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in terms used to express the results of a clinical examination.

clinically dead
as far as can be ascertained by a clinical examination the patient is dead. There is no pulse, no respiratory movement and no corneal reflex.
clinically normal
the patient is normal in all clinical parameters.

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Q. Is there any clinical evidence to support to my question? Can acupuncture help reduce the pain in fibromyalgia? Is there any clinical evidence to support to my question?

A. Yes, acupuncture therapy can reduce the fatigue, widespread pain and sleep problems associated with fibromyalgia. If acupuncture can be used in place of pain reliever then its good as the side effect associated with pain relievers are reduced.

Q. I want to know what causes clinical depression? My friend is diagnosed with clinical depression. He is showing signs for the past six months. We found this when he lost interest in music which was his soul before. He lost interest in all other activities including hang out with us. We were wondering what could be the reason for the drastic change in his behavior. Very recently he stopped attending school also. We have tried to contact him but in vain. Then we got to know from his brother that he feels very low and depressed and is diagnosed with clinical depression? I want to know what causes clinical depression?

A. Any neurotransmitters imbalance in the brain can cause the mood to go down. This makes the person depressed. This can happen due to genetic impact. The social or financial difficulty can cause the disturbances in neurotransmitters, which causes depression in a person. Try to know from him whether he has any history of failures which he is hiding within him. Try to know the exact cause of depression. Depression, if left unattended, could develop in to Bipolar Disorder.

Q. What's the difference between clinical depression that needs treating, and just regularly being depressed? I'm often depressed, and i just wondered what the difference is between just being depressed, and clinical? At what point does depression become depression?

A. It depends on the duration of the episodes, the frequency and severity. Even psychiatrists have trouble to pinpoint it. They often disagree on the “borderly” cases, here is some info on the diagnose of depression:

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Despite doctors' efforts, the woman has not responded and was declared clinically dead.
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He was declared clinically dead last week, and was announced dead on Thursday, Days of Palestine said.
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Punjab legal official Reeta Kohli said that the court rejected his pleas after the Punjab government said that the man is clinically dead and that it is up to his followers to decide what they want to do with the body.
Thousands of people who were classed as clinically dead after accidents or illness but went on to be revived have reported seeing bright lights, dead relatives welcoming them and feelings of euphoria and love.
It is mentioned that / SWAT / forces assaulted the coach of Karbala club, Mohammed Abbas and four other players after the match between Air Force and Karbala in Karbala's stadium, which entered the Coach to the hospital in a coma and later declared that he is Clinically dead.
When three-year-old Noam Naor fell out the window and was pronounced clinically dead 10 days ago, his parents decided to donate his organs.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz is reported to be clinically dead as the monarch has not recently been seen in public, reports said.
Vasilev was hospitalized with 70% burns last Tuesday; he was supposed to have a surgery on Monday but as soon as it started he fell clinically dead, and had to be reanimated, with the doctors barely managing to bring him back to life.

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