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Assessment and diagnosis: general principles

Noeline Latt, Katherine Conigrave, John B. Saunders, E. Jane Marshall and David Nutt

in Addiction Medicine

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ISBN: 9780199539338
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725999 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199539338.003.0002

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Assessment and diagnosis: general principles

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Who should be assessed? - History taking - Clinical examination - Laboratory investigations - Other investigations - Screening and brief assessment instruments - Diagnostic schedules - Collateral and corroborative information - Formulating a working diagnosis and differential diagnosis - Establishing a final diagnosis -

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Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics ; Psychiatry ; Addiction Medicine

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