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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.
presentpron, 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
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Q. What are the presenting signs of ALS? Are the upper or lower extremeties affected initialilly?
Other presenting signs may be problems with speaking or swallowing, although these are less common.
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