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  • clinical
  • AD patients (n = 421) were recruited from a clinical multi-centre study program in Sweden. (springer.com)
  • In previous clinical double blind investigations a significant effect is recorded in patients with fibromyalgia and/or chronic fatigue syndrome when treated with a staphylococcus vaccine. (iacfsme.org)
  • Our concept of disrupted immune function in patients with FM and CFS is based on findings presented in the literature (15, 16), as well as clinical findings that (virus) infections often trigger CFS and that infections are common in the medical history of these patients. (iacfsme.org)
  • Methods Clinical and radiographic 5-year outcome was compared between initial strategies. (bmj.com)
  • At 5 years there was no longer any significant difference for clinical and radiographic outcomes between treatment strategies applied during the first 2 years. (bmj.com)
  • Good-response to treatment independently predicts significantly better 5-year clinical and radiographic outcome. (bmj.com)
  • 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)
  • No statistical significant difference was found in the overall survival rate between the two investigated RC.Significance: The nano-hybrid RC showed good clinical performance during the 6 year evaluation, comparable to the well-established conventional hybrid RC. (diva-portal.org)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • high
  • A prediction of the caries risk showed that 16 of the evaluated 52 patients were considered as high risk patients. (diva-portal.org)
  • She rarely had time to answer questions from her patients, whether insured or uninsured, teenagers or 40-year-olds, college graduates or high school dropouts. (encore.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)
  • Under conditions of high stress, borderline patients may fail to appreciate the "whole" of the situation and interpret events in catastrophic and intensely personal ways. (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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Patients and health providers immediately reported improved satisfaction and outcomes - for the same price as the traditional model. (encore.org)
  • Drinking outcomes were compared in an intention-to-treat analysis, including all patients in a logistic regression with inverse probability weighting. (cambridge.org)
  • and those with children living out-of-home had better outcomes on abstinence (AOR 1.59, 95% CI 1.08-2.34) than patients without children. (cambridge.org)
  • study
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • A recent randomized patient study credited her "CenteringPregnancy" model with a 33 percent drop in preterm births compared to the traditional system. (encore.org)
  • 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)
  • early
  • The early dropouts showed no improvement at six months and many dropped out due to side effects. (springer.com)
  • It is important that men suffering with erection problems go to see a healthcare professional as ED can be an early warning sign for serious conditions such as cardiovascular disease, indicating that a man could be at risk of angina or a heart attack within the next 3-5 years. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Early dropouts may need additional management. (diva-portal.org)
  • severe
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • often
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • After 27 years as a nurse-midwife, Sharon Rising recognized that meeting in groups could increase personal empowerment and save lives. (encore.org)
  • The Chicago resident had traditional prenatal care for her first child, who is now four years old, then joined Centering groups for the middle two. (encore.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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • emotional
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • staphylococcus
  • The patients were on immunotherapy by a staphylococcus vaccine administered subcutaneously in a dose of 1 mL every 3rd to 4th week. (iacfsme.org)
  • Since Staphylococcus aureus nasopharynx carriage is a known risk factor for PD infections and the oral cavity is a starting point for systemic diseases development, we aimed at comparing the oral staphylococci colonization between PD patients and controls and studying the association with PD-related infections. (hindawi.com)
  • PD patients presented less diversity and less prevalence of multispecies Staphylococcus colonization. (hindawi.com)
  • Although all patients presenting Staphylococcus epidermidis PD-related infections were also colonized in the oral cavity by the same agent , only 1 out of 7 patients with ESI caused by S . aureus presented S. aureus oral colonization. (hindawi.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)
  • 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)
  • Patients, especially those from economically disadvantaged families, do not eat a balanced diet while on medication. (hindustantimes.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)
  • 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)
  • drug
  • 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)
  • Drug-resistant epilepsy is commonly diagnosed after several years of uncontrolled seizures however in most cases it is evident much earlier. (wikipedia.org)
  • five
  • The film takes place in and around the Danvers State Mental Hospital in Danvers, Massachusetts, which was partially demolished five years after the film was made. (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)
  • several
  • Several studies are available where compliance is estimated with reference to one point in time (e.g. one year). (springer.com)
  • The law spent several years opposed by a slim plurality of Americans polled, although its provisions were generally more popular than the law as a whole, and the law gained majority support by 2017. (wikipedia.org)
  • At one point Gordon goes outside the building into the old garden, where several tombstones from patients who died during their stay at the asylum are located. (wikipedia.org)