target patient

tar·get pa·tient

in group therapy, the patient being analyzed in turn by another member patient.

target patient

A term of art for a patient in the UK who is in a queue to receive a particular health service within a specified (“target”) timeframe—e.g., being seen by an oncologist within 31 days of an urgent GP referral.
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It works by generating an electromagnetic field around the target patient anatomy during surgery so that instrument positioning is dynamically tracked throughout a procedure.
Having received general agreement from EMA on the target patient population, trial size, primary composite endpoint, and comparators in the control population, the company now intends to additionally enroll patients across multiple European sites.
Reports include a dashboard summary showing a pharmacy's overall adherence rating and market benchmarking data, adherence ratings by location, adherent patient target number, adherence rating by health plan, target patient list and patient group summary.
Orphan drug designation by the FDA is granted upon recognition that the prevalence of the US target patient population is 200,000 or less.
Professor Tony Bjourson, director of the UU Biomedical Sciences Research Institute said: "The objective of this personalised medicine fellowship and indeed stratified medicine in general is to better target patient drug treatment and care based on personal genetic information about a patient.
The authors searched for lactate assay values combined with critically ill patients as the target patient population.
More broadly, the results improve understanding of the underlying mechanisms responsible for hypnotic phenomena and suggest that future hypnotic interventions target patient expectancies and distress to improve postsurgical recovery.
THE EUROPEAN Commission has published guidance over staging consultations with target patient groups for checking the readability of packaging leaflets-http://pharmacos.
The resultant DME genetic profile provides invaluable data to assist with interpretation of trial results and potentially on the criteria for target patient groups after the drug is launched.
The information presented in this study is used to evaluate market opportunities, effectively identify target patient population, and align marketing decisions.
The aim of the collaboration is to detect biomarkers to better determine target patient populations for future therapies.
Coram says the group will focus on helping companies engaged in Phase II-IV studies and expedite their clinical trials by gaining rapid access to target patient populations.