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AIDS A clinical trial–Selection of Thymidine Analogue Regimen Therapy Cardiology Any of a number of clinical trials
1. Saruplase and Taprostene Acute Reocclusion Trial.
2. St Thomas' Atherosclerosis Regression Trial.
3. Study of Thrombolytic therapy with Additional Response following Taprostene.
4. Stent versus Angioplasty Restenosis Trial.
5. Stent vs Directional Coronary Atherectomy Randomized Trial.
6. Stents And Radiation Therapy Evaluated the safety and efficacy of the Beta-Cath system, an intracoronary RT–ICRT device, in treating in-stent restenosis. See Stent.

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START

A procedure for quickly classifying injured patients according to the severity of their injuries and for treating those who are most severely injured first.

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Q. When do you start counting your pregnancy? I want to know if after your last period you start counting your months of pregnancy.

A. so many doctors are counting from your last menstrual day.
so if you had your last menstrual period on 30 october 2008, and today is 5 december 2008, and you check yourself is positively pregnant -- it means you are 5 weeks pregnant already.

Q. Wigs after chemotherapy – where do I start? I ‘m 55 years old woman, and was diagnosed with colon cancer. After the operation (that went well, thankfully), I’m going to start chemotherapy soon. I was told that there’s a good chance I’ll loss my hair. I know it may sound captious, but my hair is very important for me. I was told a wig is a useful option. Does anyone have any tips?

A. Before you buy a wig, you should think if it’ll be comfortable for you. If you live in a hot and humid place, you may find wig very uncomfortable, especially as some kinds of chemo make the skin very sensitive.

Q. Where do I start in having my daughter tested for ADHD? I've suspected my daughter has had ADHD since she was 3. She can't seem to sit still and is always on the go. When other kids sit calmly, she just doesn't seem to be able to. She is 5 now and in school. I'd like to have her tested for ADHD. How do I go about this? Do I take her to her regular doctor to get this started?

A. I believe the best place to start is with a psychologist who specializes in ADHD. I would see who your insurance covers.In order for children to have ADHD, you would have needed to see symptoms since they were very young. So if you have seen these symptoms since age 3, then you do have a legitimate reason to get her tested. ADHD is also very hereditary. Many times a parent or grandparent has had similar symptoms.You might be able to start with your Pediatrician if you believe they can refer you to someone. However, they do not do testing and you will not want her to prescribe meds if she cannot do the appropriate tests.
Many children are over diagnosed in extremely high rates and over-medicated. So please take her to someone who will do many extensive tests and not simply label and medicate her.

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The test for them is not to get worried if they don't start well.
but I just wanted to pass on a warning, don't start.
Men are more likely to leave their Christmas shopping to the last minute, with 47%admitting they don't start until December, something just 30% of women do.
Musical love story Don't Start Here, about people on the move, is being staged at The Boat, Birdingbury Wharf, on June 11, and Beer Street can be seen at The Two Boats, Southam Road, Long Itchington, on August 12.
If Tennesseans and their elected officials don't start raising hell and a lot of it, this state could suffer irreparable damage to one of its most beloved treasures," The Tennessean in Nashville editorialized.
Don't start a quality program if your product and service is great.
If we don't start managing the parks better, we'll destroy the reasons people come to them in the first place.
Most employees don't start thinking seriously about putting retirement money away until their last child is out of college.
When I saw those curves for iron acquisition in men and women, I really had a eureka moment," he says, noting that men build up iron stores steadily, while women don't start accumulating iron until menopause.
Unlike some agencies, we don't start with the product," says Anshell.
All I ask is that we don't start to kid ourselves if we beat a South African side who probably haven't stopped partying since their triumph in France and come to Cardiff with a giant hangover and without several of their top players.
Don't start thinking Stonehenge here, because the largest of the boulders stands just a metre above ground level.

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