pharmacotherapy

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phar·ma·co·ther·a·py

 (fär′mə-kō-thĕr′ə-pē)
n. pl. phar·ma·co·ther·a·pies
Treatment of disease through the use of drugs.

pharmacotherapy

(ˌfɑːməkəˈθɛrəpɪ)
n
(Pharmacology) the healing and cure of illness by the administration of drugs
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Pharmacists who seek recognition as APPs are required to complete two of the following three criteria: earn certification in a relevant area of practice (such as ambulatory care, critical care, oncology pharmacy or pharmacotherapy); complete a postgraduate residency program; or have provided clinical services to patients for one year under a collaborative practice agreement or protocol with a physician, APP pharmacist, or collaborative drug therapy management pharmacist or health system.
Drug Therapy for Infectious Diseases of the Dog and Cat provides a quick reference guide for treating infectious diseases in the two, and has been designed for instant access whether readers are searching by organism or drugs.
Comparing patients receiving drug therapy to patients who are not is a long-established testing technique considered the gold standard of medical research.
A survey which has been done on more than 4,000 patients with myocardial ischemia by the cardiologists of Stony Brook University School of Medicine, aimed to design a data study that combined data from clinical trials performed between 1970 and 2012 of patients who had either percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), or angioplasty, plus drug therapy, or drug therapy alone to treat their CAD.
The hypoglycaemic drug therapy for regulation of blood glucose levels along and the drinking treatment with sulphureous-bicarbonate-calcic-magnesian mineral water produced significantly lower plasma ROM concentrations in group B, in comparison with group A (treated with hypoglycaemic drug therapy alone) (group A: 331U.Carr.[+ or -]11; group B: 297U.Carr.[+ or -]11) (p<0.05).
Division of Rainbow Coral Corp (OTCBB:RBCC) Rainbow BioSciences on Thursday announced that it is moving forward with a term sheet to be presented to the emerging Parkinson's drug therapy company which it is targeting for a potential relationship.
Charles Schulz said at the meeting, where he led an interest group discussion on drug therapy for borderline personality disorder.
Of 197 women who participated in the original randomized clinical trial, 35--27 who completed drug therapy and 8 who completed behavioral treatment--elected to receive combination therapy.
The study followed 255 patients for six months and also found that 71% of those receiving deep brain stimulation had improved motor function, compared with 32% of those being managed on the best drug therapy. The deep-brain stimulation group also reported better quality of life.
Epstein of the School of Social Work, University of Nevada presents Psychotherapy as Religion: The Civil Divine in America, a studious yet sharply critical look at the flaws of America's modern system of psychotherapeutic treatment (drug therapy and psychopharmacology are not covered).
* address an immediate need for drug therapy if it is not reasonably possible for the patient to see a health professional to obtain the prescription.
The most dramatic differences in the treatment groups were in incidents of nausea: 19% of the acupoint group, 40% of the drug therapy group and 79% of the group receiving no treatment.