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treatment

1. the application of medicines, surgery, psychotherapy, etc., to a patient or to a disease or symptom
2. Films an expansion of a script into sequence form, indicating camera angles, dialogue, etc.
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Therefore, empirical treatment for fungal disease often is initiated before culture results are obtained.
27] As vancomycin resistance is very low in our study, vancomycin can be safely recommended for initial empirical treatment of suspected gram-positive infections.
There is no room for empirical treatment for lung cancer.
The combination of suboptimal diagnosis, the highly transmissible nature of the virus, and the wide overlap of symptoms with more urgent conditions such as pneumonia has led to widespread empirical treatment of patients who present with influenza-like illness.
Its oral administration in UBR group cannot be labeled as a first-line antibiotic choice as its resistance rate makes this drug less suitable for empirical treatment (25,28).
The steady decline in clindamycin susceptibility "may lead to some concern about the continued reliance on clindamycin for the empirical treatment of presumptive S.
After drawing two sets of blood culture (aerobic, anaerobic), an empirical treatment with intravenous ceftriaxone and azithromycin was started.
It cuts against the grain of an antibiotic steward to use empirical treatment in this way, but this was no ordinary situation.
Personalised treatment with the most effective antimicrobial will replace empirical treatment using broad-spectrum antibiotics.
In cases where the signs and symptoms of an underlying lung disease can not be found and in cases where there is no response to empirical treatment, psychogenic cough is considered frequently (4, 5).
Empirical treatment for pediatric urinary tract infection and resistance patterns of uropathogens, in Queen Alia Hospital and Prince A'isha Military Center, Jordan.
Among adults suspected of having community-acquired pneumonia who are hospitalized in non-ICU wards, empirical treatment with beta-lactam monotherapy is noninferior both to beta-lactam plus macrolide combination therapy and to fluoroquinolone monotherapy, according to a report published online April 2 in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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