Definition of case history in English:

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case history

Pronunciation: /ˈkās ˈˌhist(ə)rē/


A record of a person’s background or medical history kept by a doctor or social worker.
Example sentences
  • The chiropractor should first take a complete case history, including past medical history and any lifestyle factors (such as type of work or exercise) that might be affecting the patient's problem.
  • A higher proportion of consultants now thought that including a summary of the case history in the consultant's letter was important.
  • His duties included acquiring gross pathologic specimens to document medical conditions suffered by American soldiers along with the case history.
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