How to use Patients in a sentence
Those hospital corridors are long and the patients are relentless.
I lost patients before, people who shouldn't have died.
In 1909 the number of missionaries (including wives) was 113; organized churches, 194; members and adherents, 21,085; schools, 135; pupils, 7042; hospitals and dispensaries, 17; patients treated, 6865; subscriptions raised from Friends in Great Britain and Ireland, £26,689, besides £3245 received in the fields of work.
It is said that in ancient China, doctors were paid when their patients were well.
In this Italy, and especially the renowned school of Padua, took the first step, where Giovanni De Monte (Montanus), (1498-1552), already mentioned as a humanist, gave clinical lectures on the patients in the hospital of St Francis, which may still be read with interest.Advertisement
The sense grew stronger as she led them down the hall past a waiting room and nurse's station towards the quiet hallway lined by patients' rooms, each housing four to five patients.
The colonnade was a place of resort for the patients; a large building close beneath the rock was probably the abode of the priests.
The chief buildings are grouped together, and include temples of Asclepius and Artemis, the Tholos, and the Abaton, or portico where the patients slept.
The discrepancy between the fees paid by patients and the salaries received by nurses, especially in London, has occasionally excited unfavourable comment, but it is to be remembered that the nurses are maintained when out of work or ill, and have other advantages; many institutions either provide pensions or assist the members of their staff to join the Royal National Pension Fund.
Gallaudet; the retreat for the insane (opened for patients in 1824); the Hartford hospital; St Francis hospital; St Thomas's seminary (Roman Catholic); La Salette seminary (Roman Catholic); Trinity college (founded by members of the Protestant Episcopal church, and now non-sectarian), which was chartered as Washington College in 1823, opened in 1824, renamed Trinity College in 1845, and in 1907-1908 had 27 instructors and 208 students; the Hartford Theological seminary, a Congregational institution, which was founded at East Windsor Hill in 1834 as the Theological Institute of Connecticut, was removed to Hartford in 1865, and adopted its present name in 1885; and, affiliated with the last mentioned institution, the Hartford School of Religious Pedagogy.Advertisement
The number of patients is about 6000 and the passing visitors about 25,000.
The Richmond lunatic asylum, erected near the House of Industry, and placed under the care of officers appointed by government, receives patients from a district consisting of the counties of Dublin, Louth, Meath and Wicklow, each of these contributing towards its expenses in proportion to the number of patients sent in.
Owing to the mildness of its climate the winter town is a resort for consumptive patients.
After studying medicine and philosophy at Paris he settled at Padua, where he speedily gained a great reputation as a physician, and availed himself of it to gratify his avarice by refusing to visit patients except for an exorbitant fee.
The waters, which contain over 45% of salt, iodine and sulphur, are among the strongest of their kind in Europe; and are of high repute, being annually visited by more than a thousand patients.Advertisement
This institution, which can accommodate 2400 patients, was founded in the reign of Francesco Sforza.
It must never be prescribed in large doses to begin with, as some patients are quite unable to take it,intractable vomiting being caused.
The city has a monument (1900) to John Gorrie (1803-1855), a physician who discovered the cold-air process of refrigeration in 1849 (and patented an ice-machine in 1850), as the result of experiments to lower the temperatures of fever patients.
Patients in whom, for purposes of diagnosis, it has been electrically excited, describe, as the initial effect of the stimulation, tingling and obscure but locally-limited sensations, referred to the part whose muscles a moment later are thrown into co-ordinate activity.
It is the seat of a state hospital for the insane (1887) with about 1600 patients, of a business college, of the Park Region Luther College (Norwegian Lutheran, 1892), and of the North-western College (Swedish Lutheran; opened in 1901).Advertisement
In 1900-1901 Major Walter Reed (1851-1902), a surgeon in the United States army, proved by experiments on voluntary human subjects that the infection was spread by the Stegomyia mosquito,' and the prevention of the disease was then undertaken by Major William C. Gorgas - all patients being screened and mosquitoes practically exterminated.'
A naval hospital (having accommodation for about 500 patients) to the east is separated from the navy yard by the largest and most interesting of Brooklyn's markets, the Wallabout (about 45 acres).
There are state hospitals for the insane at Agnew, Santa Clara county; at Stockton, San Joaquin county; at Napa, Napa county; at Patton, San Bernardino county; and, with a colony of tubercular patients, at Ukiah, Mendocino county.
Failure to catch or induce plague from clothing that has been worn by plague patients proves nothing.
The greatest care should be taken in dealing with the hospital linen and discharges from patients.Advertisement
Every year some thousands of poor patients are treated free of cost; and the hospital was enlarged for their accommodation, a dome being added which is of greater circumference than any other in Europe.
