top
English (United Kingdom)Español (spanish formal Internacional)

MC Facebook

Advertisement

Poll

Do you find MedicalCRITERIA useful?
 

Home


Advertisement


The content of this website is provided for general informational purposes only and is not a substitute professional medical advice

MedicalCRITERIA.com
Wilson and Jungner Criteria for Screening Print E-mail


In 1968, Wilson and Jungner published 10 “principles” for evaluating screening programs, criteria widely used since then.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 March 2017 06:46
Read more...
 
Initial Screening for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome Print E-mail


The initial screening for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome should include specific questions about the patient's personal and family history of breast and ovarian cancers, risk assessment, education, and counseling.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 March 2017 13:36
Read more...
 
Diagnostic Criteria of Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults (LADA) Print E-mail


Latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA) accounts for 2%-12% of all cases of diabetes. Patients are typically diagnosed after 35 years of age and are often misdiagnosed as type II Diabetes Mellitus (DM). Glycemic control is initially achieved with sulfonylureas but patients eventually become insulin dependent more rapidly than with type II DM patients. 

Last Updated on Friday, 27 January 2017 06:09
Read more...
 
Definitions of Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) Print E-mail


Clostridium difficile ( C. difficile ) is a Gram-positive, sporeforming bacterium usually spread by the fecal-oral route. It is non-invasive and produces toxins A and B that cause disease, ranging from asymptomatic carriage, to mild diarrhea, to colitis, or pseudomembranous colitis. CDI is defined as the acute onset of diarrhea with documented toxigenic C. difficile or its toxin and no other documented cause for diarrhea. 

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 January 2017 06:07
Read more...
 
Diagnostic Criteria of Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC) Print E-mail


Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is a chronic cholestatic liver disease of unknown cause that is characterized pathologically by an inflammatory and fibrotic process centered on the epithelium, leading to diffuse biliary stenosis and increased wall thickness throughout the intra- and extra-hepatic biliary trees.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 March 2017 07:34
Read more...
 
Severity Criteria for Clostridium difficile Infection Print E-mail
Patients with severe disease may develop a colonic ileus or toxic dilatation and present with abdominal pain and distension but with minimal or no diarrhea. Complications of severe C. difficile colitis include dehydration, electrolyte disturbances, hypoalbuminemia, toxic megacolon, bowel perforation, hypotension, renal failure, systemic inflammatory response syndrome, sepsis, and death.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 January 2017 05:19
Read more...
 
« StartPrev123NextEnd »

Page 1 of 3

Free Registry

Advertisement

Online

We have 3364 guests online

HONcode

HONcode accreditation seal. We comply with the HONcode standard for health trust worthy information:
verify here

Site Last Modified

Thursday 23 March 2017, 06:46


bottom

Copyright © MedicalCRITERIA.com 2005-2017. All Rights Reserved