• chronic
  • 2003 estimates from the World Health Organization indicated that only about 50% of patients with chronic diseases living in developed countries follow treatment recommendations with particularly low rates of adherence to therapies for asthma, diabetes, and hypertension. (wikipedia.org)
  • A WHO study estimates that only 50% of patients suffering from chronic diseases in developed countries follow treatment recommendations. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] This may affect patient health, and affect the wider society when it causes complications from chronic diseases, formation of resistant infections, or untreated psychiatric illness. (wikipedia.org)
  • Currently, there are several antiviral treatments effective for suppression of viral replication but still failed to cure HBV infection in patients with chronic hepatitis B (CHB). (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Although the best treatment choice for CHB is not clarified yet, certain therapeutic concepts could be derived from the experience of treating patients with chronic hepatitis C or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Objective To compare the efficacy of surgery with disc prosthesis versus non-surgical treatment for patients with chronic low back pain. (bmj.com)
  • Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is a home-based renal replacement therapy for end-stage chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients, presenting significantly lower costs and higher satisfaction levels in comparison to hemodialysis (HD) [ 1 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Schema therapy was developed by Jeffrey E. Young for use in treatment of personality disorders and chronic DSM Axis I disorders, such as when patients fail to respond or relapse after having been through other therapies (for example, traditional cognitive behavioral therapy). (wikipedia.org)
  • MHNs act to bridge the gap between mental health services and general practice for patients suffering from acute to chronic mental illnesses. (wikipedia.org)
  • Outcome Measures
  • Main outcome measures The primary outcome measure was the score on the Oswestry disability index after two years. (bmj.com)
  • Secondary outcome measures were low back pain, satisfaction with life (SF-36 and EuroQol EQ-5D), Hopkins symptom check list (HSCL-25), fear avoidance beliefs (FABQ), self efficacy beliefs for pain, work status, and patients' satisfaction and drug use. (bmj.com)
  • initially
  • As an aid we constructed three algorithms corresponding to the cognitive domains, which can be used to characterize patients initially, identify rapid decliners and follow the course of the disease. (springer.com)
  • Patients receiving low-intensity ICBT showed a significant reduction in distress, even when they had low levels of distress initially. (diva-portal.org)
  • high
  • A prediction of the caries risk showed that 16 of the evaluated 52 patients were considered as high risk patients. (diva-portal.org)
  • Due to their high reactivity to environmental stimuli, patients with BPD often experience dramatic and short-lived shifts in their mood, alternating between experiences of euphoria, depression, anxiety, and nervousness. (wikipedia.org)
  • Used in combination with family history information, these tests can identify a "high risk" group having a 20-40% risk of progression to frank psychosis within 2 years. (wikipedia.org)
  • This procedure is mostly carried out on patients with so-called drop attacks that come with a very high risk of injury and in which the epileptic focus is not clearly delimitable. (wikipedia.org)
  • A comparison between the sales of modafinil to the number of patients revealed a disproportionate ratio, indicating high abuse. (wikipedia.org)
  • Modafinil has a market share of more than $700 million a year, indicating a high degree of off-label use. (wikipedia.org)
  • 5,000
  • In October 2005, the Journal of the American Medical Association published a meta-analysis of 15 randomized trials of more than 5,000 elderly patients treated with atypical antipsychotics which found patients taking the drugs had a 54% increased chance of dying within 3 months, compared with patients taking a placebo. (blogspot.com)
  • asymptomatic
  • 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)
  • study
  • AD patients (n = 421) were recruited from a clinical multi-centre study program in Sweden. (springer.com)
  • All patients received donepezil starting directly after study entry. (springer.com)
  • Data for the other patients were analysed until they dropped out (4 groups based on length in study). (springer.com)
  • What distinguishes patients that actually complete a three-year study from those who drop out, for example in pattern of cognitive reduction, needs to be further investigated. (springer.com)
  • Study end-points: The major end-point: hepatitis B reactivation in NHL patients---defined by higher than 10-fold increase of serum HBV DNA level and/or reappearance of HBeAg in the serum during and within 6 months after chemotherapy. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • A prior single-arm pilot study suggested that similar combination therapy may be beneficial in patients with CHB. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • 300 IU/mL at 3 years of the study period will be 30% for patients receiving Peg-IFN therapy and increased to be 45% for patients receiving Peg-IFN plus entecavir therapy. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • While the FDA allowed Lilly to subject patients to the risks associated with the drug, a recent study published in the September 2005 New England Journal of Medicine, found that although Zyprexa was the most expensive and most prescribed antipsychotic, it was only slightly more effective than the cheaper 40-year-old generic drug, Perphenazine. (blogspot.com)
