subjective symptom


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symptom

 [simp´tom]
any indication of disease perceived by the patient.
cardinal s's
1. symptoms of greatest significance to the health care provider, establishing the identity of the illness.
2. the symptoms shown in the temperature, pulse, and respiration.
dissociation symptom anesthesia to pain and to heat and cold, without impairment of tactile sensibility.
objective symptom one perceptible to others than the patient, such as pallor, rapid pulse, rapid respiration, or restlessness.
presenting symptom the symptom or group of symptoms about which the patient complains or from which he seeks relief.
signal symptom a sensation, aura, or other subjective experience indicative of an impending epileptic or other seizure.
subjective symptom one perceptible only to the patient, such as pain, pruritus, or vertigo.
withdrawal s's withdrawal (def. 2).
symptom (omaha) in the omaha system, on the fourth level of the problem classification scheme, the subjective evidence of a client problem as reported by the client or by a significant other; this is closely related to the problem modifier actual. See also sign/symptom.

sub·jec·tive symp·tom

a symptom apparent only to the patient.

sub·jec·tive symp·tom

(sŭb-jek'tiv simp'tŏm)
A symptom apparent only to the patient.

subjective symptom

A symptom apparent only to the patient. Synonym: rational symptom
See also: symptom
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Kupperman score and subjective symptom score were lower than those in group B and C before treatment.
We compared subjective symptoms in patients treated with IFN-[beta] + Mao-to (combination group) to those of patients treated with IFN-[beta] alone (control group) (Table 3).
Keio University first introduced a browser-based questionnaire in 2008 that collects patient's subjective symptoms and changes in symptom severity via visual analogue scales (VAS), life styles, Western and Kampo diagnoses, and prescribed Kampo formulas.
Facility residents (either roommates or other residents, 29.6 percent, n = 16) were identified as causing subjective symptoms of feeling better almost as often as facility staff (33.3 percent, n = 18) during mild episodes.
Results of subjective symptoms and other miscellaneous parameters are reported in Table 2e.
A significant improvement in subjective symptoms were observed in subjects who were on hydralazine plus nitrate arm when compared to conventional therapy arm (p= 0.049).
Other complications, including shunt breakage, overdrainage, and subjective symptoms, were reported by 36% of respondents.
When asked the reasons why they did not go, 61.3% answered that they did not have any subjective symptoms, followed by "too much of a bother" (37.2%) and no time (27.7%).
Although no specific form of genital mutilation has been linked to a repeated urinary tract infection, repeated subjective symptoms of UTI (more than three episodes) were significantly more common among cases than controls (41% vs.
Objective and subjective symptoms lasting 1-3 months define acute PTSD, and symptoms lasting more than 3 months define chronic PTSD.
Subjects taking anticholinergics also reported fewer subjective symptoms of overactive bladder (relative risk [RR]=1.41; 95% confidence interval [CI], 1.29-1.54).
Two hours following the field examination, the pilot's subjective symptoms had abated.

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