- Asymptomatic peptic ulcer disease. Dew, Michael J. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);8/15/1987, Vol. 295 Issue 6595, p401
Focuses on the diagnosis of asymptotic peptic ulcer disease. Treatment of the disease; Use of endoscopic or radiological screening for the discovery of peptic ulcer; Mortality rate of peptic ulcer disease.
- Gastric pain: An exercise in diagnosis. Surawicz, Christina M. // Cortlandt Forum;6/25/95, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p130
Reports on the diagnosis of a woman with gastric ulcer. Description of the woman's symptoms; Diagnostic guesses of a fellow, a resident and a medical student; Endoscopy as revealing a gastric ulcer. INSET: Of these multiple diagnostic possibilities, which is best?..
- Lip Lesion in a Solid Organ Transplant Recipient. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;5/1/2012, Vol. 54 Issue 9, p1332
A photo quiz concerning the diagnosis of a disease in an organ transplant recipient having an ulcer on lower lip is presented.
- Sniff out ulcers. Wolfe, Yun Lee // Prevention;Jan97, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p53
Reports on the Meretek UBT Breath Test for detecting ulcers that are caused by the H. pylori bacteria. The success rate of the test; Its inability to detect ulcers due to other causes, like NSAIDs; Contact point for more information.
- Breath test for ulcer patients. // U.S. News & World Report;11/04/96, Vol. 121 Issue 18, p66
Mentions a new test designed to detect the bacterium that causes ulcers in as many as 80 percent of patients. The approval by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
- Chronic Ulceration on the Lower Extremity. JONES, BRANDON Q.; DALTON, SCOTT R. // American Family Physician;10/15/2014, Vol. 90 Issue 8, p571
The article presents a photo quiz about the diagnosis of a patient who has chronic ulceration on the lower extremity.
- Willingness to pay for diagnostic certainty: comparing patients, physicians, and managed care executives. Hirth, Richard A.; Bloom, Bernard S.; Chernew, Michael E.; Fendrick, A. Mark; Hirth; Hirth, R A; Bloom, B S; Chernew, M E; Fendrick, A M // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Mar1999, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p193
Cost-effectiveness analyses routinely ignore the value of diagnostic certainty. Moreover, no previous study has compared this value among different stakeholders. We surveyed 25 patients, 28 physicians, and 23 managed care executives to compare their willingness to pay for diagnostic information...
- Woman complains of red eye, irritation. Fein, Jordana G.; Wu, Helen K.; Raizman, Michael B. // Ocular Surgery News;6/25/2012, Vol. 30 Issue 12, p38
The article discusses case study of a 51-year-old woman referred to the cornea service, complaining of a red and irritated right eye for 2 days with slight decrease in vision with ocular pain and foreign body sensation. Anterior segment examination of the right eye was notable for 2+...
- SOME ASPECTS OF THE PATHOLOGY OF PEPTIC ULCER. Berger, Arnold L. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Nov1959, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p647
Presents an abstract of the study "The Pathology of Peptic Ulcer," by R. B. Baird.