Epicrisis


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Epicrisis

 

a physician’s summary containing information on a patient’s condition, diagnosis and prognosis of the illness, and recommendations for treatment and work. It is inserted in the patient’s clinical record every 10–14 days and when the patient is discharged or transferred to another medical facility. An epicrisis is also written in the event of the patient’s death.

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Presence of adequate epicrisis: presence of demographic information, clinical findings, interventions and tests performed, prediagnosis, reason for referral and the signature and stamp of the referring physician in the epicrisis prepared by the center from which the patient is referred.
Following efforts to improve neonatal transport conditions the rates of positive findings including cummunication before transport, adequate epicrisis, use of ambulance and transport incubator during transport, presence of birth report, presence of identity and gender information, adequate intravenous fluids and intubation of newborns who need to be intubated showed a significant increase in the second group.
This text demonstrates, first, some typical aspects of the Puritan sermon - its appeal to reason (logos), for instance, and illustrates some rhetorical and stylistic devices that we would expect in sermons, such as dialogismus, Biblical parataxis and polysyndeton, epicrisis, cataplexis, categoria, dehortatio, adhortatio, oraculum, and protrope.