diagnostic process

diagnostic process

the act of determining a patient's health status and evaluating the factors influencing that status.
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The Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company (BNSF) today said it is participating in a two- day diagnostic process to determine what supplemental safety measures are needed at select downtown San Diego grade crossings to enhance the safety of residents and tourists if the train whistle is not blown.
The 15 articles here follow the sequence of a typical consultation, starting with communications skills and stepping through history-taking, the doctor-patient relationship, the examination, problem solving and the diagnostic process, patient management, preventive care, bioethics, consultation models, aids to learning, and preparing for new exams or re-qualifying.
President of Sybron Laboratory Products Corporation, commented that these products are the necessary first tools to transfer and accumulate samples to initiate the diagnostic process or test.
of Hull, UK) describes how to put the patient at the center of the diagnostic process.
This would improve the efficiency of the diagnostic process, and also significantly decrease the number of unnecessary biopsies.
In fact, we will be able to transmit to radiologists and referring physicians simultaneously, speeding the diagnostic process and significantly reducing patient wait times.
The volume opens with an overview of the techniques of quantitative medical decision-making, followed by a discussion of the mental functions that underlie the diagnostic process.
The launch of the Murex HCV Serotyping Test Kit which provides cutomers with a simplified, less laborious diagnostic process, will now allow meaningful research to be conducted into various HCV subtypes, assisting in the management of patient therapy.
The system incorporates an additional X-ray tube and detector to the CT architecture that helps improve image quality, lowers radiation exposure and speeds up the diagnostic process without the use of beta blockers.
Among his topics are the diagnostic process, sensory and motor function, the brain and higher cortical function, spine and nerve root disorders, seizures and epilepsy, multiple sclerosis and demyelinating diseases, headache, infectious diseases, dementias, and iatrogenic disorders.
Syncor, along with the nuclear medicine community, is taking the lead in demonstrating the cost effectiveness of nuclear medicine in the diagnostic process.

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