According to the returns of 1903 there were 88 hospitals in the republic, which reported 79,051 admissions during the year, and had 6215 patients under treatment at its close; 628,536 patients received gratuitous medical assistance at the public dispensaries during the year; there were 24 foundling hospitals with 557 0 children; and there were 3092 persons in the various hospicios or asylums, and 1478 in the imbecile asylums.
As it does not depress the heart when used in medicinal doses, it may be given to patients suffering from cardiac disease.
The hospitals at Julfa and Isfahan have accommodation for 100 patients each, and are sometimes full to overflowing; the dispensaries are generally overcrowded.
Such remedies are termed antiphlogistic. Venesection (blood-letting) at one time was highly esteemed as an antiphlogistic measure, and while it is possible that it has now fallen too much into disuse, there can be no doubt that at one time it was very greatly abused, and was carried to such an excess as to kill many patients who would have recovered perfectly had they been let alone.Advertisement
The restraint which it imposes and the equal distribution of heat over the surface frequently cause sleep quickly in patients who have previously been wildly delirious and entirely sleepless.
When the thyroid tablets or extract of thyroid are given in too large quantities to patients suffering from myxoedema, the symptoms of myxoedema disappear, but in their place appear others indicative of increased metabolism and accelerated circulation.
When this is healthy the attacks of microbes are resisted, wounds heal readily, and patients recover from serious diseases which in persons of debilitated constitution would prove fatal.
Where neither method is strictly pursued it is usual to forbid to gouty patients sugar, pastry and pickles, and to forbid heavy wines, especially Burgundy and port.
In true diabetes, which probably originates in the central nervous system, or in disease of the pancreas, as well as in the glycosuria common in gouty patients, sugar in every form should be entirely forbidden, and starchy food restricted to within narrow limits.Advertisement
The tension within the blood-vessels is generally high, and the patients run a risk of anginal attacks or of apoplexy.
During its continuance fat is absorbed from the subcutaneous tissue, and patients become very much thinner, so that it not only lessens flatulence, but reduces obesity.
In watching the troops of patients who go to the wells we notice that most of them do more early rising, take more regular exercise, and drink more water in the course of a month at the well than they would do in the rest of the year at home.
It is, indeed, the care with which the diet of patients is regulated and the difficulty that patients find in obtaining forbidden foods at hotels and restaurants, that make Carlsbad better for the liver than any other watering-place.
Such patients are apt to suffer much from cough and laryngeal irritation in the cold, dry air of the Alps, whereas they live in comparative comfort on the Riviera, in the Canary Islands, Madeira or at Capri.Advertisement
But warm, moist climates rather favour sedentary habits and tend to lessen appetite, so that the nutrition of the patient is apt to suffer; and although phthisical patients may live in comparative comfort in such climates, their tendency to recovery in them is small.
With his conscientious objection, is he still able to counsel patients?
Some food additives are taken by patients with RA.
His face had the same swollen pallor as the faces of the other hospital patients, but it was not this that struck Rostov.
You could not have predicted Logan would die any more than I did one of those patients.Advertisement
Indeed, in such early stages, and in patients who are enabled to command the means of an expensive method of cure, phthisis is no longer regarded as desperate; while steps are being taken to provide for those who of their own means are unable to obtain these advantages, by the erection of special sanatoriums on a more or less charitable basis.
Perhaps no advance in medicine has done so much as the study of tuberculosis to educate the public in the methods and value of research in medical subjects, for the results, and even the methods, of such labours have been brought home not only to patients and their friends, but also to the farmer, the dairyman, the butcher, the public carrier, and, indeed, to every home in the land.
This evidence is, however, strengthened by the results of recent work on changes in the blood of patients suffering from helminthiasis.
Since 1846 Reichenhall has become one of the most fashionable spas and climatic health resorts in Germany, and it is now visited annually by about ten thousand patients, besides many thousand passing tourists.
He had a great master in Democritus, the originator of the doctrine of atoms, and there is every reason to believe that the various " asclepia " were very carefully conducted hospitals for the sick, possessing a curious system of case-books, in the form of votive tablets, left by the patients, on which were recorded the symptoms, treatment and result of each case.Advertisement
In the animal kingdom it occurs in the urine of diabetic patients and of persons addicted to alcohol.
The state institutions, each governed by a board of trustees, and all under the supervision of the state board of charity, include a state hospital at Tewksbury, for paupers (1866); a state farm at Bridgewater (1887) for paupers and petty criminals; the Lyman school for boys at Westboro, a reformatory for male criminals under fifteen years of age sentenced to imprisonment for terms less than life in connexion with which a very successful farm is maintained for the younger boys at Berlin; an industrial school for girls at Lancaster, also a reformatory school - a third reformatory school for boys was planned in 1909; a state sanatorium at Rutland for tuberculous patients (the first public hospital for such in the United States) and a hospital school at Canton for the care and instruction of crippled and deformed children.
