What are patients?

Some articles on patients, patient:

Yellow Fever Epidemic Of 1793 - Epidemic Declared - Temporary Hospitals
... Vice President John Adams had recently rented the main house, so yellow fever patients were placed in the outbuildings ... Nurses were hired to treat patients, under orders by young physicians from the city, who were to visit on a daily basis ...
Yellow Fever Epidemic Of 1793 - Lists of The Dead
... The Appendix of on-line edition of Minutes lists the names of all the patients admitted to Bush Hill hospital, as well as the disposition of their cases ... While Deveze did not reveal his patients' names in describing his treatments, Rush named his patients in his memoir ...
Achalasia - Treatment - Pneumatic Dilatation
... Gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) occurs after pneumatic dilatation in some patients ... Pneumatic dilatation is most effective in the long term on patients over the age of 40 the benefits tend to be shorter-lived in younger patients ...
Genetic Counseling - Patients
... In these instances, the genetic counselor explains the condition to the patient along with recurrence risks in future children ...
Imipramine - History
... manic and hypomanic reactions, especially in patients with preexisting bipolar disorder ... It is estimated that up to 25% of such patients maintained on Imipramine will switch into mania or hypomania ... In pediatric patients, it is relatively frequently used to treat pavor nocturnus and nocturnal enuresis ...

Famous quotes containing the word patients:

    Many a woman shudders ... at the terrible eclipse of those intellectual powers which in early life seemed prophetic of usefulness and happiness, hence the army of martyrs among our married and unmarried women who, not having cultivated a taste for science, art or literature, form a corps of nervous patients who make fortunes for agreeable physicians ...
    Sarah M. Grimke (1792–1873)

    The peace loving nations must make a concerted effort in opposition to those violations of treaties and those ignorings of humane instincts which today are creating a state of international anarchy and instability from which there is no escape through mere isolation or neutrality.... When an epidemic of physical disease starts to spread, the community approves and joins in a quarantine of the patients in order to protect the health of the community against the spread of the disease.
    Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882–1945)

    The doctor should be opaque to his patients and, like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
    Sigmund Freud (1856–1939)