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    • Medical diagnosis

    • Medical diagnosis (abbreviated Dx or DS) is the process of determining which disease or condition explains a person's symptoms and signs. It is most often referred to as diagnosis with the medical context being implicit. The information required for diagnosis is typically collected from a history and physical examinati ... Read »


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    • Antibody barcoding

    • Antibody barcoding, is a "protein profiling" technique that has been used to analyze hundreds of proteins from small tissue samples, such as minimally invasive fine-needle aspirates from cancer tissue. Although promising, the technique has not yet been extensively proven or developed. The method involves optical mappi ... Read »


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    • Antisaccade task

    • Saccadic eye movement is primarily controlled by the frontal cortex. The anti-saccade (AS) task is a gross estimation of injury or dysfunction of the frontal lobe, by assessing the brain’s ability to inhibit the reflexive saccade. To perform the anti-saccade task, a patient is asked to fixate on a motionless ta ... Read »


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    • Body fluid

    • Body fluid, bodily fluids or biofluids are liquids originating from inside the bodies of living people. They include fluids that are excreted or secreted from the body, and body water that normally is not. The dominating content of body fluids is body water. Approximately 60-65% of body water is contained within the c ... Read »


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    • Canards sign

    • Canards sign is a rare but positive sign during the physical examination for the diagnosis of acute splenomegaly, it is used to complement the more traditional Castell's sign. The patient often presents with generalised symptoms such as LUQ abdominal pain, fevers and rigor. Canard's sign is a specific sign for this dia ... Read »


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    • Circulating microvesicle

    • Circulating microvesicles (cMVs) are small membrane bound fragments of between 50 and 1,000 nanometers (nm) in diameter, found in many types of body fluids as well as the interstitial space between cells. Though initially dismissed as cellular debris, cMVs have a role in cell signaling and the process of molecular comm ... Read »


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    • CIT Program Tumor Identity Cards

    • The "Cartes d'Identité des Tumeurs (CIT)" program, launched and financed by the French charity "Ligue Nationale contre le Cancer", aims at refining the molecular knowledge of multiple types of tumors with the prospect of improving or developing better targeted therapeutic approaches. The CIT program mainly relies on ... Read »


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    • Companion diagnostic

    • A companion diagnostic is a diagnostic test used as a companion to a therapeutic drug to determine its applicability to a specific patient. This technology is an assay that is developed during or after a drug is made available on the market and is helpful in enhancing the therapeutic treatment available based on the i ... Read »


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    • Coordinated diagnostics

    • Coordinated Diagnostics is the portion of the coordinated care healthcare model which focuses on diagnostic workflow, real-time data flow, information systems, expertise, and informed decision making. When practiced, Coordinated Diagnostics integrates the diagnostic data and activities of care providers, testing facili ... Read »


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    • COSMED

    • COSMED

      COSMED is a privately held, international, medical technology corporation specialized in Metabolic and Cardio Pulmonary diagnostic testing equipment aimed for either professional or medical use in different application fields (Hospital, Sports Science, Health care, Professional sports and Wellness). Founded in 198 ... Read »


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    • Cryoglobulinemia

    • Cryoglobulinemia

      Cryoglobulinemia or cryoglobulinaemia is a medical condition in which the blood contains large amounts of cryoglobulins – proteins (mostly immunoglobulins themselves) that become insoluble at reduced temperatures. This should be contrasted with cold agglutinins, which cause agglutination of red blood cells. Cryogl ... Read »


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    • Diagnostic overshadowing

    • Diagnostic overshadowing is the attribution of a person’s symptoms to their mental condition, when such symptoms actually suggest a comorbid condition. The term was first used to describe the underdiagnosis of mental illness in the intellectually disabled. In recent years, the term has also been used when physical ... Read »


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    • DirectHit

    • DirectHit is a pharmacodiagnostic test used to determine the tumor sensitivity or resistance to drug regimens recommended for the treatment of breast cancer by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. It is a noninvasive test performed on small amounts of tissue removed during the original surgery lumpectomy, mastect ... Read »