But his shy, proud nature was not fitted to gain patients, and the Leipzig doctors would not recommend one who was not a Leipzig graduate.
At the Swiss health resorts, on the contrary, during the winter the air is very pure, and has just sufficient coldness to make exercise agreeable to patients.
Even when patients are unable' to stay long at a sanatorium they learn there the advantages of open air and can continue the treatment at home to their great advantage.
We learn that there are various classes of patients in " progress " (71poKo-in), i.e.
The benevolent institutions include the general hospital, founded in 1817, removed to the present site in 1867, extended by the addition of two wings in 1878 and of an eye department in 1890; a convalescent home for twenty patients from the hospital only (1903); the Royal Cambrian Institution for the Deaf and Dumb, established in 1847 at Aberystwyth, removed to Swansea in 1850, and several times enlarged, so as to have at present accommodation for ninety-eight pupils; the Swansea and South Wales Institution for the Blind, established in 1865 and now under the Board of Education; the Swansea and South Wales Nursing Institute (1873), providing a home for nurses in the intervals of their employment; a nursing institution (1902) for nursing the sick poor in their own homes, affiliated with the Queen's Jubilee Institute of London; the Sailors' Home (1864); a Sailors' Rest (1885); and a Mission to Seamen's Institute (1904).
It is the best planned and cleanest town in the empire, and this combined with the climate, which is very equable, makes it a health resort, especially for consumptive patients.
Shortly afterwards Widal and also Griinbaum showed that the serum of patients suffering from typhoid fever, even at an early stage of the disease, agglutinated the typhoid bacillus - a fact which laid the foundation of serum diagnosis.
It is present in very small quantity in normal urine, in the blood, and in larger quantities in diabetic patients.
Private patients may be accommodated in the asylums provided by a county council, and received upon terms fixed by the visiting committee.
Under the Isolation Hospitals Acts 1893 and 1901, a county council may provide for the establishment of isolation hospitals for the reception of patients suffering from infectious diseases on Hospi t a l s the application of any local authority within the county, or on the report of the medical officer of the county that hospital accommodation is necessary and has not been provided, or it may take over hospitals already provided by a local authority.
Holloway; in the neighbourhood is the sanatorium of the same founder (1885) for the treatment of mental ailments, accommodating about 250 patients.
It possesses a large kursaal, several bathing establishments, a hospital for poor patients and several parks.
Franzensbad is frequently resorted to as an after-cure by patients from Carlsbad and Marienbad.
Now it was the custom for patients or their friends to provide the herbs which the doctors required; so she asked what herbs he would want.
Urotropin is very valuable in sterilizing the urine of patients who have suffered from typhoid fever and thus preventing the spread of the disease by what are known as "typhoid carriers."
Most of the counties maintain poor farms and administer outdoor relief, and some care for insane patients at the cost of the state.
Within it were found a temple of Amphiaraus, a large altar, and a long colonnade, which may have been the dormitory where the patients slept in hope of obtaining counsel in dreams. There were also baths and a small theatre, and numerous inscriptions relating to the arrangement and observances of the sanctuary and oracle.
In houses or hospitals where cases of the disease are under treatment, disinfectants should be freely employed, and the evacuations of the patients removed as speedily as possible, having previously been sterilized in much the same manner as is employed in typhoid fever.
The atoll has an exceedingly healthy climate, and might well be used as a sanatorium for phthisical patients, the temperature never reaching extremes.
Internally it is useful in certain forms of dyspepsia, but as some patients are quite unable to tolerate the drug, it must always be administered in very small doses at first, the quantity being slowly increased as tolerance is shown.
Its sheltered situation and desirable winter climate began to attract notice about 1840; in 1855 a national sanatorium for consumptive patients was erected by subscription; a pier was opened in 1861, and in 1870 railway communication was afforded.
In 15 4 8 he founded the celebrated confraternity of the Santissima Trinita de' Pellegrini e de' Convalescente, whose primary object is to minister to the needs of the thousands of poor pilgrims who flock to Rome, especially in years of jubilee, and also to relieve the patients discharged from hospitals, but still too weak for labour.
The results clearly show that there is loss of receptor function in patients with asthma during a naturally acquired virus infection.
Antecedent poliomyelitis was demonstrated in all patients by electromyography or muscle biopsy or both.
Patients may progress to vision loss through progressive atrophy of the macular tissue.
If you care about your fellow human being, you'll get a real buzz from solving patients' problems.
The nurse caused the callous murder of fifteen patients.
To adopt a broader perspective, private costs incurred by patients are also being collected.
After withdrawal, patients remain vulnerable to stress for at least six months.
