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."
We might try our lives by a thousand simple tests; as, for instance, that the same sun which ripens my beans illumines at once a system of earths like ours.
A Stirling woman is backing a new campaign to help fund the first-ever simple test for pancreatic cancer - the disease that killed her mum only 12 days after diagnosis.
A SIMPLE test could boost survival for women with a deadly form of breast cancer, scientists claim.
A simple test can keep you from taking a counterfeit bill.
A SIMPLE test that takes fewer than 10 minutes can help predict how well stroke victims will recover.
A doctor has revealed the simple test you can do to check if carbs are making you fat.
- simple tests (according to din 1076) on 27 structures (bridges, Trough bridge, Dam), - simple test with functional test on movable system parts on 1 bridge with contactor, - main examinations acc.
Two weeks ago I took him to a dermatologist and after a simple test he told me he suffers from demodex.
A simple test mode can be selected to start testing immediately just by setting the test force and duration time.
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.

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