simple test

simple test

A term of art used in laboratory medicine for a test that is very easy to perform and intended to be performed in an outpatient setting or ambulatory service by personnel who may not be formally trained in laboratory medicine, radiology, cardiology, etc.
 
Examples
 Urine dipstick tests, EKG, X rays.

simple test

Medtalk A test that is supersimple to perform–“idiot-proof”, often in an outpatient setting or ambulatory service Examples Urine dipstick tests, EKG, X rays. See Waived test. Cf Complex test.
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That, however, I shall determine by a very simple test if we have an answer to our advertisement.
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Two weeks ago I took him to a dermatologist and after a simple test he told me he suffers from demodex.
In search of a simple test to differentiate between the two diseases without invasive biopsies, the foundation has awarded a grant to evaluate a blood test focusing on a pattern of blood proteins.
I have learnt that a simple test can be done on newborns that can check for heart defects.
This simple test will help us to manage the demand for repair call outs efficiently.
A SIMPLE test costing just PS11 could prevent the death of a newborn baby every week - but the Government refuses to provide it for mothers.
A simple test could predict what happens after a heart attack, researchers have said.
Scientists have identified a simple test of balance that appears to be an important indictor of brain health.
The scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and Montefiore Medical Center, who put 27,000 older adults on five continents to a simple test measuring walking speed and cognitive problems, found that nearly 1 in 10 met criteria for pre-dementia, Science Daily reported.
He added in a press conference in Arbil, today: "Iraq spent along long years billions of dollars to build a security system of army and police, but the forces of this system collapsed in a simple test in Nineveh.
It's a very simple test which will tell a woman who's at high risk of delivering a premature baby whether she has to go to hospital or is safe to simply stay resting at home.

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