acute episode

acute episode

A nonspecific term referring to a period when the clinical effects of a pathological process or physiologic derangement are most intense, usually immediately following trauma, injury or flare-up of a chronic disease.

acute episode

A period when an injury is most intense, usually immediately following the injury or flare-up
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1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sound Physicians, a health care organization focused on improving quality and lowering cost throughout the acute episode of care, announced today an agreement to provide hospitalist services for St.
Tenders are invited for a community interventiion team (cit) is a nurse led health professional team supported by a variety of health professionals and services which provides a rapid and integrated response to an appropriate patient with an acute episode of illness, which requires enhanced/acute intervention for a defined/short period of time in the community or home.
Some of them, no doubt, have these crises in the throes of an acute episode of mental distress--illness, if you'd prefer and others do so at the genesis of what will prove to be a chronic and persistent psychiatric disorder.
High EE refers to high levels of criticism, hostility, and emotional overinvolvement from a caregiving family member during or immediately after a patient's acute episode of illness.
Medical reports revealed that McCarthy had suffered an acute episode of delirium or confusion due to medical conditions linked to his age.
Usually the paralysis recovers, but occasionally stress can lead to a cardiac arrest during the acute episode, due to a disturbance in the heart's intrinsic electrical activity," the Mirror quoted Dr Lyon as explaining.
The TIA subjects had all experienced an acute episode affecting motor systems, but had symptoms resolved within 24 hours.
The randomized, controlled study conducted by G D'Annunzio University in Italy investigated 84 patients suffering from an acute episode of external hemorrhoids, lasting 24 to 48 hours prior to inclusion in the study.
As the introductory cartoon's caption reads: "Although your patient's condition is chronic, you must be prepared to manage an acute episode.
Following an acute episode of hemarthrosis, the synovium must absorb the blood degradation products.
She concluded that an acute episode of heavy drinking had ended Mr Flynn's life.
Similar to the experience of an acute episode itself, the causes of the illness are equally elusive.

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