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something visible or evident that gives grounds for believing in the existence or presence of something else

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(medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease

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anything that accompanies X and is regarded as an indication of X's existence

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Furthermore, the CPPs are based on alarm symptoms qualifying the patient for referral to the fast track-pathway as follows:
From a medical perspective some of these are categorized as alarm symptoms, but also a variety of symptoms that are frequently occurring and categorized as benign were included.
Age and alarm symptoms do not predict endoscopic findings among patients with dyspepsia: a multicentre database study.
The average waiting times for endoscopy and colonoscopy were 27 and 29 days, respectively, including patients with alarm symptoms for malignancy.
Under the AGO approach, a patient who gives a history consistent with IBS and has no alarm symptoms or signs-weight loss, fever, rectal bleeding malnutrition, anemia, a low albumin level, or an elevated WBC--can reasonably be assumed to have IBS and can move straight to a therapeutic trial.
Worrying about wasting your GP's time is stopping Brits reporting cancer alarm symptoms, says a University of Surrey study in the British Journal of Clinical Practice.
* Red flags or FGID alarm symptoms include multiple organ involvement, gastrointestinal Needing, weight loss, mouth ulcers, and liver disease.
Upper GI endoscopy is warranted in patients who present with GERD and "alarm symptoms" (dysphagia, odinophagia, weight loss, bleeding, or anemia), which may suggest potential complications such as peptic stricture and esophagitis.
Patients were excluded from the study if they were using antibiotics in the preceding two weeks, using H2 receptor blockers and/or proton pump inhibitors, having advanced dementia, cerebrovascular disease, advanced respiratory problems and alarm symptoms for malignancy.
"Alarm symptoms," including dysphagia, weight loss, chronic diarrhea, vomiting, and gastrointestinal blood loss, were present in 39 (42%) of the children.
Early endoscopy for patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) without alarm symptoms does not improve symptoms or quality of life, though it does increase costs.
Colonoscopy should only be undertaken if alarm symptoms are present or if iron deficiency persists despite oral iron therapy and correction of reversible causes (e.g.
Under the ACG approach, a patient who gives a history consistent with IBS and has no alarm symptoms or signs--weight loss, fever, rectal bleeding, malnutrition, anemia, a low albumin level, or a high WBC--can reasonably be assumed to have IBS and can move straight to a therapeutic trial.
Patients with alarm symptoms or a diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease also were excluded.