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A patient is any recipient of health care services that are performed by healthcare professionals. The patient is most often ill or injured and in need of treatment by a physician, nurse, optometrist, dentist, veterinarian, or other health care provider.
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Individuals participating in the health care system for the purpose of receiving therapeutic, diagnostic, or preventive procedures.
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Rank popularity for the word 'patients' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #521
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The numerical value of patients in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of patients in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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Patients should appreciate that, like all drugs, PPIs carry risk. The fact that they're available over the counter doesn't mean they're safe, people who take PPIs and are later found to have kidney problems should ask their physicians whether the drugs might be playing a role.
We’re taking over 2,000 prayer flags that have been dedicated over the last 5 years in honor of cancer patients locally in the United States to the base camp of Mt. Everest where we ’ll leave them to slowly disintegrate over time, tibetan’s believe if youhang them in the mountain high winds those winds will beat at them and the little threads [ that ] start to unravel from these flags are supposed to be a representation of strength, hope and wellbeing.
Complex trauma is what led many of my patients to get HIV in first place and gets them to remain depressed, stay addicted and have trouble adhering to their meds, medicine and HIV primary care has not considered these health issues to be in their domain and their responsibility. I've heard many clinicians brag about having patients on crack be undetectable in their viral load, as if HIV was going to kill them in the first place. It's not. Crack is going to kill them.
Treatments work best when given prior to symptoms starting or at the very start of symptom onset. This is something not possible with sporadic ALS because it takes time to establish a diagnosis, and by then, the symptoms can be quite advanced, while this treatment would only affect 2% of ALS patients, it may be much more impactful than other treatments for ALS, since it can be administered much earlier in the disease process -- perhaps even before a patient develops symptoms.
Physicians are terrified. They’re terrified that if they make the wrong decision, they’re going to go to jail. They’re going to lose their license. And at the other end of that is that patients are being seriously harmed.
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