screen failure


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screen failure

A clinical trial term of art for a potential subject/patient who did not meet one or more criteria at screening that was required for participation in the study.
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Electronic medical records on uni-or bilateral hearing screen failure of the included preterm singleton infants were reviewed by one otolaryngologist (Y.
Additional patients in the baseline period are expected to be randomised and the screen failure rate experienced for this trial has been between 20% - 25%.
Screen failure follow-up testing to determine the extent that hearing changes include frequencies in the conventional audiometric frequency range as measured directly using pure-tone threshold testing or estimated using DPOAE testing.
Protocol violation rates, like screen failure rates, are difficult to track.
To help make sense of the sheer volume of these data, the Abt report provided sections on major comparative patterns evident in drug utilization and screen failure rates: low versus high, rising versus falling, differences among the Sates, differences among risk groups, variation by drug class, and type of drug problem.
While the nurse uses strict guidelines to identify screen failures, it is up to the physician to determine whether the management of the patient indeed reflects inadequate or inappropriate care.
This is largely due to a higher than anticipated screen failure rate.
In terms of trends in screen failure rates, both Iowa and Maryland showed significant improvement--from 7.2 percent (1989) to 5.5 percent (1996) in Iowa, and from 7.0 percent (1989) to 5.7 percent (1996) in Maryland.
Since a case can have multiple failures, failure rates equal the number of reviewed cases with at least one confirmed screen failure divided by the total number of cases reviewed at the hospital during the 18-month period.
More tensions erupted at a shopping area where the crowd moved following the screen failure.