  • Results The study was powered to detect a difference of 10 points on the Oswestry disability index between the groups at two years. (bmj.com)
  • METHODS: This was a two-year non-randomized prospective observational study in knee osteoarthritis (OA) patients undergone TKR. (biomedsearch.com)
  • This study will offer live donor liver transplantation (LDLT) to select patients with unresectable metastases that are 1) limited to the liver and 2) stable (non-progressing) on standard chemotherapy. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Registration must be renewed every three years, for which 450 hours of registered practice and 35 hours of study must have been completed in the past three years. (wikipedia.org)
  • often
  • Approximately half of all patients develop metastases, often to the liver or lung. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Patients with BPD are often characterized by intense affects, stormy relationships, and impulsive behaviors. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patients with BPD often experience intolerable feelings of emptiness that they attempt to fill with impulsive and self-damaging behaviors, such as substance abuse, risky sexual behavior, uncontrolled spending, or binge eating. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, often shortened to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or nicknamed Obamacare, is a United States federal statute enacted by the 111th United States Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010. (wikipedia.org)
  • In most countries, psychotherapy trainings are all at a post-graduate level, often at Master's degree (or doctoral) level, over a 4-year period, with significant supervised practice and clinical placements. (wikipedia.org)
  • The functional hemispherectomy can achieve long-term seizure freedom in over 80% of patients however often at the price of hemiplegia and hemianopsy. (wikipedia.org)
  • prospective
  • Objective: The objective of this 6 year prospective randomized equivalence trial was to evaluate the long-term clinical performance of a new nano-hybrid resin composite (RC) in Class II restorations in an intraindividual comparison with its well-established conventional hybrid RC predecessor. (diva-portal.org)
  • medication
  • Both patient and health-care provider affect compliance, and a positive physician-patient relationship is the most important factor in improving compliance, The cost of prescription medication also plays a major role. (wikipedia.org)
  • Efforts to improve compliance have been aimed at simplifying medication packaging, providing effective medication reminders, improving patient education, and limiting the number of medications prescribed simultaneously. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • the worker comes to the house to administer injections and provide medication until the patient is considered cured. (smore.com)
  • The role of an MHN has gradually transitioned over the years, to encompass a greater level of involvement in patient care e.g. nurses now have authority to prescribe medication. (wikipedia.org)
  • disorders
  • Specific psychotherapies may involve sessions over several months or, as is particularly common for personality disorders, several years. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pharmalogical neuroenhancement agents include the well-validated nootropics, such as racetam, vinpocetine, and phosphatidylserine, as well as other drugs used for treating patients suffering from neurological disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • Modafinil is currently licensed for treating patients with disorders such as narcolepsy, sleep apnea, and shift work sleep disorder. (wikipedia.org)
  • rates
  • Phase IIb data presented at the 20th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in March 2013 showed similar viral suppression rates of 76% for patients taking 100 mg cenicriviroc, 73% with 200 mg cenicriviroc, and 71% with efavirenz. (wikipedia.org)
  • Non-response rates were higher with cenicriviroc, however, largely due to greater drop-out of patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • groups
  • 4 ] described six groups of attributes of QoL of dementia patients: global impression of QoL, physical well-being, social/family well-being, emotional well-being, functional well-being, and cognition, whereas Rabins et al. (hindawi.com)
  • Staphylococci are highly prevalent in the oral cavity of both groups, although PD patients presented less species diversity. (hindawi.com)
  • Adult
  • Two years after Zyprexa was approved, a series titled "Doing Harm: Research on the mentally ill," by Bob Whitaker, was published on the front page of the Boston Globe, on Nov 15-18, 1998, and reported that in pre-marketing clinical trials, Zyprexa was linked to life-threatening adverse effects in 22% of the adult patients tested. (blogspot.com)
