refractoriness


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the trait of being unmanageable

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The delay of the onset of moult in birds treated by 2 g/l of propineb indicates that the regression of testes size is due to the propineb toxicity, excluding however the refractoriness effect.
Patients and their surrogates should be free to choose PSU among various palliative treatments of similar net effect, and symptoms should not be subject to a test of refractoriness.
It could be helpful in diagnosing clozapine refractoriness, in explaining different responses to treatment and for explaining and monitoring side-effects of clozapine.
A prospective study of six patients with paroxysmal AF showed that an infusion of 100 mL of omega-3 fatty acids resulted in an increase in atrial refractoriness, a reduction in AF inducibility, and a prolongation of fibril-latory cycle length, reported Dr.
Soon, his soul (al-nafs al-ammarah) with its knack for refractoriness forced him to a spiritual and intellectual showdown.
20) Factors that contribute to the peripheral vasodilation include refractoriness to the pressor effects of angiotensin II and the relaxation of vascular smooth muscles.
At the same time, on the basis of her Moscow and other encounters, she is honest enough to note the refractoriness of East bloc progressive intellectuals, however much in tune with the latest in Western critical thought, to any such rekindling of left-wing hope.
This method of accounting for black yellow fever refractoriness, however, has the appearance rather than the essence of a satisfactory explanation, for it contains a fundamental contradiction; if endemic yellow fever had produced a largely immune population of West African peoples, then the virus itself, with no host, should have disappeared.
But pregnancy is a time of a number of immunological changes, and it is possible that there is a relative refractoriness to inhaled corticosteroids during this time.
In Axelrod's words, "Deficits in tasks which demand discrimination among successively presented stimuli suggest an increased refractoriness of the receptive or neural elements involved in the transmission of impulses or, at least, an ability to follow the stimulation rate.
In contrast to patients in the VA study - in which all met the criteria for refractoriness, 2 percent were female, and 29 percent African American - the patients in Kleinman's sample were not necessarily refractory to treatment (although all were severely ill); 60 percent were female and 87.
These problems have in common a complex human, social and organisational context, and refractoriness to solutions reduced to mere provision of information or attempts to engineer behavioural change.
Thirteen additional patients (52%) had stable disease (SD) as their best response, and only a single patient (4%) demonstrated evidence of primary refractoriness to cabozantinib with a best overall response of progressive disease.
The pro-arrhythmic effect of autonomic imbalance has been shown in experimental models of AF It has been possible to observe that both sympathetic and vagal activations were capable of reducing atrial refractoriness and therefore to favor reentry.