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consultation

 [kon″sul-ta´shun]
1. a deliberation of two or more health care professionals about diagnosis or treatment in a particular case.
2. the provision of expert advice and counseling by an individual with specialized knowledge, as a statistician consulting with health care team members regarding study design.
3. in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as using expert knowledge to work with those who seek help in problem-solving to enable individuals, families, groups, or agencies to achieve identified goals.
consultation-liaison provision of psychiatric services at the request of another health professional, often for physically ill patients in a nonpsychiatric hospital.
telephone consultation in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as eliciting patient's concerns, listening, and providing support, information, or teaching in response to the patient's stated concerns over the telephone.

con·sul·ta·tion

(kon'sŭl-tā'shŭn),
Meeting of two or more physicians or surgeons to evaluate the nature and progress of disease in a particular patient and to establish diagnosis, prognosis, and therapy.

consultation

/con·sul·ta·tion/ (kon″sul-ta´shun) a deliberation by two or more physicians about diagnosis or treatment in a particular case.

consultation

(kŏn′səl-tā′shən)
n.
1. The act or process of consulting.
2.
a. A conference at which advice is given or views are exchanged.
b. A meeting between physicians to discuss the diagnosis or treatment of a case.

consultation1

[kon′səltā′shən]
Etymology: L, consultare, to deliberate
a process in which the help of a specialist is sought to identify ways to correct problems in patient management or in planning and implementation of health care programs.

consultation2

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as using expert knowledge to work with those who seek help in problem solving to enable individuals, families, groups, or agencies to achieve identified goals. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.

consultation

Medspeak-UK
(1) Consultant episode (hospital provider), see there.
(2) Deliberation between two or more bodies on a certain matter of mutual interest.

Vox populi-UK
The active discourse and weighing of the opinions of stakeholders and patients before making decisions.

consultation

Consult A service type provided by a physician whose opinion or advice regarding evaluation and/or management of a specific problem requested by another physician or other appropriate source; a formal or, less commonly, informal, 2nd opinion obtained from a consultant, which may be sought by an attending physician regarding a diagnosis or therapeutic plan being considered in the context of Pt management. See Second opinion Medical practice The performance by another physician or health professional of a specific diagnostic or therapeutic task, without transfer of responsibility for the Pt's care or even for ongoing management of the Pt's problem. See Consultant, Episodic consultation, Health consultation, Pathology consultation, Teleconsultation, Video consultation, Virtual consultation. Cf Referral.

con·sul·ta·tion

(kon'sŭl-tā'shŭn)
Meeting of two or more physicians or surgeons to evaluate the nature and progress of disease in a particular patient and to establish diagnosis, prognosis, and/or therapy.

consultation

A clinical occasion on which the advice and medical care of a doctor is sought.

con·sul·ta·tion

(kon'sŭl-tā'shŭn)
Meeting of two or more dentists, physicians, or surgeons to evaluate the nature and progress of disease in a particular patient and to establish diagnosis, prognosis, and therapy.

consultation,

n a meeting of persons to discuss or decide an issue.
consultation, patient,
n a meeting among a dental professional, patient, and other interested persons for the purpose of discussing the patient's dental needs, proposing treatment, making business arrangements, making appointments, and giving referrals.
consultation, professional,
n a joint deliberation by two or more dental professionals and/or health care professionals to determine the diagnosis, treatment, or prognosis for a particular dental patient.

consultation

1. the seeing of a patient by a general practitioner.
2. a deliberation of two or more physicians about diagnosis or treatment in a particular case.

Patient discussion about consultation

Q. What would you look for in a fitness consultation trainer? Dear new friends, If you were going to choose a personal trainer for a fitness consultation, what would you look for in that trainer? Is what they ‘look like’ important? Or the years of experience? Or the advice on Nutrition? Would his qualifications matter?

A. i think i would go with an educated one. and someone that you see is fit- if he is fit that means it's important to him and he'll continue learning about new things. and if he is educated and have a degrwee- he'll have the skill to do so.

Q. I suspect that I may have Bipolar. I have not consulted with anyone so far. I am confused. I am suffering from emotional stress for quite some time and I realized that things are going out of my control. I suspect that I may have Bipolar. I have not consulted with anyone so far but I would like to know am I a bipolar?

A. Dagmar is right it will do you no good to self diagnose yourself. Go to your doctor and talk to the doctor about how you have been feeling, your doctor should test you for a proper diagnosis. If you do indeed have bipolar disorder then you can begin treatments that will teach you to manage the illness. But go see a doctor, preferably ask for a referral to a psychaitrist.

Q. We have not consulted a physician yet. I need some guidance and suggestion. My mom aged 54 is under depression for the past 4 years. Often she gets angry for unwanted issues and is alone. Is this due to age factor? We have not consulted a physician yet. I need some guidance and suggestion.

A. Hi, Anger is an emotional outcome as young one too gets angry for silly issues. This has nothing to do with the age rather maturity goes with the age. As your mom is getting older, she could have been affected psychologically. May be you need to spend quality time with your mom and engage her in spiritual or other activities of her interest? According to the National Institutes of Health, out of 35 million people aged 65 or above, about 2.5 million suffer from full-blow depression and 5 million suffer from less severe forms of depression. My dad after taking anti-depressant is normal and enjoying life. I shall suggest you to consult a physician without any more delay.

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