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risk assessment

Social medicine
As refers to patient care in the UK, the evaluation of the risks to a person’s health based on his or her needs for living independently, weighed against the likely outcome for the individual, his or her carers or staff, and society, if assistance is not provided.

risk assessment

Managed care An activity that IDs risks and estimates their probability and the impact of their occurrence; RA is integral to system development as a means of estimating damage, loss, or harm that could result from a failure to develop individual system components. See Dose response assessment, Hazard identification, Risk characterization Toxicology The process by which new chemical substances are evaluated for their potential impact on human health, a process that entails determining its toxicity and number of people exposed to it. See Ames test, Morbidity, Toxicity testing.

risk as·sess·ment

(risk ă-ses'mĕnt)
Analysis of risks involved prior to action being taken.

risk assessment

A study of a patient, taking into account all known relevant factors, done for the purpose of trying to determine the probability that that person will develop a particular disease or, if the disease is already present, the probability that the person will suffer exacerbation of it or death from it.

risk as·sess·ment

(risk ă-ses'mĕnt)
Determination of possible future disease by identifying risk factors in comparison with possible protective factors.
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