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alert

noun A generic term for a warning call, alarm, or message which addresses concerns where urgent action may be needed to be provided by a health and social care.
Government noun See Kickback alert.
MedspeakUK noun An urgent message delivered about an actual or potential threat to patient safety, which can be delivered in person, by phone, on screen, by email, pager, SMS, snail mail, mass media. 
Neurology adjective
(1) Referring to a state in which a person is awake and appropriately answers all questions.
(2) Attentive; quick to think or act.
Pharma noun See Clinical alert.
Public health See Amber alert, Medical device safety alert, Orange alert.
Vox populi On the ball, “with it.”

ALERT

Abbreviation for:
Acute Life-threatening Events Recognition and Treatment (Medspeak-UK)
Allergy to Latex Education and Resource Team
Assessment of Lescol in Renal Transplantation

Cardiology
Assessment of Lescol (fluvastatin) in Renal Transplantation. A trial assessing fluvastatin’s potential for improving survival in renal transplant recipients in relation to cardiovascular mortality and graft rejection.
 
Conclusion
Fluvastatin reduced the risk for cardiac death and non-fatal MI, but had no effect on renal endpoints in renal transplant recipients.
 
Logistics
Randomised, multicentre, double-blind, placebo-controlled; 2100 renal transplant recipients with total cholesterol 4–9 mmol/L/155-348 mg/dL.
 
Neurology 
Adjunctive Lamictal in Epilepsy: Response to Treatment. An observational study assessing the safety and efficacy of lamictal in seizure control in patients with seizure disorders.

alert

Neurology adjective
1. Referring to a state in which an individual is awake and appropriately answers all questions.
2. Attentive; quick to think or act Vox populi On-the-ball, 'with it,' cooking with gas, smelling the coffee, firing on all 12–Italy, 10–Chrysler, 8–US, 6–Europe, 5–Sweden, 4–Japan, 3–France, cylinders.

ALERT

Nephrology A clinical trial–Assessment of Lescol® in Renal Transplantation
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Alertness testing, on the other hand, can provide a measure of fitness for duty on a daily basis, or even a few times in a shift if necessary.
In the same way, the Psychomotor Vigilance Test (PVT) determines the impact of fatigue by measuring reaction time and alertness, and the Karolinska Sleepiness Scale (KSS) assesses subjectively how sleepy a person feels.
Studies on entrepreneurial alertness were extended as a result of the importance attached to the study of opportunity in order to understand the entrepreneurial process (HEBERT, LINK, 2006).
One of the theories that has contributed to the research on opportunity identification is the Israel Kirzner's theory of entrepreneurial alertness. Initially, Kirzner (1979) defines entrepreneurial alertness as "the ability to notice without searching opportunities that have hitherto been overlooked" (p.
Air Cargo Management and Private Airports director Ahmed al-Khanji also praised the efficiency and alertness of the employees concerned.
Although many scholars have focused on how entrepreneurial experience, entrepreneurial alertness, and prior knowledge influence opportunity recognition (Baron, 2006; Hisrich et al., 2007; Tang et al., 2012), few have paid attention to university students' opportunity recognition.
"Participants reading an LE-eBook took longer to fall asleep and had reduced evening sleepiness, reduced melatonin secretion, later timing of their circadian clock and reduced next-morning alertness than when reading a printed book."
Further, given the importance of Kirzner's work in the existing literature on opportunity, alertness, and discovery (Alvarez & Barney, 2007; Chandler, DeTienne, & Lyon, 2003; Shane, 2000; Shane & Venkataraman, 2000), and Kirzner's own trepidation concerning the widespread understanding of his theory (Kirzner, 2009), a critical examination may prove constructive, especially for those interested in the opportunity-discovery approach.
If necessary, the 1-mg dose can be increased to 2 mg or 3 mg, "but the higher doses are more likely to result in next-day impairment of driving and other activities that require full alertness," the statement added.
Participant alertness was measured by EEG and subjective sleepiness (KSS scale).
The authors said: "Given that chewing-gum benefits self-rated alertness, the present study builds upon earlier work showing beneficial effects of chewing-gum in the latter stages of a 30-minute visual attention task.
SRG is a New York based technology company that owns ADS (alertness detection software).