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Related to case finding: medical screening
A generic term for a strategy used to identify patients with a certain condition or exposure who may be randomised for inclusion in a clinical trial.
A system for locating every inpatient or outpatient diagnosed and/or treated with a reportable disease. Case finding is a proactive attempt to diagnose probands for cascade screening.
A method of identifying vulnerable people who may not be in touch with health and social care services, using either highly specific local criteria or nationally validated criteria to assess the relative risk of functional decline.