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In summary, although an indigenous case of histoplasmosis had never been encountered, it should be 1 of the differential diagnoses of opportunistic infections in immunocompromised patients in Taiwan.
There are several distinct anxiety diagnoses, such as generalized anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, etc.
Early-onset bipolar disorder is often difficult to recognize and diagnose because distinguishing between normal behaviors and pathological behaviors in children can be challenging, and because symptoms of bipolar disorder may resemble those of, and/or co-occur with, other common childhood-onset mental disorders (Bowring & Kovacs, 1992; National Institute of Mental Health [NIMH], 2000; Papolos & Papolos, 1999).
And since psychiatric diagnoses, unlike the typical medical diagnosis, generally imply that the "patient" either does not properly understand his own interests or is not capable of acting on them, the threat of involuntary treatment always hangs in the background.
A new rapid blood test, which helped diagnose Schmidt's patient, is playing a central role in that effort.
Data included women's demographic characteristics, use of prenatal care, birth outcomes, and diagnoses of psychiatric disorders (for example, mood, psychotic, eating, sleep, sexual or gender identity, and adjustment disorders) and substance-related disorders.
Individuals responsible for coding of DRGs may code only those diagnoses documented by the physician.
The investigators used standard echocardiography equipment along with new, more accurate criteria that minimize false positive and false negative diagnoses.
What proportion of residents with pain-causing medical diagnoses are treated with analgesics?
Most doctors currently base diagnoses of ADHD primarily on observed behavior, a system some experts believe is highly subjective and a method others fear may lead to misdiagnosis of children who are simply rambunctious.
Computer-based expert systems are a form of artificial intelligence that combine the knowledge and experience of industry experts into one source, able to perform diagnoses for a variety of problems that could previously be performed only by the industry experts themselves.
Although psychiatric diagnoses are infrequently assigned to children, such diagnoses become more frequent for adolescents (Smeeton, Wilkinson, Skuse, & Fry, 1992).