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Definition

health condition considered by a healthcare actor to be a problem

 

This is a concrete item and can be implemented directly

Term: health problem; 
Plural: health problems; 

Notes

NOTE health problems can be single observations but are usually more compound as a summary of several observations. Single observations are often criteria for the more compound health condition considered to be a health problem.

Examples

EXAMPLES Diabetes, stroke, heredity for breast cancer.

Diagrammatic representation

Simple graph - health problem

Required associations

Optional associations

Generalisations

            healthcare matter
        health issue
    health condition
health problem

Specialisations

health problem