potential diagnosis

po·ten·ti·al di·ag·no·sis

(pŏ-ten'shăl dī'ăg-nō'sis)
nursing Health problem that may occur because of presence of some risk factors; potential problem.
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SIGNA Premier is the result of a four-year collaboration with the National Football League (NFL) and research institutions around the world working to design new imaging tools, particularly to aid researchers in the detection of biomarkers for the potential diagnosis of mild traumatic brain injury.
The new systems are designed to deliver highest performance and improved convenience for routine imaging, and enable novel translational research into the causes, progression, as well as potential diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Joseph County Right to Life are pleased to support the Dignity for the Unborn law, as are the majority of Hoosiers, because it is compassionate in helping parents receive more information and services in the cases of potential diagnosis of disability of their baby.
Officials said that health profes sionals should consider the virus as a potential diagnosis of patients suffering from fever after returning from the Americas.
We argue that humans are constantly chemosignaling, and that uncovering these effects will provide for better understanding of human social behavior, and potential diagnosis and treatments for diseases involving altered social performance.
She added: "For example, the time period that women wait in between their first referral by a GP and seeing a specialist is not reported on, and our research shows that some women are waiting - and worrying - for over six months to receive a potential diagnosis following a non-urgent referral.
She said: "For example, the time period that women wait in between their first referral by a GP and seeing a specialist is not reported on, and our research shows that some women are waiting - and worrying - for over six months to receive a potential diagnosis following a non-urgent referral.
This means the CBC-diff is positioned in the ideal situation for an initial indicator of the potential diagnosis.
Watson mines the patient data and medical history and juxtaposes it with information already available with it (treatment guidelines, clinical studies, doctors' and nurses' notes) and comes up with a potential diagnosis.
We went from having a perfectly healthy and active child to being faced with a potential diagnosis of cancer.