status, however when costs associated with rheumatoid arthritis are also taken into account, the information provided may lead to a more balanced view in analyzing the treatment of the disease. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • In accordance with the above, the main objective this study was to evaluate the impact of adalimumab treatment not only on patients' Health Related Quality of Life but also on the cost of the disease management. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Measuring the Health Related Quality of Life of rheumatoid arthritis patients under adalimumab treatment. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • This information was used to compare Health Related Quality of Life and cost data before and after adalimumab initiation and therefore identify the effect of adalimumab treatment in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Data concerning patients' Health Related Quality of Life as well as the cost of the disease treatment were collected at four subsequent periods and specifically at baseline (Visit 1), and at months 3, 6 and 12. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • In order to evaluate the cost-utility of adalimumab both the cost of the disease treatment and the Health Related Quality of Life of rheumatoid arthritis patients have been taken into account. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • In this context, the patient is informed about their condition and treatment options,involved in the decision as to which course of action to take, and partially responsible for monitoring and reporting back to the team. (wikipedia.org)
  • As of 2007, concordance has been used to refer specifically to patient adherence to a treatment regimen which the physician sets up collaboratively with the patient, to differentiate it from adherence to a physician-only prescribed treatment regimen. (wikipedia.org)
  • In June 2008, the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates stated that the denial to patients with gender dysphoria or otherwise covered benefits represents discrimination, and that the AMA supports "public and private health insurance coverage for treatment for gender dysphoria as recommended by the patient's physician. (wikipedia.org)
  • In early 2008, a noninferiority study versus vancomycin or metronidazole for Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea (CDAD) found that about half of the patients in the tolevamer group did not complete the treatment, versus 25% in the vancomycin and 29% in the metronidazole groups. (wikipedia.org)
  • The treatment emphasizes balancing acceptance and change (hence dialectic), with the overall goal of helping patients not just survive but build a life worth living. (wikipedia.org)
  • some doctors fear that inaccurate information from billing data could lead to improper treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • study
  • When looking at patient dropout rates, these inconsistencies can make the data difficult to understand, as patients in one study would be considered completers, but the same patients might be considered non-completers in another study. (wikipedia.org)
  • A study shows giving advanced melanoma patients two new Bristol-Myers drugs together held the deadly skin cancer at bay far longer than just one. (foxbusiness.com)
  • The study of 142 patients not treated previously found combining Yervoy and Opdivo reduced chances of death or cancer progressing by 60 percent over Yervoy alone. (foxbusiness.com)
  • In one study, combining Roche's immunotherapy drug Tecentriq with other standard cancer drugs extended by only about three weeks the median time patients with advanced squamous cell lung cancer lived before their disease progressed. (biospace.com)
  • Adverse events were not collected in this study with the exception of adverse events leading to withdrawal. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Excluding subjects who move out of the study area during follow-up is rather equivalent of dropout or nonresponse, a selection bias in that it rather affects the internal validity of the study. (wikipedia.org)
  • symptoms
  • The FDA has recently identified these domains as important clinical targets for drug development because the antipsychotic agents used to treat patients with schizophrenia largely provide benefit for positive symptoms of the disease, such as hallucination or delusions. (drugs.com)
  • The quality of life and level of function for most of these patients continues to be dramatically affected by cognitive impairment and by negative symptoms as patients enter what has been called the residual phase of schizophrenia. (drugs.com)
  • Typically, elderly patients with depression do not report depressed mood, but instead present with less specific symptoms such as insomnia, anorexia, and fatigue. (wikipedia.org)
  • To meet criteria for a major depressive episode, a patient must have 5 of these 9 symptoms nearly every day for at least 2 weeks. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although antidepressants may not cure depression, they can lead to remission, which is the disappearance or nearly complete reduction of depression symptoms. (wikipedia.org)
  • clinical
  • WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 7, 2011 - Targacept, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRGT) today announced the presentation of data from a Phase 2 clinical proof of concept trial to assess TC-5619 as an augmentation therapy to improve cognition in patients with schizophrenia at the International Congress on Schizophrenia Research (ICOSR) in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (drugs.com)
  • A medical food thought to promote synapse formation was found to improve memory test scores in patients with mild Alzheimer's disease (AD) in a clinical trial presented at the 4th International Conference on Clinical Trials on Alzheimer's Disease (CTAD) in San Diego, California, on Friday, 4 November 2011. (alzforum.org)
  • rates
  • A large proportion of such patients transfer from PD to HD every year, and PD to HD switch rates of more than 35% have been reported [ 3 , 4 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Data from Canadian Organ Replacement Registry (CORR) from 1981 to 1997 estimated the crude CAPD switch rates to be 154/1000 patient-year. (hindawi.com)
  • medication
  • Around 30 to 40 per cent of patients who begin TB medication experience severe side effects, including hyperacidity, jaundice, loss of vision, vertigo and numbness in the limbs. (hindustantimes.com)
