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Cardiovascular diagnosis has become increasingly complex as the array of testing procedures grows. The clinician frequently asks, should a noninvasive test be done, and, if so, which one? When are the clinical findings so clear-cut that no additional cardiac testing needs to be done? When is invasive diagnostic testing indicated? Any efforts to provide an integrated approach to the evaluation of cardiovascular disorders and to bring order to the chaos of test selection and interpretation should be welcomed by medical students and experienced practitioners.
Drs. Cohn and Wynne have assembled a 12-chapter, multi-authored book that discusses the characteristics, indications, and
Diagnostic Methods in Clinical Cardiology.. Ann Intern Med. 1982;97:945. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-97-6-945_1
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