reason for visit

reason for visit

Ambulatory care A raison d'être of a medical encounter in an outpatient setting, equivalent to chief complaint(s) in Pts admitted to the hospital. See Chief complaint.
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The reason for visit was to investigate the conditions of detention and treatment issues, and learn the status of ensuring the rights of deserter Armenian soldier Kazaryan Aro Khaykovich who desertered in the Fizuli direction of frontline at morning hours of August 12.
Objective: The goal of this paper is to quantify and compare the frequency of the diagnosis of depression and anxiety in patients with a somatic reason for visit among primary care physicians across disciplines.
Keywords: mental health in primary care, somatic reason for visit, depression and anxiety
Furthermore, a somatic concern is listed as the reason for visit for more than half (57%) of all outpatient visits (Schappert, 1992).
The reported prevalence of depression and anxiety among adult primary care patients with any somatic reason for visit has been consistent in the literature.
Data is recorded by participating physicians that includes: patient demographics, reason for visit, medication prescribed, diagnosis, services ordered or provided (including whether or not a patient was screened for depression), and visit characteristics.
After restricting the analysis to visits to primary care physicians and then keeping only observations with a somatoform reason for visit, as defined above, we subdivided these visits into specific symptom categories.
It asks for the name and then a reason for visit. The information is then presented to the office computers in an organized list.
REASON FOR VISIT: Stumbled into bedroom after escaping Tower.
REASON FOR VISIT: Expose security lapses in royal households
The system electronically reads a visitor's ID (driver's license or business card) and captures relevant information in a secure database file, along with the name of the person being visited, reason for visit, and entry and exit times, while printing a visitor badge in less than 20 seconds.
Among some interesting statistical details: In 2009-2010, cold symptoms were the most common reason for ER visits by children (27%); injuries were the most common reason for visits by adults (14%).