However, no excess chromosomal aberrations in circulating human lymphocytes have been observed in patients treated for 8 months.
She is a medical practitioner and she told me that she still uses small accumulators with her patients to assist the healing of wounds.
Platelet transfusion through negatively charged filters can also activate the contact system and give rise to significant hypotension in patients receiving ACE inhibitors.
The trial was of four months duration and compared omega-3 fatty acids versus olive oil in 30 patients with bipolar disorder.
This may precipitate lactic acidosis in patients who are taking metformin.
For example, in patients with severe lung disease a pyrexia or high carbohydrate diet may result in respiratory acidosis.
Results Patients ' mean age = 78 years, mean binocular distance logMAR acuity = 0.5, mean binocular contrast sensitivity = 1.15.
The mean level of nausea was recorded by patients after PC.6 acupressure and also after pressure at a dummy point.
The authors believe that practicing acupuncture from a firm base in conventional medicine is likely to give the greatest benefit to patients.
German researchers treated almost 900 patients with either standard drugs, traditional Chinese acupuncture or " fake " acupuncture.
Four patients received no therapy for herpes at any time, whereas one was treated with intravenous and oral acyclovir.
There is the danger of opiate addiction in patients experiencing frequent attacks.
Overall, 541 eligible patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma were randomized.
Most patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma will not be candidates for surgical resection of their disease.
A randomized trial of aspirin to prevent colorectal adenomas in patients with previous colorectal cancer.
In the unilaterally explored group, all 19 patients had a solitary adenoma.
These features were not observed in patients with sporadic primary parathyroid adenomas.
The majority of large prolactin-secreting pituitary adenomas shrink in response to DA drug therapy and any visual loss will improve in most patients.
There are claims that patients should pay in order to give value to treatment and remain adherent to the drugs.
We envisage that Specialist Migraine Patients will become a useful adjunct to the primary health care team.
However, no dose adjustment is required in the elderly patients.
For example, far too often, patients that go sour in outpatient surgical centers need an inpatient admission into an acute care hospital.
Further analyzes are being conducted to determine the cost effectiveness of CT scanning in patients not admitted to hospital.
The right to independent advocacy promised to patients in the draft bill has gone.
Using condoms may be helpful for male patients and women can use lubricating jelly to reduce further aggravation of their condition.
Much of their evidence comes from patients with brain damage, such as D.F. who has a condition known as visual form agnosia.
Short-acting ÃŸ2 agonists should be used as the initial treatment for COPD patients to relieve breathlessness.
Dry mouth, transient rise of serum alanine aminotransferase values and sleeping disorders have been reported more frequently than in patients receiving placebo.
Commonly these indices would use albumin and markers of immune status, such as total lymphocyte count, to screen patients.
Most patients with advanced disease will have a low serum albumin.
Jasminum Absolute produced positive patch test reactions in some patients who were contact sensitive to cinnamic aldehyde.
Patients with a severe deficiency of cortisol and the related hormone aldosterone, often have a low sodium level and an increased potassium level.
To avoid alienation of patient groups, NICE needs to demonstrate that patients ' views have had more than a marginal impact.
In 5/6 patients the wild-type allele was lost in the tumor samples, suggesting a causal role for the mutations in RCC.
Patients often assume that cat allergen is only present in the houses that are homes to cats.
High risk patients should be offered clinical testing for latex allergy.
Patients were randomly allocated to either home or home supplemented with class exercise programs.
Kidney transplant patients in particular are prone to gout and are often prescribed allopurinol.
Long term high dose allopurinol was taken by 47 patients, long term low dose by 48 and recent low dose by 72.
In patients with proliferative retinopathy, particularly if not treated with photocoagulation, severe hypoglycaemic episodes may result in transient amaurosis.
About 5% of the patients who took either of the sequential regimens (C or D) had amenorrhea during that time.
Therefore patients on didanosine who are unwell should have an amylase checked.
Deposits of this protein, called beta amyloid, are associated with Alzheimer's disease in patients.
Other Complications About 10 per cent of patients with myeloma develop primary amyloidosis.
Driving ability in cancer patients receiving long-term morphine analgesia.
Patients with progressive bone disease often require opiate analgesia.
Treatment attempts in patients with the latter disease may rather include interferon-alpha and somatostatin analogs.
These facts may suggest that patients with multiple myeloma are more vulnerable to developing megaloblastic anemia than others.
Since my return from UK, I am providing ophthalmic anesthesia for pediatric patients.
Approximately half of eligible patients were treated under local anesthesia.
Doing away with a general anesthetics means patients can recover more quickly.
Sample groups Patients with unstable angina for whom PCI was not planned.
When patients with angina start treatment their angina start treatment their angina may worsen - they must start at very low doses and build up.
Heart patients are referred to the unit if they need an angiogram or angioplasty.
