working diagnosis

working diagnosis

Preliminary diagnosis, provisional diagnosis Decision-making A diagnosis based on experience, clinical epidemiology, and early confirmatory evidence provided by ancillary studies–eg, radiologic findings; WDs allow early disease management, while awaiting special or more definitive studies–eg, immunoperoxidase stains or results from a reference lab
working diagnosis provisional diagnosis of the most likely nature of a disease (prior to confirmation by laboratory diagnosis and/or other test results)
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The working diagnosis was acute meningitis, and intravenous (IV) ceftriaxone 2 g 12-hourly was empirically commenced, pending results of a lumbar puncture (LP).
Following initial examination of each study participant, physicians in the study recorded a working diagnosis and a management plan.
Initially, a working diagnosis of DM was made based on hallmark cutaneous lesions and biopsies consistent with classic DM.
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The initial association between AIED and air travel in this case was perplexing, and the initial working diagnosis was intralabyrinthine hemorrhage.
As the tumour markers (CA-125, beta-human chorionic gonadotrophin and alpha-fetoprotein) were within the normal range, a working diagnosis of growing teratoma syndrome (GTS) of the ovary was made.
Rueben Devlin from Humber Regional Hospital said Ford had been complaining of abdominal pains and that an examination has resulted in a working diagnosis of a tumor.
Quite perplexingly, after mentioning an initial working diagnosis of what is called an acute coronary syndrome, the AFIC report goes on a wild goose chase.
She continued: "Four months into these symptoms I had an X-ray which gave a working diagnosis of pneumonia, but after a deterioration in my condition, vomiting, weight loss and pain I was admitted for further tests.
Protracted febrile myalgia in children and young adults with familial Mediterranean fever: analysis of 15 patients and suggested criteria for working diagnosis.
A swab was taken and clioquinol/flumetasone pivalate ear drops were prescribed for a working diagnosis of otitis externa.