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case history

n.
A detailed account of the facts affecting the development or condition of a person or group under treatment or study, especially in medicine, psychiatry, or psychology.

case history

n
(Medicine) a record of a person's background, medical history, etc, esp one used for determining medical treatment

case′ his′tory


n.
(in medicine, social work, etc.) a record of the relevant facts and information about an individual, family, or group, serving as a basis for analysis or treatment.
[1910–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.case history - detailed record of the background of a person or group under study or treatment
account, chronicle, history, story - a record or narrative description of past events; "a history of France"; "he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president"; "the story of exposure to lead"
family history - part of a patient's medical history in which questions are asked in an attempt to find out whether the patient has hereditary tendencies toward particular diseases
anamnesis, medical history, medical record - the case history of a medical patient as recalled by the patient
Translations

case history

n (Med) → cartella clinica
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