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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; 


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 Diabetes, stroke, heredity for breast cancer.

Required associations

Optional associations


            healthcare matter
        health issue
    health condition
health problem


health problem

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