Coronary artery angioplasty and bypass before elective surgery 21 elective patients had coronary angiography.
In patients undergoing peripheral angiography, there should be pulsation in the artery into which the X-ray contrast medium will be injected.
A subset of patients also had fluorescein angiography performed every 6 months.
One of these patients has a sac which has increased in size, the other 2 had distal implantation leaks at completion angiography.
Seizures and focal neurological deficits were the main clinical features observed in patients with intracranial cavernous angiomas.
We see patients admitted with Acute Coronary Syndrome, and following angioplasty / stent or cardiac surgery.
H 2 -receptor antagonists have not been shown to be effective against ulceration induced by aspirin in aspirin-intolerant patients.
However, patients with the antiphospholipid antibody are usually given low-dose aspirin to stop their blood from clotting.
In controls 14% of patients had a seizure in the first week, compared with 5% of patients taking an anticonvulsant.
All 25 patients mounted immune responses to the 5T4 tumor antigen The tumor response rate was better than expected.
There is no evidence to suggest the use of more than one atypical antipsychotic for any patients.
All patients in this study were taking an aperient, despite this 78 per cent were constipated.
We present an experimental investigation of the spoken single word production of two patients with non-fluent progressive aphasia.
Most patients with central sleep apnea have a history of bulbar polio, and some required ventilatory support (120 ).
Coombs ' positive anemia has not been reported in patients taking apomorphine in association with other therapy.
Regulatory approval requires that their product is demonstrated in over 1000 patients.
Many specialists already prescribe arbs to patients who cannot take ACE inhibitors.
Symptoms in arrhythmias patients with arrhythmias patients with arrhythmias often complain of awareness of the heart beating or " palpitation " .
It organizes exhibitions, visual, performing and participatory articipatory arts activities to inspire staff, patients and visitors to the hospital.
Patients with early rheumatoid arthritis had an average starting score of 1.5, falling to about 0.7 by three years.
Four percent of all patients dying in tertiary care hospitals in Europe have invasive aspergillosis.
Aspergillus infections efficacy in aspergillosis patients with poor prognosis Voriconazole has in vitro fungicidal activity against aspergillus infections efficacy in aspergillosis patients with poor prognosis Voriconazole has in vitro fungicidal activity against Aspergillus spp.
Bone marrow invasion was shown in two of 14 patients on MR images which were confirmed by bone marrow aspirate.
Such RA patients should take low-dose aspirin in addition to any NSAIDs they have already been prescribed.
By utilizing cell culture assays, oncologists can choose the treatment which is most likely to work or that is what their patients want.
The trial consisted of 28 patients older than 16 years with allergic asthma, mainly for house dust.
Patients with asthma may require additional asthma medication during treatment.
The lack of impairment in neurologically asymptomatic patients suggests that the cognitive deficits are caused by direct cerebral involvement rather than hepatic encephalopathy.
Nine patients developed ataxia early in the course of the disease.
To manage autosomal recessive cerebellar ataxia (ARCA) patients in specialist clinics and collect blood samples and clinical data.
The brain Atlas can be shown either alongside the patients own scan or overlaid on top.
Hippocampal atrophy is usually the most common finding in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy who are surgically treated.
I can personally attest to the relief that was reported by my patients in practically all cases.
Patients undergoing autologous BMT or PBSCT from the initiation of conditioning chemoradiotherapy.
The initial phase III studies involved patients with Multiple Sclerosis, neuropathic pain, brachial plexus avulsion and cancer pain.
However, we would expect continuity of care when dealing with the same client group, for example patients following post op nail avulsion.
Results for topical azoles Twelve trials with more than 10 patients in both treatment groups compared azoles with placebo (Figure 1 ).
All patients with long-term catheters will develop a chronic bacteriuria; infection arises at the rate of about 5 - 10% per day.
For silver alloy catheters, 11% of patients had bacteriuria, compared with 32% with uncoated catheters (Figure ).
The majority of patients therefore had 10ml balloon catheters in situ.
Sensitive patients challenged with an extract of poison ivy orally developed degranulation of circulating basophils within an hour (Shelley & Resnik 1965 ).
It can be as simple as helping with patients mouth care, combing their hair, or helping with a relaxing bed bath.
Patients should therefore avoid other than short-term bed rest, as immobility increases bone loss.
Here, nursing staff and clinicians work together where it matters at the patients bedside, to direct and manage patient care.
For patients on other sedative drugs, including benzodiazepines or alcohol, the starting dose should not be more than 20 mg daily.
These effects have been demonstrated with benzodiazepines administered to normal subjects and anxious patients and in long-term benzodiazepines administered to normal subjects and anxious patients and in long-term benzodiazepine users.
Table 1 gives the number of elective patients receiving beta blockers for patients undergoing open procedures.
