appropriate care

appropriate care

Health care in which the expected clinical benefits (e.g., improved symptoms) of care outweigh the expected negative effects (e.g. adverse drug effects) to such an extent that the treatment is justified.

appropriate care

Health care policy A health care service which is–per RAND investigators—'worth doing'. See Health care rationing.
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Tenders are invited for Planning of a single-storey hall according to din with all the necessary auxiliary rooms, a full-day care with the appropriate care rooms and a canteen for a 3-day elementary school.
6] Unfortunately, in most sub-Saharan African countries, parents often seek healthcare from sources that lack the requisite knowledge, skills or facilities to provide appropriate care.
There was evidence to show a lack of basic essential and appropriate care delivered to vulnerable people.
Medical experts are currently assessing the situation in Sierra Leone to ensure that appropriate care is provided," professor John Watson, deputy chief medical officer, said.
Arrowe Park Hospital, in Wirral, is putting in a number of innovations - including an Elderly Frailty Unit - designed to provide the most appropriate care at the right level for the over-60s.
MORE than PS3m could be saved by the North East NHS if road crash victims were given the most appropriate care, according to new research.
Marie Eva Lourde Mascarenhas is accused of failing to provide appropriate care for two elderly patients at the care home she co-runs in Prestatyn.
However, the researchers found neighborhood income was only one factor in determining how quickly appropriate care was received.
This allows nurses to identify the conditions that need to be addressed when developing an appropriate care plan.
As for policies containing the appropriate care provision, there is surprisingly little case law on the subject.
Appropriate care of the indigent elderly was debated by social reformers.

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