symptom control

symptom control

a nursing outcome from the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) defined as personal actions to minimize perceived adverse changes in physical and emotional functioning. See also Nursing Outcomes Classification.
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The health specialists want to work with long-term goals of asthma management to achieve good symptom control, minimise future risk of exacerbations and side effects of treatments, he pointed out.
The Company's lead product candidates, HLD-200 and HLD-100, are novel formulations of the psychostimulants (methylphenidate and amphetamine, respectively) used to treat ADHD and are being developed to address a prevalent unmet medical need in the treatment of the disease -- inadequate symptom control during the morning routine.
7-13 Tiotropium + olodaterol Respimat FDC is a potential new treatment option which builds on the long term experience of Spiriva, showing, compared to tiotropium alone, greater improvement in lung function, symptom control and health status in patients with COPD.
Women who completed either of the placebo-controlled, multicenter phase III studies were given the option of entering a 3-year open-label extension study in which they could receive additional treatments upon request and as needed to maintain symptom control.
In a new trial, researchers studied the effects of receiving delayed or no antibiotic prescriptions for symptom control.
No differences were observed between the four strategies with respect to symptom control.
palliative intent radiation oncology, and side effects, then general principles of palliation and symptom control, including the history of hospice and palliative medicine, radiation therapy and hospice care, the current status of palliative care and radiotherapy, care in low and middle income countries (focusing on sub-Saharan Africa as an example), and pain management.
An episode of shingles frequently results in hospitalization for symptom control and complications can result in the long-term use of analgesics, anticonvulsants, or antidepressants for treatment.
It is a registered charity, which exists to freely provide specialist pain therapy, symptom control, complementary therapies, counselling and bereavement care to adults and children suffering from life-limiting illnesses.
The study, which was conducted on 437 adult asthma patients, was done to find out the connection between lifestyle habits, like drinking, exercising and eating, and the degree of symptom control.
Patients can have treatment for toxicity management, symptom control and other procedures such as blood transfusions, reducing the need for them to stay in hospital.