baseline examination

baseline examination

A physical examination which is part of an initial patient-physician contact, and designed to assess a patient’s eligibility for enrolment in a clinical trial and produce the requisite baseline data.

baseline examination

Clinical practice A physical exam which is part of an initial Pt-physician contact, and designed to assess a Pt's eligibility for enrollment in a clinical trial and produce requisite baseline data.
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All surviving SAHS participants aged 65 years and older at the time of baseline examination (between 1992-1996) were invited to participate.
This study will be the first baseline examination of New Zealand nurses' understandings and perceptions of spirituality, patients' spiritual needs, how spiritual care is provided, spiritual care policy and education.
Analysis of clinical measurements performed during the baseline examination is underway.
Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study participants were aged 49-73 years at a baseline examination between 1993 and 1996.
All participants were followed from the baseline examination to date of death or until December 31, 2003.
METHODS AND RESULTS: In a prospective cohort study, information about daily coffee consumption was collected at the baseline examination (1989-1992) in a population-based sample of American Indian men and women 45-74 years of age.
Proneurotensin was measured in plasma from 4,632 fasting participants of the population-based Malmo Diet and Cancer Study baseline examination 1991-1994.
All participants underwent chest CT scans for assessment of CAC at their baseline examination and were invited to return for follow-up CT scans.
At their baseline examination in 2001-2005, their average age was 50 years; 88% were white.
The patients had to be over 18 years old, suffering from acute bronchitis with symptoms that started within the previous 48 h and have a severity score of more than 5 points for the symptoms typical of bronchitis (Bronchitis Severity Score, BSS) at the baseline examination.
METHODS: We analyzed mortality information for 9,757 participants who had a blood lead measurement and who were [greater than or equal to] 40 years of age at the baseline examination.

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