This statement, which appears in the August 2000 issue of Pediatrics, updates a previous AAP statement and reflects the current thinking about alcohol exposure in utero and the revised nosology .
During the 17th century, Thomas Sydenham founded the discipline of nosology by insisting that diseases had their own natural history and could be described and classified on the basis of their specific characteristics.
Psychopathology and psychiatric nosology became the legitimate framework for these interventions.
The members of the international academic community who serve on expert panels that define and develop diagnostic criteria and stage pulmonary diseases need to agree on a set of rules that will govern nosology .
Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor, also referred to as inflammatory fibrosarcoma, is a rare tumor composed of myofibroblastic spindle cells of uncertain etiology and disputed nosology .
It has a nosological status and is clearly associated with suffering, ill health, and disability.
The underlying cause of death was determined from the death certificates by a nosologist at the Australian Bureau of Statistics using the international classification of diseases.
Death certificates were coded by trained nosologists at the Office of National Statistics according to the International Classification of Disease, 9th revision.
I would like to make a small but practical nosological contribution.
There is much evidence, including our own, indicating that patients with BDI and BDII represent two different nosological conditions.