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patient's baseline number

English translation: number before treatment/procedure

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10:43 Sep 7, 2006
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Medical - Medical (general)
English term or phrase: patient's baseline number
The Patient's baseline number is:
(IVRS, cancer treatment - what is this number?)
kgas
Poland
Local time: 14:16
English translation:number before treatment/procedure
Explanation:
It will be some kind of test result - the test will be done before and after treatment to determine if the treatment has any effect. The initial result is called the baseline result.
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Angela Dickson
United Kingdom
Local time: 13:16
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Thank you very much!
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4 +5number before treatment/procedure
Angela Dickson


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number before treatment/procedure


Explanation:
It will be some kind of test result - the test will be done before and after treatment to determine if the treatment has any effect. The initial result is called the baseline result.

Angela Dickson
United Kingdom
Local time: 13:16
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Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 32
Grading comment
Thank you very much!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Armorel Young: yes, the starting point - the number (or reading or result) against which future results are measured.
38 mins

agree  Dave Calderhead: and with Amorel
44 mins

agree  xxxAlfa Trans
2 hrs

agree  Lingua Danica: Yes, baseline is "as it is before treatment", the starting point.
4 hrs

agree  Michael Barnett: Yes, the particular test it refers to must be mentioned in the antecedent text.
7 hrs
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