amp;#8220;Once Julie explained to me her decision to create a software program to easily maintain family medical history, I made a few suggestions based on my career in product development and here we are, launching our first version,” Susie Brock comments.
What does FMH stand for?
FMH stands for Family Medical History
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We have 56 other meanings of FMH in our Acronym Attic
- Fonds Mutuel de Garantie des Militaires (French: Military Mutual Guarantee Fund)
- Florida Medical Group Management Association
- Fellow of the British Society of Master Glass Painters
- Fungal Mitochondrial Genome Project
- Faithful Men Gospel Quartet (Tampa, FL)
- Feirich/Mager/Green/Ryan (Carbondale, IL; law firm)
- Famous Modern Ghost Stories (collection)
- Flight Management and Guidance System (avionics; part of Flight Management Computer, FMC)
- Faculdade de Motricidade Humana
- Falmouth, Massachusetts (Airport Code)
- Fan Marker Located with Radio Beacon
- Federal Meteorological Handbook
- Fédération des Malades et des Handicapés (French)
- Fetomaternal Hemorrhage
- Flexible Metallic Hose
- Foedaratio Medicorum Helveticorum (Swiss Medical Association)
- Former Matrimonial Home (UK)
- Frederick Memorial Hospital (Frederick, MD; aka Frederick Memorial Healthcare System)
- Free Molecular Heating
- From My Heart
Samples in periodicals archive:
Healthcare providers often rely on a patient's knowledge of family medical history to estimate his or her risk for cancer.
Having all clinicians and patients participate in reviewing and recording family history will become more feasible as electronic health records (EHRs) compile information from all who care for a patient, and as EHRs and personal health records eventually include structured family medical history data," she said.
Drawing on economic rationales, it explains why GINA's extensive prohibition on the use of family medical history by health insurers represents a substantial improvement over the preexisting legislative scheme, which largely left family medical information unprotected.
The American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG) encourages every American to know their family medical history and if they haven't already gathered this potentially life-saving information, to "start the conversation" about family medical history this Thanksgiving holiday.
The study examines the medical records of 1,401 Americans with primary brain tumors, and three generations of each participant's family medical history.
In many cases, family medical history is a better indication of risk of cancer or heart disease, said Stuart Hogarth, a researcher at the institute for science and society at Nottingham University.
The test reportedly evaluates a woman's risk based on certain genetic and lifestyle factors that doctors believe affect one's breast cancer risk, including: personal and family medical history, obesity, ethnicity, menstrual periods, smoking and alcohol consumption.