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identifying the nature or cause of some phenomenon

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The report also identifies a number of barriers to receiving a diagnosis of dementia in Wales, including low public awareness, fear and stigma and an under-resourcing of socalled "memory services".
The goal of the study was therefore to identify "the factors that can precede the diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, that sort of can act as red flags to identify that population at risk," she explained.
However, if the patient does not improve, "we think again and consider whether the working diagnosis was wrong.
Three-fourths of all the patients with a preceding diagnosis of ADHD had a hyperactive subtype, the investigators noted.
First, the diagnostic rate of histoplasmosis might be markedly decreased because of the lack of serologic and antigen testing kits and reagents, which are useful for diagnosis of self-limited and nondisseminated histoplasmosis.
with a low-dose CT scan, using a diagnosis and treatment protocol designed for this study.
With some important exceptions, giving a child a diagnosis usually does not provide much guidance about why the problem exists, what processes have led to the problem's development, or what we should do to help.
Thus, it is important to note that although symptoms or a diagnosis of ADHD are present, something more than ADHD may be going on.
The combination of subjective diagnosis and involuntary treatment poses obvious dangers.
As physicians, part of our job is to make a diagnosis.
Only 19 percent felt well prepared to handle a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease in a family member.
Histology confirmed a diagnosis of a malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor.
When patients delay seeking medical attention after noticing symptoms of cancer there may be consequences in terms of the eventual staging of the disease at diagnosis, its prognosis and their survival.
Results were negative for carcinoembrionary antigen and the epithelial glycoprotein Ber-EP4, whereas results were positive for the mesothelial markers cytokeratins, calretinin, epithelial membrane antigen, and HBME-1, thus leading to the correct diagnosis of peritoneal epithelial mesothelioma.