There is increasing coverage and discussion in the press about the empowered consumer and all the tools that are now available for people to use to help be empowered. The symptom checker is one of the key tools that consumers should use as it helps make sense of all the data such as symptoms, abnormal test results or abnormal readings from the various monitors that are now available.
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As the patient engagement juggernaut gathers pace, the National eHealth Collaborative has recently weighed in with a Patient Engagement Framework
Vomiting blood (Other names: bloody vomit, hematemesis, haematemesis).
Painful periods (Other names: dysmenorrhea, dysmenorrhoea)
Sore throat (Other names: Pharyngitis, inflammation of the pharynx, raw throat, pharyngeal inflammation, throat pain).
Nocturia or night-time urination frequency. (Other names: night-time urination, excessive urination at night, night frequency, micturition night).
Dizziness and Vertigo (Other names: disequilibrium, faintness, giddiness, light-headedness, unsteadiness, vertigo, wooziness).
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