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a large research study run by the National Heart and Lung Institute that found that long-term treatment of arrhythmias may have a questionable effect on mortality, and in some cases actually lead to increased cardiac death; basis for the current indication for antiarrhythmics (short term use to treat life threatening ventricular arrhythmias)
any disease or disorder that occurs during the course of (or because of) another disease
(medicine) a reason that makes it inadvisable to prescribe a particular drug or employ a particular procedure or treatment
the length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on the circumference
(especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion
(medicine) the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms and their multiplication which can lead to tissue damage and disease
(n.) a determining or characteristic element; a factor that shapes the total outcome; a limit, boundary
(medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
Sorting and allocating aid on the basis of need for or likely benefit from medical treatment or food
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