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JAMAevidence Glossary

Terms are derived from Users' Guides to the Medical Literature: A Manual for Evidence-Based Practice, 2nd Edition, The Rational Clinical Examination: Evidence-Based Clinical Diagnosis and Care at the Close of Life: Evidence and Experience. Updated August 2014.
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Z-technique
An approach to wound-swabbing in which the swab is rotated between the thumb and forefinger while being moved over the entire wound surface in a zigzag manner.
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