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Physician Assistant: Diagnosis and Differential Diagnosis

Resources for the Physician Assistant Program

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Diagnosis and Differential Diagnosis Resources on the Web

DiagnosaurusFrom Access Medicine.  Search this site by disease or symptom to retrieve possible differential diagnoses.

Rational Clinical Examination:  The articles in this series of systematic reviews from JAMA delineate definitive diagnostic strategies for patients presenting with various symptoms

Duke University Health System Laboratory Test CatalogueInformation about procedures at DUHS, normal values, and some interpretive information about test results.

Lab Tests OnlineA peer-reviewed site with lots of information about lab tests, why they are done,  and what the results may mean.From the American Association for Clinical Chemistry.