working diagnosis

working diagnosis

Preliminary diagnosis, provisional diagnosis Decision-making A diagnosis based on experience, clinical epidemiology, and early confirmatory evidence provided by ancillary studies–eg, radiologic findings; WDs allow early disease management, while awaiting special or more definitive studies–eg, immunoperoxidase stains or results from a reference lab
working diagnosis provisional diagnosis of the most likely nature of a disease (prior to confirmation by laboratory diagnosis and/or other test results)
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Perhaps UTI was a reasonable consideration in the differential, but the working diagnosis of sepsis should have been first and foremost.
In this case, the fluorodeoxyglucose uptake of bilateral lesions did not enhance, thus benign lesions and early lung cancer were the initial working diagnosis.
Evaluations and progress notes have been constrained by this decades-old formula of observing, interviewing, and documenting signs and symptoms, and arriving at a working diagnosis, followed by a treatment plan comprised of a cluster of drug names, psychotherapeutic modalities, and social or rehabilitation interventions.
A working diagnosis of urosepsis with MAHA was formulated.
A working diagnosis of peritonitis with reactionary right sided pleural effusion along with circulatory shock was made and the patient was put on high flow oxygen, intravenous fluids, Ryle's tube aspiration with nil per orally, intravenous ceftriaxone and metronidazole.
According to the clinical findings, a working diagnosis of Angle's Class I malocclusion along with crowding with respect to 12, 13, 22, 23, 32, 33, 42, and 43 was arrived upon.
A working diagnosis of Hodgkin's lymphoma with tuberculous lymphadenopathy as a differential diagnosis was made.
In addition, it consists of information regarding presenting ailment, health history, clinical findings, imaging, tracings and measurements, photographs and models, lab reports, differential and working diagnosis and treatment plan.
He was managed for septic shock secondary to a working diagnosis of ascending cholangitis/hepatic abscess and was started on broad-spectrum
A working diagnosis of bilateral nasolabial cysts was made.
The working diagnosis was acute meningitis, and intravenous (IV) ceftriaxone 2 g 12-hourly was empirically commenced, pending results of a lumbar puncture (LP).