Evidence-Based Emergency Care: Diagnostic Testing and Clinical Decision Rules

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Jesse M. Pines, Christopher R. Carpenter, Ali S. Raja, Jeremiah D. Schuur
John Wiley & Sons, Nov 20, 2012 - Medical - 504 pages
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This book for emergency physicians and fellows training in emergency medicine provides evidence-based information on what diagnostic tests to ask for and when and how to use particular decision rules. The new edition builds on the success of the current book by modifying the presentation of the evidence, increasing the coverage, and updating the current information throughout.

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Jesse M. Pines, MD, MBA and Worth Everett, MD

Both Dr. Pines and Dr. Everett practice emergency medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

They are trained in clinical epidemiology and biostatistics, and well versed in evidence-based medicine methodology

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