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.
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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