... for only a short period of time in which a patient
is treated for a brief but severe episode of ... care facilities with the goal of discharging the patient
as soon as the patient
is deemed healthy and stable, with appropriate ...
Artificial induction of immunity
... by transferring material from a lesion on one patient
to another, thus infecting the second patient
with cowpox. He then demonstrated that the latter ... his rabies preparation and then inoculating the patient
with it. The patient, who was expected to die, ...
... to spring back. Instead, the newly slimmed patient
must deal with so much extra hanging skin, he or ... the most extreme cases , in order to walk , the patient
must reach down and gather up the extra skin ... requires a commitment on the part of the patient
who must stay with the program through ...
... is a legal covenant. Rather, the clinician and patient
are in a partnership and both parties can openly ... the most objective outlook by both parties – patient
and clinician – in formulating and exercising ... these boundaries crossed, which can compromise patient
care and potentially lead to fatal consequences. ...
... of upper arm fat to build up the face of a patient
whose cheek had large pit caused by a tubercular ...
Fat is withdrawn from the patient
in one of three ways: with a syringe that has a ... of the penis
Depending on the surgeon, the patient
and several other factors, the body is reported ...
... The actual process that occurs when diagnosing a patient
is a continuous flow of hypothesis and testing of ... is, it is often statistically more likely that a patient
has several common diseases, rather than having a ... events or combinations of events to which the patient
may have been subjected or exposed. Thus Hickam's ...
Medical Laboratory Assistant
... whilst obeying the data protection act , patient
confidentiality , COSHH and the Caldicott ... (dependent on test requested).
UIN attached to patient
identifying details on form.
MLA's also deal ...
... for each patient.
Central to medicine is the patient
- physician relationship established when a ... similarly establish a relationship with a patient
and may perform various interventions, e.g. ... needs to:
develop a relationship with the patient
gather data ( medical history , systems ...
... example of this and is encouraging from a patient
perspective as the potentiality for pernicious ... Freed, & Kleinman (2000)
Further, it is agrued that this nexus ... addressed by neuropsychiatry and lead to improved patient
care. In sum, it is argued that patients from ...
... tests are measurements of samples taken from the patient
(e.g. blood, urine, breath).
Types of ... to produce an image of a "slice" through the patient
at a particular position. A collection of ... in nuclear medicine,
undergoing a nuclear medicine procedure will ...
... beneficial and harmful effects in terms of patient
survival and quality of life.
Symptoms ... this nature it is of central importance for the patient
and the physician to have access to empirical ... forms and learn to communicate the data to the patient
in a fruitful way.
... measure that is particularly suited to that patient
at the time of administration. The benefits of ... more effective diagnosis, therapeutics, and patient
1 Limitations ... Clinical information is also necessary based on patient
medical records or clinical trial data.
A very ...
... Telephone triage is defined as the management of patient
health concerns and symptoms via a telephone ... practice, primarily because nurses cannot see the patient
with whom they are speaking. Thus, training and ... Sophisticated training programs will provide patient
call simulations from off site and nurses ...
Extracorporeal shockwave therapy
... without anesthesia in the physician's office in less than 10 minutes. The patient
is able to walk out on their own power with the major complaint of a ... video of the procedure
Because re-inflammation is being introduced, the patient
cannot take anti-inflammatory medication afterward, nor should they ice ...
... until the returning fluid shows no further gastric contents. If the patient
is unconscious or cannot protect their airway then the patient
should be intubated before performing lavage.
Positive predictive value
... used to indicate the probability that in case of a positive test, that the patient
really has the specified disease. However there may be more than one cause ... that this bacteria is present in the throat, rather than that the patient
is ill from the bacteria found. If presence of this bacteria always ...
... He called instead "enantiopathic" or "antipathic" the practice of treating diseases by means of drugs producing symptoms opposite to those of the patient
(e.g. see Organon, VI edition, paragraphs 54-56). After Hahnemann's death the term "enantiopathy" fell in disuse and the two concepts of allopathy ...
Ambulatory blood pressure
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring allows blood pressure to be continually monitored during sleep, and is useful to determine whether the patient
is a dipper or non-dipper. In addition, nocturnal hypertension is associated with end organ damage 1 and is a much better indicator than the daytime ...
... and significant loss of appetite in someone who is not actively trying to lose weight. It can be a sign of various underlying disorders; when a patient
presents with cachexia, a doctor will generally consider the possibility of cancer , certain infectious diseases (e.g. tuberculosis , AIDS ) and ...
... increases of bilirubin .
It is usually associated with neurotic excoriations . Neurotic excoriations are considered psychiatric in etiology . A patient
with neurotic excoriations should try to avoid picking and scratching their skin. Because of this, another diagnosis should be made if the lesions ...
Family history (medicine)
... If various members of the same family have been exposed to the same toxin , then they may develop similar symptoms without a genetic cause.
If a patient
has a strong family history of a particular disorder (or group of disorders), this will generally lead to a lower threshold for investigating ...
Health Services Research
... research are to identify the most effective ways to organize, manage, finance, and deliver high quality care; reduce medical errors; and improve patient
While health services research is grounded in theory, the discipline exists to perform research that can be applied by physicians , ...
... to make the most accurate diagnosis . The hematopathologist works closely with the hematologist / oncologist specialty doctor who sees the patient
and decides on the best treatment based upon the diagnosis .
Diseases of Hematopoietic Cells
The major disease of hematopoietic cells ...
... the care of patients, used by medical or paramedical personnel.
A medical procedure with the intention of determining, measuring or diagnosing a patient
condition or parameter is also called a medical test . Other common kinds of procedures are therapeutic (i.e., with the intention or treating, ...
Main article: Clinical pathology
Pathogenic organisms are grown from patient
specimens in clinical microbiology labs, allowing selection of the correct antibiotics
Clinical pathology , also known as laboratory medicine ...
... approved for marketing to humans. Regulatory documents can be huge and are formulaic; they include clinical study protocols, clinical study reports, patient
informed consent forms, investigator brochures, and summary documents that summarize and discuss all the combined data gathered in the course of ...
... to Health Canada and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that it is safe for people. Officials hope neuroArm will be used to treat its first patient
this summer ." 
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... creating a chemical gradient against the tissue to be treated, to assist with chemical movement.
For example, osmotherapy can be used to treat a patient
who has cerebral hemorrhage . This might include the use of mannitol to maintain the brain's homeostasis .
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... , genetics , cytology , medicine , veterinary medicine , zoology , diagnosis , medical prescription , pharmacy law , medical sociology , patient
safety , health care , psychology , psychiatry , pedagogy , communication , information technology (IT) , bioethics , medical ethics , ...
... another military government took on. In these circumstances, in the Hospital Militar Carrillo became acquainted with colonel Juan Domingo Perón , a patient
with whom Carrillo shared long talks. The colonel was precisely who persuaded Ramón Carrillo of collaborating in planifying the national health ...
... a pulse oximeter probe (POX) usually placed on the finger, which measures blood oxygen content by reflecting light from the bloodstream).
If a patient
is apneic, he or she will usually have repeated events throughout the night which are disruptive to the sleep cycle. At the end of an apnea or ...
... a doctor may also write their own private prescriptions - this is against General Medical Council regulations if done with an NHS prescription.
usually has to pay a fee to a private practice doctor, and then another fee to the pharmacy dispensing the medicine - the fee is usually considerably ...
... system detects, alerts, and predicts future regional and national epidemics specifically for influenza, gastroenteritis and Varicella zoster. The patient
de-identified data is obtained via Internet by the Sentinelles doctors and directly streamed into a Geographic information system (GIS) database. ...