*  Group Blog Home
In the 1980s, the dropout rate of participants at Kaiser Permanente's obesity clinic in San Diego, California, was about 50%; ... went on to survey childhood trauma experiences of over 17,000 Kaiser Permanente patient volunteers. The 17,337 participants ... but what was perplexing was that all of the dropouts had been successfully losing weight before they left the clinic. Vincent ...
  http://www.wvsd208.org/blog/One.aspx?portalId=149105&date=2/7/2017
*  10secondi.it
The most costly patients areusually the most severely ill patients who are most likely to drop out from a clinical trial, ... Because of this long term follow up, drop out measurement is clearly insufficient for diagnostic purposes.. of patients will be ... Informative drop out is largely building on the design of the Lung Health Study I.31 In defined as drop out that is not ... COPD patients aged .64 years the progression of COPD from When patients had a further exacerbation within the GOLD stages 0 to ...
  http://medpdffinder.com/0/10secondi.it1.html
*  Zinc Oxide 30% and Tocopherol Compared to 10% Zinc Oxide Ointment in the Treatment of Infant's Diaper Dermatitis: A Triple...
Patients dismissed or transferred before the 5th day after starting treatment with other UO were considered drop out. ... 169 patients completed the study (n=85, n=84), 3 patients were discharged before the observation period, 5 patients withdrew ... The percentage of patients estimated drop-out, based on the literature data, was around 30%. ... Enrolled patients were then randomized to one of two treatments and became part of the study. The two groups of patients were ...
  http://clinical-pediatrics-dermatology.imedpub.com/zinc-oxide-30-and-tocopherol-compared-to-10-zinc-oxide-ointment-in-the-treatment-of-infants-diaper-dermatitis-a-triple-blinded-con.php?aid=18700
*  Study of Oral Dehydroepiandrosterone(DHEA) to Treat Previously Unexplained Infertility - Tabular View - ClinicalTrials.gov
Require 91 patients to complete treatment in each group.. *Allow for 20% dropout ( 91* 1.2) will need 109 patients randomized ... Eligible patients will be recruited by advertising on the web and in newspaper. We will screen women under 38 years old with ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/record/NCT00650754
*  Water exercise boosts endurance in COPD | Health24
But patients with COPD often drop out of training programmes, which can be particularly strenuous for people who also have ... But the researchers saw no drop-outs due to worsening COPD in patients training in the pool - they did see some in the gym ... Forty-five patients completed the study.. Whether they worked out on land or in water, patients were able walk faster after the ... McNamara said patients 'also reported a very high level of enjoyment in the group water-based exercise sessions and many said ...
  https://www.health24.com/Medical/COPD/News/Water-exercise-boosts-endurance-in-COPD-20130210
*  Smart Medical
Some of the dropout patients discontinued the eccentric training because of severe pain experienced during the exercises. The ... 35 patients); and group 3, combination of the AirHeel brace and eccentric training (28 patients). The patients were recruited ... To avoid bias, the evaluation of the VAS and the SF-36 was done by the patient alone. All patients were questioned for possible ... Twelve patients were lost to follow-up. Figure 3 shows the fate of all patients entering the study. ...
  https://www.shopdme.com/store/clinicalstudy_chronicachilles.php
*  The Effect of Prophylactic Dexmedetomidine on Hemodynamic Disturbances to Double-Lumen Endotracheal Intubation: A Prospective,...
However, we decided to recruit 30 patients per group to compensate for 20% of dropouts. All statistical analysis was performed ... Four patients in the dexmedetomidine group and 1 patient in the control group developed hypotension, while 2 patients in the ... No patient in the control group had bradycardia. In the dexmedetomidine group, 2 patients had bradycardia and only 1 patient ... Four patients in the dexmedetomidine group and 1 patient in the control group developed hypotension, all of whom but 1 in the ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/arp/2013/236089/
*  Cardiotoxicity of Anticancer Drugs: The Need for Cardio-Oncology and Cardio-Oncological Prevention
An early dropout rate was also higher in patients who received dexrazoxane (91). ... 18.3% of patients with history of cancer had AF compared with 5.6% of patients without a history of cancer (51). A ... However, the patient is at risk of being diagnosed later with tumor progression and poorer prognosis. If the patient were to go ... Early identification of patients who are at risk for cardiotoxicity should be a primary goal for oncologists in the development ...
  http://pubmedcentralcanada.ca/pmcc/articles/PMC2802286/?lang=en-ca
*  Is exposure necessary to treat PTSD?
