Users' guides to the medical literature: XV. How to use an article about disease probability for differential diagnosis. Evidence-Based Medicine Working Group.

@article{Richardson1999UsersGT,
  title={Users' guides to the medical literature: XV. How to use an article about disease probability for differential diagnosis. Evidence-Based Medicine Working Group.},
  author={W. Richardson and M. Wilson and G. Guyatt and D. Cook and J. Nishikawa},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1999},
  volume={281 13},
  pages={
          1214-9
        }
}
  • W. Richardson, M. Wilson, +2 authors J. Nishikawa
  • Published 1999
  • Medicine
  • JAMA
  • CLINICAL SCENARIO You are an experienced clinician working at a hospital emergency department. One morning, a 33-year-old man presents with palpitations. He describes the new onset of episodes of fast, regular chest pounding, which come on gradually, last 1 to 2 minutes, and occur several times a day. He reports no relation of symptoms to activities and no change in exercise tolerance. He is very anxious and tells you he fears heart disease. He has no other symptoms, no personal or family… CONTINUE READING
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