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*  Palliative Care of Patients with HIV
If a patient becomes too sick to attend clinic, it is paramount to offer assurances that the patient will continue to be well- ... HIV patients, as with other patients, may resist talking about end-of-life issues. There is evidence that this hesitance is ... For patients on maintenance methadone, the single daily dose of medication does not treat pain.(13,14) Providers and patients ... HIV-infected patients generally have been younger than patients with other diseases (although this is changing in developed ...
  http://hivinsite.ucsf.edu/InSite?page=kb-03-03-05
*  Settlement Agreement between the United States and Charlwell Operating, LLC
... the United States has determined that by refusing to accept a patient in November 2017 solely because that patient was on ... the Complainant alleges that Charlwell refused to accept a patient for treatment at its facility because that patient was being ... and also discriminated against this patient by denying the patient the opportunity to equally participate in or benefit from ... The patient is a person with OUD, a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, ...
  https://www.ada.gov/charlwell_sa.html
*  Bariatric Surgery Procedures - ASMBS | American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Greater percentage of patients failing to lose at least 50 percent of excess body weight compared to the other surgeries ... The clinical impact of the band seems to be that it reduces hunger, which helps the patients to decrease the amount of calories ... Can result in dilation of the esophagus if the patient overeats. *Requires strict adherence to the postoperative diet and to ... Requires a shorter hospital stay, usually less than 24 hours, with some centers discharging the patient the same day as surgery ...
  https://asmbs.org/patients/bariatric-surgery-procedures
*  https://www.cancer.gov/types/breast/patient/breast-treatment-pdq
Patients may want to think about taking part in a clinical trial.. For some patients, taking part in a clinical trial may be ... Patients may want to think about taking part in a clinical trial. Some clinical trials are open only to patients who have not ... Some clinical trials only include patients who have not yet received treatment. Other trials test treatments for patients whose ... Patients may want to think about taking part in a clinical trial. Some clinical trials are open only to patients who have not ...
  https://www.cancer.gov/types/breast/patient/breast-treatment-pdq
*  Congress Passes Three Month Budget Continuation - Marijuana Protections Included | NORML Blog, Marijuana Law Reform
Stand with patients and help MI Legalize 2018 offer a long term solution for Michigan and our patients. ... PATIENTS ALL OVER THE STATE COULD BE LEFT WITHOUT MEDICINE FOR AN INDEFINITE PERIOD! 3 Months? 6 Months? A YEAR? ... With your help MI Legalize 2018 can stand up for the little guy so marijuana patients and users no longer have to live in daily ... Today the Medical Marihuana Licensing Board is threatening ever patient in the state by taking a vote on a policy which could ...
  http://blog.norml.org/2017/09/11/congress-passes-three-month-budget-continuation-marijuana-protections-included/
*  Former Pharmaceutical Company Employees Arrested For Participating In Fentanyl Kickback Scheme | USAO-SDNY | Department of...
... they paid doctors to prescribe it to patients. The more prescriptions written, the more money the doctors made. Instead of ... solely for the management of breakthrough pain in cancer patients who are already receiving and who are tolerant to opioid ...
  https://www.justice.gov/usao-sdny/pr/former-pharmaceutical-company-employees-arrested-participating-fentanyl-kickback-scheme
*  IOM: Why Health Studies and Medical Records Should Include Patients' Sexual Orientation | TIME.com
Why Medical Records Should Include Patients' Sexual Orientation. By Meredith Melnick @meredithcmApril 06, 2011 ... That will not only help improve health outcomes for individual patients, but also give researchers a better understanding of ... Like any other demographic group, the report argues, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender patients may have specific health ... Combined with other factors like age, ethnicity and socioeconomic background, a patient's sexual orientation can create ...
  http://healthland.time.com/2011/04/06/why-medical-records-should-include-patients-sexual-orientation/
*  Quality and Patient Safety | Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality
Tips for preventing medical errors and promoting patient safety, measuring health care quality, consumer assessment of health ... Surveys on Patient Safety Culture. As part of its goal to support a culture of patient safety and quality improvement in the ... Patient and Family Engagement. Whether you see patients at a hospital, primary care office, or other setting, time is often ... World Alliance for Patient Safety. Patient safety policy and practice. International Society for Quality in Health Care. ...
