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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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