The Office of the Director of Health Services said that up until week 34, 'our current data...indicates that the total number of dengue cases now stands at 2,272 cases' noting that 'out of the total number, 1,232 were confirmed and 1,040 the diagnosis was made by clinical suspicion
Based on clinical suspicion
, we have to make use of expensive diagnostic tests and procedures which are necessary to reach appropriate diagnosis and treatment.
(5) In 2004, the Pulmonary Embolism Rule-out Criteria ("PERC Rule") was published to help rule out the diagnosis of PE in patients in whom PE is possible but clinical suspicion
is very low.
Patient was admitted under the clinical suspicion
of a chronic inflammatory meningitis without a clear etiology.
To quantify the frequency of case-patients having distinctive clinical features, time from patient presentation to clinical suspicion
of a Lassa fever diagnosis, and the risk for secondary Lassa virus transmission, we performed a retrospective review of all 33 reported cases of Lassa fever imported from West Africa during 1969-2016.
[2,3] Hence the need to keep high clinical suspicion
as this clinical entity can mimic a lot of common diagnoses.
Objective: To determine the success rate of surgical excision assisted with intra operative frozen section technique; in patients with high clinical suspicion
of basal cell carcinoma at aesthetically important areas.
This was an unexpected finding and may prove to be of clinical value in patients with a high clinical suspicion
of aspiration, but no scan evidence in the delayed study.
Osteovigilance is a state of clinical suspicion
for abnormalities of bone and mineral metabolism , including efforts to optimize bone mineral health .In this article, we discuss various factors which contribute to coexistence of diabetes and bone mineral disease, the risk factors that they share, and iatrogenic and therapeutic considerations of importance.
We describe an adult female with classical features of pellagra but lacking involvement of face and neck, possibly due to dietary deficiency with a view to highlight that a strong clinical suspicion
and careful socio-nutritional history is important to avoid missing such cases.
"Children with negative CXRs and low clinical suspicion
for pneumonia can be safely observed without antibiotic therapy," the authors write.
In his talk, Rakesh emphasised the role of clinical suspicion
, early recognition and strict infection control to contain the disease.