high-risk register

high-risk reg·is·ter

(HRR) (hī risk rej'is-tĕr)
audiology Checklist of conditions known to exhibit a higher-than-normal prevalence of hearing loss. Conditions include familial history of hearing loss, congenital infections, craniofacial anomalies, low birth weight, hyperbilirubinemia, ototoxic medications, bacterial meningitis, and severe depression of central nervous system activity at birth.
See: screening
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Shanice expressed concerns about her unborn baby being put on the high-risk register and feared the child would be taken away from her.