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    • Dot cancellation test

    • The Dot cancellation test or Bourdon-Wiersma test is a commonly used test of combined visual perception and vigilance. The test has been used in the evaluation of stroke where subjects were instructed to cross out all groups of 4 dots on an A4 paper. The numbers of uncrossed groups of 4 dots, groups of dots other than ... Read »


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    • Drehmann sign

    • The Drehmann sign describes a clinical test of examining orthopedic patients and is widely used in the functional check of the hip joint. It was first described by Gustav Drehmann (Breslau, 1869-1932). The Drehmann sign is positive if an unavoidable passive external rotation of the hip occurs when performing a hip fle ... Read »


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    • Elbow extension test

    • The Elbow extension test is simple test that can be administered as part of the physical exam to help guide healthcare providers diagnosis and management of acute elbow fractures. The elbow extension test is performed when an elbow fracture, most commonly caused by trauma, is suspected as the source of pain and dysfunc ... Read »


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    • Electrophysiological techniques for clinical diagnosis

    • Electrophysiological techniques for clinical diagnosis will discuss the techniques borrowed from electrophysiology used in the clinical diagnosis of subjects. There are many processes that occur in the body which produce electrical signals that can be detected. Depending on the location and the source of these signals, ... Read »


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    • External cause

    • In medicine, an external cause is a reason for the existence of a medical condition which can be associated with a specific object or acute process that was caused by something outside the body. They are classified as "E codes" in ICD 9. External Cause of Injury Codes (E codes) are ICD-9-CM codes or ICD-10 codes that ... Read »


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    • FAST (stroke)

    • FAST is an acronym used as a mnemonic to help detect and enhance responsiveness to stroke victim needs. The acronym stands for Facial drooping, Arm weakness, Speech difficulties and Time to call emergency services. The FAST was developed in the UK in 1998 by a group of stroke physicians, ambulance personnel, and an em ... Read »


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    • Fine-needle aspiration

    • Fine-needle aspiration

      Fine-needle aspiration (FNA), or fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC), is a diagnostic procedure used to investigate lumps or masses. In this technique, a thin (23-25 gauge), hollow needle is inserted into the mass for sampling of cells that, after being stained, will be examined under a microscope. There could be cy ... Read »


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    • FRAX

    • FRAX is a diagnostic tool used to evaluate the 10-year probability of bone fracture risk. It was developed by the University of Sheffield. FRAX integrates clinical risk factors and bone mineral density at the femoral neck to calculate the 10-year probability of hip fracture and the 10-year probability of a major osteop ... Read »


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    • Gender-bias in medical diagnosis

    • Gender-biased diagnosing is a controversialsociological observation which asserts that medical and psychological diagnosis may be influenced by the gender of the patient. Several studies have found evidence of differential diagnosis for patients with similar ailments but of different sexes. The phenomenon may affe ... Read »


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    • History of medical diagnosis

    • The history of medical diagnosis began in earnest from the days of Imhotep in ancient Egypt and Hippocrates in ancient Greece but is far from perfect despite the enormous bounty of information made available by medical research including the sequencing of the human genome. The practice of diagnosis continues to be domi ... Read »


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    • Immunolabeling

    • Immunolabeling is a biochemical process that enables the detection and localization of an antigen to a particular site within a cell, tissue, or organ. Antigens are organic molecules, usually proteins, capable of binding to an antibody. These antigens can be visualized using a combination of antigen-specific antibody a ... Read »


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    • Instantaneous wave-free ratio

    • The instantaneous wave-free ratio (iFR, sometimes referred to as the instant wave-free ratio or instant flow reserve) is a diagnostic tool used to assess whether a stenosis is causing a limitation of blood flow in coronary arteries with subsequent ischemia. iFR is performed during cardiac catheterisation (angiography) ... Read »


