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effectiveness

 [ĕ-fek´tiv-nes]
the ability to produce a specific result or to exert a specific measurable influence.
relative biological effectiveness an expression of the effectiveness of other types of radiation in comparison with that of gamma or x-rays. Abbreviated RBE.

ef·fec·tive·ness

(e-fek'tiv-nes),
1. A measure of the accuracy or success of a diagnostic or therapeutic technique when carried out in an average clinical environment. Compare: efficacy.
2. The extent to which a treatment achieves its intended purpose.

effectiveness

/ef·fec·tive·ness/ (ĕ-fek´tiv-nes)
1. the ability to produce a specific result or to exert a specific measurable influence.
2. the ability of an intervention to produce the desired beneficial effect in actual usage. Cf. efficacy. effec´tive

relative biological effectiveness  an expression of the effectiveness of other types of radiation in comparison with that of gamma or x-rays; abbreviated RBE.

effectiveness

A measure of a drug's beneficial effect on a disease or condition as demonstrated by substantial evidence from adequate and well-controlled studies and clinical trials.

effectiveness

The benefit–eg, to health outcomes, of using a technology for a particular problem under general or routine conditions–eg, by a physician in a community hospital or by a Pt at home. See Outcomes.

ef·fec·tive·ness

(e-fek'tiv-nĕs)
1. A measure of the accuracy or success of a diagnostic or therapeutic technique when carried out in an average clinical environment.
2. The extent to which a treatment achieves its intended purpose.

ef·fec·tive·ness

(e-fek'tiv-nĕs)
Measure of accuracy of diagnostic or therapeutic technique when carried out in an average clinical environment.

effectiveness,

n the degree to which action(s) achieves the intended health result under normal or usual circumstances.

effectiveness

the ability to produce a specific result or to exert a specific measurable influence.

relative biological effectiveness
an expression of the effectiveness of other types of radiation in comparison with that of gamma or x-rays.

Patient discussion about effectiveness

Q. Do they have any side effects? what are the benefit of drugs like Divalproex and Carbamazepine over lithium for acute mania patients? Do they have any side effects?

A. It’s a good drug for acute mania patients, but has not been found to be effective in patients with depression. Patients who did not not respond to lithium are benefitted by this. The side effects are weight gain and sedation, as well as multiple drug-drug interactions.

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Q. Does it carry any side effects? I am pregnant and in my second trimester. I am having flu infections. I am prescribed with Sudafed. Does it carry any side effects?

A. sudafed is a symptomatical medication. and you can pass the flu without it. in it's instruction its recommended not to use it in pregnancy. so why use it? it's not like it's a life thretening situation and you can't survive without it. it's not worth the risk for the fetus if you ask me.

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