Hypoliquidemia, a Worrisome New Syndrome

Margalit Gur-Arie, a frequent contributor over at KevinMD.com, has written about an important syndrome to consider when planning elective, expensive procedures:

“Hypoliquidemia is a disease of the financial system. It is characterized by low levels of liquid cash in your bank account, low credit scores and low socioeconomic status (SES). Other signs and symptoms may include anxiety, depression and various phobias. Hypoliquidemia is diagnosed through a series of evidence based standardized screenings, ported from the financial industry and administered by your whole-person oriented care team. Moderate hypoliquidemia is severely exacerbated by prolonged encounters with the medical system, and although not a life threatening condition in otherwise healthy individuals, it may be lethal when comorbid with other severe illnesses.”

http://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2014/07/hypoliquidemia-now-come-health-care.html

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