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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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She said that self-reporting of family medical history depends on an individual's memory, while their data comes from the statewide Utah Cancer Registry that records nearly all cancer cases, which reduces possible errors in reporting family cancers.
When told by the tribunal service that this is not a medical and the DWP, DLA and ESA cannot use this as a medical report, everyone from these departments still calls them medicals, and still use them instead of the medical history supplied by you, the patient.
To avail Tata Indicom - Doctor on Call service, subscribers need to dial 54887, and a doctor registers the personal data and medical history of the subscriber.
As part of their investigation police made routine inquiries with the DVLA to ensure the medical history of both drivers was registered.
This is where the insurance company requests copies of the client's medical records and medical history from his or her doctor.
Moreover, his medical history was significant for severe cardiovascular disease, and he was therefore worried about the possible cardiac complications of prolonged surgery and/or anesthesia.
The initial clinical evaluation should include a medical history and physical examination to address any psychosocial, medical, or age-related causes.
Orfila and His Times is a fine biography for any involved in medical history and science: college-level readers will appreciate the papers here, which grew from contributions to the international meeting of the same name held in 2004.
Lyssenko's team collected each person's medical history and studied analyses of their DNA.
Introducing readers to his own medical history and situation, Bruce Gould wrote "How I Conquered Diabetes" in order to educate others dealing with this all to common malady on his own immediate action and initiative for combating diabetes without insulin treatments or prescription drugs.

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