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.
Providers should base the decision to initiate a trial of therapy with a cholinesterase inhibitor or memantine on individualized assessment.
They discuss with the family the imprecise nature of diagnosis, (1) risks vs benefits of therapy, and start an 8-week trial of therapy.
Enzyme potentiated desensitization: A sixteen month trial of therapy with 134 patients.
counts greater than 5 million/ml) should be given a trial of therapy with lycopene.
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.
Although BPPV has a benign long-term outcome, it can be quite bothersome to patients and I have always felt compelled to offer some trial of therapy.