trial of therapy

trial of therapy

The application of a particular therapy–eg, edrophonium–Tensilon to a person suspected of having a particular disease–eg, myasthenia gravis; response of the condition to the TOT confirms the diagnosis
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Cirrhotic patients with significant inflammation, on the other hand, might benefit from a 3- to 6-month trial of therapy to slow down progression, he said adding: "That's really a decision for a hepacologist to make.
Even in this group, a trial of therapy with 200 mg of ferrous iron is more correctly recommended for 3 weeks prior to review for response, as opposed to the 2 months, as suggested by the authors.
Physicians are also able to extend the benefits of this program via ongoing home delivery of this combination therapy to consumers after the initial trial of therapy.
An oncologist suggested a 1-week trial of therapy while temporarily halting other interventions that were distressing; such a trial might determine if the therapy was likely to be effective.
Enzyme potentiated desensitization: A sixteen month trial of therapy with 134 patients.
In this trial, daptomycin (DAP) at 6mg/kg IV once a day was compared to standard therapy (vancomycin (VAN) or semisynthetic penicillin (SSP) with initial synergistic gentamicin) in an international, multi-center, randomized, open-label trial of therapy for Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia and Staphylococcus aureus infective endocarditis.