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  • n. Lack or absence of medical treatment.


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non- +‎ treatment


  • The more health insurance plans opened their floodgates for bone marrow transplantation, the more women fled from clinical trials, fearing that they might be assigned to the nontreatment arm by what amounted to a coin flip.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • As much as 70% of all antibiotics in the U.S. are unnecessarily used for these nontreatment purposes.

    The Media Often Ignore the Biggest Disease Threats

  • Note 49: While some excellent critiques of the treatment (or nontreatment) of women and gender in South African historiography have been published in recent years, scholars 'preoccupation with the relative wealth of documentary sources available for colonial and apartheid history in South Africa has left little room for examining unconventional forms of evidence that might shed new light on women's historical consciousness and memory, particularly in rural communities.

    Where Women Make History: Gendered Tellings of Community and Change in Magude, Mozambique

  • And so she was one of the first people to really challenge the nontreatment and the non -- the ignorance of the issue of HIV and AIDS in the black community, as well as in South Africa.

    CNN Transcript Feb 7, 2006

  • In November she wrote a letter to Franklin Wood, threatening to stop paying for treatment (Prouty thought it was nontreatment) that seemed to be leading nowhere.

    The Mad Poets Society

  • [2] Trachoma and other contagious eye diseases, ringworm, impetigo, scabies, favus, and pediculosis; excluded only for persistent nontreatment.

    Civics and Health

  • Maybe the AMA should mind their own business, and given the state of nondiagnosis, misdiagnosis, nontreatment and malpractice, might be a business which needs minding.

    Brain Blogger

  • Note that the findings did not provide support for delayed or nontreatment of adolescents with depression in clinical practice. - medical news plus CME for physicians

  • Caution patients that the study found no treatment protocol that was better than nontreatment at correcting vitamin D deficiency in this population. - medical news plus CME for physicians

  • None of the corrective treatment protocols were more effective than nontreatment. - medical news plus CME for physicians


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