ACUTE ONSET

an unexpected, accelerated, or unforeseen growth of an illness or signs of disease.

ACUTE ONSET: "EMT's are trained to deal with the classic symptoms that exhibit themselves in a variety of acute onset situations."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ACUTE ONSET," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/acute-onset/ (accessed December 2, 2019).
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