Clinical Investigations at a Glance

Series: At a Glance
Genre: Science
Original Publish Date: Nov 10, 2016
Product Number: EB00691014
Released: Dec 04, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118759318
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Clinical Investigations at a Glance provides an up-to-date, evidence-based overview of diagnostic investigations, looking at their choice, importance and interpretation for commonly presenting symptoms and conditions.Designed to help develop the evidence-based use of investigations and interpret results properly, the book provides a unique perspective on many critical issues in medical testing, with the aim of improving diagnostic accuracy and reducing unnecessary tests or harm.Clinical Investigations at a Glance is structured in three parts: an overview of tests; common presentations (such as chest pain, nausea and vomiting, weight loss and anaemia,); and conditions organized by body system, such as cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease and nephrology. Key features include: - How to interpret investigations, using high quality illustrations to compare ‘normal' and ‘diseased' results- Evidence-based, including references - How to select the most appropriate investigation, the accuracy of tests and how to manage incidental findings

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