million-dollar workup

million-dollar workup

Medtalk An extensive, expensive, intensive, sometimes painful, diagnostic evaluation initiated by a particular Pt complaint–eg, worst headache of my life, Pt request–eg, comes with x-rays in hand from another hospital, wanting a 2nd opinion, physician fear of lawsuit, or attempt to achieve a definitive diagnosis of a fascinoma
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