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A person employed by a drug sponsor or clinical research organisation (CRO) who is responsible for ensuring that a trial is being conducted in accordance with the protocol and good clinical practice (GCP) guidances. Monitors work with the clinical research co-ordinator to check all data and documentation from the trial.
Helping plan and initiate a trial; assessing the conduct of trials; assisting in data analysis, interpretation and extrapolation.
MonitorThe independent (non-departmental public body or quango) regulator of NHS Foundation Trusts. Once a trust has been authorised (granted Foundation status), Monitor monitors its activities to ensure ongoing compliance with the terms under which the trust was granted Foundation status. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) benchmarks a trust against healthcare standards, and sends Monitor copies of its inspection reports. Monitor may intervene in Foundation trust operations if it fails to meet healthcare standards, or if there is an "Omega Threat" incident, or if some aspect of its activities results in a significant breach in the terms of its authorisation.
monitorClinical medicine A device which assesses the status of a particular parameter. See Apnea monitor, Holter monitor Managed care Any parameter regularly and consistently used to evaluate quality of care Lab medicineA component of an instrument that detects physical or chemical fluctuations in electromagnetic radiation.
monitor(mon'it-or) [L. monitor, adviser]
apnea monitorSee: apnea monitoring
Beck airway airflow monitorAbbreviation: BAAM
See: Beck airway airflow monitor
blood glucose monitorGlucometer.
blood pressure monitor
continuous ambulatory electrocardiographic monitor
event monitorLoop recorder.
Holter monitorSee: Holter monitor
peak flow monitor
personal radiation monitor
uterine activity monitor
Such sensors are sometimes used by patients at home, particularly if they have a history of preterm delivery. If home monitoring is used, patients are taught to apply the monitor daily and transmit the data by telephone to a health care professional for analysis. After analyzing the data, a telephone assessment for symptoms and signs of preterm labor is conducted, with necessary advice given to the patient.
vaccine vial monitor
Patient discussion about monitor
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Q. does anyone have experience with a continuous blood glucose monitor?
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