The latest in testing--take out the high technology

Podolsky, Doug
November 1993
U.S. News & World Report;11/22/93, Vol. 115 Issue 20, p69
Discusses some of the new diagnostic medical tests that do not use high technology. Test to screen for Alzheimer's disease; Test reported in July 1993 `Journal of the American Medical Association' showed that taking blood pressure readings in the ankle and the arm can gauge the likelihood of clogged coronary arteries and the short-term risk of heart attack; Study published in `Angiology' shows that a tape measure can detect painful blood clots in deep leg veins.


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