  https://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/index.html
*  https://www.cancer.gov/types/brain/patient/child-cranio-treatment-pdq
Patients may want to think about taking part in a clinical trial.. For some patients, taking part in a clinical trial may be ... Some clinical trials only include patients who have not yet received treatment. Other trials test treatments for patients who ... Patients may want to think about taking part in a clinical trial. Some clinical trials are open only to patients who have not ... Patients who take part in a clinical trial may receive the standard treatment or be among the first to receive a new treatment. ...
  https://www.cancer.gov/types/brain/patient/child-cranio-treatment-pdq
*  Exercise and Arthritis
Information for patients with arthritis on the benefits of exercise, best types of exercises, when to exercise and how to get ... I Am APatient / CaregiverDiseases & ConditionsLiving Well with Rheumatic DiseaseExercise and Arthritis ... RA patients may find doing ROM exercises in the evening helps reduce joint stiffness the next morning. Doing range of motion ...
  https://www.rheumatology.org/i-am-a/patient-caregiver/diseases-conditions/living-well-with-rheumatic-disease/exercise-and-arthritis
*  Tuberculosis | Doctor | Patient
Elderly patients: LTBI may reactivate in elderly patients.. *Other conditions: debilitating disease (especially haematological ... Close contact of TB patient: a patient with untreated, infectious pulmonary TB will infect a further 10-15 people each year. ... Patient Platform Limited. All rights reserved. Patient does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. ... HIV-positive and other immunocompromised patients: worldwide, up to 60% of AIDS patients develop TB and the disease accounts ...
  https://patient.info/doctor/tuberculosis-pro
*  FDA Grants Accelerated Approval to Ocaliva™ (Obeticholic Acid) for the Treatment of Patients with PBC Nasdaq:ICPT
Nine patients in the Ocaliva 10 mg arm and six patients in the Ocaliva titration arm, versus three patients in the placebo arm ... Monitor patients for changes in serum lipid levels during treatment. For patients who do not respond to Ocaliva after one year ... In a group of patients who initiated Ocaliva at a 5 mg once-daily dose and titrated up to 10 mg once daily, only one patient (1 ... FDA Grants Accelerated Approval to Ocaliva™ (Obeticholic Acid) for the Treatment of Patients with PBC. Email Print Friendly ...
  https://globenewswire.com/news-release/2016/05/28/844143/0/en/FDA-Grants-Accelerated-Approval-to-Ocaliva-Obeticholic-Acid-for-the-Treatment-of-Patients-with-PBC.html
*  Systemic Sclerosis Patients Intestine Microbiome Enriched by Inflammatory Bacteria
Here researchers suggest that patients with systemic sclerosis harbor a unique microbiome in their gut when compared to healthy ... individuals, which may contribute to patients' immune dysfunction. ... of systemic sclerosis patients and is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in these patients. Symptoms such as ... with systemic sclerosis patients exhibiting a microbiota flora similar to patients with Crohn's disease (a type of inflammatory ...
  https://sclerodermanews.com/2015/06/17/systemic-sclerosis-patients-intestinal-microbiome-found-enriched-inflammatory-bacteria/
*  Patient Education Conferences
The Lymphoma Research Foundation provides a wide range of educational programs for lymphoma patients, survivors and their loved ... Patients, caregivers and providers may register online or by contacting the Helpline toll free at (800) 500-9976 or by email at ...
  http://www.lymphoma.org/site/pp.asp?c=bkLTKaOQLmK8E&b=6300121
*  2017-03: A Single-Arm, Open-label Study of Anti-Signaling Lymphocytic Activation Molecule F7 (Anti-SLAMF7) Monoclonal Antibody ...
Patients must be at least 18 years of age and not older than 75 years of age at the time of enrollment. ... Male patients, even if surgically sterilized (ie, post-vasectomy) must agree to one of the following:. *Practice effective ... Patients must have a baseline serum creatinine level of , 3 mg/dL and baseline alanine aminotransferase (ALT) , 3x Upper limit ... Patients must have completed a stem cell transplant regimen for newly diagnosed multiple myeloma (MM) consisting of (at least) ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03168100?term=
*  Frontiers | Unperturbed Cytotoxic Lymphocyte Phenotype and Function in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome...
