supervised neglect

supervised neglect,

n a case in which a patient is regularly examined and shows signs of a disease or other medical problems but is not informed of its presence or progress.
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Diercks RL and Stevens M (2004): Gentle thawing of the frozen shoulder: A prospective study of supervised neglect versus intensive physical therapy in seventy-seven patients with frozen shoulder syndrome followed up for 2 years.
Alan Petrie, DLA Chairman, commented: "The new contract will basically allow supervised neglect to become standard practice in the National Health Service.
Practitioners who continue to monitor and treat patients but do not deliver appropriate dental care may be culpable of supervised neglect.
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