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Screening

Identifying and definitional attributes

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term733968
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 03/12/2020
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The process of identifying apparently healthy people who may be at increased risk of a disease, condition or harm through the use of standardised tests, examinations or other procedures. Those identified as being at increased risk can then be offered information, further tests and appropriate treatment to reduce their risk and/or any complications arising from the disease, condition or harm.

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Supersedes Screening Health, Superseded 03/12/2020

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