616 Diseases

Hierarchical Taxonomy of Psychopathology

"Objectives of the Hierarchical Taxonomy of Psychopathology (HiTOP) are to advance the classification of psychopathology to maximize its usefulness for research and clinical practice. The HiTOP aims to address limitations of traditional nosologies, such as the DSM-5 and ICD-10, including arbitrary boundaries between psychopathology and normality, often unclear boundaries between disorders, frequent disorder co-occurrence, heterogeneity within disorders, and diagnostic instability.

Eating and Drinking Ability Classification System for Individuals with Cerebral Palsy

"We have developed a new Eating and Drinking Ability Classification System (EDACS) for people with cerebral palsy. EDACS describes five distinct levels of ability using the key features of safety and efficiency (...). Our new Eating and Drinking Ability Classification System (EDACS) offers an alternative to subjective terms such as mild and moderate and severe which have no agreed definition. We developed EDACS by consulting with people with cerebral palsy, parents and experts around the world.


"LOINC was initiated in 1994 by Clem McDonald, an investigator at the Regenstrief Institute, which is an internationally respected non-profit medical research organization associated with Indiana University. Regenstrief organized the LOINC committee to develop a common terminology for laboratory and clinical observations because there was a growing trend to send clinical data electronically from laboratories and other data producers to hospitals, physician's offices, and payers who use the data for clinical care and management purposes.

TNM Classification of Malignant Tumors

"The classification of cancer by anatomic disease extent, i.e. stage, is the major determinant of appropriate treatment and prognosis. Stage is an increasingly important component of cancer surveillance and cancer control and an endpoint for the evaluation of the population-based screening and early detection efforts. The UICC has published the UICC TNM classification of malignant tumours for over 50 years. The UICC TNM classification is the internationally accepted standard for cancer staging.

Vocabulari multilingüe de la sida

"Aquest diccionari recull més de 400 termes relatius a la infecció pel VIH i la sida que s'utilitzen habitualment en l'àmbit assistencial. S’hi poden trobar termes relacionats amb les característiques biològiques del VIH, amb aspectes epidemiològics i clínics de la infecció pel VIH i la sida o amb el tractament de la malaltia.

"This dictionary contains more than 400 terms relating to HIV and AIDS that are commonly used in the healthcare setting. You can find terms related to the biological characteristics of HIV, epidemiological and clinical aspects of infection HIV and AIDS and the treatment of the disease. Each term has equivalents in seven denominations Romance languages ​​(Catalan, Spanish -variants Europe and Mexico, French, Galician, Italian, Portuguese and European -variants of Brasil- and Romanian) with corresponding indicators speech and also in English.

Diccionari de psiquiatria

"Aquest diccionari recull gairebé un miler de termes amb les denominacions i la definició en català i amb els equivalents en castellà, francès, anglès i alemany. La salut mental és avui un dels àmbits prioritaris d'atenció sanitària. A banda dels nous plantejaments en el tractament de les malalties mentals i en la comprensió dels processos psíquics, s'hi descriuen patologies mentals emergents de gran impacte social, com ara les demències de tipus Alzheimer o els trastorns de la conducta alimentària.

"This dictionary includes nearly a thousand names and terms with the Catalan definition and the equivalents in Spanish, French, English and German. Mental health is now one of the priority areas of health care. In addition to new approaches in treatment of mental illness in the understanding of mental processes, mental disorders are described emerging of great social impact, such as Alzheimer-type dementia or behavioral disorders food.