Forty-eight patients from two independent cohorts fulfilling the Canada 2003 criteria for ME/CFS were evaluated with respect to ... One patient expressed low levels of perforin, explained by homozygosity for the PRF1 p.A91V variant. However, overall, this ... One patient expressed low levels of perforin, explained by homozygosity for the PRF1 p.A91V variant. However, overall, this ... No single patient displayed any pathological patterns of cellular responses. Increased expansions of adaptive NK cells or ...
  https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fimmu.2017.00723/full
*  THE AUSTRALIAN COUNCIL ON HEALTHCARE STANDARDS
We look forward to working with them in the future as partners in continually advancing patient safety and quality. ...
  https://www.achs.org.au/
*  Cobalt toxicity - an emerging clinical problem in patients with metal-on-metal hip prostheses? | The Medical Journal of...
Both patients had metal-on-metal hip prostheses, and both patients' cobalt levels were reduced after removal of the metal-on- ... We report two Australian patients with possible cobalt toxicity related to metal-on-metal total hip replacements. Both patients ... particularly if patients consult doctors who may not be aware of the details of the patient's hip replacement and the potential ... Patient 1. A 73-year-old woman presented to our orthopaedic clinic in February 2011 for follow-up of a right total hip ...
  https://www.mja.com.au/journal/2011/194/12/cobalt-toxicity-emerging-clinical-problem-patients-metal-metal-hip-prostheses
*  For Patients
Navigate the For Patients Section. Learn About FDA Patient Engagement Learn about the FDA Patient Representative Program and ... Learn About the Patient Affairs Staff The FDA Patient Affairs Staff works to improve, expand and sustain communication with ... Clinical Trials: What Patients Need to Know Clinical trials, informed consent and FDA's role in ensuring that people of ... FDA brings the patient perspective into the review of medical products that treat Cancer, Hepatitis B & C and HIV. ...
  https://www.fda.gov/ForPatients/
*  Patients First
With 81,000 patients a year, it's the second-busiest ER on Florida's West Coast, he says. Patient care was good, but "chaos was ... Patients First. Signs of Sarasota Memorial's focus on patients first are evident throughout the hospital. Now, for example, ... The valet helps the patient into a wheelchair and then takes the car while the driver accompanies the patient the rest of the ... and often they had long wait times because a doctor would schedule seven patients for 6 a.m., or patients would get bumped for ...
  https://www.shrm.org/hr-today/news/hr-magazine/pages/0703heuring.aspx
*  Diagnose Patients
Canon Eyecare technology allows ophthalmologists to see deeper into the eye with more exacting detail than ever before, enabling earlier detection, treatment and prevention of eye disease.. ...
  https://www.usa.canon.com/internet/portal/us/home/explore/see-impossible/diagnose?cm_sp=See-Impossible-_-Global-Dropdown-_-Diagnose-Patients-Top
*  Patients
It may not be appropriate for all patients and all patients may not benefit. For information about the risks, click here. ... Veritas Health publishes original articles written for patients by over 100 physician authors and peer-reviewed by a 16 member ... These trusted, independent sites are supported by hundreds of physician members and visited by millions of patients and their ...
  https://www.spine-health.com/education-centers/sacroiliac-joint-disorders/patients
*  Stand up for patients
The patient entrusts their health to the physician with the confidence that the physician will advocate first for the patient's ... with a pledge that the health of our patients will be our first consideration. Now is the time to stand up for our patients.. ... When patients are ill, they are at their most vulnerable. That a person would allow me to take a scalpel and slice into his ... Physicians hold a trust to protect the health of our patients. We cannot abdicate this sacred trust.. A 2006 poll by the ...
  http://www.latimes.com/opinion/la-oew-kuy28feb28-story.html
*  Internet based patient education improves informed consent for elective orthopaedic surgery: a randomized controlled trial |...
This study investigates whether the use of a patient information website, to augment patient education and informed consent for ... The use of a patient education website as an augment to informed consent improves patient knowledge about their planned ... Patients undergoing five common orthopaedic procedures were eligible to participate in the trial. The primary outcome measure ... Providing adequate patient education to enable informed decision making is a continued challenge of contemporary surgical ...
  https://bmcmusculoskeletdisord.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12891-015-0466-9
*  WaiverKing
New Patient - Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine Information Form. Please help us provide you with a complete evaluation by ... Sign New Patient Forms - Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine. Please click here to get started. ...
  https://www.waiverking.com/print/11543