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subacute

 [sub″ah-kūt´]
somewhat acute; between acute and chronic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

sub·a·cute

(sŭb'ă-kyūt'),
Between acute and chronic; denoting the course of a disease of moderate duration or severity.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

subacute

(sŭb′ə-kyo͞ot′)
adj.
1. Somewhat or moderately acute: subacute sepals.
2. Between acute and chronic: subacute endocarditis.

sub′a·cute′ly adv.
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subacute

adjective Relating to a disease process that develops more slowly than an acute process–often in 1 to 3 days, but more rapidly than a chronic process which, for some workers, is more than 2 wks
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

sub·a·cute

(sŭb'ă-kyūt')
Between acute and chronic; denoting the course of a disease of moderate duration or severity.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

subacute

Intermediate in duration between ACUTE and CHRONIC.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Subacute

An abnormal condition present in a person who appears to be clinically well.
Mentioned in: Thyroiditis
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

sub·a·cute

(sŭb'ă-kyūt')
Between acute and chronic; denoting course of a disease of moderate duration or severity.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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They recommend considering nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or skeletal muscle relaxants for patients who want medications for acute or subacute low back pain.
After exclusion, 469 patients were included in the analyses of complications in the period from admission and during subacute rehabilitation.
The proportion of patients experiencing itching in both the acute and subacute stages was 12%.
Ultrasonography (US) of the thyroid revealed heterogeneous and hypoechoic areas, which are features of subacute thyroiditis, in both thyroid lobes (Figure 1).
Therefore, the present study evaluated the usefulness of FT3 and FT4 levels and the FT3/FT4 ratio in the differentiating patients with GD from those with destructive thyroiditis, especially those with painless thyroiditis and subacute thyroiditis.
415 of these substances had low toxicity in the subacute toxicity study (i.e., NO(A)EL at or above the limit test threshold of 1,000 mg/kg).
Pharmacists should counsel patients that most cases of acute or subacute low back pain resolve on their own, regardless of the intervention.
Proton pump inhibitor-induced subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus.
However, since most patients with acute or subacute low-back pain improve over time regardless of treatment, they probably do not require medications at first, the ACP notes.
The Current trend of subacute osteomyelitis is due to increasing incidence as compared with AHO, less common type become increasing in frequency and cut-off between the infection and tumour is narrow.
"Evidence was insufficient to determine effectiveness of antidepressants, benzodiazepines, antiseizure medications, or opioids, versus placebo, in patients with acute or subacute low back pain," they added.
They recommended considering nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or skeletal muscle relaxants for patients who want medications for acute or subacute low back pain.