• The purpose of the severity index is to provide simple, standardized criteria for assigning severity to cases of acute pesticide-related illness and injury. (cdc.gov)
  • It is important to assign a severity category to each case of acute pesticide-related illness and injury. (cdc.gov)
  • An understanding of illness severity will be useful for evaluating the morbidity of acute pesticide-related illness and injury, for assessing its impact on society, and to assist the targeting of limited intervention/prevention resources toward the most pressing pesticide problems. (cdc.gov)
  • Severity should only be assigned to acute pesticide-related illnesses or injuries classified as definite, probable, possible, or suspicious. (cdc.gov)
  • Higher pain severity at recruitment, more lesions, lower income, and being immunocompromised were the predictors of a greater acute HZSOI. (nih.gov)
  • Higher acute pain severity, lower income, being immunocompromised, older age, and not receiving antivirals were the predictors of greater postherpetic HZSOI. (nih.gov)
  • grade I, grade II and grade III, according to the severity grading in the Tokyo guidelines for acute cholecystitis. (biomedsearch.com)
  • The aim of this study was to investigate the prognostic value of the NLR in acute pancreatitis (AP) and determine an optimal ratio for severity prediction. (biomedsearch.com)
  • The most common clinical syndrome in the other 40% of infected patients is an acute respiratory illness characterized by fever, cough, and pleuritic pain. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition to generally broadening the diagnostic thresholds, other notable changes from the prior 1994 consensus criteria include discouraging the term "acute lung injury," and defining grades of ARDS severity according to degree of decrease in the oxygen content of the blood. (wikipedia.org)
  • Acute infection with hepatitis B virus is associated with acute viral hepatitis, an illness that begins with general ill-health, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, body aches, mild fever, and dark urine, and then progresses to development of jaundice. (wikipedia.org)
  • BACKGROUND: This study applied item response theory (IRT) and latent class analysis (LCA) procedures to examine the dimensionality and heterogeneity of comorbid substance use disorders (SUDs) and explored their utility for standard clinical assessments, including the Addiction Severity Index (ASI), HIV Risk Behavior Scale (HRBS), and SF-36 quality-of-life measures. (duke.edu)
  • There was no validated measure of addiction in the 1970s, so O'Brien began work, together with A. Thomas McLellan, PhD, to develop the "Addiction Severity Index," a tool that was later translated into over 30 languages and which by 2012 was being used throughout the world to determine the extent of patients' problems and tailor appropriate treatment approaches. (wikipedia.org)
  • The purpose of this committee was to revise the primary classification system, known as DSM-5, that psychiatrists use in diagnosing mental illnesses, including addiction disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Clinical Global Impression (CGI) rating scales are measures of symptom severity, treatment response and the efficacy of treatments in treatment studies of patients with mental disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • Another study indicates that, in primary care patients with different anxiety disorders including social phobia, panic disorder, panic disorder with or without agoraphobia, agoraphobia, or generalized anxiety disorder, the BAI seemed to measure the severity of depression. (wikipedia.org)
  • Several neurodegenerative disorders also may present with parkinsonism and are sometimes referred to as "atypical parkinsonism" or "Parkinson plus" syndromes (illnesses with parkinsonism plus some other features distinguishing them from PD). (wikipedia.org)
  • These changes had the effect of increasing the number of new SSDI awards and shifting their composition towards claimants with low-mortality disorders such as mental illness and back pain. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is part of the Division of State Operated Healthcare Facilities within the Department of Health and Human Services, which oversees and manages 14 state-operated healthcare facilities that treat adults and children with mental illness, developmental disabilities, and substance use disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • Somatic symptom disorders, as a group, are included in a number of diagnostic schemes of mental illness, including the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] Somatoform disorder Not Otherwise Specified (NOS) Included among these disorders are false pregnancy, psychogenic urinary retention, and mass psychogenic illness (so-called mass hysteria). (wikipedia.org)
  • Though the Shang did not have a concept of "medicine" as distinct from other fields, their oracular inscriptions on bones and tortoise shells refer to illnesses that affected the Shang royal family: eye disorders, toothaches, bloated abdomen, etc., which Shang elites usually attributed to curses sent by their ancestors. (wikipedia.org)
  • Greater attention should be directed to improving objective discharge abstract, billing, and laboratory data for measuring patient severity and adverse patient occurrences. (nih.gov)
  • Potential Severity or Injury or Illness. (ihs.gov)
  • Its potential severity has driven much research to prevent it and divers almost universally use dive tables or dive computers to limit their exposure and to control their ascent speed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Severity of pseudofilling defect in the left atrial appendage on cardiac computed tomography is a simple predictor of the degree of left atrial emptying dysfunction in patients with chronic atrial fibrillation. (biomedsearch.com)
  • The HZSOI represents the area under the curve of pain severity over time and ranges from 0 (no pain) to 1800 (pain=10 for 180 d). (nih.gov)
  • Similarly with respect to pain catastrophizing between romantic partners, spouse catastrophizing about a partner's chronic pain was related to depressive and pain severity levels in both spouses. (wikipedia.org)
  • Also, the length of time exposed to vehicular motion did not appear to affect the occurrence (or lack thereof) or severity of the sopite syndrome. (wikipedia.org)
  • Strain A/cal/Duschanbe/55/71 could be detected for seven days and caused an influenza-like illness in calves. (wikipedia.org)
  • The authors discuss the objectives and definition of the Severity of Illness Index, which has been developed and refined at The Johns Hopkins University over the past 5 years. (ovid.com)
  • Viruses include human respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), human metapneumovirus, adenovirus, human parainfluenza viruses, influenza and rhinovirus, and RSV is a common source of illness and hospitalization in infants. (wikipedia.org)