diagnoses diagnoses  /ˌdaɪ əɡ ˈnoʊ siz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) identifying the nature or cause of some phenomenon

Usage(s):

  1. There was no clustering of autism diagnoses in the weeks and months after vaccination.
  2. In other studies, researchers interviewed patients and made diagnoses in person.
  3. DSM diagnoses can be used by courts to lock you in a mental hospital or by schools to place your child in special-education classes.

News

  1. Genetics of dyslexia and language impairment unraveled

    A new study of the genetic origins of dyslexia and other learning disabilities could allow for earlier diagnoses and more successful interventions, according to researchers. Many students now are not diagnosed until high school, at which point treatments are less effective.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. Yale researchers unravel genetics of dyslexia and language impairment

    ( Yale University ) A new study of the genetic origins of dyslexia and other learning disabilities could allow for earlier diagnoses and more successful interventions, according to researchers at Yale School of Medicine. Many students now are not diagnosed until high school, at which point treatments are less effective.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  3. Two Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans Join with American Well® to Bring Online Healthcare to Patients

    LAS VEGAS, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine being able to speak immediately with a physician, ask questions, and get a diagnoses from your home or office at the click of a button over an iPad®, iPhone®, ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. Sir Ian said: "Information about things such as missed diagnoses or late diagnoses won't show up in any register of untoward events because there's no incident, there's just a black hole."
    on Dec 10, 2008 By: Sir Ian Kennedy Source: Times Online

  2. "You wonder about the dosage and if there may have been some better medical diagnoses done prior to that," Crist said.
    on Dec 14, 2006 By: Charlie Crist Source: Forbes

  3. Asim F. Choudhri, lead author and fellow physician in the Division of Neuroradiology at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, said: "The goal is to improve the speed and accuracy of medical diagnoses, as well as to improve communications among...
    on Nov 30, 2009 By: Johns Hopkins Source: Times of India

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