review of symptoms

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an assessment or appraisal.
peer review an evaluation by one's peers; see also peer review.
review of symptoms a detailed assessment of each body system, performed to ascertain the presence of deviations from normal.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

re·view of symp·toms

(ROS) (rē-vū' simp'tŏmz)
A process of gathering information about a patient's health history regardless of apparent relevance to the chief complaint.
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Primary focal hyperhidrosis is a clinical diagnosis based on the patient's history, a review of symptoms, and physical exam.
Celiac disease is diagnosed through a review of symptoms, a series of blood tests that measure your immune response to gluten, and genetic tests looking for specific genes necessary for the development of celiac disease.

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