objective sign


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objective sign

[äb′jek·tiv ′sīn]
(medicine)
A sign which can be detectable by someone other than the patient.
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For a consummation theory, children provided an objective sign of consent--just as their absence might provide grounds to question the consensual basis of the marriage--thereby establishing a convenient harmony between the needs of aristocratic families and theological requirements.
The trigger points of the myofascial pain syndrome purport to be an objective sign because the examiner is supposed to be able to feel a taut band of muscle with a cordlike texture.(33)
"Positive serologic test results without objective signs are very likely false-positive results," he said.
The second defense is usually accompanied by the self-professed "independent" medical examiner, who, after looking at "the films" and conducting a 15-minute, "drive-by" exam, concludes that "the plaintiff must be seeking some kind of secondary gain" because either there are no objective signs of injury or the plaintiff's complaints are "inconsistent" with the examiner's findings.
Physicians want objective signs of improvement to be able to convey to patients that they are getting better, and data from this study suggest mirikizumab may address this need.
The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved UCB's Cimzia (certolizumab pegol) injection intended for the treatment of adults with a certain type of inflammatory arthritis called non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis, with objective signs of inflammation, it was reported on Friday.
As there has been no US FDA-approved treatments until now, this is the first time the agency has approved a treatment for nr-axSpA, with objective signs of inflammation.
UCB announced that the FDA has approved extending the label for CIMZIA to include a new indication for the treatment of adults with active non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis with objective signs of inflammation.
Distribution of Objective Signs and Symptoms according to Gender that are having One or More Disorders Disorder Male Female Clicking 27 39 TMJ pain 25 31 Reduced mouth opening 11 10 Masticatory muscle pain 20 24 Deviation with mouth opening 13 16 Table 4.
Initial diagnosis can be complicated by subjective symptoms, variable presentation, and few objective signs that can be assessed in the primary care setting.
"You look at photographs of dogs being hugged by people and the dogs show objective signs of distress.
"At the time of our evaluation, Mr Karius's principal residual symptoms and objective signs suggested that visual spatial dysfunction existed and likely occurred immediately following the event.

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