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diagnosisThe process of identifying a disease based on a person’s signs and symptoms, which may be gleaned from a simple physical examination or require ancillary testing, lab work, imaging studies, etc.
diagnosisDecision-making The process of determining, through examination and analysis, the nature of a Pt's illness; the process of identifying a disease by signs and symptoms; the label for a particular condition. See Computer-assisted diagnosis, Differential diagnosis, Deferred diagnosis, Definitive diagnosis, Direct diagnosis, Electrodiagnosis, Indirect diagnosis, Leading diagnosis, Misdiagnosis, Primary diagnosis, Secondary diagnosis, Wastebasket diagnosis, Working diagnosis.
See also: nursing diagnosis
diagnosisThe art and science of identifying the disease causing a particular set of clinical signs and symptoms. Differential diagnosis is the selection of one from a list of diseases that present in a similar way. From the Greek dia , through, and gnoskein , to perceive.
- a statement that distinguishes the particular TAXON in question from other similar taxa, in terms of the most important characters.
- identification of a particular pathological or physiological condition deduced from characteristic symptoms, or the procedure to achieve such an identification.
Patient discussion about diagnosis
Q. How is the diagnosis of autism made? My friend has a child who is suspected to have autism. I wanted to find out more about making the diagnosis of autism.
A pediatrician commonly performs a preliminary investigation by taking developmental history and physically examining the child.. If warranted, diagnosis and evaluations are conducted with help from ASD specialists, observing and assessing cognitive, communication, family, and other factors
Q. Is the diagnosis correct? I have been diagnosed bipolar and was previously diagnosed with depression and ADHD how I know the diagnosis is correct this time?
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