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    • Lab Tests Online

    • Lab Tests Online is a peer-reviewed, patient-centered, non-profit web resource about clinical laboratory testing. The site provides information on clinical lab tests as well as conditions that are managed or diagnosed by lab tests. Lab Tests Online also provides summaries of recommendations by age, feature articles on ... Read »


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    • Laboratory diagnosis of viral infections

    • In the diagnostic laboratory virus infections are confirmed by several methods that include: Diagnostic virology has changed rapidly due to the advent of molecular techniques and increased clinical sensitivity of serological assays. A wide variety of samples can be used for virological testing. The type of sample ... Read »


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    • Lower limbs venous ultrasonography

    • Lower limbs venous ultrasonography

      Ultrasonography of leg veins is a risk-free, non-invasive procedure that uses ultrasound technology to give information about the anatomy, physiology and pathology of both the superficial and the deep venous systems, (SVS) and (DVS). It is indicated mainly on the study of two pathologies: venous thrombosis and venous i ... Read »


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    • Martha Mitchell effect

    • The Martha Mitchell effect is the process by which a psychiatrist, psychologist, or other mental health clinician labels the patient's accurate perception of real events as delusional and misdiagnoses accordingly. According to Bell et al., "Sometimes, improbable reports are erroneously assumed to be symptoms of me ... Read »


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    • Medical error

    • A medical error is a preventable adverse effect of care, whether or not it is evident or harmful to the patient. This might include an inaccurate or incomplete diagnosis or treatment of a disease, injury, syndrome, behavior, infection, or other ailment. Globally, it is estimated that 142,000 people died in 2013 from ad ... Read »


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    • Medical findings

    • Medical findings will signify the collective physical and psychological occurrences of patients surveyed by a medical doctor. The survey is composed of physical examinations by the doctor's senses and simple medical devices, which build clinical findings. If necessary, the results are proofed by further diagnostic tes ... Read »


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    • Medical laboratory

    • A medical laboratory or clinical laboratory is a laboratory where tests are usually done on clinical specimens in order to obtain information about the health of a patient as pertaining to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. Clinical laboratories are thus focused on applied science mainly on a producti ... Read »


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    • Mental status examination

    • The mental status examination or mental state examination (MSE), is an important part of the clinical assessment process in psychiatric practice. It is a structured way of observing and describing a patient's psychological functioning at a given point in time, under the domains of appearance, attitude, behavior, mood a ... Read »


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    • Nasoendoscopy

    • In speech pathology and medicine, nasoendoscopy is the endoscopic examination of the velopharynx, or the nose, often with a CCD camera or a fiber optic camera on a flexible tube passed through the nostril. It can provide information to evaluate speech and velopharyngeal function or dysfunction, as in diseases such as s ... Read »


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    • Nekrep Case

    • The Nekrep Case was the court trial that followed the death of a 12-year-old boy, Bor Nekrep, due to a misdiagnosis in Slovenia in March 2008. The treating pediatrician misdiagnosed an inborn defect of the urea cycle (a very rare genetic condition). After the boy had been brought by his parents to the Paediatric Cli ... Read »


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    • Nucleic acid test

    • A nucleic acid test (NAT) or nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) is a molecular technique used to detect a particular pathogen (virus or bacterium) in a specimen of blood or other tissue or body fluid. It does so by detecting and amplifying the RNA or DNA of the pathogen, that is, making extra copies of its nucleic ... Read »


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    • Oswestry Disability Index

    • The Oswestry Disability Index (ODI) is an index derived from the Oswestry Low Back Pain Questionnaire used by clinicians and researchers to quantify disability for low back pain. This validated questionnaire was first published by Jeremy Fairbank et al. in Physiotherapy in 1980. The current version was published in th ... Read »


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    • Overdiagnosis

    • Overdiagnosis is the diagnosis of "disease" that will never cause symptoms or death during a patient's lifetime. Overdiagnosis is a side effect of screening for early forms of disease. Although screening saves lives in some cases, in others it may turn people into patients unnecessarily and may lead to treatments that ... Read »


