Now, with multiple medical management options, “the ultimate therapeutic goal in [Crohn's disease] should be to reduce the long-term risk for intestinal resection,” researchers wrote in Gut in 2011. ... long-term therapeutic approach, Dr.
Even if one or more regimens has failed, the therapeutic goal should still be undetectable plasma HIV-1 RNA levels.
Patients should be evaluated individually to determine whether a drug's potential therapeutic benefit is greater than the risk for torsade de pointes.
Because the therapeutic intervention was a fixed dose, the effect of iterative-dose adjustment to “normalize” platelet reactivity to a specific target was also not determined.
Reasoning with him was next to impossible. One afternoon, as I explained to him the current therapeutic dilemmas and the very real prospect of his mortality, tears rolled down his hollow
Management/treatment options—risks associated with a therapeutic procedure or other treatment on the date of service (e.g. ... On each date of service, document the current diagnoses and conditions being actively managed, diagnostic procedures, and
Remember the importance of documenting continuous use drug dependence, including for patients taking appropriate therapeutic doses for legitimate purposes on a daily (or almost daily) basis, such as cancer patients and
According to the commentary in the Lancet, “Hospitals that offer a comprehensive package of care after cardiac arrest (including the use of therapeutic hypothermia and percutaneous coronary intervention), which improves survival,
The vemurafenib example adds to a growing list of targeted cancer therapeutics with higher efficacies and often much lower toxicities than currently used medications. ... Very likely, there will be other examples of novel therapeutics that can be brought
Could this be arsenic poisoning? Photo by Thinkstock. In the play and film Arsenic and Old Lace, the Brewster sisters used arsenic for therapeutic murder, an aggressive form of palliative care