However, the procedure most closely related to the principal diagnosis, whether diagnostic or therapeutic, should take precedence. ... There are a few peculiar exceptions. For example, whenever a diagnostic bone biopsy is performed in conjunction with a
This finding led them to propose a stepwise approach—all patients in whom the detection of atrial fibrillation would be of therapeutic relevance could receive seven to 10 days of monitoring
A clinician's response to the multitude of feelings that can arise can have either a negative or a positive impact on the therapeutic relationship.
The patient's diagnoses were reported as follows. 1. Poisoning due to benzodiazepines (prescribed for therapeutic use). ... 2. Adverse effect of narcotics (prescribed for therapeutic use). 3. COPD.
Pape said. “But when asked whether there's a therapeutic effect to communicating with and to patients, the answer is, ‘Yes'.”.
Needle aspiration is an option for treating secondary pneumothoraces, but it has been shown to be significantly less effective than tube thoracostomy in patients requiring therapeutic intervention.
Researchers concluded that there was no benefit of genotype-guided dosing of warfarin on time in the therapeutic INR range during the first month of treatment. ... The researchers noted that the study looked at time in the therapeutic range, rather than
Colonoscopy requires bowel preparation for adequate visualization of bleeding sources, and in the setting of acute bleeding with hemodynamic instability, a more urgent diagnostic and therapeutic test is indicated. ... For patients who continue to bleed
recommended therapeutic drug monitoring to personalize the optimal dosing.
ATryn, a therapeutic protein, is derived from the milk of goats that were genetically engineered by introducing recombinant DNA or rDNA construct with instructions for the goat to produce human antithrombin