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pre·sent

(prē-zent'),
1. To precede or appear first at the os uteri, said of the part of the fetus first felt during examination.
2. To appear for examination or treatment, said of a patient.
[L. praesens (-sent-), pres. p. of prae-sum, to be before, be at hand]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

present

(prĭ-zĕnt′)
v.
1. To appear or be felt first during birth. Used of the part of the fetus that proceeds first through the birth canal.
2. To exhibit symptoms or signs during a medical examination.
3. To be evident or manifest, as a disease or condition.
4. To attach to a pathologic antigen, such as a virus or bacterium, thus allowing the antigen to be recognized and destroyed by T cells. Used of certain immune cells, such as macrophages.
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present

Medspeak
verb To relay the findings of one’s history and examination to a colleague, especially by a junior doctor in training to a more senior colleague, which should be done after the patient has been clerked. The junior will generally re-present the patient to the consultant on the ward rounds after take.
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present

pron, PREE-sent verb intransitive Clinical medicine To come to medical attention Obstetrics To appear–eg, a fetal part at the opening cervical os during labor verb transitive To formally provide information about a case or Pt
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

pre·sent

(prĕ-zent')
1. To precede or appear first at the os uteri; said of the part of the fetus first felt during examination.
2. To appear for examination, or treatment; said of a patient.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

pre·sent

(prĕ-zent')
To appear for examination or treatment, said of a patient.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about present

Q. What are the presenting signs of ALS? Are the upper or lower extremeties affected initialilly?

A. The most common presenting sign of ALS is asymmetric limb weakness, usually starting with the hands (problems with pinching, writing, holding things etc.) shoulders (lifting arms above head etc.) or legs (problems walking).

Other presenting signs may be problems with speaking or swallowing, although these are less common.

You may read more here:
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/amyotrophiclateralsclerosis.html

Q. Iam a bipolar and presently on tegretol medication.I found this to be the best way to get my doubt clarified. I am a bipolar and presently on tegretol medication. My doctor frequently changes the meds and he has tried variety of medicines before prescribing tegretol. He changes the meds every time when I visit him for routine check-up. I am bit confused and obviously cannot question my doctor as I repose faith and confidence in him. I found this to be the best way to get my doubt clarified.

A. Are you being treated by your GP? I would suggest if you are having trouble finding the right combinations it might be a good time to ask to be referred to a Psychaitrist. GP's will do their best but like anything specialized they only have a certain amount of knowledge and a specialist in the field could be more help. I also think that other treatments along with The medications like theropy and group theropy, excercise, good diet, plenty of sleep etc helps a lot too... Try to be patient it is a process to get everything in place that will work the best for you... everyone is different and the .mmedications and treatments that work for one may not work for another...

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In unison they marched, in unison they stopped, presented arms, threw back the bolts, looked down, looked up, threw home the bolts, upraised their rifles, fired as one a single shot, right--shouldered arms, turned right, marched back five paces, two of the six then whirled about, approached the box in step, halted, snapped salutes, removed the flag with cadenced jerks, folded the flag from comer to side, on the bias and back and forth, producing a pack triangular and blue, which one then pressed between his palms, traversed the plastic grass, left -faced before the widow, snapped a sharp salute again and then ...
Navy Honor Guard from the State University of New York Maritime College at Fort Schuyler, who presented arms. Accepting the honors were Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta and Chief Harold Meyers, of the Fire Department of the City of New York, and Chief Leonard Mackesy, of the Port Authority Police Department.
People lined the street outside the church as a military guard presented arms.
The parade then presented arms. The old colours were marched off in slow time past the gathered onlookers and were trooped between the ranks on parade.
Following the general salute, the guard presented arms to the Lord Mayor, Cllr Dave Chater, and the official party.
At 1.45pm the scuttling charges were fired, the attendant ships lowered their colours, a Royal Navy guard of honour presented arms and the `Last Post' sounded, but the obstinate old warhorse refused to sink and it was almost three hours before she went to her long home.