  • Patients, especially those from economically disadvantaged families, do not eat a balanced diet while on medication. (hindustantimes.com)
  • not in citation given] perhaps because people do not feel immediately threatened or, in the case of symptomless conditions such as raised cholesterol levels (hypercholesterolaemia) and raised blood pressure (systemic hypertension), feel no obvious benefits at the time of taking the medicines As patients are asymptomatic, they may not see a need to take medication. (wikipedia.org)
  • Only 10 to 40 percent of depressed elderly patients are given medication. (wikipedia.org)
  • typically
  • Patients are typically not able to comparison shop for medical services based on price, as medical service providers do not typically disclose prices prior to service. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2-3 However, because FEVR is a lifelong disease, these patients are at risk even as adults.2 Ocular findings and useful vision typically remain stable if the patient does not have deterioration before age 20.2,4 Due to the variability and unpredictability of the disease course, patients with FEVR should be followed throughout their lifetime. (wikipedia.org)
  • complications
  • WXKL, either alone or in combination with Western medicine, appears to be more effective in improving the LVEF and BNP in patients with HF and HF complications. (hindawi.com)
  • Most all, of my scleral lens patients are using hydrogen peroxide systems which helps eliminate complications both on the anterior surface of the lens and in the tear reservoir between the lens and the cornea. (reviewob.com)
  • group
  • But by 24 weeks the Souvenaid group had a more favorable trajectory on the memory score than controls, leading to a Cohen's d effect size of 0.22 points that Scheltens said was significant. (alzforum.org)
  • One group of patients received the Roche drug plus the chemotherapy carboplatin and Celgene Corp's Abraxane, while a second group was only treated with carboplatin and Abraxane. (biospace.com)
  • After 12 months, 25 percent of patients given the Tecentriq combination had not experienced disease progression compared with 12 percent in the chemotherapy group. (biospace.com)
  • In February 2009 Ferguson's e-Patient Scholars Working Group elected him founding co-chair (with his physician, Dr. Danny Sands) of the Society for Participatory Medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • practice
  • In my practice we see hundreds of contact lens patients each week, and for those with contact lenses requiring cleaning, I almost always recommend hydrogen peroxide solution. (reviewob.com)
  • make
  • There is not enough evidence at this point to make a recommendation to patients," said Paul Aisen at the University of California, San Diego. (alzforum.org)
  • Underuse or misuse of antidepressants and prescribing inadequate dosages are the most common mistakes physicians make when treating elderly patients for depression. (wikipedia.org)
  • To make matters worse, he's gradually developing a phobia of his patients, being unable to empathise with their whining - which drives him to drink while on duty. (wikipedia.org)
  • outcomes
  • In the analysis of prespecified secondary outcomes, there were significant differences in favour of surgery for low back pain (mean difference −12.2, −21.3 to −3.1), patients' satisfaction (63% (n=46) v 39% (n=26)), SF-36 physical component score (mean difference 5.8, 2.5 to 9.1), self efficacy for pain (mean difference 1.0, 0.2 to 1.9), and the Prolo scale (mean difference 0.9, 0.1 to 1.6). (bmj.com)
  • another
  • This can result in a spurious negative correlation between diseases: a hospital patient without diabetes is more likely to have another given disease such as cholecystitis, since they must have had some reason to enter the hospital in the first place. (wikipedia.org)
  • effective
  • The results of the meta-analysis showed that WXKL, either alone or in combination with Western medicine, was more effective in LVEF and BNP, compared with no medicine or Western medicine alone, in patients with HF or HF complicated by other diseases. (hindawi.com)
  • adverse
  • Due to the risk-spreading design of insurance, the adverse selection associated with the young invincibles leads to higher premiums for people who choose to purchase health insurance. (wikipedia.org)
  • compliant
  • These tend to be very happy and compliant patients that "will never go back" to multipurpose contact lens solutions. (reviewob.com)
  • In addition to preventing a sight threatening eye infection and potential loss of vision, when patients are compliant with contact lens care they are more likely to have a successful contact lens wearing experience. (reviewob.com)
  • Social
  • But the social worker is the key to identifying potential changes in the home that may lead to patient burnout or dropout from the program. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • DBT can be based on a biosocial theory of personality functioning in which BPD is seen as a biological disorder of emotional regulation in a social environment experienced as invalidating by the borderline patient. (wikipedia.org)
  • lower
  • This can lead to lower self-esteem, confidence, and thus their effectiveness which will negatively impact their delivery of treatments to other patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • Participants 173 patients with a history of low back pain for at least one year, Oswestry disability index of at least 30 points, and degenerative changes in one or two lower lumbar spine levels (86 patients randomised to surgery). (bmj.com)
  • specifically
  • Specifically, DBT has been found to significantly reduce self-injury, suicidal behavior, impulsivity, self-rated anger and the use of crisis services among borderline patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • mild
  • To be included in the trial, patients had to have a Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) score greater than 20, which is considered mild AD. (alzforum.org)
  • In mild variations, patients may experience peripheral vascular changes, such as peripheral avascular zone, vitreoretinal adhesions, arteriovenous anastomoses and a V-shaped area of retinochoroidal degeneration. (wikipedia.org)
  • peritonitis
  • The later might be related to the pathogens in the gastrointestinal tract, and led to peritonitis if constipation or diarrhea developed. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • risk
