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Diagnostic Strategies 2nd

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Second Edition
Diagnostic Strategies

Edited by Edgar R. Black, MD, FACP; Donald R. Bordley, MD, FACP; Thomas G. Tape, MD, FACP; and Robert J. Panzer, MD, FACP

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Diagnostic Strategies for Common Medical Problems, second edition, presents the best diagnostic strategies for 51 of the most common patient presentations you're likely to see in a clinical setting. Each chapter is presented in a clear, concise format, allowing you to get the information you need quickly and easily. Filled with practical and cost-effective pathways to solve the problems you see every day, Diagnostic Strategies is an essential tool for any primary care provider.

"Not even the most accomplished Medline searcher would be able to gather the volume of diagnostic information in the time taken to find the relevant pages in Diagnostic Strategies." —Doody Publishing

"This is a volume that should be constantly available to all of us who practice clinical medicine." —The Lancet

  • 674 pages, 1999, softcover
  • Product #330300380
  • ISBN 10: 0-943126-74-6
  • ISBN 13: 978-0-943126-74-6

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Table of Contents

Every chapter follows this clear, concise format allowing you to quickly get the information you need:

  • Key Points
  • Background
  • Estimating Pretest Probability
  • Diagnostic Tests
  • Diagnostic Strategies
  • Clinical Problems
  • References

General Issues

1. Characteristics of Diagnostic Tests and Principles for Their Use in Quantitative Decision Making
Edgar R. Black, Robert J. Panzer, Raymond J. Mayewski, and Paul F. Griner

2. Interpretation of Diagnostic Tests and Strategies for Their Use in Quantitative Decision Making
Robert J. Panzer, Edgar R. Black, and Paul F. Griner

3. Odds and Likelihood Ratios
Anthony L. Suchman and James G. Dolan

4. Keeping Up to Date with the Best Evidence Concerning Diagnostic Tests
R. Brian Haynes

5. Coronary Artery Disease
Nancy M. Bennett and Mary C. Paris

6. Myocardial Infarction
J. Thompson Sullebarger and Donald R. Bordley

7. Secondary Hypertension
Eric B. Grossman and Edgar R. Black

8. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Jules Cohen and Philip Greenland

9. Deep Venous Thrombosis
Rudolph J. Napodano

10. Acute Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Donald R. Bordley

11. Peptic Ulcer Disease
A. Andrew Rudmann

12. Colon Cancer
Ann Butler Nattinger

13. Acute Diarrhea
Benson T. Massey

14. Cholelithiasis and Acute Cholecystitis
Eric A. Richard and Robert A. Greene

15. Obstructive Jaundice
James P. Corsetti and D

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