special population

special population

A subset of a study population—e.g., geriatric, diabetic—of particular interest, which is included in a clinical trial to ensure that specific characteristics are considered in interpretation of data.
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ERG has completed over 5,000 clinical trials in phases 1-4 through its outpatient and inpatient facilities, offers over 380 beds across the US, and provides access to more than 250,000 special population subjects and healthy volunteers.
Headquartered in Avon, Conn., Magellan Health is a healthcare management company that focuses on fast-growing, complex and high-cost areas of healthcare, with an emphasis on special population management.
Migrant Health Centers must make sure to include their farmworker special population as part of their consumer majority.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., September 19,2012--New research shows that a special population of stem cells found in cord blood has the innate ability to migrate to the intestine and contribute to the cell population there, suggesting the cells' potential to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Conversely, another Utah illustration points to a widening gap in addressing the sex offender special population. Largely due to enhanced penalties and insufficient appropriations for sex offender treatment, Utah's sex offender population has burgeoned to 31 percent of its total prison population.
The proposed mechanism would enable pharmaceutical companies to study "Special Population Limited Medical Use" drugs in far fewer patients than currently is required, more rapidly, and at significantly less cost.
They may be invisible, but are a special population that require a different kind of attention from us.
Our goal is to provide a unique service for this special population dear to us all"."We believed it was in the best interest of Zain and our esteemed customers to develop the Sales staff for the aid of special populations," Bourisli expressed.She explained that upon conclusion of the training, the staff will be able to communicate with people who have hearing loss using sign language, identify their needs, and be better equipped to handle all service-related matters provided to them.She affirmed that this extraordinary training will open new doors for expression of the speaker's thoughts.Bourisli added that Zain is continuously striving for achievement, therefore it is Zain's training mission to never cease development.
We have created an atmosphere and programming conducive to meeting the needs of this special population. Programming changes every 20 to 30 minutes and includes group singing, exercise, crafts, reading, going for walks, watching movies, baking, sharing memories, word games, and writing life stories.
The usefulness of the harm reduction philosophy with this special population is considered in detail.
Career counselors working with this special population must be gay and lesbian affirmative as well as go beyond the "do no harm" admonition to encompass a positive advocacy for gay and lesbian clients and their rights (Belz, 1993; Brown, 1975; Croteau & Hedstrom, 1993; Hetherington et al., 1989, Hetherington & Orzek, 1989; Pope & Barret, 2002).
It is also possible that sites built for one special population may serve as a crossover resource for another.

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