  • In optimally treated congestive heart failure (CHF) patients, the BNP-guided strategy reduced the risk of CHF-related death or hospital stays for CHF [ 3 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • With my patients, I discuss the risk of microbial keratitis and the possible loss of vision if an infection is located in the central cornea. (reviewob.com)
  • The argument is that these individuals are young and in good health, so they have a low risk of experiencing substantial health issues that would lead to large amounts of spending on health care. (wikipedia.org)
  • time
  • Clinicians experience losses in the form of time spent on patient intakes, missed appointments prior to termination, and other diagnostic work performed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Under the DOTS programme, the patient has to take six to seven pills at a time. (hindustantimes.com)
  • Many health systems are putting in place price transparency initiatives and payments plans for their patients so that the patients better understand what the estimated cost of their care is, and how they can afford to pay for their care over time. (wikipedia.org)
  • An official report published in February 2009 stated that in 2008, for the first time, HIV/AIDS was China's leading cause of death among infectious diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • experience
  • With hydrogen peroxide solutions, patients are dedicated removing their lenses at night in order to experience a clean lens the next day. (reviewob.com)
  • In the second stage, patients are encouraged to experience the painful emotions that they have been avoiding. (wikipedia.org)
  • versus
  • But median progression-free survival was 6.3 months for Tecentriq patients versus 5.6 months for the standard chemotherapy combination. (biospace.com)
  • years
  • Method: Patients age 50 through 85 years old, with gonarthritis, in need of knee replacement, are included in the trial. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • This problem of ballooning health insurance premiums has persisted for years, and was important in the debate over the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly called the Affordable Care Act (ACA). (wikipedia.org)
  • Major depression is more common in medically ill patients who are older than 70 years and hospitalized or institutionalized. (wikipedia.org)
  • studies
  • Buprenorphine/naloxone combination products have not been evaluated in adequate and well-controlled studies for induction in patients on long-acting opioid products, and contain naloxone, which is absorbed in small amounts by the sublingual route and could cause worse precipitated and prolonged withdrawal. (drugs.com)
  • disorders
  • Modafinil is currently licensed for treating patients with disorders such as narcolepsy, sleep apnea, and shift work sleep disorder. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatments
  • Several random controlled trials (RCTs) comparing DBT to other forms of cognitive-behavioral treatments have favored the use of DBT to treat borderline patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • physicians
  • Other services exist to assist physicians and their patients, such as Healthcare Out Of Pocket, Accuro Healthcare Solutions, with its CarePricer software. (wikipedia.org)
  • medications
  • Unlike patients in the Souvenir II trial, who were not receiving any medications, these U.S. patients were taking cholinesterase inhibitors and/or memantine. (alzforum.org)
  • Additionally, the term adherence includes the ability of the patient to take medications as prescribed by their physician with regards to the correct drug, dose, route, timing, and frequency. (wikipedia.org)
  • several
  • There are several sources of patients. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • The material is prepared by sulfonation of polystyrene: (CH2CHC6H5)n + n SO3 → (CH2CHC6H4SO3H)n Several methods exist for this conversion, which can lead to varying degree of sulfonation. (wikipedia.org)
  • factors
  • Environmental factors relate both to the environment of the patient and to the physical environment of the clinician's office. (wikipedia.org)
  • This review discusses the various factors that contribute to PD dropout and the strategies to prevent it. (hindawi.com)
  • data
  • Richard Davies deBronkart Jr (born February 18, 1950), widely known as e-Patient Dave, is a cancer patient and blogger who, in 2009, became a noted activist for healthcare transformation through participatory medicine and personal health data rights. (wikipedia.org)
  • different
  • This was conducted by setting up a large network of medical professionals and neighborhood organizations in order to obtain large samples of pertussis from as many different patients as possible. (wikipedia.org)
  • illness
  • He recognized it as a match for his own actions during his illness and renamed himself "e-Patient Dave," and his blog The New Life of e-Patient Dave. (wikipedia.org)
  • diseases
  • Four Norwegian hospitals will collaborate in this trial (Haukeland university hospital, Haugesund hospital, Haugesund sanitetsforenings hospital for rheumatic diseases and Lovisenberg diakonale hospital) and patients are recruited from all four hospitals. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • withdrawal
  • Patients dependent upon methadone or long-acting opioid products may be more susceptible to precipitated and prolonged withdrawal during induction than those on short-acting opioid products. (drugs.com)
  • The first dose of SUBOXONE sublingual film or buprenorphine should be administered when objective signs of moderate opioid withdrawal appear, and not less than 6 hours after the patient last used an opioid. (drugs.com)
  • drug
  • All medicines are much going to be not taken a dapoxetine europe tramadol at for use before the patients leave the drug. (infoglob.se)
  • Vardenafil 20mg with patient prior reactions by increasing drug voter to the contrast. (infoglob.se)
  • The drug is contraindicated in patients with obstructive bowel disease and in newborn children with reduced gut motility. (wikipedia.org)
  • certain
  • Already approved for previously treated patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer and certain patients with advanced bladder cancer, Tecentriq was predicted to achieve about $6 billion in sales by 2024. (biospace.com)