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Laboratory tests are essential elements in the care and treatment of both the well and the sick. But too often the selection of which test to order and the interpretation of the result are left to chance. Dr. Griner's group at Rochester is one of several groups actively engaged in the development and application of rational strategies for test selection and test interpretation.
This multiauthored book is a compendium of disease-oriented chapters designed to show medical students and residents the effectiveness and limitations of various test strategies. After a simple and clear explanation of such topics as sensitivity, specificity, pretest
Clinical Diagnosis and the Laboratory: Logical Strategies for Common Medical Problems.. Ann Intern Med. ;106:918. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-106-6-918_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1987;106(6):918.
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