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self-diagnosis

the diagnosis of one's own health problems, usually without direction or assistance from a physician.
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HOUSTON, July 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DocResponse was ranked the most accurate symptom checker/diagnostics healthcare technology application in a peer-reviewed study, "Evaluation of symptom checkers for self diagnosis and triage: audit study", published in the July issue of The British Medical Journal (BMJ).
Home testing kits which are not backed by science were among the reasons being blamed for the over diagnosis and self diagnosis of allergies, according to newly-published guide Making Sense of Allergies.
hiring a social support fees for program to perform self diagnosis and develop action plan family, as terms of reference and attachments attachments.
Celebrities like Kylie Minogue, Cynthia Nixon and Sheryl Crow haven't shied away from sharing their cancer struggle with the world and have created huge awareness about the significance of regular self diagnosis.
The PRO 890A WB Wheel Balancer features an automatic electric break; wheel guard; auto start; self diagnosis and self calibration; Static AL1, AL2, AL3 balancing modes; high-precision machined spindle and superior bearing for precision balancing; is changeable between gram and ounce, as well as changeable between millimeter and inch; and currently comes with a free XL cone (valued at $149) that fits larger pickup trucks (e.
Pakistanis must not only know the dangerously high level of incidence of breast cancer in Pakistan but also that the disease is curable and need not be fatal and that it can be detected early, even by simple self diagnosis.
Nurses will work differently due to advancements in telemedicine, the use of DVD and self diagnosis kits, eg for prostate cancer.
Our approach is not one of trying to catch the students out and punish them but more about self diagnosis to encourage students to use the technology to help them write better essays.
John Mullee, marketing director at Irish based Hunter Diagnostics, said: ``There is a general move towards self diagnosis and this latest step to introduce a home test for HIV is following this trend.
As a special feature, all sensors are fail-safe: to this purpose an extensive and continuously working self diagnosis function has been incorporated across the product range.
Mr Snowdon said PTSD Coach Australia was not designed as a stand-alone treatment or self diagnosis, but as part of a toolkit to assist people in managing PTSD.
Current diagnostic techniques involve self diagnosis, fungal culture, microscopy and Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) tests, for which sensitivity and accuracy is not very high.