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treatment

noun adjustment, analysis, arrangement, consideration, cure, design, examination, execution, investigation, management, modification, process, processing, study, technique, therapy, transaction, way
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treatment

in environmental law relating to waste, the physical, thermal, chemical or biological processes, including sorting, that change the characteristics of waste in order to reduce its volume, reduce its hazardous nature, facilitate its handling, or enhance its recoverability.
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It should also be noted that the importance of obtaining culture and gram stain of infected tissue prior to the initiation of empiric treatment cannot be overemphasized.
No tests were performed, and the patient was given a prescription for the antimalarial mefloquine for empiric treatment of suspected malaria.
7 Even for neonates with established bacterial infections, the empiric treatment may have its demerits because there's evidence that epidemiology of the type of organisms isolated in early-onset infection is changing, with gram negative bacilli increasing, taking over classical group B streptococci.
Exclusion criteria were: (I) hospital admission during the 14-day period prior to admission; (II) diagnosis of tuberculosis or starting empiric treatment with anti-tuberculosis agents within the first 24 hours after admission; and (III) CAP-directed therapy consisting of antibiotic agents other than ceftriaxone and/or clarithromycin.
This finding is of clinical significance and calls for continuous surveillance of antibiograms to guide empiric treatment.
Empiric treatment of partners of female or heterosexual male patients diagnosed with gonorrhea or chlamydia using expedited partner therapy (having the index patient deliver therapy to the partner) decreases the risk of persistent or recurrent infection in the index patient (strength of recommendation [SOR]:A, meta-analysis).
empiric treatment with clomiphene citrate plus intrauterine insemination (IUI) for as many as three cycles
A diagnosis of isolated uvulitis was made, and the patient was admitted for airway observation and empiric treatment with methylprednisolone, ranitidine, ciprofloxacin, and metronidazole (she was allergic to penicillin, clindamycin, macrolides, and sulfa-containing drugs).
2) There may also be a place for empiric treatment with parenteral hydrocortisone when the biochemical profile is compatible with hyporeninemic hypoaldosteronism and risk factors for this condition are present.
Most physicians either initiate empiric treatment at the first visit or wait 24 to 48 hours for urine culture results.
Infectious disease specialists and PCPs both selected Zosyn as their most prescribed and preferred agent for empiric treatment of suspected gram-negative pathogens in hospital-acquired pneumonia.
However, routine empiric treatment of patients with pharyngitis or upper respiratory tract infections with antibiotics has contributed greatly to the worsening of antimicrobial resistance among many common pathogens while failing to provide clinical benefit to patients with pharyngitis that is not caused by GAS.