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relying on medical quackery

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derived from experiment and observation rather than theory

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We are delighted to have exchanged contracts with Empiric, whose reputation in the student accommodation sector is unrivalled.
Microbiological surveillance and antimicrobial stewardship minimise the need for ultrabroad-spectrum combination therapy for treatment of nosocomial infections in a trauma-intensive care unit: An audit of an evidence-based empiric antimicrobial policy 5 Afr Med J 2013;103(6):371-376.
aureus is a potential pathogen in ABRS, but routine empiric treatment for S.
for 3 days, is an appropriate choice for empiric therapy of bladder infections.
Empiric monotherapy was used in 67 out of 183 cases that were studied.
The data are derived from two large general medical and surgical ICUs at Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital (RBWH) and Westmead Hospital (WH), which collaborated in an antibiotic cycling study in 2004 to 2005 with four month cycles of either TZP or FEP as the [beta]-lactam component of the empiric regimen for sepsis of unknown aetiology.
Empiric treatment can be used as a 'diagnostic trial' in patients with cough.
The latest acquisition of Empiric will accelerate the integration of the two companies' systems, and reinforce competitiveness in the U.
Our prospective, randomized, controlled study does not support the practice of empiric esophageal dilation for patients with nonobstructive esophageal dysphagia.
8 per cent, had empiric therapy (based on physical examination) that was altered by susceptibility results.
When the primary site of the cancer is unknown or uncertain, non-specific 'empiric' therapy often is used, but the survival of most patients receiving empiric therapy continues to be poor," he said.
Empiric Student Property plc, which was listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange last June, has acquired the freehold of the terraced properties being converted into luxury student housing on Claremont Place, set close to both Newcastle and Northumbria Universities.
Inappropriate empiric antimicrobial treatment is associated with increased mortality.
Local resistance patterns based on hospital anti-biograms often are not useful guides for ambulatory empiric therapy as the data are skewed by complicated inpatient infections and patients with substantial co-morbid conditions.
This study demonstrated that ChemoFx-assisted chemotherapy may result in substantially reduced costs compared with empiric therapy.