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retreat

(rĭ-trēt′) [ME. retret, draw back]
A withdrawal (e.g., in psychology) from difficult life situations. This may be direct, as in physical flight, or indirect, as in malingering, illness, abnormal preoccupation, and self-deception.
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If you re-treat the wooden areas it's still important to try to avoid splashing the preservative around, especially if you are using creosote or other materials which could damage plants.
One center will focus on CVC alone, while the other two will evaluate CVC effects on the need to re-treat with intra-vitreal injections of anti-VEGF drugs, evaluating both the interval between intra-vitreal injections and the total number of injections required over the duration of the study.
Despite its impressive anti-tumor activity, FND-R often cannot be used to re-treat patients who relapse due to the cumulative cardiotoxicity associated with mitoxantrone.
When a patient's tumor returns after radiotherapy, it is often not possible to re-treat the same area with conventional radiation treatment because the normal tissues may have reached their tolerance dose.
Insects cannot build up a tolerance to TAP, as they can with organic biological treatments, so there is never a need to re-treat the insulation.
Treatment cost and the need to re-treat are the most-cited patient complaints -- Injection site pain and adverse reactions are the least-cited patient complaints
Further evidence that Scotchgard protection marches on is a new do-it-yourself clean and re-treat carpet care system developed with BISSELL, Inc.
It also gives physicians the ability to re-treat if necessary, an option not available with radiation therapy or a radical prostatectomy.
The decision to re-treat will be made jointly by the treating LCA-Vision surgeon, the patient, and the co-managing doctor.
When a decision is made to re-treat a patient with Vumon in spite of an earlier hypersensitivity reaction, the patient should be pretreated with corticosteroids and antihistamines and receive careful clinical observation during and after Vumon infusion.