multiphasic screening


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screening

 [skrēn´ing]
examination or testing of a group of individuals to separate those who are well from those who have an undiagnosed disease or defect or who are at high risk.
health screening in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as detecting health risks or problems by means of history, examination, and other procedures.
multiphasic screening (multiple screening) that in which various diagnostic procedures are employed during the same screening program.
prescriptive screening that performed for the early detection of disease or disease precursors in apparently well individuals so that health care can be provided early in the course of the disease or before the disease becomes manifest.
screening (omaha) in the omaha system, a target definition in the intervention scheme, denoting individual or group testing procedures, including measurements of vision, hearing, height, weight, development, scoliosis, blood pressure, and other qualities.

mul·ti·pha·sic screen·ing

the routine use of multiple tests, usually biochemical, for the purpose of detecting disease at a preventable or curable stage.

multiphasic screening

[-fā′sik]
Etymology: L, multus + phasis, appearance; ME, scren
a technique of screening populations for diseases that combines a battery of screening tests. The technique serves to identify any of several diseases being screened for in a population that is apparently healthy.

mul·ti·pha·sic screen·ing

(mŭltē-fā-zik skrēning)
Routine use of multiple tests to detect disease at a preventable or curable stage.
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