medical problem

medical problem

A generic term for a condition (e.g., diabetes, hypertension, irritable bowel syndrome) that is managed non-interventionally, in contrast to a condition that requires a procedure (e.g., a large bleeding abdominal aortic aneurysm), which is a surgical problem.
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However, women are often given no advice on whether pregnancy may worsen their medical condition, or whether their medical problem is likely to cause complications during pregnancy.
Medical Problems of Jail Inmates provides findings on prisoners who reported a current medical problem, a physical or mental impairment, or an injury since admission based on data from the 2002 Survey of Inmates in Local Jails.
orchestras stating that 76 percent of musicians reported at least one medical problem severe enough to affect performance; the numbers have not significantly improved since these studies were published.
There can be no doubt that there are more families than ever before collapsing into bankruptcy in the aftermath of a serious medical problem," said Elizabeth Warren, co-author of the study.
Drug abuse is a personal medical problem just like alcoholism, and we should treat it the same way.
Women who had not begun prenatal care in the first trimester had reduced odds of having an infant with a medical problem (0.
BCF track team boss Steve Paulding expressed concern that the results could reveal a serious medical problem.
The strength and courage that I have learned from my son, has enabled me to become very involved in creating emotional support systems for families that have children who deal with the emotional effects of any medical problem, and I have started a local support group.
In this same era, it began to evolve from a medical problem to be "solved" by offering abortions to a relatively small group of alcoholic women to a public health problem to be managed by advising all women to moderate or eliminate their drinking during pregnancy.
When we began this program in 1989, we ran 290 tests and classified the results into five categories: Category 1, normal; 2, borderline; 3, medical review; 4, retest; and 5, nonpulmonary medical problem.
a described medical problem that does not respond to the normal course of treatment;
I got the outline of Tess' problem, and briefly thought back about a medical problem her grandfather had experienced.

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