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Tool

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

One of the leading US alternative metal acts to emerge from the 90s, Tool was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1990 by Adam Jones (b. 15 January 1965, Libertyville ...

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Encounter tools

Thomas Agoritsas and Richard Lehman.

in Shared Decision Making in Health Care

July 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 2832 words.

The knowledge base for shared decision making (SDM) is incomplete in many clinical areas. To fill the gaps in the long term, we need new methods of generating patient-centred research. But...

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Neurodiagnostic tools

Rob Forsyth and Richard Newton.

in Paediatric Neurology

September 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Neurology. 15905 words.

This chapter explains the principles of how best to use the main diagnostic tools in paediatric neurology in the context of evidence-based medicine. The description of neuroradiology...

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Sport Concussion Assessment Tool

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 104 words.

A standardized method of evaluating people after concussion in sport. The tool was produced as a result of the Second

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Special tools and investigations

Susan Burge, Rubeta Matin and Dinny Wallis.

in Oxford Handbook of Medical Dermatology

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Dermatology. 3808 words.

This chapter summarizes the common tools and investigations used when managing patients with skin disease. Topics include tools used in the clinic, e.g. dermoscopy, testing for allergy,...

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Special tools and investigations

Susan Burge and Dinny Wallis.

in Oxford Handbook of Medical Dermatology

P ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Dermatology. 3771 words.

Contents

Tools in the clinic - Testing for allergy - Specimens for bacterial or viral culture - Skin scrapes and smears - Skin biopsy in inflammatory conditions - What does the...

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Sport Concussion Assessment Tool

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

(SCAT)

A standardized method of evaluating people after concussion in sport. The tool was produced as a result of the Second International Symposium on Sport Concussion in Prague...

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Screening tools and measurement tools for neuropathic pain

Edited by Michael I. Bennett.

in Neuropathic Pain

P ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Pain Medicine. 2010 words.

• Verbal description differs between neuropathic and nociceptive pain and can contribute important information to the assessment process • Screening tools alert the clinician to the possible...

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Spiritual Care: Practical Tools

Christina M. Puchalski.

in A Time for Listening and Caring

July 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 9845 words.

This chapter describes some practical tools applicable to providing spiritual care in the palliative care setting, discussing the initiative launched by the Association of American Medical...

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The BRIGHT tool

Ngaire Kerse, Michal Boyd, Chris Mclean, Jane Koziol-Mclain and Gillian Robb.

in Age and Ageing

September 2008; p ublished online September 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 3638 words.

Objective: the size of the burden of unmet needs of older people living in the community is unknown. We aim to validate a brief postal questionnaire, the Brief Risk...

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Gout research tools

Nicola Dalbeth.

in Gout

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Rheumatology. 3772 words.

Although most tools used in gout research are generic, there are some important gout-specific instruments. New gout classification criteria were published in 2015. Outcome measure domains...

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