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  • DAHTA
    German Agency for Health Technology Assessment of the DIMDI. http://www.dimdi.de/static/de/hta/index.htm"
  • DALY
    The disability-adjusted life year (DALY) is a measure used in health economics. It represents the 'burden' of a disease, expressed as the number of years lost due to ill-health, disability, or early death. One DALY can be thought of as one lost year of 'healthy' life.The total of DALYs across(...)
  • DART
    Developmental and reproductive toxicity (DART) is studied in animals to test chemical substances or medicines that might interfere with normal reproduction. This includes adverse effects on sexual function and fertility in adult males and females, as well as developmental toxicity in the(...)
  • DDC
     
  • Deutsche Agentur für Health Technology Assessment
    German Agency for Health Technology Assessment of the DIMDI. http://www.dimdi.de/static/de/hta/index.htm"
  • Development Safety Update Report
    The Development Safety Update Report is an annual review of safety information during clinical trials of a medicine under investigation – whether or not it is marketed. The main objectives of a Development Safety Update Report is to:Summarise the current understanding and management of(...)
  • Developmental and reproductive toxicity
    Developmental and reproductive toxicity (DART) is studied in animals to test chemical substances or medicines that might interfere with normal reproduction. This includes adverse effects on sexual function and fertility in adult males and females, as well as developmental toxicity in the(...)
  • Direct Data Capture
     
  • Disability-adjusted life year
    The disability-adjusted life year (DALY) is a measure used in health economics. It represents the 'burden' of a disease, expressed as the number of years lost due to ill-health, disability, or early death. One DALY can be thought of as one lost year of 'healthy' life.The total of DALYs across(...)
  • Disease burden
    Also known as ‘unmet need’ or ‘therapeutic need’. It may be a measure of the number of people affected by a particular disease for whom current treatments are inadequate. It may include the number of new diagnoses of a disease, or the costs to society or a government representing those(...)
  • Dosage
    Dosage is a measured and specific amount of a medicine, with number, and frequency of doses over a specified period of time or prescribed intervals.
  • Dosage forms
    Dosage forms of a medicine are the means (or the form) by which drug molecules are delivered to sites of action within the body. There are several types of dosage form, depending on the method/route of delivery of the medicine. These include for instance pills, capsules, syrups, suppositories(...)
  • Dosage regimen
    The dosage regimen is the schedule of doses of a medicine, including the time between doses, the duration of treatment and the amount to be taken each time. Dosage regimens also include how a medicine is to be taken, and in what formulation (dosage form).
  • Dose-Range Finding
    Dose-Range Finding
  • DRF
    Dose-Range Finding
  • DSUR
    The Development Safety Update Report is an annual review of safety information during clinical trials of a medicine under investigation – whether or not it is marketed. The main objectives of a Development Safety Update Report is to:Summarise the current understanding and management of(...)

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