Tag: "futility" at medical news
Genaera Discontinues Lomucin in Cystic Fibrosis Studies
.... (CFFT), both parties have agreed for reasons of futility
to discontinue the Phase 2 study of LOMUCIN(TM) for the treatment of cystic fibrosis (CF). Genaera also announced that the Phase 2 study of squalamine in prostate cancer, which is an investigator-initiated study funded by the Department of Defense, w...
Bali Bombings Helped Improve Trauma Care
...r losses, thoughts of what could have been and the futility
of the situation. "All spoke in their own ways of how they felt their safety and personal space had been violated, Guscott added. The early intervention by mental health nurses proved invaluable for many of the patients. It was seen that in a sho...
Black and White in ‘Shades of Grey
...y borders, it would indeed be apt to ponder on the futility
of humans alienating each other on the basis of color and ethnicity. Did the barriers arise in the minds of men before they were transformed into geographical divides, or was it the other way round? It might be worthwhile to investigate. Sourc-Med...
Motivation Yardstick: Rewards or Punishment? Discover the Superior Performance Trigger
...pert from the University of London, emphasized the futility
of negative psychology triggers in a group and said, “In a group you will always get a minority who do not work for the common good. But it is much more in vogue to encourage people by offering reward or positive incentives. Offering negatives may en...
Brain death – How to cope with it
... the family and friends can be convinced about the futility
of prolonging the life support, say doctors. Two-thirds of consultants and nurses who had previous experience of relatives being present during testing felt that the relatives had benefited from this," Dr Stephen Bonner said in a report in the Briti...