clinical suspicion

clinical suspicion

A working hypothesis about a Pt's diagnosis, which is then tested with appropriately targeted tests to arrive at a definitive diagnosis; a CS is based on a constellation of findings in a Pt that suggests to the physician a limited palette of possible diagnoses

clin·i·cal sus·pi·cion

(klin'i-kăl sŭs-pi'shŭn)
A strong presumption that, absent a diagnostic or algorithmic certainty, a patient is suffering from a given disorder or state (e.g., AIDS, tuberculosis, pregnancy).
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Considering gravity of TMA, the time window between presentation and treatment is narrow, and multiple treatments are often initiated simultaneously based on clinical suspicion.
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4) Mycobacterial cultures were not done on the brain biopsies of our patient because of the high clinical suspicion for neoplasm.
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It is the first randomized, multicenter study focused on biopsy naive patients (approximately 450 men) with clinical suspicion of prostate cancer.
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On clinical suspicion, neonates underwent sepsis work- up including blood cultures.
Onodi cell mucocele requires a high degree of clinical suspicion for diagnosis and a multidisciplinary approach to management that involves primary care physicians, ophthalmologists, and otolaryngologists.
However, now that sepsis is already being treated quickly and effectively once clinical suspicion arises, the challenge has moved elsewhere; in order to further improve outcomes, the goal now is to assist clinicians in suspecting sepsis sooner, ideally before the more obvious clinical signs and symptoms are present.
The clinical suspicion of LDAC is alerted in patients who present ventricular arrhythmias of RBBB and left bundle-branch block type and unexplained T-wave inversion in inferolateral leads.

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