TITLE

prime

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1773
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
The article presents a definition for the term "prime," which refers to a period of the greatest health and strength. It also means providing an initial treatment to a patient to ready him for either a larger dose of the same medicine or a different medicine
ACCESSION #
21242141

 

Related Articles

  • Validity of self-reported regimen of dose by patient initiating warfarin treatment from a prospective cohort. Dumas, S.; Rouleau-Mailloux, E.; Bardhadi, A.; Tardif, J.-C.; Talajic, M.; DubĂ©, M.-P.; Perreault, S. // Journal of Population Therapeutics & Clinical Pharmacology;2014, Vol. 21 Issue 1, pe132 

    Introduction: Warfarin is a widely prescribed oral anticoagulant with a narrow therapeutic index. In observational studies, errors in measurement of the dose of warfarin can lead to a major misclassification bias. Aims: To evaluate the validity of the dose of warfarin as reported by the patient...

  • Pattern of QTc prolongation in Methadone Maintenance Therapy (MMT) subjects receiving different methadone dosages: A prospective cohort study. Mohamad, Nasir; Abdul Jalal, Muhammad Irfan; Hassan, Azlie; Ibrahim, Muslih Abdulkarim; Salehuddin, Roslanuddin; Abu Bakar, Nor Hidayah // Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences;Sep-Oct2013, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p1132 

    Objectives: This study aimed to compare the QTc interval between low and high dose methadone groups and evaluate the pattern of QTc variation. Methods: This is a prospective cohort study conducted from December 2010 till August 2011 at Malaysian University of Science's Hospital. Forty six...

  • LUNG ALERT: Doubling the dose of inhaled corticosteroid for asthma exacerbations does not decrease subsequent use of systematic steroids. Soth, M. // Thorax;Apr2004, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p346 

    This double blinded trial with concealed randomisation compared doubling the dose of inhaled corticosteroid for 14 days with continuing the same dose when asthma symptoms or peak flow worsened in patients monitoring themselves daily at home. All patients were using an inhaled corticosteroid...

  • Mitigating risks of dabigatran: right patient, right dose and careful clinical monitoring.  // Australian Prescriber;Jun2013, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p96 

    The article focuses on a study conducted by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), Australia's regulatory body for medical drugs, determining potential risks involved in the drug dabigatran. The study recommends that judicious selection of doses with 110 milligrams (mg) twice a day along...

  • electrical leakage.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p672 

    A definition of the medical term "electrical leakage" is presented. Electrical leakage refers to the presence of unwanted current from an electrical device, such as a patient monitoring or treatment device. The term originated from the word "leken" which means to moisten. The definition is from...

  • Conventional-intensity was more effective than low-intensity warfarin therapy for preventing recurrent venous thromboembolism: COMMENTARY. Beyth, Rebecca // ACP Journal Club;Mar/Apr2004, Vol. 140 Issue 2, p37 

    The article comments on a study conducted to analyze effectiveness of conventional-intensity over low-intensity warfarin therapy for preventing recurrent venous (VTE) thromboembolism. In patients with unprovoked VTE who have received 3 months of vitamin K antagonists (VKAs) with a target...

  • Effect of multiple-dose erythromycin on everolimus pharmacokinetics. Kovarik, J. M.; Beyer, D.; Bizot, M. N.; Jiang, Q.; Shenouda, M.; Schmouder, R. L. // European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology;Mar2005, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p35 

    We sought to quantify the influence of the CYP3A inhibitor erythromycin on the pharmacokinetics of everolimus, a CYP3A substrate. This was a two-period, single-sequence, crossover study in 16 healthy subjects. In period 1, subjects received the reference treatment of a single 2-mg dose of...

  • medical monitoring.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1421 

    A definition of the term "medical monitoring" is presented, which refers to the legal or ethical mandate that manufacturers are responsible for testing potentially hazardous products in anticipation of any clinical evidence of disease to users exposed to the said products.

  • Concordance of phenprocoumon dosage in married couples. van Haeften, Timon W.; de Vries, Johanna // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);05/10/97, Vol. 314 Issue 7091, p1386 

    Determines the influence of life circumstances on anticoagulant dosage by studying couples in whom both spouses used phenprocoumon. Dosage difference within couples; Evidence for a significant relation in anticoagulant dosage between spouses; Diet as a possible factor in this link.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics