This case report uses the example of a patient with scurvy to illustrate the importance of the basic history and physical examination, even in the age of more modern technological diagnostic techniques.
This study describes the development and validation of a screening instrument for drug use disorders and negative consequences of drug use for use in primary care clinics.
This study describes spending on diagnostic lab testing before and after implementation of reference pricing coverage of laboratory services by an employer health plan, and compares the findings with spending in a plan without reference pricing.
This study describes the characteristics, angiographic findings, and treatment patterns of patients with stable angina symptoms undergoing cardiac catheterization and/or percutaneous coronary intervention before noncardiac surgery in a large national registry.
Meyer and colleagues explore the relationship between physicians’ diagnostic accuracy, their confidence in that accuracy, and related resource utilization. In the related Invited Commentary, Dhaliwal expands on the topic in the context of point-of-care learning.
The China PEACE-Retrospective CathPCI Study evaluates the change in the use of coronary artery catheterization and percutaneous coronary intervention in Chinese urban hospitals.