self-treatment


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self-treat·ment

(sĕlf′trēt′mənt)
n.
Treatment of oneself without professional supervision to alleviate an illness or condition.

self-treatment

n
(Medicine) the act or an instance of applying (medical) treatment to oneself
Translations

self-treatment

n autotratamiento
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3) It is risky to issue more than the required quantity of medicines as the patient may resort to self-treatment with the medication that are already available at home if his health condition recurs; and
Dr Charlotte Bebb, Consultant Nephrologist at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust and Principal Investigator, said: "Patients and physicians need flexibility in their treatment and options on where and how they dialyse: in the dialysis unit, self-treatment in the dialysis unit or at home.
Our tried-and-true book Homeopathic Self-Care: The Quick and Easy Guide for the Whole Family has sold over 30,000 copies and provides clear, simple, straightforward guidelines for self-treatment.
Major finding: The median number of days of acute medication use per month went from 22 at baseline to 12 after 6 weeks of self-treatment with single-pulse transcranial magnetic stimulation to 10.
No products are switched [from prescription to non-prescription] without a full review of their safety and a decision that they can safely be used for self-treatment without medical intervention," the report said.
Chief of the Department of Surgery at the Bishkek City Clinical Hospital, Professor Akylbek Musayev called on the population of Kyrgyzstan to avoid self-treatment and traditional medicine in severe cases.
This December, British Airways and Elemis have unwrapped new-look lounge travel spas with indulgent 15-minute treatments and complimentary self-treatment products, as well as new in-flight amenity kits in Club World.
British Airways and Elemis, leading luxury British spa and skincare brand, have unwrapped new-look lounge travel spas with indulgent 15-minute treatments and complimentary self-treatment products, as well as new in-flight amenity kits in Club World.
Providing better information about self-treatment options so that people can avoid the need to see a healthcare professional.
The consultation is: is to control and verify the reliability of the data provided by the device on the existing self-treatment plants (Step) on the territory of the Metropolis Nice Cote d~Azur.
A disclaimer warns that The Depression Doctor is emphatically not a substitute for the care of a qualified physician or psychologist, nor it is it a self-treatment manual for depression.
Among specific topics are the epidemiology of health risks and travel, the strategy of standby emergency self-treatment of malaria, aviation psychology, international assistance and repatriation, traveling with children and international adoption issues, and whether the future in travel health will have to accommodate space tourism.