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prodrome

[′prō‚drōm]
(medicine)
An early or premonitory manifestation of impending disease before the specific symptoms begin.
An aura.
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The prodrome phase lasted [greater than or equal to] 3 days for 7 patients and <3 days for 8 patients (median 2 days, range 0-8 days) (Table 1).
In contrast, patients with a shorter prodrome often had rapidly declining mental status and seizures.
The length of prodrome was associated with clinical outcome at the time of discharge (Figure 2).
The most common prodrome in deep-brain complex partial seizures seems to be heightened intensity of emotional arousal--perhaps sometimes due to associated activation of the Olds and Milner 'drive centre'.
Both of us remarked that a consistent problem occurred when working with dangerous criminals and with young patients whose early delinquency later proved to be a prodrome for psychosis.
We could detect no recognizable prodrome in these cases to serve as a cuing stimulus to re-activate any learned self-regulatory strategy.
Ces approches ont vise a augmenter la connaissance de la maladie et des prodromes et a ameliorer l'adherence au traitement.
Les cibles du traitement sont l'adherence au traitement, l'identification des prodromes, la definition d'interventions precoces, la gestion du stress, le traitement des symptomes depressifs et le traitement des comorbidites.
These diseases present with nonspecific prodromes that may have an insidious or abrupt onset.
Third, the four patients who received early care and were discharged to their homes were assigned three different diagnoses, which suggests that syndromic surveillance systems must address the potential variability in how patients with the same infection may be diagnosed during the prodrome phase.