In summary, current clinical definitions
of influenza A outbreaks with [greater than or equal to] 2 positive influenza samples appear reasonably specific for identifying presumed within-facility transmission.
Blume, Sheri Lynn Johnson & Christopher Seeds, Of Atkins and Men: Deviations from Clinical Definitions
of Mental Retardation in Death Penalty Cases, 18 CORNELL J.L.
(7) This Comment uses the term "mental retardation" to refer to the clinical definition
, including the age-of-onset component, and the term "mental impairment" to refer to the intellectual and adaptive deficits present in mental retardation, but without requiring juvenile onset.
There's no clinical definition
, but practitioners say it's a broader concept than health.
Interestingly, the study also found that most people agreed cyber infidelity was just as painful as real infidelity."There is no clinical definition
for infidelity but what it comes down to is crossing boundaries.
Indeed, the ancient world had a different concept of what we call "homosexuality"; our clinical definition
is foreign to the world of the Bible.
To complicate matters, his disease was quickly progressing to the clinical definition
of AIDS (very low T-cell count).
We still use this functional and clinical definition
today, though other definitions have been proposed.
The problem with these studies appears to be that the results have depended upon the population selected: Studies that have included only children with nasal washings positive for RSV or "pure" bronchiolitis tend to show less benefit, whereas bronchodilators have tended to work better in studies that use a clinical definition
for bronchiolitis that includes repeated wheezing, which overlaps with asthma.
Whether his obituary relates specifically to the National Cholesterol Education Program's Adult Treatment Panel III (ATP III) (2) definition of metabolic syndrome or to all attempts at making a clinical definition
of the metabolic syndrome is unclear.
Other studies planned to improve health services response included: the development of algorithms for the management of STDs and AIDS patients; the preparation of a referral protocol for people with HIV/AIDS and their families; the evaluation of the clinical definition
of AIDS; a study on the relationship of HIV and tuberculosis (TB) to improve the treatment of TB and a study on the socioeconomic impact of AIDS at the individual, family, community, and macroeconomic levels.
Nearly 2 out of 3 adults now meet or exceed the clinical definition
of overweight, and 3 out of 10 children are overweight or at risk for overweight.