TITLE

iceberg phenomenon

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1062
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "iceberg phenomenon" is presented, which means the recognition of gross conditions and diseases, and the failure to recognize the great majority of conditions that are mild and not clinically obvious.
ACCESSION #
21231872

 

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