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History: these codes are compiled by the symptoms of millions of patients. The diagnostic codes are created around a constellation of symptoms by doing it this way the risk of mis diagnosis is lessened. A patient is not diagnosed by one symptom but a series of them all adding up to a diagnostic criteria ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I wish I could help: you with this. But, I am an American based physician & am not knowledgeable about British sites. Take care. ...Read more
Correct: HealthTap is not intended to provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment,...For these services, please use HealthTap Prime. The nature of many questions and the resultant answers by the docs may be used to help you gain an understanding of your issues, and should be used to educate you and help when establishing a true relationship with a health care provider. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cheap compared to...: If the diagnosis is missed, the price is your life. Period. If you have a dominant mass in your breast, get seen. We're all trapped in the same dysfunctional health care system, but we're here for those who can pay, and those who cannot. ...Read more
You tell us: Only you and your doctor know if you are pregnant. How can we possibly comment on this unimportant code? ...Read more
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Free Health Care: I do not believe there is such a service. I do know that you can go to public health clinics for a sliding scale fee and that is where i would advise you to start. Regular family medicine office visits are also not expensive when you compare the cost of seeing specialists or going to an er. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Could an autism diagnosis be wrong? Many other professionals are questioning the dx. Also, he did not qualify for the preschool disability program.
Not uncommon: Sometimes we have to observe a child in different ways. Our neuropsychologist sees patients first & gets the best out of them on standardized tests. Then they see me (db pede) when they're tired, but they've had a snack. With parental permission, i push the buttons that bring out autistic behaviors, if there. Atypicality that we see that way may not fulfill school eligibility guidelines. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How accurate is the first dsm psych test? Diagnosis was bi-polar & bpd? Is it accurate enough to diagnosis & start med? Other testing needed first?
"Reliability" of Dx: Most dsm diagnoses r made using a clinical/diagnostic interview - by talking w/ person (a) 2gather history of symptoms s/he's experiencing &(b) 2ask specific q's re: those symptoms. A doc's diagnosis may not correspond exactly (or at all) 2another's. Sometimes symptom scales r used 2lend support 2a diagnosis. An assessment by psychologist trained 2use formal psych tests can help pinpoint diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there healthcare providers other than physicians (e.G. M.D.'s, d.O.'s) on healthtap who answer questions?
Diagnostic Criteria: Schizoaffective disorder can appear surprisingly similar to several other conditions including schizophrenia, major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, brief psychotic disorder, delusional disorder, and substance-induced psychotic disorder. Screening questions should be designed to provide the examiner information regarding the diagnostic criteria found in the dsm-iv-tr. ...Read more