  • 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)
  • Evaluation of health outcomes in osteoarthritis patients after total knee replacement: a two-year follow-up. (biomedsearch.com)
  • OBJECTIVES: To quantify the improvement in health outcomes in patients after total knee replacement (TKR). (biomedsearch.com)
  • interventions
  • Such data may provide hints as to the causal mechanisms and will have consequences for planning interventions for the individual patient, and for developing support systems for AD patients on the societal level. (springer.com)
  • Psychosocial interventions: A holistic approach to patient care is required, by which the MHN should build rapport with patients to encourage trust, while listening to and interpreting their needs and concerns. (wikipedia.org)
  • If a patient is having social/financial problems, the MHN may offer advice and interventions e.g. by arranging social events in the community, in order to develop patients' socials skills and combat feelings of isolation. (wikipedia.org)
  • drop
  • Agencies of drugs, committee of ethics and organizations of patients' safety should consider: Requiring that clinical trials run long enough to pick up evidence of side effects and record all adverse reactions, including in subjects who drop out. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is very rare that a corpus callosotomy causes seizure freedom however in half of the patients the dangerous drop attacks are less severe. (wikipedia.org)
  • among
  • The course of illness in the three domains was heterogeneous among the patients. (springer.com)
  • Extrovert personality measured by Eysenck's Personality Inventory and active coping strategy predicted improved ADL functions among former stroke patients at the three years follow-up stage [ 10 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Nonetheless, infection remains an important cause of morbidity and mortality among PD patients [ 1 , 2 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • The inverse benefit law states that the ratio of benefits to harms among patients taking new drugs tends to vary inversely with how extensively a drug is marketed. (wikipedia.org)
  • severe
  • This procedure is only performed on a small group of patients under the age of 13 that have severe damage or malformation of one hemisphere, patients with Sturge Weber syndrome or patients with Rasmussen's encephalitis. (wikipedia.org)
  • counsel
  • However, the majority of physicians do not routinely counsel patients regarding lifestyle modification. (acc.org)
  • emotional
  • Promoting autonomy and dignity of the patient with the sense of preserving and restoring all abilities, both practical and emotional and relational patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Disease mongering Health policy Inverse care law Medicalization Patient safety Pharmaceutical company Pharmaceutical marketing Public health Quaternary prevention Medical science liaison Brody H, Light DW. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patrick Girondi is an Italian/American singer, composer and pharmaceutical executive/patient advocate. (wikipedia.org)
  • visits
  • The repetition of these points in the follow-up visits helps the patient to perceive the signal as a non-danger. (wikipedia.org)
  • Purchased through the Exchanges, the plan covers three primary care visits per year at no cost to the individual and covers free preventive services. (wikipedia.org)
  • dissociative
  • Under intense stress patients with BPD may exhibit transient dissociative or paranoid symptoms. (wikipedia.org)
  • As work begins inside the asylum, Mike finds a box containing nine taped sessions with a patient named Mary Hobbes, who suffered from dissociative identity disorder. (wikipedia.org)
  • disease
  • House concludes Ian has ataxia and begins to assume Ian has the same disease as a former patient from 12 years ago, 73-year old Esther Doyle, who died under House's care and was never correctly diagnosed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mumbai
  • In Mumbai, Hinduja Hospital has already procured Delamanid on a case-by-case basis to treat patients that have stopped responding to most of first and second line drugs. (indianexpress.com)
  • ratio
  • Paying companies more for new drugs in proportion to how much better they are for patients than existing drugs, and marketing according to the value of the new drugs (ratio of benefits to harms and marketing). (wikipedia.org)
  • candidates
  • For those patients who are not surgical candidates, those who decline brain surgery or those in which brain surgery fails to produce long term seizure freedom, vagus nerve stimulation and/or a diet can be recommended. (wikipedia.org)
  • nurses
  • She nurses a crush of seven years on the kind detective Jang Doo-soo (Lee Jae-yoon) and expresses her feelings by secretly delivering food to his doorstep with notes. (wikipedia.org)
  • physicians
  • The first step is for physicians to refer their DRE patients to an epilepsy center in which a presurgical evaluation can be carried out in order to assess whether a patient is a candidate for epilepsy surgery or not. (wikipedia.org)
  • period
  • Staphylococci PD-related infections were recorded throughout the 4-year period following sample collection. (hindawi.com)