baseline examination

baseline examination

A physical examination which is part of an initial patient-physician contact, and designed to assess a patient’s eligibility for enrolment in a clinical trial and produce the requisite baseline data.

baseline examination

Clinical practice A physical exam which is part of an initial Pt-physician contact, and designed to assess a Pt's eligibility for enrollment in a clinical trial and produce requisite baseline data.
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Primary outcome included the reduction or elimination of macular oedema on stereoscopibio microscopy and optical coherence tomography compared with baseline examination at 2 weeks 3 months, 6 months, and 12 months after photocoagulation and the proportion of eyes that experienced a visual gain or loss of one line or more on the Snellen's VA chart.
All surviving SAHS participants aged 65 years and older at the time of baseline examination (between 1992-1996) were invited to participate.
This study will be the first baseline examination of New Zealand nurses' understandings and perceptions of spirituality, patients' spiritual needs, how spiritual care is provided, spiritual care policy and education.
Among key findings of the study's 2008-2011 baseline examination, about 35% of participants had metabolic syndrome, 36% had prediabetes, and 17% had diabetes, lead investigator Dr.
Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study participants were aged 49-73 years at a baseline examination between 1993 and 1996.
After detailed history each patient underwent baseline examination which included BCVA measurement with ETDRS charts and ophthalmic examination including slit lamp bio microscopy and dilated fundus examination with +90 diopter lens and indirect ophthalmoscopy.
All participants were followed from the baseline examination to date of death or until December 31, 2003.
METHODS AND RESULTS: In a prospective cohort study, information about daily coffee consumption was collected at the baseline examination (1989-1992) in a population-based sample of American Indian men and women 45-74 years of age.
Proneurotensin was measured in plasma from 4,632 fasting participants of the population-based Malmo Diet and Cancer Study baseline examination 1991-1994.
All participants underwent chest CT scans for assessment of CAC at their baseline examination and were invited to return for follow-up CT scans.
At their baseline examination in 2001-2005, their average age was 50 years; 88% were white.
Around one-third of the population was taking vitamin supplements at the baseline examination, with a median vitamin C intake of 500 mg.

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