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Descriptor English: Diagnosis
Descriptor Spanish: Diagnóstico
Descriptor Portuguese: Diagnóstico
Descriptor French: Diagnostic
Entry term(s): Antemortem Diagnoses
Antemortem Diagnosis
Diagnose
Diagnoses
Diagnoses and Examinations
Diagnoses, Antemortem
Diagnoses, Postmortem
Diagnosis, Antemortem
Diagnosis, Postmortem
Examinations and Diagnoses
Postmortem Diagnoses
Postmortem Diagnosis
Tree number(s): E01
SP4.051.512
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003933
Scope note: The determination of the nature of a disease or condition, or the distinguishing of one disease or condition from another. Assessment may be made through physical examination, laboratory tests, or the likes. Computerized programs may be used to enhance the decision-making process.
Annotation: general only; prefer /diag with disease term; in Chinese traditional medicine, index bianzheng shizhi (differentiation of signs & symptoms) under DIAGNOSIS, DIFFERENTIAL (IM) + MEDICINE, CHINESE TRADITIONAL (IM)
Entry Combination: methods:Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
Entry Version: DIAG
DeCS ID: 3961
Unique ID: D003933
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Diagnosis - Preferred
Concept UI M0006168
Scope note The determination of the nature of a disease or condition, or the distinguishing of one disease or condition from another. Assessment may be made through physical examination, laboratory tests, or the likes. Computerized programs may be used to enhance the decision-making process.
Preferred term Diagnosis
Entry term(s) Diagnose
Diagnoses
Diagnoses and Examinations - Broader
Concept UI M0006169
Preferred term Diagnoses and Examinations
Entry term(s) Examinations and Diagnoses
Postmortem Diagnosis - Narrower
Concept UI M0482527
Scope note Diagnosis of a disease or condition made after DEATH.
Preferred term Postmortem Diagnosis
Entry term(s) Diagnoses, Postmortem
Diagnosis, Postmortem
Postmortem Diagnoses
Antemortem Diagnosis - Narrower
Concept UI M0482526
Scope note Diagnosis of a disease or condition made before DEATH.
Preferred term Antemortem Diagnosis
Entry term(s) Antemortem Diagnoses
Diagnoses, Antemortem
Diagnosis, Antemortem



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