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The Rational Clinical Examination
David L. Simel, Drummond Rennie
David L. Simel
Make the Diagnosis: Glaucoma

Topics Discussed: criterion standard comparisons (diagnostic tests), glaucoma, make the diagnosis, primary open-angle glaucoma, prior probability

Excerpt: "Primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) occurs in 2.6% of the population (95% CI, 2.1%-3.1%). This type of glaucoma often occurs with high intraocular pressure, but can also occur with normal intraocular pressure ( 21 mm Hg)...."
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