Dialysis patients advised to use bicarbonate to raise the pH of the dialysis water.
Thirty patients at moderate risk of CBD stones (moderately increased bilirubin, normal CBD) underwent IOC.
Results Patients ' mean age = 78 years, mean binocular distance logMAR acuity = 0.5, mean binocular distance logMAR acuity = 0.5, mean binocular contrast sensitivity = 1.15.
The systemic bioavailability of omeprazole is not significantly altered in patients with reduced renal function.
Many patients reviewed during a course of radical radiotherapy for bladder carcinoma have urinary flow symptoms, which may suggest impaired bladder carcinoma have urinary flow symptoms, which may suggest impaired bladder emptying.
Diabetes risk Patients on beta blockers are also up to 30 per cent more likely to develop diabetes.
The clinic occurs every 2-3 months and assesses patients with increased blood pressure in the lung arteries.
Other patients need laser surgery to remove dilated blood vessels.
Such doses can be achieved in patients receiving 1 gram bolus intravenous doses of methylprednisolone.
Patients may also require dietary advice to prevent obstruction by food bolus.
Patients with stable ankle fractures should normally be treated in ankle braces.
If the patients develops a profound bradycardia during colonoscopy the investigation should be terminated and the use of atropine considered.
The holiday is designed to enable patients and carers who might not be able to otherwise take a holiday to have a relaxing break.
It is used to treat and prevent bronchospasm in patients with reversible obstructive airway disease and exercise-induced bronchospasm.
The ward was extremely busy at the time; there were only enough staff to care for 22 patients.
Aortic valve calcification occurs in up to 55% of patients, with aortic stenosis being present in 13% .
Over 40% of patients with oesophagitis do not have oral candidiasis (Bonacini et al 1991 ).
This silver stain shows oesophageal candidiasis which often occurs in debilitated patients.
Patients should never try to alter the numbers on the counter or detach the counter from the metal canister.
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Nine patients who applied capsaicin topically to the vulva for 6 weeks reported " significant relief " .
Using capsaicin alone, the discomfort of the treatment during the first week causes many patients to give up prematurely.
Many patients reviewed during a course of radical radiotherapy for bladder carcinoma have urinary flow symptoms, which may suggest impaired bladder emptying.
The second study will involve 200 patients whose hearts are failing specifically because of dilated cardiomyopathy - a heart muscle disorder.
The team was stretched trying to manage a caseload of over 40 patients each.
A joint discussion with locality fire officers enabled a sharing of problems faced by patients on the district nursing caseload.
A decision model was used to evaluate the outcomes associated with using antiseptic impregnated catheters compared to standard catheters for 10,000 hypothetical patients.
Bladder infil can also be used in patients who have a supra-pubic catheter in situ.
Patients with sickle cell disease are treated at The Royal London.
Patients face repeat infection An extraordinary three percent of people admitted to hospital have an infection called cellulitis.
The remaining patients ate their usual diet, including high GI foods such as beer, white bread, white rice and sugary cereals.
The performance of patients with lesions to the prefrontal cerebral cortex on these tasks will be described.
Patients with prosthetic heart valves or who have had one previous episode of infective endocarditis should receive chemoprophylaxis according to the current UK recommendations.
Up to 40% of cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy do not respond to the standard treatment for preventing vomiting.
At the completion of high-dose chemotherapy, all tumor markers had returned to normal in 6 patients.
Patients with widespread eczema can also develop severe chickenpox.
Availability of NHS chiropodists does vary in different areas but lupus patients should be able to have NHS chiropody or podiatry regardless of age.
A study published a few years ago clearly showed a benefit to dialysis patients who took chitosan.
Patients continue to have a wide choice in how they wish to pay for dental treatment.
In total, 175 patients had elective minimal access cholecystectomy during the trial period of which 135 were entered into the trial.
All patients with a symptomatic PLG are offered a laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
All patients considered at minimal risk of having CBD stones went straight to laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
However, in the case of cardiac transplant patients, post-transplantation prophylactic cholecystectomy would appear to be the most cost-effective option.
Likely health gain or effect on demand Patients get seen in broadly chronological order.
Attempts will be made to improve the coronary circulation in such patients.
For some reason the body mounts an attack on the liver in patients with primary biliary cirrhosis.
Zyban is contraindicated for use in patients with severe hepatic cirrhosis.
The SmPC describes in some detail the hearing impairment in patients receiving cisplatin and notes that it is worse in children.
Since the renal clearance of imatinib is negligible, a decrease in total body clearance is not expected in patients with renal insufficiency.
They should also establish creatinine clearance in all patients starting these treatments.
Note that the set of patients and their symptoms has not changed -- the world has not become more clear-cut in any way.
At that time the Doctor visited his patients in a carriage driven by a coachman.
