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.

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]

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]

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.
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