DOOR syndrome

DOOR syndrome

An acronym for an autosomal recessive syndrome characterized by congenital Deafness, Onychodystrophy (abnormal development of the nails), Osteodystrophy (abnormal development of bones), and mental Retardation.
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* Patients with mental disorders, including addictions, should have access to a multidisciplinary care model that integrates and/or coordinates the mental health network and the addiction network, thereby avoiding the so-called "wrong door syndrome."
DOOR syndrome (deafness, onycho-osteodystrophy, and mental retardation): A new patient and delineation of neurologic variability among recessive cases.
In doing so, I demonstrate the process of constructing the revolving door syndrome patient as a social problem (Spector and Kitsuse 2001).
"It's what we call the front door syndrome," Weiner said.
"This creates a revolving door syndrome with some patients.
"This is vital because otherwise we are merely looking at a revolving door syndrome of going to prison, coming out, and going back in again."
"It is a revolving door syndrome," Mr Saunders said.
CTO's are specifically meant to address the situation where patients are caught in the "revolving door syndrome:" they are stabilized with medication while in the hospital, and then cease treatment upon release into the community.
"We have returned to the revolving door syndrome of the 1980s with prisoners being released because of overcrowding."
We are already fighting to keep our rural communities alive and stave off the who-lives-next door syndrome already a part of city life.
Warren Gatland has warned the WRU that Welsh rugby's revolving door syndrome could compromise their search for a new national coach.
And he was calling for hard to place jobseekers to be supported by welfare advisers for three years after finding work, in order to counter the "revolving door syndrome" which sees many back on the dole after only a short period of employment.