limited treatment

lim·i·ted treat·ment

(limi-tĕd trētmĕnt)
Therapy that focuses on diagnosing and treating only the immediate concerns (i.e., complaints) or needs of the presenting patient.

limited treatment,

n treatment directed at a limited objective; not involving the entire dentition. It may be directed at the only existing problem, or at only one aspect of a larger problem in which a decision is made to defer more comprehensive therapy.
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HS is a painful, chronic and debilitating inflammatory skin disease with limited treatment options.
There is no known cure for neurofibromatosis and there are limited treatment options to manage symptoms.
The number of drug users in state-run rehabilitation centres more than doubled between 2016 and 2017 under a nationwide crackdown on drugs that has strained the Kingdom's limited treatment facilities.
At Allergan, we're committed to supporting underserved populations with limited treatment options, and look forward to submitting an sNDA for cariprazine as a treatment option for patients suffering from bipolar I depression.
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We expedited the development and review of this application because this drug fulfills a critical need for patients with this serious disease who had limited treatment options," Badrul Chowdhury, MD, PhD, director of the division of pulmonary, allergy, and rheumatology products in the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research said in the announcement.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Orphan Drug Designation for the True North Therapeutics's lead product candidate, TNT009 for the treatment of autoimmune hemolytic anemia, including Cold Agglutinin Disease (CAD), a form of autoimmune hemolytic anemia for which there are limited treatment options available for patients.
Tuberculosis patients with limited treatment options will find hope in a medicine for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB), which is now in the Philippines.
Women powerless because they there limited treatment "Women often feel powerless because they believe there are limited treatment options and support available and these fears and misconceptions have persisted from generation to generation.
Professor John Wagstaff, consultant oncologist at the South West Wales Cancer Institute & Swansea College of Medicine, said: "The decision is very welcome news for patients with advanced melanoma as there are limited treatment options that have been shown to extend survival in this devastating disease.
The study highlights the limited treatment options for women with endometriosis, and indicates a benefit from combined therapy.
Dr Dolores Conroy, director of research at Fight for Sight, said: "This research is absolutely vital, both for people living with leading causes of sight loss who have extremely limited treatment options, and for those who are losing their sight through rare eye conditions.
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