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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-06-05T22:52:08-0400
The primary purpose of this study is to investigate if patient involvement in the medication procedures through elements of the medication system One-Stop Dispensing (use of own medication...
The purpose of this study is to determine if goal elicitation among orthopaedic patients improves their perceived involvement in care.
The aim of the study is to examine the potentials of involving patients with metastatic melanoma in their own care planning through systematic use of patient-reported outcome measures (PRO...
The present study aims at evaluating the prognostic factors at diagnosis predicting Central Nervous System (CNS) relapse in order to identify a group of patients with higher risk of CNS in...
The presence of malignant cells in lymph nodes is a critical parameter in the staging of melanoma cancer patients. Assessment of lymph nodes is currently done by histopathology alone. The...
The research into patient involvement is seldom concerned with the significance of cultural and structural factors. In this discussion paper, we illustrate our considerations on some of the challenges...
patient involvement in the design, planning and delivery of health services is acknowledged to be a local and national priority.
Peri et al reported a case of invasive aspergillosis with primary pulmonary involvement followed by central nervous system (CNS) involvement in a patient treated for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)...
Extramedullary involvement of the gastrointestinal tract (GIT) is a rare entity as most patients present with lymphoreticular organ involvement. Its detection and diagnosis can be extremely challengin...
Patient involvement in the decision-making process in matters pertaining to health.
A measure of PATIENT SAFETY considering errors or mistakes which result in harm to the patient. They include errors in the administration of drugs and other medications (MEDICATION ERRORS), errors in the performance of procedures or the use of other types of therapy, in the use of equipment, and in the interpretation of laboratory findings and preventable accidents involving patients.
The use of multiple drugs administered to the same patient, most commonly seen in elderly patients. It includes also the administration of excessive medication. Since in the United States most drugs are dispensed as single-agent formulations, polypharmacy, though using many drugs administered to the same patient, must be differentiated from DRUG COMBINATIONS, single preparations containing two or more drugs as a fixed dose, and from DRUG THERAPY, COMBINATION, two or more drugs administered separately for a combined effect. (From Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Widespread necrotizing angiitis with granulomas. Pulmonary involvement is frequent. Asthma or other respiratory infection may precede evidence of vasculitis. Eosinophilia and lung involvement differentiate this disease from POLYARTERITIS NODOSA.
The right of the patient or the patient's representative to make decisions with regard to the patient's dying.