suboptimal


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sub·op·ti·mal

(sŭb-op'ti-măl),
Below or less than the optimum.

suboptimal

(sŭb-ŏp′tĭ-măl) [″ + optimus, best]
Less than optimum.

sub·op·ti·mal

(sŭb-op'ti-măl)
Below or less than the optimum.
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pylori-infected patients who had received eradication therapy, especially those with suboptimal glycemic control and who did not use metformin," the authors write.
Based on data from 2010, the scientists estimated that suboptimal fruit consumption results in nearly 1.3 million deaths from stroke and more than 520,000 deaths from coronary heart disease (narrowing of the heart's arteries) worldwide each year.
If we bring moderately low and high temperatures into consideration (bottom and top 30 percentiles), the economic costs go up to $9.40 billion [eCI: $6.05-12.57 billion, 2016 USD], Although extreme heat events are seen in the news more often, suboptimal low temperatures are associated with higher health and economic burden.
All of these outcomes were significantly more common among suboptimal responders than optimal responders.
Caption: "Spironolactone is a great medication in heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, but the doses we typically use are generally suboptimal to achieve diuresis," said Dr.
Ophthalmologists writing about their specialties explore the suboptimal outcomes that follow a cataract surgery, which may be a major disappointment to the surgeon as well as to the patient.
The control of blood sugar levels in patients with diabetes remains suboptimal. Sanofi's new basal insulin, designed to act over 24 hours, seeks to address this unmet need.
'Given uncontrolled BP, stage 3 CKD with estimated GFR of 50 ml/ min, borderline raised troponin T level with significant history of ischemic heart disease and suboptimal care, Nawaz Sharif will benefit from hospitalisation so that optimal management and cardiac assessment can be initiaAted,' said the board comprising AIMC principal Prof Dr Arif Tajammul (chairman), Prof Dr Tanveerul Islam, Prof Dr Aamir Nadeem and Prof Dr Shafiq Cheema.
is also doing a suboptimal job at selling Taiwan the arms required to ensure its security, with the article lamenting that no significant weapons deals are currently under review.
Pododermatitis and digital infections often are challenging to treat because of the presence of suboptimal substrates, abnormal weightbearing due to injuries, and suboptimal nutritional or health status.
Importantly, prenatal adversities such as suboptimal diet or stress can influence the quality of maternal care.
Valeant's balance sheet is highly leveraged due to past acquisitions funded in part with significant debt and suboptimal operations management under the leadership of prior management.