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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.

Simple Triage and Rapid Treatment

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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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He started to speak again, but she rushed on frantically, heading him off.
They started away, and then I could feel them approaching me again.
Then, being prepared for the journey, they all started for the Emerald City; and the Winkies gave them three cheers and many good wishes to carry with them.
As we emerged into this river-bed path suddenly we started a troop of tall giraffes, who galloped, or rather sailed off, in their strange gait, their tails screwed up over their backs, and their hoofs rattling like castanets.
Then he started violently, and terror blazed in his heart, for he felt that someone was behind him.
And when the afternoon was nearly gone, and still there was no sign of rain, we tried to cheer ourselves up with the idea that it would come down all at once, just as the people had started for home, and were out of the reach of any shelter, and that they would thus get more drenched than ever.
When all was in readiness the three took their seats in the buggy and Jim started cautiously along the way, Zeb driving while the Wizard and Dorothy each held a lighted lantern so the horse could see where to go.
There was no sign of Monty on the potato patch, and the woman who opened the door started when she saw him.
Nikita silently got out of the sledge and holding his coat, which the wind now wrapped closely about him and now almost tore off, started to feel about in the snow, going first to one side and then to the other.
He arose and went over to the big phonograph; but before the disc started, and while he was winding the machine, he heard her saying:
A permanent camp was made, their outfit of food cached on a high platform to keep it from the dogs, and they started work on the bars, cutting their way down to gravel through the rim of ice.
But he put on his coat and started with the others in search of some one to direct them on their way.