Mayo Clinic syndrome

A popular term for a style of patient management, in which the patient is treated as an organ or organ system by a specialist rather than as a whole person
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Mayo Clinic syndrome

A popular term for the treatment of a Pt as organ or organ system by a specialist, named after the Mayo Clinic, a 'center of excellence' dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of difficult diseases. See Center of Excellence. Cf Marcus Welby syndrome.
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