nonmedical

nonmedical

(ˌnɒnˈmɛdɪkəl)
adj
not of, relating to, or using medical theory or practice
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In one study, nearly 13 percent of high school seniors reported nonmedical use of prescription opioids.
The leaders of the Jewish communities of four Nordic countries said that a bill proposing to ban nonmedical circumcision in Iceland "will guarantee" that no Jewish community is established there.
Taken together, state and local tax burdens put California at the high end of the tax range for states that have legalized nonmedical cannabis.
This guide helps clinicians, as well as family members, friends, and nonmedical professionals, understand eating disorders and their care and complications.
Many cancer patients add nonmedical therapies to the treatments prescribed by their oncologists.
New research from the CVS Health Research Institute and Johns Hopkins University provides evidence that automated algorithms --or complex calculations --in electronic medical and pharmacy claims data may be useful in screening large populations for nonmedical opioid use as well as identifying those providers who may be writing fraudulent prescriptions.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned the public to be on the lookout for a nonmedical prescription opioid which has been widely abused as a recreational drug in Europe and Canada.
An increase in the number of opioid prescriptions also has been associated with an increase in nonmedical use of opioids (Kolodny et al.
Schnitzler, 36, previously worked as a management consultant and project leader at the European Centre of Expertise for the Healthcare Industry EEIG, an international business association specializing in building hospitals, clinics and other medical and nonmedical infrastructure.
Nonmedical use of prescription opioids more than doubled among adults in the U.
Prescription opioid use in HIV-positive individuals is underestimated, based on data from a 12-week study of medical and nonmedical prescription drug use in HIV patients attending a medical center and community clinic.
The second, the nonmedical exemption, is when parents choose not to vaccinate their children on religious or philosophical grounds.