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medical condition

A disease, illness or injury; any physiologic, mental or psychological condition or disorder (e.g., orthopaedic; visual, speech or hearing impairments; cerebral palsy; epilepsy; muscular dystrophy; multiple sclerosis; cancer; coronary artery disease; diabetes; mental retardation; emotional or mental illness; specific learning disabilities; HIV disease; TB; drug addiction; alcoholism). A biological or psychological state which is within the range of normal human variation is not a medical condition. 

Medical condition is a phrase used in documents for physicians applying to licensing agencies (e.g., state medical boards, malpractice insurance carriers, third-party payers, etc.), which is used to determine a physician’s physical “suitability” to practise medicine.

medical condition

A disease, illness, or injury Medical practice Any condition–eg, physiologic, mental, or psychologic conditions or disorders–eg, orthopedic, visual, speech, or hearing impairments, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, CA, CAD, DM, mental retardation, emotional or mental illness, specific learning disabilities, HIV disease, TB, drug addiction, alcoholism

Patient discussion about medical condition

Q. People can’t wake me up- is it a medical condition? When people try to wake me up in the middle of the night I give them a really hard time until I wake up fully. I once eve got into a fight with someone trying to wake me up.

A. We had someone like you in the army. He would just not wake up for his watches. He wasn’t that popular as you presume…then he went to a “sleep lab” and apparently he has some kind of a sleep disorder…so you are fine, you just have to go to sleep earlier if you know you have to wake up early in the morning. You just need 8 hours of sleep and then you won’t have a problem waking up,

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We have invested significant time and effort to determine and develop the most appropriate methods to obtain reliable and stable provider efficiency scores, especially the method on using a predefined set of medical conditions.
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Families falling under the third category are entitled to receive two sets of treatment during the year if they do not have any children, if one of the parents suffers from a medical condition that requires gender selection or if the family has one child and one of the parents suffers from a medical condition that requires fertility treatment.
One in twenty (5%) did not declare a medical condition to the DVLA out of concern that their licence would be taken away.
And additional research by Direct Line has revealed the reasons why drivers did not declare their medical conditions to the DVLA.
For it were true that her medical condition has not improved since the grant of her hospital arrest, there can never be any other place safer for someone suffering from a serious medical condition (life threatening at that) than the hospital," they added.
But the older you get the more likely you are to have a medical condition, sometimes of a potentially serious nature.
These exceeded 100% because more than one medical condition could be reported for a child.
Most of the higher costs associated with comorbid mental health and medical conditions come from treating the medical condition, rather than the behavioral health issue.
Among patients ages 66-74, those with stage one tumors and an additional medical condition had overall survival rates the same or worse as patients with stage two tumors and no additional medical condition.
Specifically, for these 12 selected states, about 85 percent had a current CDL even though they had a medical condition from which they received full federal disability benefits.
Although the names vary, the common theme is the use of scientific evidence and expert opinion to specify "best practices" for the evaluation and treatment of a given medical condition, with the ultimate goals of improving the quality of medical care and controlling costs (Garber 2001; Institute of Medicine 2001; Adams and Corrigan 2003).

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