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medical history

[′med·ə·kəl ′his·trē]
(medicine)
An account of a patient's past and present state of health obtained from the patient or relatives.
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He is a teacher, scholar, medical historian, author, and a compassionate and skilled physician.
1) The fact that the entry for Neild in the Australian Dictionary of Biography was written by a medical historian, the late Bryan Gandevia, and that his biography was written by a theatre and literary historian reflects Neild's wide interests.
Professor Colin Jones, medical historian at Warwick University, says: "Basically the shift is from infectious diseases to chronic diseases.
Family and friends need to provide and review information about a patient's health, often serving as both a patient's medical historian and caregiver.
Bullough is a medical historian who specializes in the
The British medical historian Roy Porter is quoted in The New York Times, "Nowadays, with the genome project, people might say that all diseases have a genetic basis.
By contrast, a fellow researcher -- a medical historian -- picks up each letter, places his nose close to each page and -- much to Duguid's alarm -- inhales deeply.
Conversely, the medical historian, who is happily familiar with clinical medicine, has to rely on the Egyptologist for his translation of the texts.
While there are several stories regarding the origin of mermaids, Medical historian Lindsey Fitzharris, who has a PhD from Oxford University, told (http://www.
A medical historian has analyzed letters between the two, complete with food diaries and daily weigh-ins surely recognizable to many of today's dieters.
And now a work outlining the nation's early medicine - Physick and the Family: Health, Medicine and Care in Wales, 1600-1750, by medical historian Dr Alun Withey - has been shortlisted for a book prize.
The number of children diagnosed with these conditions is growing at a staggering rate, as medical historian Harris Coulter, Ph.

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