medical risk

medical risk

The risk of an adverse outcome of a diagnostic or therapeutic procedure.

Dimensions of medical risks
• Identity—known or unknown, as with new therapies or technologies.
• Permanent/temporary.
• Timing—before, during, after.
• Probability/likelihood of occurrence.
• Severity of the outcome for a particular patient.

medical risk

Clinical decision-making The risk of an adverse outcome when performing a diagnostic or therapeutic procedure. See Dread risk, Risk, Unknown risk.
References in periodicals archive ?
Every doctor gets a new medical risk allowance of Sh20,000 per month effective January 1, 2017," the agreement states.
Related: Chubb appoints COO of North America major accounts division Watkins will be responsible for managing approximately 325 casualty claims examiners and will oversee primary, excess and umbrella general liability claims for both commercial and personal lines, as well as environmental, construction, construction defect, medical risk, life science, aviation, programs, agriculture and multinational claims.
This bacterium poses little medical risk to healthy people.
ISLAMABAD -- The government has decided to pay fixed medical risk allowance to the doctors and paramedical staff of federal hospitals.
Medical risk assessment company Semler Scientific (NasdaqCM:SMLR) revealed on Thursday that it has received the US Food and Drug Administration's 510(k) marketing clearance for its next generation peripheral artery disease (PAD) testing system.
The decision to start, continue or stop HRT should be made jointly by a woman and her doctor, based on the best advice available and her own personal circumstances, including her age, her need for treatment and her medical risk factors.
Most people also support abortion where the mother's health is at risk - whether it's a medical risk other than suicide (72%) or a threat to her long-term health (68%).
The guide, published online in Circulation, focuses on changing behaviors such as smoking, physical inactivity, and unhealthy eating habits, as well as increasing awareness of medical risk factors, identifying community settings that can impact health, and specifying the types of interventions that can impact health.
With a growing number of business travelers and expatriates sent to countries with higher medical risk, there is a need to consider planning and preparing is felt.
Repeated use of emergency contraception has been studied and poses no medical risk to women who use it.
and unhealthy eating habits, as well as increasing awareness of medical risk factors, identifying community settings that can affect health, and specifying the types of interventions that can affect health.
The results of the analysis indicated that there was a significant potential for medical risk.

Full browser ?