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ABPIAssociation of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (London, England, UK)
ABPIAnkle Brachial Pressure Index
ABPIAssociação Brasileira da Propriedade Intelectual (Brazilian Intellectual Property Association; Brazil)
ABPIAmerican Business & Personal Insurance (Seattle, WA)
ABPIAssociated Business Publications International (New York, NY)
ABPIAnkle Systolic Blood Pressure Index (nutrition)
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The ABPI is found by dividing the highest pressure obtained from the ankle vessels by the highest brachial pressure of the 2 arms [worldwide wounds accessed 27th October 2012].
What happens at present is that late in an information sheet, perhaps in the last few of many pages, there is a paragraph or two that describes compensation available from the sponsor, under certain conditions including the ABPI guidelines, should there be a trial-related injury.
The ABPI is committed to continuing to work with the Welsh Government and all other stakeholders to ensure patients benefit from improved outcomes from the better use of innovative medicines.
A high ABPI values have significantly higher odds for congestive heart failure, stroke, foot ulcers and neuropathy.
Dr Rick Greville, Director of ABPI Cymru Wales added: "We were delighted that Health Research Wales used the platform at the 2013 ABPI Conference to launch its services to a UK audience.
An earlier report by NERA for the ABPI in Wales estimated that statins could save around 112,000 bed days over five years and almost 3,000 lives.
This pricing discrepancy and the change in the exchange rate have cre-atea financial incentive for either wholesalers, pharmacies or dispensing doctors to order extra medicines and sell them overseas for a quick profit," a spokesperson for the ABPI said.
Jointly sponsored by the Bevan Commission and ABPI Cymru Wales, the conference was part of the ongoing conversation being encouraged by the Welsh Government Health Minister, Mark Drakeford, with the aim of delivering a new vision of healthcare to the people of Wales.
Nigel Brooksby, ABPI president, said: "Stability is essential for business confidence and investment, and the UK market has long been a springboard for international success for many global companies in the sector.
The Deputy First Minister praised the role of the ABPI office in Cardiff, whose advice is of great assistance to the Welsh Assembly Government, Welsh Universities and the health service.
The ABPI measurements are commonly taken by CT scanning.
An ABPI spokesman said today: ``Pouring corrosive fluid, like brake fluid or paint stripper on vehicles, and spraying graffiti on homes and roadways seem to be the favourite forms of attack for these criminals.