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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Oyo NMA chairman, Dr Akin Sodipo, however, urged that doctors also take their health more seriously by avoiding self-treatment and to undergo regular cardiovascular disease assessment.
'Based on a local study conducted in 2001 among the Semai Orang Asli, they prefer to do self-treatment or refer to the traditional medicine specialists from their community or other influential people such as the village chief, when it comes to treating diseases, including oral issues.
Rosen's online article, he outlines six simple questions to help individuals determine when a headache is not just a headache: severity, location, duration, timing, triggers, and effective self-treatment.
It's best to start over and after your self-treatment, reapply your makeup.
Compliance to 5-day of self-treatment was over 99% for both studies.
A REVISED narcotics bill that goes into effect on March 12 will give the green light to imports of medical cannabis for self-treatment under strict conditions.
Your symptoms haven't improved within a few days of self-treatment. Your GP will refer you for tests such as an X-ray, MRI scan, or arthroscopy to find out if your cartilage is damaged.
Dr Tessa Lewis of NICE said: "In the committee's view, taking a spoonful of honey or a honey and lemon drink is a good first step for self-treatment of a cough.
A total of 70% of women in the actively treated group reported they felt better on a global rating of change after 4 weeks of self-treatment, compared with 30% of women in the mock-control arm.
This was after two weeks of night fever, sweating and considerable loss of weight with self-treatment by antipyretic drugs.
Increasing demand for self-treatment and healthcare management has led the manufacturers in the pharmaceutical industry to focus on developing medications and vaccinations that can be used for treatment at home.
The training will consist of 10K runs, orienteering, survival training, target practice, fire drills, and self-treatment of wounds.