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(Background), noun account, adventures, all aspects, all sides, delineation, depiction, each and every deeail, entire universe, epic, events, exposition, facts, information, intelligence, narrative, recapitulation, recital, record, representation, retelling, review, saga, series of incidents, story, summary

history

(Past), noun annals, archives, bygone era, chronicle, days of old, earlier point in time, historical times, old days, prior point in time, prior time, record, schedule, the past, times gone by, tradition, yesterday
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See also: account, ancestry, bloodline, calendar, common knowledge, narrative, record, report, story

HISTORY, evidence. The recital of facts written and given out for true.
     2. Facts stated in histories may be read in evidence, on the ground of their notoriety. Skin. R. 14; 1 Ventr. R. 149. But these facts must be of a public nature, and the general usages and customs of the country. Bull. P. 248; 7 Pet. R. 554; 1 Phil. & Am. Ev. 606; 30 Howell's St. Tr. 492. Histories are not admissible in relation to matters not of a public nature, such as the custom of a particular town, a descent, the boundaries of a county, and the like. 1 Salk. 281; S. C. Skin. 623; T. Jones, 164; 6 C. & P. 586, note. See 9 Ves. 347; 10 Ves. 354; 3 John. 385; 1 Binn. 399; and Notoriety.

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As the investigation into the child's medical history continues, the investigator must determine if the infant experienced previous traumatic injuries, had illnesses not documented in medical records, or contracted illnesses or medical complications during the first week of life.
Those in group two who received a medical history with depression, 87% were likely to order more tests for the person with a headache, and 30% thought that the patient might be at risk for a subarachnoid hemorrhage.
Although patients are the key to their medical history, they are often the least involved participants in their own healthcare.
For years, the family physician or internist developed and maintained a comprehensive medical history pertaining to each patient, starting with the patient's very first visit.
This distinction is crucial to the kind of constructivist medical history they propose to write.
An important part of this data-gathering process is the "family medical history.
But if a person's medical history doesn't point clearly to MS and the MRI is normal, I'd be very cautious.
With the advent of smart cards that encode a patient's entire medical history on a computer chip, he notes, doctors will make fewer mistakes, quality of treatment will improve, and costs will decrease, making managed care irrelevant.
For example, in young people with mild symptoms, a medical history and physical examination may be all the doctor needs to suggest successful treatment.
With One Medical Passport, patients complete their own pre-operative medical history securely via the Internet.
The special green bottles are stored in people's fridges and can hold details about emergency contacts, medical history and medicines.
What Ails The White House: An Introduction to the Medical History of the American Presidency is a survey of the physical health of presidents of the United States, as assessed and written by cardiologist Jay W.

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