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    • Paternity (House)

    • "Paternity" is the second episode of the medical drama House, which was first broadcast on November 23, 2004. A teenage boy is struck on the head in a lacrosse game and is found to have hallucinations and night terrors that are not due to concussion. When a clinic patient claims to have an appointment for his clin ... Read »


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    • Pericardiocentesis

    • Pericardiocentesis

      In medicine, pericardiocentesis is a procedure where fluid is aspirated from the pericardium (the sac enveloping the heart). The patient undergoing pericardiocentesis is positioned supine with the head of the bed raised to a 30- to 60-degree angle. This places the heart in proximity to the chest wall for easier in ... Read »


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    • Photoacoustic effect

    • The photoacoustic effect or optoacoustic effect is the formation of sound waves following light absorption in a material sample. In order to obtain this effect the light intensity must vary, either periodically (modulated light) or as a single flash (pulsed light). The photoacoustic effect is quantified by measuring th ... Read »


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    • Prati criteria

    • The Prati criteria are a revision to the clinical definition of normal serum alanine aminotransferase (ALT) which was published in the Annals of Internal Medicine in 2002. Prati identified that, in the original research which developed guidelines for normal ranges of ALT, the cohort included subjects with subclinical d ... Read »


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    • Pseudothrombocytopenia

    • Pseudothrombocytopenia or spurious thrombocytopenia is an in-vitro sampling problem which may mislead the diagnosis towards the more critical condition of thrombocytopenia. The phenomenon occurs when the anticoagulant used while testing the blood sample causes clumping of platelets which mimics a low platelet count. ... Read »


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    • Psychiatric assessment

    • A psychiatric assessment, or psychological screening, is a process of gathering information about a person within a psychiatric service, with the purpose of making a diagnosis. The assessment is usually the first stage of a treatment process, but psychiatric assessments may also be used for various legal purposes. The ... Read »


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    • Psychiatric interview

    • The psychiatric interview refers to the set of tools that a mental health worker (most times a psychiatrist or a psychologist but at times social workers or nurses) uses to complete a psychiatric assessment. The goals of the psychiatric interview are: The data collected through the psychiatric interview is mostly sub ... Read »


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    • QNS

    • QNS is a clinical laboratory abbreviation for Quantity Not Sufficient. This indicates that either 1.) There is not enough specimen for the lab tests ordered to be performed. 2.) In the case of Vacutainers or other tubes with pre-added anticoagulant, the amount of blood invacuated into the tube at the time of phlebotomy ... Read »


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    • Radiopharmaceutical

    • Radiopharmaceuticals, or medicinal radiocompounds, are a group of pharmaceutical drugs which have radioactivity. Radiopharmaceuticals can be used as diagnostic and therapeutic agents. Radiopharmacology is the branch of pharmacology that specializes in these agents. The main group of these compounds are the radiotracer ... Read »


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    • Rectal discharge

    • Rectal discharge (also called anal discharge, anal drainage, anal seepage, or anal leakage) is intermittent or continuous expression of liquid from the anus (per rectum). This is closely related to types of fecal incontinence (e.g. fecal leakage) but the term rectal discharge does not necessarily imply degrees of incon ... Read »


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    • Schooliosis

    • Schooliosis, a pun on "school" and "scoliosis", is a term for a type of medical misdiagnosis. The word was coined by Petr Skrabanek and James McCormick. The authors asserted that there is some degree of overdiagnosis of scoliosis in school, which causes ethical, social, and economic damage to the welfare of children. ... Read »


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    • Surgical sieve

    • The surgical sieve is a thought process in medicine. It is a typical example of how to organise a structured examination answer for medical students and physicians when they are challenged with a question. It is also a way of constructing answers to questions from patients and their relatives in a logical manner, and s ... Read »


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