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The Rational Clinical Examination
David L. Simel, Drummond Rennie
Thoracic Aortic Dissection
Michael Klompas, Frank Lederle
Make the Diagnosis: Thoracic Aortic Dissection

Topics Discussed: aorta thoracic ascending dissection, chest pain, acute, criterion standard comparisons (diagnostic tests), dissection of aorta, likelihood ratio, make the diagnosis, prior probability

Excerpt: "Although no current studies address the prior probability of an acute aortic dissection, a recent population-based epidemiologic study allows us to infer a 2% thoracic aortic dissection prevalence among patients with chest pain.5..."
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