catamnesis


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catamnesis

 [kat″am-ne´sis]
1. the follow-up history of a patient after he is discharged from treatment or a hospital.
2. the history of a patient after the onset of a medical or psychiatric illness. adj., adj catamnes´tic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cat·am·ne·sis

(kat'am-nē'sis),
The medical history of a patient after an illness; the follow-up history.
[cata- + G mnēmē, memory]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

cat·am·ne·sis

(kat'am-nē'sis)
The medical history of a patient after an illness; the follow-up history.
[cata- + G mnēmē, memory]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

catamnesis

An old-fashioned term for the medical history following an illness. Doctors can no longer hope to get away with the use of such terms with intent to impress.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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