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A few concepts and an introduction to the diagnostic process

  • A. Rijnberk
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Abstract

There has been as yet no standardization of the terminology used in physical examination1. On the contrary, the terms for describing observations vary from textbook to textbook. A few of the clinically important concepts, about which there are occasional misunderstandings, are discussed below.

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Conditional Probability Gastric Carcinoma Diagnostic Process Interval Scale Diagnostic Probability 
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