Patients with comorbid major depression were 9 times more likely than non-depressed patients to drop out of PE therapy. ... Partly in consequence, IPT patients improved less quickly than PE patients. I hardly think this biases the trial toward IPT. ... and had a lower dropout rate among patients with comorbid major depression, the treatments appeared roughly equipotent. These ... 2. You criticize the patient make-up of the study and say it may not be generalizable. Yet what treatment sample has ever been ...
  https://www.nationalelfservice.net/mental-health/ptsd/is-exposure-necessary-to-treat-ptsd/
*  A Randomized Study in Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Patients Carrying Hepatitis B Surface Antigen - Full Text View -...
We expect to enter 33 patients per year. Taking into account 10﹭dropout rate, we may finish accrual of patients within 3 years. ... A Randomized Study in Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Patients Carrying Hepatitis B Surface Antigen. The safety and scientific validity ... Study end-points: The major end-point: hepatitis B reactivation in NHL patients---defined by higher than 10-fold increase of ... Child's class B or C in patients with liver cirrhosis.. *Impaired cardiac function with NYHA (New York Heart Association) ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00201318
*  Article - AHRPAHRP
... a total of 50,540 patients, whose profiles illustrate how many patients typically drop out of treatment after a one, two, three ... Should the patient whose dose is being increased after several weeks or months on treatment be regarded as a new patient? ... Healthy volunteers and Non-Depressed Patients A great number of the patient testimonies in the course of the Feb 2nd hearing ... In a pool of 638 anxious patients taking SSRIs versus 562 anxious patients taking placebo, there were 10 suicidal acts in the ...
  http://ahrp.org/article-13/
*  Effect of telemedicine follow-up care of leg and foot ulcers: a systematic review | BMC Health Services Research | Full Text
The researchers analyzed the healing time for dropout patients as censored events at 12 weeks of follow-up. It is unclear how ... Nevertheless, patients with foot and leg ulcers present a complex group of patients in clinical practice that might require ... When randomizing patients at an individual level the same health professionals will treat patients in the intervention group ... The patients from one center, the intervention group, comprised 20 patients treated via telemedicine consultation (55% women, ...
  http://bmchealthservres.biomedcentral.com.preview-live.oscarjournals.springer.com/articles/10.1186/s12913-014-0565-6
*  Combination Therapy Is Superior to Sequential Monotherapy for the Initial Treatment of Hypertension: A Double‐Blind Randomized...
This was used instead of ambulatory BP monitoring to improve patient acceptability and to minimize dropouts. ... We aimed this time at 50% of naïve patients and achieved 45%, which is rare in studies of this size; the remaining patients had ... Table S6. Initial Monotherapy Patients at Target on Their Best Drug. Table S7. Initial Monotherapy Patients in Whom Monotherapy ... blocking drug be prescribed initially to younger patients and a calcium antagonist or diuretic be prescribed to older patients4 ...
  http://jaha.ahajournals.org/content/6/11/e006986
*  Suboxone Dosage Guide - Drugs.com
In some studies, a too-gradual induction over several days led to a high rate of drop-out of buprenorphine patients during the ... Patients dependent on heroin or other short-acting opioid products. ​Patients dependent on heroin or short-acting opioid ... Patients dependent on methadone or long-acting opioid products. ​Patients dependent upon methadone or long-acting opioid ... Responsible handling of medications by the patient.. *Patient's compliance with all elements of the treatment plan (including ...
  https://www.drugs.com/dosage/suboxone.html
*  J Clin Psychiatry/Benzodiazepine Use, Cognitive Impairment, and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety Disorders: Issues in...
Patients using CBT alone have dropout rates similar to or lower than those patients undergoing other forms of therapy, ... The case report upon which this supplement is based questions the value of CBT for patients experiencing cognitive impairment ... CBT also works well with patients who do not respond adequately to pharmacotherapy. Combined CBT and benzodiazepine treatment ... Issues in the Treatment of a Patient in Need ...
  http://www.psychiatrist.com/JCP/article/Pages/2005/v66s02/v66s0206.aspx
*  Kidney Week 2012: Late Breaking Trials: EVOLVE - AJKD Blog
This is unusual; usually side effects cause patients to drop out of the experimental group faster than the placebo group. ... 273 per 100 patient years. Wow. Serious adverse events were also found 53.3 per 100 patient years. The only ones that were ... Patients were randomized 1:1 to cinacalcet or matching placebo. The trial was event driven, i.e., they ran the trial until they ... For example if a patient took the drug for a week, it is hard to accept that a parathyroidectomy 5 years later was due to the ...
  https://ajkdblog.org/2012/11/04/kidney-week-2012-late-breaking-trials-evolve/
*  Does neoadjuvant chemotherapy affect morbidity, mortality, reoperations, or readmissions in patients undergoing lumpectomy or...
