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Medical Assistance

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Disease relevance of Medical Assistance


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Anatomical context of Medical Assistance


Associations of Medical Assistance with chemical compounds

  • Detection of tetrahydrocannabinol and cocaine was more common in newborns of women of color, those receiving medical assistance, and those over age 23 years [8].
  • The Centre for Reproductive Medicine considered it morally justified to give medical assistance to couples in need of an HLA matched sibling [9].
  • In a study of patients attending a methadone maintenance clinic in South London, 66 of 114 (58%) had previously attempted to detoxify themselves from opiates without medical assistance [10].
  • The patient was instructed to avoid all wheat containing foods and to carry a kit containing an epinephrine pre-loaded syringe and an antihistamine tablet to be used in the event of inadvertant consumption with an instruction to seek medical assistance as soon as possible [11].
  • Update: the Maryland Medical Assistance Oxygen and Related Respiratory Equipment Program [12].

Gene context of Medical Assistance

  • Health complaints, remedies and medical assistance in a peri-urban area [13].
  • A 63-year-old woman with rheumatoid arthritis sought medical assistance for dull and chronic pain in her left ear two and half years after her initial diagnostic examination [14].
  • Early post-tsunami disaster medical assistance to Banda Aceh: a personal account [15].
  • The results indicated that the continuers were at admission older, White, not dependent on medical assistance, previously treated, using less heroin, and smoking less marijuana than the noncontinuers [16].
  • Recently I participated in one large effort (USNS MERCY), commanded a second (MED EL, JTF-Bravo, Honduras), was "neighbor" and visitor to a third (Medical Assistance Team in El Salvador), and had staff level interface with others (Ahuas Tara 88, Fuertes Caminos 88, and Special Operating Forces Humanitarian Assistance Team, all in Honduras) [17].

Analytical, diagnostic and therapeutic context of Medical Assistance


  1. Gas chromatographic analysis of methyl formate and application in methanol poisoning cases. Fraser, A.D., MacNeil, W. Journal of analytical toxicology. (1989) [Pubmed]
  2. Lactose malabsorption in preschool black children. Paige, D.M., Bayless, T.M., Mellitis, E.D., Davis, L. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. (1977) [Pubmed]
  3. An international survey of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in young adults according to GOLD stages. de Marco, R., Accordini, S., Cerveri, I., Corsico, A., Sunyer, J., Neukirch, F., Künzli, N., Leynaert, B., Janson, C., Gislason, T., Vermeire, P., Svanes, C., Anto, J.M., Burney, P. Thorax (2004) [Pubmed]
  4. Impact of a hospital-based home-care program on the management of COPD patients receiving long-term oxygen therapy. Farrero, E., Escarrabill, J., Prats, E., Maderal, M., Manresa, F. Chest (2001) [Pubmed]
  5. Medical coverage for multievent sports competition: a comprehensive analysis of injuries in the 1994 Star of the North Summer Games. Laskowski, E.R., Najarian, M.M., Smith, A.M., Stuart, M.J., Friend, L.J. Mayo Clin. Proc. (1995) [Pubmed]
  6. Comparison of endovenous treatment with an 810 nm laser versus conventional stripping of the great saphenous vein in patients with primary varicose veins. de Medeiros, C.A., Luccas, G.C. Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]. (2005) [Pubmed]
  7. Use of recombinant human thyrotropin in a complicated case of metastatic papillary thyroid carcinoma. Aslam, S.N., Daly, R.G. Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. (2001) [Pubmed]
  8. Prenatal drug use in Minneapolis-St Paul, Minn. A 4-year trend. Yawn, B.P., Thompson, L.R., Lupo, V.R., Googins, M.K., Yawn, R.A. Archives of family medicine. (1994) [Pubmed]
  9. HLA-matched embryos selected for siblings requiring haematopoietic stem cell transplantation: a psychological perspective. Baetens, P., Van de Velde, H., Camus, M., Pennings, G., van Steirteghem, A., Devroey, P., Liebaers, I. Reprod. Biomed. Online (2005) [Pubmed]
  10. Self-detoxification attempts among methadone maintenance patients: what methods and what success? Noble, A., Best, D., Man, L.H., Gossop, M., Stang, J. Addictive behaviors. (2002) [Pubmed]
  11. Wheat-induced anaphylaxis. Vichyanond, P., Visitsuntorn, N., Tuchinda, M. Asian Pac. J. Allergy Immunol. (1990) [Pubmed]
  12. Update: the Maryland Medical Assistance Oxygen and Related Respiratory Equipment Program. Hayes, M.G., Becker, K.B. Maryland state medical journal. (1984) [Pubmed]
  13. Health complaints, remedies and medical assistance in a peri-urban area. Westaway, M.S. S. Afr. Med. J. (1990) [Pubmed]
  14. Spontaneous external auditory canal cholesteatoma complicated by rheumatoid arthritis--case report and review of the literature. Sakamoto, M., Kitahara, N. Auris, nasus, larynx. (2002) [Pubmed]
  15. Early post-tsunami disaster medical assistance to Banda Aceh: a personal account. Garner, A.A., Harrison, K. Emergency medicine Australasia : EMA. (2006) [Pubmed]
  16. Differentiation of long-term methadone patients from their admission cohorts. Kotzker, E., Steer, R.A., Schut, J. The International journal of the addictions. (1979) [Pubmed]
  17. The United States Army Medical Department in low-intensity conflict. Hood, C.H. Military medicine. (1991) [Pubmed]
  18. Examining the foreseeable: assisted suicide as a herald of changing moralities. Martel, J. Social & legal studies. (2001) [Pubmed]
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