TITLE

The latest in testing--take out the high technology

AUTHOR(S)
Podolsky, Doug
PUB. DATE
November 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;11/22/93, Vol. 115 Issue 20, p69
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
9311177568

 

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