"Diagnosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The determination of the nature of a disease or condition, or the distinguishing of one disease or condition from another. Assessment may be made through physical examination, laboratory tests, or the likes. Computerized programs may be used to enhance the decision-making process.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Diagnosis".
- Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment [E]
- Diagnosis [E01]
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Diagnosis".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Diagnosis" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Diagnosis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.