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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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During periodic health examination and screening by the software, following the initial phone invitation, out of 330 employees, 281 (85%) were willing to participate from which 261 (79%) attended and were screened by the software.
In addition, dental examinations are included as part of the periodic health examination of all children.
The model shows that preventive health care, immunizations, periodic health examinations, counseling, and education have a greater impact on well-being than do evaluation and treatment, which are highly visible and expensive.
Outcomes measured The quality of the evidence was graded from level I to level III according to the system employed by the Canadian Task Force on the Periodic Health Examination, where level I represents the highest quality evidence.
11] The Canadian Periodic Health Examination Task Force estimated that only 28% of the population is reached with a strategy of delivering preventive services through dedicated health maintenance visits to clinicians, and noted that "more research is needed to establish the existing degree of integration of preventive and curative practices and to improve our understanding of the determinants of integration.
The concept of the periodic health examination for asymptomatic persons was first discussed in the English medical literature in the 19th century.
The content of the PHE received little serious attention until the 1970s, however, when Frame and Carlson[1-4] published their systematic reviews of the PHE, and the Canadian Task Force on the Periodic Health Examination promulgated guidelines for preventive care that specified in great detail recommendations for periodic screening, immunizations, and counseling.
1,6-8,11] Paul Frame[6] was among the first to use explicit criteria for deciding which preventive items to include in the periodic health examination of asymptomatic adults.
If glaucoma screening is to become a routine part of the periodic health examination in the primary care setting, however, there is debate as to whether tonometry should be the screening tool used.
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