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exclusion

 [ek-skloo´zhun]
a shutting out or elimination; surgical isolation of a part, as of a segment of intestine, without removal from the body.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ex·clu·sion

(eks-klū'zhŭn),
A shutting out; disconnection from the main portion.
[L. ex- cludo, pp. -clusus, to shut out]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

exclusion

Health insurance
A specific condition or circumstance for which the insurance policy will not provide benefits. 

Managed care
An item or service that Medicare or another healthcare payer does not cover—e.g., most prescription drugs, long-term care, custodial care in a nursing or private home.
 
Medspeak-UK
Exclusion from work; gardening leave. The removal of a person (generally understood to mean a health professional) from an NHS workplace when restriction is regarded as an insufficient measure, and justified where:
• There has been a critical incident where serious allegations have been made; or
• There has been a breakdown in relationships between a colleague and the rest of the team; or
• The presence of the practitioner is likely to hinder the formal investigation.

Key factors in exclusion:
• Protection of staff or patient interests; or
• To assist the investigative process.

The term is used by the National Clinical Assessment Authority in the UK, and is loosely equivalent to suspension; it is a manoeuvre reserved for only the most exceptional circumstances.

Social medicine
The deliberate shutting out of a person from a group to which he/she is entitled to belong or in whose activities he/she has the right to participate.
 
Vox populi
The removal of a thing; the taking of a thing “out of action”.
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Amsterdam criteria

Oncology Criteria for diagnosing hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer, see there.
Amsterdam criteria
Family history
Presence of histologically verified colorectal cancer in ≥ 3 relatives–one of whom is a 1st-degree relative of the other 2
'Vertical' history
Presence of disease in ≥ 2 successive generations
Age of onset
Age < 50 in > 1 affected relative
Exclusion
Hereditary polyposis syndromes have been excluded
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ex·clu·sion

(eks-klū'zhŭn)
A shutting out; disconnection from the main portion.
[L. ex-cludo, pp. -clusus, to shut out]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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