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determination of the nature of a disease or ailment. A clinical diagnosis is based on the medical history and physical examination of the patient: it may be confirmed with X-Rays, CAT Scans (Computerized Axial Tomography), MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging), and other
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That study had a profound influence on the development and administration of dental hygiene clinical examinations that is evident to this day.
This third edition of History and Clinical Examination at a Glance provides a concise, highly illustrated companion to help you develop these vital skills as you practice on the wards.
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compile 53 articles on specific medical conditions from alcoholism to vertigo and the evidence-based methods to assess the accuracy of items from the patient's medical history and clinical examination to diagnose them.
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