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(dī″ăg-nō′sēz″) pl. diagnoses [Gr. diagnōsis, discernment] ABBR: dx 1. Expert identification of a disease or syndrome a person has or is believed to have. 2. The use of scientific or clinical methods to establish the cause and nature of a person's illness or injury and the functional impairment it produces. The diagnosis forms the basis for patient care.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Diagnosis." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769123/all/dual_diagnosis.
Diagnosis. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769123/all/dual_diagnosis. Accessed December 8, 2019.
Diagnosis. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769123/all/dual_diagnosis
Diagnosis [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 December 08]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769123/all/dual_diagnosis.
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