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Vorerkrankung

English translation: preexisting illness/condition

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German term or phrase:Vorerkrankung
English translation:preexisting illness/condition
Entered by: Beth Kantus
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01:44 Mar 2, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
German term or phrase: Vorerkrankung
In terms of a medical text, who knows this?:
Vorerkrankung

Thanx,
Warwick
jyxxer
Australia
Local time: 01:50
preexisting illness/condition
Explanation:
Another alternative - see the websites below from a google search on preexisting illness:

People Who Are Uninsurable Because They Have Preexisting ...
... treat—health problem. As Table I shows, health insurers either refuse to cover such people or exclude them from coverage for the preexisting illness. Of course ...
www.ncpa.org/w/w43.html

Health Insurance: Preexisting Conditions --thrive@health
... able to go from one job to another, and your preexisting condition will be covered -- without additional waiting periods -- even if you have a chronic illness. ...
www.thriveonline.com/medical/powerful/insurance.preexisting...

HTH!
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Beth Kantus
United States
Local time: 09:50
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Summary of answers provided
naPrevious illness (or illnesses); pre-existing condition (or conditions)Fuad Yahya
napreexisting illness/conditionBeth Kantus
naprevious disorder
Vesna Zivcic
napast medical historychris taylor


  

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47 mins
past medical history


Explanation:
german medical jargon translated into the equivalent english medical jargon. more context required for alternatives!

chris taylor
Local time: 14:50
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1 hr
previous disorder


Explanation:
Since you seem to be working with the translation which refers to depression, the most suitaable translation for the term "Vorerkrankung" woul be "previous disorder" (see Google).


    Google> previous+disorder+depression
Vesna Zivcic
Local time: 15:50
Works in field
Native speaker of: Croatian
PRO pts in category: 8
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1 hr
preexisting illness/condition


Explanation:
Another alternative - see the websites below from a google search on preexisting illness:

People Who Are Uninsurable Because They Have Preexisting ...
... treat—health problem. As Table I shows, health insurers either refuse to cover such people or exclude them from coverage for the preexisting illness. Of course ...
www.ncpa.org/w/w43.html

Health Insurance: Preexisting Conditions --thrive@health
... able to go from one job to another, and your preexisting condition will be covered -- without additional waiting periods -- even if you have a chronic illness. ...
www.thriveonline.com/medical/powerful/insurance.preexisting...

HTH!

Beth Kantus
United States
Local time: 09:50
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 4

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gwolf
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10 hrs
Previous illness (or illnesses); pre-existing condition (or conditions)


Explanation:
On a medical history form, the typical expression is "previous illnesses."

"Pre-existing condition" (or "conditions") is used in discussions of insurability.

Fuad

Fuad Yahya
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish

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Nick Smith, BA (Hons.), Dipl. Uebers. (FH Koeln)
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Jan 8, 2006 - Changes made by Fuad Yahya:
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