ABPI


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ABPI

ankle-brachial pressure index: see ankle-brachial index
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The results from the ABPI should fall into the following categories
However, a normal ABPI value does not absolutely rule out the possibility of PAD for a few individuals.
The ABPI said research by consultancy IMS Health showed 11 per cent of Britain's 12,600 pharmacies and a tiny number of dispensing doctors were engaged in parallel trade worth an estimated pounds 30 million every month.
Dr Rick Greville, Director of ABPI Cymru Wales, contested at the conference that innovative medicines have a significant role to play right across the prudent healthcare agenda.
And the ABPI also warned that thousands of children may be put at risk by a few parents who refuse to have their child vaccinated.
Mike Thompson, chief executive of the ABPI, commented: "We look forward to working with Government and other partners to implement these recommendations -- including through a sector deal with the bio-pharmaceutical industry and a voluntary agreement on UK medicines policy between industry and the Department of Health.
In a recent YouGov Survey, commissioned by the Welsh NHS Confederation and ABPI Cymru Wales, well over a quarter of the respondents (28%) were aware of issues regarding the availability of medicines or treatments, which had affected them, either personally, their family or their friends.
Dennie will be responsible for working with agencies to organise all events run by the ABPI, the industry body representing 150 biopharmaceutical companies, research organisations and businesses with an interest in the pharmaceutical industry, from small meetings to its 1,000-delegate annual conference.
It is the first time such figures have ever been made public and the ABPI said it was part of its "on-going transparency drive".
The validity of ABPI as a diagnostic marker of subclinical arterial disease is confirmed by its adverse prognostic significance for coronary and cerebrovascular events.
Dr Richard Greville, director ABPI Cymru Wales said: "We hope the Welsh Assembly government appreciate the importance of fully funding this policy and cover any additional costs driven by increased patient demand.
Philip Wright, director of science and technology at the ABPI, said: 'We are confident that this will add further impetus to the many initiatives under way that aim to replace the number of animals used in research.