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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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Evaluation of symptom checkers for self diagnosis and triage: audit study.
In the past, when I attempted self diagnosis, I opted for the worst scenario.
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.
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.
Its features include versatile driving controls, a modular design and suitability for a wide variety of applications, easy maintenance and 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.
The course provides a questionnaire for Self Diagnosis to determine whether you are prone to the disorder.
hiring a social support fees for program to perform self diagnosis and develop action plan family, as terms of reference and attachments attachments.
CLINICAL Diagnostic Chemicals Ltd, creator of a 30-minute result home allergy test, is expanding the business to meet growing demand for allergy self diagnosis.
Bayer's Bridgend plant manufactures and packages a range of diagnostic testing strips and kits for use by health professionals and in self diagnosis by patients with conditions such as diabetes.