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Synonyms for examination

Synonyms for examination

the act of examining carefully

a close or systematic study

a medical inquiry into a patient's state of health


a set of questions or exercises designed to determine knowledge or skill

Synonyms for examination

a detailed inspection of your conscience (as done daily by Jesuits)

the act of giving students or candidates a test (as by questions) to determine what they know or have learned

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Recognizing that its use as an initial screen has limitations and does not obviate the need for a skilled clinical assessment, including a thorough psychiatric history and mental status examination, following the identification of persons scoring in a "severe" range, the patient's primary physician or caseworker was informed of this test finding for appropriate follow-up action.
A typical patient work-up includes taking a patient's medical and family history, a physical and neurological examination, blood work and urinalysis, a mental status examination and selected imaging studies such as MRI, SPECT, CT or PET scans.
The patient has had a comprehensive clinical evaluation--as defined by the American Academy of Neurology--encompassing a medical history from both the patient and a well-acquainted informant, a physical and mental status examination aided by cognitive scales or neuropsychological testing, laboratory tests, and structural imaging.
In addition to family history, other important diagnostic elements include physical examination, drug screens, mental status examination, and neuropsychological testing, Dr.
History taking should include age of onset of symptoms, medical history, school history, family psychiatric history, and a mental status examination.
Your health care professional should take a thorough medical history, and conduct extensive physical and mental status examinations, including laboratory tests.