An inception cohort of 1010 patients with RA attending rheumatology clinics was followed for a median of 11.4 years.
Had routine colectomy been performed in all, twenty eight additional patients would have required operation.
Both dibotermin alfa and bovine Type I collagen have been found to elicit immune responses in patients.
If treatment does not control the symptoms of the disease, up to 30% of patients may undergo colostomy.
Patients experiencing problems with their stoma should see their stoma nurse or contact the British colostomy Association.
An end sigmoid colostomy may be described by some, as easier to manage, particularly for elderly patients.
Yet again, 24-hour community services would result in patients being treated where they want to be treated and fewer hospital admissions.
A randomized comparison was undertake of 221 patients undergoing gastric cancer surgery.
We Inform patients as to the risks involved in having a pregnancy complicated by diabetes and how these are minimized.
Those patients who do not wish to can still be helped by improving concordance.
What medical conditions exclude patients from implant care within our clinic?
This can potentially confound the interpretation of the results, particularly in primary care where many of the patients first present with a problem.
Only 56% of the patients with bacterial conjunctivitis were treated.
Sometimes failures in these areas can have damaging, or even devastating, consequences for patients.
Caution is called for in patients with chronic constipation.
We met a Hospital train here, with the patients looking very contented.
Identification of individual patients was made by the district nurse liaison officer and referral made to the district continence adviser.
Patients taking oral contraceptives should be asked to report any change in their bleeding patterns.
I taught self care, showed patients how to reduce contractures through exercise, and did ultrasound and splinting.
No joint contractures or skeletal muscle involvement are observed in these patients.
Always examine for an Achilles tendon contracture, which is often present in patients with plantar fascitis.
There were fewer deaths, and especially coronary deaths, in the treated patients.
Remember that many patients have low serum creatinine initially therefore a good guide to toxicity is a doubling of the initial creatinine.
The retrograde route is preferred for patients presenting less acutely with elevated serum creatinine or pain.
At the scene, ambulance crews treated four patients in total.
An uncontrolled study using cupping to relieve coughs reported a curative response in 35 of 41 patients.
The patients who relapse are regrettably many for only 25% of the total ovarian population present with the highly curable stage 1 disease.
Patients with cancer that is not curable often want to know how long they have left to live.
Ten patients underwent total hysterectomy and two had an endometrial curettage only.
However, few patients were treated by current standards, with nearly half receiving single-agent cyclophosphamide or no chemotherapy.
In this trial all patients will receive our standard low dose pulse cyclophosphamide treatment.
Patients come from across the globe to have tumors treated by the UK ' s only medical cyclotron.
Patients who had incomplete responses were advised to undergo an immediate radical cystectomy.
There should be a minimum workload of 25 new patients presenting with abnormal cervical cytology over the six month period.
Patients were instructed to apply the gel to the affected area twice daily for three weeks.
In most cases patients can return to work the following day.
Hallucinations, unusually vivid daydreams or nightmares, are not uncommon for ventilated GBS patients.
Fetal material and IVF involving NHS patients Recently deceased in NHS premises.
Liver function In patients who develop evidence of hepatic decompensation during treatment, Pegasys should be discontinued.
It has been well established that narcotics given to conscious patients with some degree of intracranial decompensation will cause a rise in intracranial pressure.
Surgery in patients with liver dysfunction The Child-Pugh classification is a useful method of staging the progress of liver decompensation.
The clinical relevance of this observed decrease in Immukin treated patients versus a control group could not be established.
Hodes  found a decrement of the compound muscle action potential amplitude on repetitive stimulation in patients with previous paralytic polio.
In another 2000 study, researchers found a high degree of folate deficiency in heart disease patients.
Despite shunting many of these patients have major neurological deficits which are linked to abnormal development of the cerebral cortex in the fetus.
However, all patients had persistence of flatfoot deformity.
Some patients are not particularly conscious of even quite gross planovalgus deformity and complain mainly of pain.
In addition, the severely demented patients spent less time exposed to bright light.
Similarly, patients who have suffered a stroke which involves a deprivation of oxygen are much more likely to suffer dementia.
Only about 50% of patients with epilepsy will have demonstrable, diagnostic abnormalities on their first EEG recording.
Chronic epilepsy All hospital studies of newly diagnosed epilepsy have consistently demonstrated that 20 - 30% of patients do not enter remission 1-3.
A former dental hygienist to switch from having just the patients to choose.
Patients were entered into this study if they were partially dentate and had no clinical or radiographic evidence of active oral disease.
Action - referring dentists should ask patients to bring all medication and BM stix to the assessment visit.
Adjoining us is a dental health facility staffed by salaried dentists attending NHS patients.
The use of a rapid sequence induction technique needs be balanced against the risks of difficult intubation in chronically ill patients with poor dentition.
