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- Criteria for Neurosurgical or Neuroradiologic Intervention for Mold Infections of the Central Nervous System (CNS)
- Criteria for the Diagnosis of Obsessive–Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- Case Definition for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)
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|Framingham Criteria for Congestive Heart Failure|
|Written by G. Firman MD|
|Friday, 27 February 2009 10:44|
Diagnosis of CHF requires the simultaneous presence of at least 2 major criteria or 1 major criterion in conjunction with 2 minor criteria.
Minor criteria are acceptable only if they can not be attributed to another medical condition (such as pulmonary hypertension, chronic lung disease, cirrhosis, ascites, or the nephrotic syndrome).
The Framingham Heart Study criteria are 100% sensitive and 78% specific for identifying persons with definite congestive heart failure.
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