casefinding

casefinding

(kās″fīnd′ĭng)
An active attempt to identify persons who have a certain disease.
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The objectives of the investigation were to conduct casefinding and review health histories of infected persons, to determine the source of transmission and implement control measures, to identify other patients at risk for exposure, and to assist in development of recommendations to prevent HCV transmission in health-care settings.
Profile of Medicare Beneficiaries with AIDS: Application of AIDS Casefinding Algorithm.
Comparison of three casefinding strategies relative to elderly alcohol abusers.
SAN DIEGO -- Consider the site of use when selecting brief casefinding instruments for late-life depression, Cynthia Gruman, Ph.
The Partners in Asthma Management Study, a comprehensive school health promotion intervention, includes four components: casefinding, medical care liaison, self-management training, and environmental control.
Casefinding also acts as an impetus for screening pregnant exposed women.
The article discusses the AIDS epidemic and Medicare eligibility rules in relation to AIDS, describes the casefinding process and the evidence supporting its potential accuracy, and presents our findings from applying this casefinding process to a 100-percent sample of Medicare beneficiaries from 1991-93.
The Case Against Compulsory Casefinding in Controlling AIDS--Testing, Screening and Reporting, 12 Am.
Casefinding strategies that focus on patients at high risk for psychotic symptoms are likely to be a more efficient use of the physician's time than broad-based screening initiatives.
Independent living services can help with VR outreach and casefinding in rural and urban areas.
33)See generally, Lawrence Gostin, William Curran, and Mary Clark, "The Case Against Compulsory Casefinding in Controlling AIDS: Testing, Screening and Reporting," American Journal of Law and Medicine 12:1 (1986), 7-53; Lawrence Gostin and William Curran, "AIDS Screening, Confidentiality and the Duty to Warn," American Journal of Public Health 77:3 (1987), 361-65.