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diagnosis in Nurses, doctors, etc topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdiagnosisdi‧ag‧no‧sis /ˌdaɪəɡˈnəʊsɪs $ -ˈnoʊ-/ ●○○ noun (plural diagnoses /-siːz/) [countable, uncountable]  MHthe process of discovering exactly what is wrong with someone or something, by examining them closelyprognosisdiagnosis of diagnosis of kidney disease An exact diagnosis can only be made by obtaining a blood sample.COLLOCATIONSverbsmake a diagnosisDon't take any medicines before a doctor has made a proper diagnosis.give (somebody) a diagnosisThey'll be able to give me a diagnosis when they get the results of the tests.establish/reach a diagnosisIt is important to establish the diagnosis and begin treatment quickly.confirm a diagnosisThe clinic confirmed the diagnosis.adjectivesan early diagnosis (=at an early stage of a disease)Early diagnosis gives patients the best chance of recovery.a medical diagnosis (=given by a doctor)The company manufactures monitoring equipment for medical diagnosis.a clinical diagnosis (=given as the result of tests)Pneumonia was the most common clinical diagnosis with these symptoms.a correct/accurate diagnosisIt is impossible to make an accurate diagnosis without an examination.an incorrect/wrong diagnosisThe doctors apparently made an incorrect diagnosis.a positive diagnosis (=saying that a disease is present)Following a positive diagnosis, you will be admitted for hospital treatment.
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diagnosisMadness is a diagnosis or verdict of some of our greatest doctors and geniuses, and of their man-disappointed minds.This is especially so when a diagnosis of dementia blinds works to remaining skills.A diagnosis would not be made for 48 hours, until the results of blood tests are returned.Furthermore, a careful history and physical examination permit a confident diagnosis that stands up over time.The camera tracks the movement of these materials, thus assisting in diagnosis of cancers or various types of cardiovascular disease.Disseminated histoplasmosis can be treated effectively if the diagnosis is made quickly and anti-fungal drug therapy is started early.The colon was not assessed in nine patients in whom the diagnosis of malignant disease elsewhere had been obtained by other tests.Armed with a video, patients can explore their diagnosis in the privacy of their home with the luxury of time.diagnosis ... madeFinal microbiological diagnosis was made by two infectious disease specialists who weighed all available clinical evidence.Before a proper diagnosis can be made and treatment recommended, all these factors must be considered.He estimated the diagnosis is made at that hospital once a year or less.Disseminated histoplasmosis can be treated effectively if the diagnosis is made quickly and anti-fungal drug therapy is started early.Yet none, by itself, is vital to the diagnosis being made.The diagnosis can be made clinically by careful abdominal examination after a suggestive history has been obtained.The diagnosis is made on the basis of one or more of the following: 1.The diagnosis was made in 57 patients by endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography and in three by percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography.