self-diagnosis


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self-diagnosis

the diagnosis of one's own health problems, usually without direction or assistance from a physician.
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Self-diagnosis is fraught with obvious dangers, especially for those of a nervous disposition.
Citizens can already acquire the tests for HIV self-diagnosis in Spanish pharmacies, after the Council of Ministers, at the proposal of the Minister of Health, Social Services and Equality, Dolors Montserrat, will approve in December the Royal Decree that modifies the legislation on medical devices for "in vitro" diagnosis, eliminating the need for prescription for the sale of HIV self-diagnosis products and allowing advertising to the public of these products.
Worryingly, this assumption on illnesses which often leads us to self-diagnosis is now proving costly to the point of paying for it with our lives.
No matter how easy and time-saving it may seem, self-diagnosis and medication are putting your health at risk.
Self-diagnosis could now be adding to the issue, according to a study in the US-based journal, Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.
Thus, the tool to help patients with self-diagnosis and self-triage is urgently needed to mitigate the shortage of medical care resources.
Robots with innovative capabilities such as ease of use, self-diagnosis, zero downtime, learning and adaptation, and cognitive interaction are emerging and driving wider adoption of robotics in the manufacturing and resource industries and enabling new uses in healthcare, insurance, education and retail.
At the recently concluded #hcsmph2017, a question was asked during the Unconference: Is self-diagnosis online valid?
The other features were high efficiency, high reliability, an intelligent control system that connects with any intelligent building system using the new IMM pro platform, and a Mr Doctor functionality that allows the V6 system to automatically test, self-diagnosis and display error codes.
This paper proposes an App Visualization (AppV) based on IoT Self-diagnosis Micro Control Unit (ISMCU) for accident prevention.
It features an inverter technology making the air-conditioner powerful, a self-diagnosis function with a display of indicating error.
We should try to avoid self-diagnosis and self-medication.