Validation of techniques to detect illicit heroin use in patients prescribed pharmaceutical heroin for the management of opioid dependence.
It is unlikely that patients with a history of benzodiazepine dependence will respond normally to these drugs ' .
What patients call ' addicted ', clinicians might call ' psychological dependency ' .
All of these agents are myocardial depressants and should be administered cautiously in patients with heart disease.
Precautions All patients who have been given morphine must be carefully observed for evidence of respiratory depression.
In prostate cancer patients, it may be used for patients with bone mineral loss associated with androgen deprivation.
In patients who suffer from atopic dermatitis, the cold sores can, in rare cases, spread to larger parts of the body.
In India, an extensive outbreak of " weed dermatitis " involving perhaps 1000 patients with some deaths has been observed.
They will also be operating a telephone advice service for patients who are already seen by the community dermatology service.
All of the studies were in patients of black African descent.
Patients were selected from all patients undergoing primary vitrectomy for rhegmatogenous retinal detachment.
About a third of patients develop diabetes mellitus (sugar diabetes ).
Increased plasma atrial natriuretic factor and reduced plasma renin in patients with poorly controlled diabetes mellitus.
In patients with diabetes mellitus this may lead to a deterioration of metabolic control; latent diabetes mellitus may become manifest.
Insulin dependant diabetes mellitus These patients are not suitable patients to be treated using general anesthesia in an outpatient environment.
About 50% of patients require dialysis or a kidney transplant at some time in their lives.
Patients with ESRD managed with other forms of dialysis such as ambulatory peritoneal dialysis have not been studied.
There are special rules for some kidney dialysis patients to help them qualify.
North Bristol's Brunel satellite dialysis unit fits in with Government plans to expand haemodialysis capacity according to patients ' clinical and lifestyle needs.
Nausea, vomiting and watery diarrhea occur with some patients developing a maculopapular rash, red eyes and have hiccups.
Placebo comparisons Placebo was usually sham short wave diathermy, and patients were a mixture of acute and chronic.
As NSAIDs can interfere with platelet function, they should be used with caution in patients with intracranial hemorrhage and bleeding diathesis.
Dietetic assistants work under the guidance of the dietitians to help monitor patients who are referred to the dietetic assistants work under the guidance of the dietitians to help monitor patients who are referred to the dietetic department.
The community dietetics service serves patients across the Chiltern and South Bucks and Wycombe areas.
In line with the aim of menus being designed around patients, recognizing cultural differences in the customer base is essential.
However, none of these patients had a poorly differentiated tumor.
Computerized records were for patients with a diagnosis of AF, or who had been prescribed digoxin.
In a study in parkinsonian patients receiving concurrent digoxin, no interaction was seen which would require dosage adjustment.
When TOPAMAX is added or withdrawn in patients on digoxin therapy, careful attention should be given to the routine monitoring of serum digoxin therapy, careful attention should be given to the routine monitoring of serum digoxin.
When TOPAMAX is added or withdrawn in patients on digoxin therapy, careful attention should be given to the routine monitoring of serum digoxin.
Repeat scans of patients with an AAA of 3 to 5.9 cm were done at intervals determined by the aortic dilatation.
Good results from balloon dilatation are obtained in most patients with 60% of patients dysphagia free at 5 years.
In the entire group with aortic dilation, 10 of 15 (67 %) patients were younger than 21 years.
Some patients required additional surgery for voice -- usually endoscopic dilation.
An essential question to be asked of these patients is to their exposure to op sheep dips.
In most patients, early discontinuation of the drug resulted in successful resolution of the symptoms, as was our experience.
Therapy should be permanently discontinued in patients who develop gastrointestinal perforation.
Or the quite disgraceful length of time patients have to wait for new digital hearing aids.
Of these patients 45 patients also underwent a neck dissection.
In a number of patients undergoing breast cancer surgery, an axillary dissection will be avoided with the risk of complications reduced.
We review here several policies for the selection of patients for retroperitoneal lymph node dissection.
Indeed a substantial number of psychologically distressed patients were identified in the current study.
Patients with cystic fibrosis may be more prone to gastro-intestinal motility disturbances.
Patients, who had ever received a diuretic, had a relative risk of gout estimated at 1.56.
In such patients, a continent diversion may be the preferred option.
Examination of the relationship between attention and other cognitive domains showed impaired episodic memory in all patients.
Four patients had allogeneic stem cell transplants, 3 from siblings and 1 from a matched unrelated donor.
Parkinson's patients do not produce enough dopamine, which affects co-ordination.
As a venous drainage in three patients a external jugular vein was used and in two facial vein.
However, the overall clinical use of biochemical markers of bone formation in patients with plasma cell dyscrasia seemed to be limited.