Watchful Waiting

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Engelsk definition

Clinical management approach wherein immediate therapy is not provided but there is a period of observation during which periodic tests monitor patient and the progression of the illness. (Driffield T, Smith PC Med Decis Making. 2007 Mar-Apr;27(2):178-88)

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Engelska synonymer

Waiting, Watchful Expectant Management Management, Expectant Active Surveillance Surveillance, Active