time′ous·ly adv.
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Scot in good time; sufficiently early: a timeous warning.
[C15: Scottish; see time, -ous]
ˈtimeously adv
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(ˈtaɪ məs)

adj. Scot.
[1425–75; late Middle English (Scots) tymys (see -ish1), with suffix later sp. as if -ous]
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adjrechtzeitig, zur rechten Zeit
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We also did not have data on infant feeding or frequency of HIV testing during pregnancy to determine whether infections diagnosed late in pregnancy or during breastfeeding were incident infections or due to failure to access timeous ANC.
[15] In 13.2% of child deaths, caregivers abused substances and this may have affected their ability to care for the child adequately and seek timeous medical assistance.
Firstly, with the enormous service load that we face, we are not able to always provide timeous and prompt diagnoses.
Once a patient has been recognised as being an LSP, it would be appropriate to discuss the ongoing care plan as a multidisciplinary team, including family counselling as appropriate.111,141 Ongoing assessment of the LSP would ensure timeous review of medical futility criteria in order to avoid prolonging suffering and ensure rational resource allocation.
This highlights the importance of timeous screening for ROP, a disease with a very narrow window period for intervention.
The rationale behind admitting patients into acute rehabilitation services as soon as possible after the initial neurological insult is multifactorial and includes considerations such as optimising the window period for new skills development, based on the concepts of neural plasticity and cellular healing, as well as ensuring the timeous management of patients before the development of long-term complications that can be detrimental to the rehabilitation process.
* Ensuring access to surgical or anaesthetic skills through reliable and timeous interfacility transport.
However, it is not cheap and results can be timeous and short lasting.