medical risk

medical risk

The risk of an adverse outcome of a diagnostic or therapeutic procedure.

Dimensions of medical risks
• Identity—known or unknown, as with new therapies or technologies.
• Permanent/temporary.
• Timing—before, during, after.
• Probability/likelihood of occurrence.
• Severity of the outcome for a particular patient.

medical risk

Clinical decision-making The risk of an adverse outcome when performing a diagnostic or therapeutic procedure. See Dread risk, Risk, Unknown risk.
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The Travel Risk Map displays each country's medical risk rating and travel security risk rating.
ISLAMABAD -- The government has decided to pay fixed medical risk allowance to the doctors and paramedical staff of federal hospitals.
The decision to start, continue or stop HRT should be made jointly by a woman and her doctor, based on the best advice available and her own personal circumstances, including her age, her need for treatment and her medical risk factors.
With a growing number of business travelers and expatriates sent to countries with higher medical risk, there is a need to consider planning and preparing is felt.
and unhealthy eating habits, as well as increasing awareness of medical risk factors, identifying community settings that can affect health, and specifying the types of interventions that can affect health.
The guide, published online in Circulation, focuses on changing behaviors such as smoking, physical inactivity, and unhealthy eating habits, as well as increasing awareness of medical risk factors, identifying community settings that can impact health, and specifying the types of interventions that can impact health.
The surgeon said her jaw is stronger than it was previously so there is no medical risk to her playing.
The objective of the collaboration is to find novel ways for clinicians to effectively present medical risk information to help cancer patients make their own informed decisions on the benefits of screening, prevention, or on their treatment management options.
CARDIFF University has held a course to help insurers manage medical risk - believed to be the first education initiative of its kind.
Our findings suggest that patients and doctors should be careful to intensely manage lifestyle and medical risk factors for years after a transient ischaemic attack.
In addition to his current duties as president of medical risk, Bertossi will oversee Ace Casualty Risk, including the excess casualty, environmental, construction, custom casualty and public entity business units, as well as Ace USA's foreign casualty operations.
When IVF is used to yield a human being, it 'opposes the conjugal union between a married couple,' it devalues the dignity of procreation, and it subjects the child to unnecessary medical risk factors.

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