TITLE

screening test

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1961
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "screening test" is presented. It refers to medical screening.
ACCESSION #
21245104

 

Related Articles

  • screening test, multiphasic.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1961 

    A definition of the term "screening test, multiphasic" is presented. It refers to multiple tests, which will determine the presence of one or more diseases.

  • examination.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p751 

    A definition of the medical term "examination" is presented. Examination refers the act or process of inspecting the body and its systems to determine the presence or absence of disease. And also, terms employed indicate type of examination such as physical, bimanual, digital, rectal,...

  • meatoscopy.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1316 

    A definition of the medical term "meatoscopy" is presented. Meatoscopy refers to the instrumental examination of a meatus. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.

  • Prostate-specific antigen testing in Ontario: reasons for testing patients without diagnosed prostate cancer. Bunting, Peter S.; Goel, Vivek; Williams, J. Ivan; Iscoe, Neill A. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/12/99, Vol. 160 Issue 1, p70 

    Presents a paper that reports on the first study in Canada to use physician records to assess the use of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing. Methods; Results; Conclusions.

  • Let a doctor overhaul you? Curry Jr., R. Whit // Patient Care;Oct2004, Vol. 38 Issue 10, p8 

    Comments on the concept of prevention in medicine. Background of the introduction of the annual medical examination in the U.S.; Problems associated with assiduous medical screening advocated by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force; Recommendations for improving evidence-based medical screening.

  • Examining pros and cons of examination. Preece, Richard // Occupational Health;Mar2008, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p10 

    The author reflects on the hands on approach to clinical assessment. He cites some of the things that have led him to reflect which include the case of a patient who resumes work after two years medical suspension waiting for an assessment that is never happened because the focus switched to a...

  • The economic appropriateness of laboratory tests. Szucs, Thomas D. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Mar1997, Vol. 90 Issue 3, p151 

    The article discusses the clinical and economic benefits of laboratory testing. Laboratory tests, which are primarily used in diagnosis, prevention or screening and patient management usually accounts a small fraction of overall health care expenditure. Aside from helping in the rapid and...

  • The Medical Screening Society. Wald, Nicholas // Journal of Medical Screening;Mar2002, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p1 

    The author reflects on the need to bring together the different groups involved in medical screening. He asserts that they have already formed the Medical Screening Society, which will hold a forum for people concerned in screening to talk about their ideas, problems and share their experiences....

  • Wrong answers on a quick test for dementia. Fischman, Josh // U.S. News & World Report;12/16/2002, Vol. 133 Issue 23, p50 

    Presents findings that a widely-used medical screening for dementia often produces mistaken diagnosis in elderly patients. Study found Mini-Mental State Exam to diagnose dementia in a significant number of healthy patients; Misuse of test as diagnostic tool, rather than initial screening tool;...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics