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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Every one of Scotland's NHS boards failed to meet Scottish Government targets last year to give 80 per cent of patients "appropriate care".
"These patients are receiving the highest standard of care and compassion from our team of workers as well as being provided with appropriate care in the right place and at the right time.
By doing so, it helps to ensure that patients are always transitioned to the most appropriate care setting.
MMMC has been giving appropriate care to its patients in Southern Luzon since 1994.
SUKKUR -- World Hemophilia Day will be observed on April 17 in Sukkur to advocate a global effort to ensure appropriate care and treatment for a disease that is the oldest known genetic bleeding disorder caused by a deficiency in the genes.
According to a press release issued here on Wednesday, the day was observed to advocate a global effort to ensure appropriate care and treatment for the disease that was the oldest known genetic bleeding disorder caused by a deficiency in genes.
PROFESSOR Stephen Hawking's former nurse has been struck off the register after a panel found she did not give appropriate care to the renowned physicist.
'The ambulance will facilitate quicker transport of pregnant women, newborns and the critically ill patients to health facilities for the appropriate care,' she said.
Julie Bradley assessed the man after the child's mum was "unable to provide appropriate care".
As Storm Diana battered the country, it was good to know that, if there had been someone really ill on the islands and the Coastguard or Air Ambulance were unable to land, the local medical staff would have been able to give them appropriate care.
'These migrants are adequately accommodated and receive appropriate care. They are satisfied and also grateful to Bosnia and Herzegovina, and especially to people here who help them, who are facilitating their stay and assist them in all possible ways,' said Izetbegovic.
The panel also found that he falsely completed Resident A's care records to say that she had received appropriate care.

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