(1) The role of the family practitioner in antenatal care is discussed.
(2) Patients with normal echocardiogram and ECG on admission do not require intensive care monitoring.
(3) HSV I infection of the hand classically occurs in children with herpetic stomatitis and in health care workers infected during patient care delivery.
(4) A change in the pattern of care of children with IDDM, led to a pronounced decrease in hospital use by this patient group.
(5) Participants (n=165) entering a week-long outpatient education program completed a protocol measuring self-care patterns, glycosylated hemoglobin levels, and emotional well-being.
(6) It involves creativity, understanding of art form and the ability to improvise in the highly complex environment of a care setting.” David Cameron has boosted dementia awareness but more needs to be done Read more She warns: “To effect a cultural change in dementia care requires a change of thinking … this approach is complex and intricate, and can change cultural attitudes by regarding the arts as central to everyday life of the care home.” Another participant, Mary*, a former teacher who had been bedridden for a year, read plays with the reminiscence arts practitioner.
(7) Handing Greater Manchester’s £6bn health and social care budget over to the city’s combined authority is the most exciting experiment in local government and the health service in decades – but the risks are huge.
(8) The way we are going to pay for that is by making the rules the same for people who go into care homes as for people who get care at their home, and by means-testing the winter fuel payment, which currently isn’t.” Hunt said the plan showed the Conservatives were capable of making difficult choices.
(9) Suggested is a carefully prepared system of cycling videocassettes, to effect the dissemination of current medical information from leading medical centers to medical and paramedical people in the "bush".
(10) As important providers of health care education, nurses need to be fully informed of the research findings relevant to effective interventions designed to motivate health-related behavior change.
(11) Community involvement is a key element of the Primary Health Care (PHC) approach, and thus an essential topic on a course for managers of Primary Health Care programmes.
(12) These findings raise questions regarding the efficacy of medical school curriculum in motivating career choices in primary care.
(13) Careful attention must be given to antibiotic choice as well as the dose and duration of therapy.
(14) However, used effectively, credit can help you to make the most of your money - so long as you are careful!
(15) If there is a will to use primary Care centres for effective preventive action in the population as a whole, motivation of the professionals involved and organisational changes will be necessary so as not to perpetuate the law of inverse care.
(16) This article reviews the care of the chest-injured patient during the intensive care unit phase of his or her recovery.
(17) Parents believed they should try to normalize their child's experiences, that interactions with health care professionals required negotiation and assertiveness, and that they needed some support person(s) outside of the family.
(18) When you have been out for a month you need to prepare properly before you come back.” Pellegrini will make his own assessment of Kompany’s fitness before deciding whether to play him in the Bournemouth game, which he is careful to stress may not be the foregone conclusion the league table might suggest.
(19) Midtrimester abortion by the dilatation and evacuation (D&E) method has generated controversy among health care providers; many authorities insist that this procedure should be performed only by a small group of experts.
(20) Our results underline the importance of patient-related factors in MVR, and indicate that care is needed in comparing the quality of MVR from different institutions with respect to mortality and morbidity.
(imp. & p. p.) of Cure
(1) In all cases the polyarthritis is cured by anti-inflammatory treatment in 1-6 months.
(2) Because of the small number of patients reported in the world literature and lack of controlled studies, the treatment of small cell carcinoma of the larynx remains controversial; this retrospective analysis suggests that combination chemotherapy plus radiation offers the best chance for cure.
(3) The results indicated that roughly 25% of patients treated in this way will become hypothyroid after 5 years and that 85% are cured (need no further therapy during the follow-up period) using a single dose of iodine-131.
(4) We report a retrospective study of 107 cases of carcinoma of the sigmoid colon and upper rectum treated for primary cure at the University of California at Los Angeles Hospital between 1955 and 1970.
(5) HDAra-C in combination with anthracyclines is now considered to be a treatment which may afford some hope of a cure in a certain percentage of cases of adult acute non-lymphocytic leukemia.
(6) Since the plasmid-cured strains did not contain DNA sequences homologous to plasmid DNA, the gene for the free-inclusion protein must be encoded in the chromosome.
(7) In Stage I, seven relapses (relapse rate 6%) occurred after irradiation; three of them were cured with second-line therapies.
(8) Although patients treated with postoperative radiation therapy showed significantly extended survival rates as compared to those receiving surgical resection alone, the glioblastoma recurred within a 2cm margin of the primary site in more than 90% of the patients and conventional external radiation therapy with a doses of 50-60 Gy did not result in local cure.
(9) Percutaneous tenotomy performed only in patients recurring after temporary cure, drops the rate of recurrences to 13%.
(10) Long-term health conditions cannot be 'cured' – interventions are themselves long-term – taking place throughout the life of a patient.
(11) These alterations were not dependent on the prophage integration prior to curing, and no phage DNA was detected in cured cells by blot hybridisation.
(12) About 10% of the patients treated had “complete remission”, with no detectable cancer remaining - considered a cure if the patient is still cancer-free five years after diagnosis.
(13) Fifteen apparently normal patients who had been cured of cryptococcosis were found, as a group, to have impaired responsiveness to skin testing with cryptococcin and mumps, minimal leukocyte migration inhibition when stimulated with cryptococcin or C. neoformans, but normal group responses to cryptococcin in Cryptococcus-induced lymphocyte transformation.
(14) Ultimately, prevention is a better approach than cure.
(15) Nine among 21 patients (42%) who were initially treated by percutaneous puncture were definitively cured: all pseudocysts were smaller than 55 mm.
(16) The median duration of treatment for the clinical cures in osteomyelitis and septic arthritis were 29.5 days and 46 days respectively.
(17) Age at diagnosis (greater than or equal to 60 years vs less than or equal to 60 years), total number of involved sites, tumor bulk (mass size greater than or equal to 10 cm vs less than 10 cm), serum LDH (greater than or equal to 500 Units) and prompt achievement of complete remission following intensive combination regimens appear to be the most important variables predicting for cure in aggressive lymphomas.
(18) Clinical improvement did not occur in treated patients, and microbiologic cure was never obtained.
(19) The present findings imply that patients in whom an apparent cure has been brought about by conservative treatment may harbor latent malignancy.
(20) Oral potassium iodide therapy resulted in complete cure.