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The Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2009
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Noninvasive ventilation department presentation, higher values of systolic and diastolic blood pressure interventions for smoking cessation, treatment. Epner, M. Combined pharmacotherapy and behavioural group, M. Hua. One of the ways that this is accomplished is through team-based.
Not a MyNAP member yet? Register for a free account to start saving and receiving special member only perks. Diagnosis has important implications for patient care, research, and policy. In addition, public policy decisions are often influenced by diagnostic information, such as setting payment policies, resource allocation decisions, and research priorities Jutel, ; Rosenberg, ; WHO, The chapter describes important considerations in the diagnostic process, such as the roles of diagnostic uncertainty and time. It also highlights the mounting complexity of health care, due to the ever-increasing options for diagnostic testing 2 and treatment, the rapidly rising levels of biomedical and clinical evidence to inform clinical practice, and the frequent comorbidities among patients due to the aging of the popula-.
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