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discernment

 
insight related to a patient problem or dilemma; the ability to analyze and understand a patient situation.

discernment

insight related to a patient problem or dilemma; the ability to analyze and understand a patient situation.

Patient discussion about discernment

Q. Now they are suspecting it to be a fibromyalgia.Will anyone identify what I am having and what I shall do? Before four years I had a very severe anemia which made me to get hospitalized. In a month I recovered from anemia. Almost a year later I again had a very severe anemia. This lead to the state of severe fatigue and it continued till 2 years. All diagnosis later came to a conclusion that it is Chronic Fatigue syndrome. But they were not able to cure me. Now they are suspecting it to be a fibromyalgia. This is making me irritated. Will anyone identify what I am having and what I shall do?

A. it's not easy to diagnose those illnesses. there are many differential diagnosis that should be checked.
here is a list-
http://www.wrongdiagnosis.com/f/fibromyalgia/misdiag.htm
i know it's frustrating but it's not an easy task and it'll take you a while. be patient.

Q. what is the most accurate pathological test to identify the primary source of a cystic mass in the neck? the mass was removed. Pathologist was unable to identify the source and diagnosed the mass as a branchilogic carcinmoa (which is extremely rare, if exists at all). Therefore, I am looking for the most updated test and examinations that can be applied to blocks of the mass and determine their origin (primary source)

A. Pathologic examinaions under a microscope are the most accurate ones there are, and sometimes even they don't help to identify the cell types. I do not have any other ideas on other tests you can do, and I believe you should follow the treatment your doctors will advise you based on this diagnosis they have made.

More discussions about discernment
References in classic literature ?
This difference in opinion had long been a subject of amicable dispute between them: but, Latterly, the contest was getting to be too important to admit of trivial discussions on the part of Marmaduke, whose acute discernment was already catching faint glimmerings of the important events that were in embryo.
San Carlos Bishop Gerardo Alminaza made this pronouncement to some 120 priests during the National Discernment of Priests on their Prophetic Role organized by the National Clergy Discernment Group.
Given this, Globe Telecom and Facebook, in collaboration with DepEd, launched a workshop entitled 'Digital Discernment.
krd) Statement by the Kurdistan Regional Government Spokesperson, Safeen Dizayee, on accusations by the Iranian Secretary of the Expediency Discernment Council, alleging the Kurdistan Region being involved in the recent demonstrations in Iran: In a statement, published by the Iranian Tasnim News Agency, the Secretary of the Expediency Discernment Council of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Mr.
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During a recent national gathering to discuss the future of theological education for priestly ministry in the Anglican Church of Canada, Cliff publicly stated that he is not comfortable sending people who have not had a seminary education to participate in the church's standard discernment process.
If, subsequently, they show a genuine desire to accept or engage in a serious process of personal discernment about their situation, we should accompany them willingly on this journey, with true respect, care and attention.
Tetlow is a dedicated Jesuit who has practiced, taught, and written on discernment since before Vatican II.
In offering their priests guidance for applying the teaching in the pope's document to the situation of couples in their care, the bishops insisted it is not proper to speak of "permission to receive the sacraments" when it is, in fact, an invitation to "a process of discernment accompanied by a priest.
Saying Yes" offers: ten attitudes for discernment; techniques for living a discerning and reflective lifestyle; ways you might be sabotaging the grace of God in your life; the designs of the devil, something no other book on discernment addresses; and how to know if a person is wrestling with God.
This essay advocates the writing center as a space for vocational discernment, which can simultaneously help tutors see their tutoring as a vocation and help tutors explore questions about their future in ways that may not be available to them elsewhere.