... or readmissions in patients undergoing lumpectomy or mastectomy for breast cancer? ... Figure 1 NSQIP patient encounters and dropouts based on inclusion and exclusion criteria. NSQIP, National Surgical Quality ... Thus, patients undergoing breast reconstruction were excluded. Patients were also excluded if they were male, pregnant, had ... Mean operative times in patients who received and did not receive NAC for all patients were 123 and 83 minutes, respectively. ...
  http://gs.amegroups.com/article/view/11325/13745
*  Die 5 Minuten Evidenz - Cochrane Ausgabe 2/2010 - Deutsches Netzwerk Evidenzbasierte Medizin e.V.
The choice should be based on hospital facilities, convenience for the patient, medical staff, costs and drop-out levels. Since ... Patients with mild to moderate disability benefit from a reduction in death and disability. Patients and carers do report ... Stroke liaison workers for stroke patients and carers: an individual patient data meta-analysis 16 Studien (n=4.759). There is ... Miniport laparoscopic cholecystectomy can be completed successfully in more than 85% of patients. Patients, in whom elective ...
  http://www.ebm-netzwerk.de/was-wir-tun/fachbereiche/ebm-klinik-und-praxis/fuenf-minuten-cochrane2-10
*  Extinction learning in mice
For patients this therapy is emotionally very demanding and dropout rates are high. In addition, many patients are prone to ...
  https://edoc.ub.uni-muenchen.de/12121/
*  Contacting authors to retrieve individual patient data: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial | Trials | Full Text
... drop-outs along with reasons for drop-out, and number of participants, and Alzheimer's dementia RCTs should include: age, sex, ... fewer than 50 patients per arm), moderate (50-150 patients per arm), and large (more than 150 patients per arm) [42]. Similar ... Meta-analysis Patient-level data Individual patient data Individual participant data Incentive Data retrieval Data collection ... other medications used for each patient, drop-outs along with reasons for withdrawal, and number of participants ...
  https://trialsjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13063-016-1238-z
*  ADA: Belly Fat Loss Best to Halt Diabetes | Medpage Today
In this substudy, researchers analyzed data from the first 20 patients randomized to each arm (the dropout rate was 10%). ... Kashyap noted that patients were in their late 40s with a mean BMI of 36. The average duration of diabetes was from 7 to 10 ... Moderately obese patients with uncontrolled diabetes who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass or sleeve gastrectomy had similar ... That means that changes in BMI could not explain the significantly higher number of patients in the bypass group who achieved ...
  https://www.medpagetoday.com/meetingcoverage/ada/33240
*  Very low dose naltrexone addition in opioid detoxification: a randomized, controlled trial
Gossling HW, Gunkel S, Schneider U, Melles W. Frequency and causes of premature termination (drop-out) during in-patient opiate ... However, even in an optimal treatment system, detoxification will continue to be indicated for some patients, e.g. those who do ... Power calculations suggested that enrolling 50 patients in each group would give a power of about 0.80 to observe a difference ... Figure 1 shows the patient flow for the 202 individuals assessed for eligibility. In total, 174 participants were randomly ...
  http://pubmedcentralcanada.ca/pmcc/articles/PMC2657183/?lang=en-ca
*  Tolerability - Wikipedia
Usually, it is measured by the rate of "dropouts", or patients that forfeit participation in a study due to extreme adverse ... For instance, cancer patients will generally tolerate an immense amount of pain or discomfort during a chemotherapeutic study ... Tolerability refers to the degree to which overt adverse effects of a drug can be tolerated by a patient. Tolerability of a ... with the hope of prolonging survival or finding a cure, whereas patients experiencing a benign condition, such as a headache, ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tolerability
*  Efficacy and safety of fixed dose combination of arterolane maleate and piperaquine phosphate dispersible tablets in paediatric...
... patients were accounted for the dropouts during the study. However, while conducting the study in India, dropout rate of ~30 % ... None of patients had QTc ,500 ms on days 1 and 2. QTc prolongation was noted in 16 patients. Of these, 12 (8.5 %) patients had ... 1). The patient population had 73 (52 %) male and 68 (48 %) female patients. The mean age was 5.9 ± 3.45 years (Table 1).. ... All the enrolled patients (141) were included in intention to treat (ITT) and safety analyses, and 126 patients were considered ...
  https://malariajournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12936-015-0982-y
*  Adherence and mental side effects during hepatitis C treatment with interferon alfa and ribavirin in psychiatric risk groups
However, more patients are necessary to answer this question. The increased dropout rate of patients with former addiction in ... Seven of 23 patients in the control group (30%), 4 of 16 patients in the psychiatric group (25%), 8 of 21 patients in the ... During treatment, 3 patients in the control group, 3 patients in the psychiatric group, 6 patients in the methadone group, and ... Patients in this study who were formerly addicted to drugs had a greater dropout rate due to reasons discussed below but these ...
  http://www.natap.org/2003/feb/020103_3.htm