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Diagnostic test information

Essential Evidence Plus
EEP provides information, filtered for relevance and that has been validated using specific, reproducible criteria developed by CEBM, Oxford. Search by topic then refine your results by Diagnostic Tests or Decision Support Calculators from the left hand column.

Diagnostic Imaging Pathways
A clinical decision support tool and educational resource for diagnostic imaging. Produced by the Dept of health (WA).

RCPA Manual
The Royal College of Pathologists of Australia provides useful guidelines for the selection of pathology tests and to facilitate interpretation of results.

The Physician's Guide to Laboratory Test Selection and Interpretation
Part of the University of Utah. Search by disease categories. Also includes algorithms to support clinical decision making.

LabTests Online AU
Produced by the Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists and suitable for patient information. Search by test, condition/disease or population for explanations but NB. very few reference ranges are given.

Clinical Calculators

MedCalc 3000
Click on the link above, then 'Tools and Features' and select MedCalc 3000. Provides assistance with medical calculations such as dose conversions, clinical criteria sets and decision tree analysis tools. Licensing and Resource Information.