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  • Print publication year: 2017
  • Online publication date: June 2017

Chapter 15 - Abdominal and Pelvic Examinations

from Section 2.1 - Health Maintenance
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g.US Preventive Services Task Force Final Update Summary: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Screening. July 2015. Available at: www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/abdominal-aortic-aneurysm-screening.
h.US Preventive Services Task Force Final Update Summary: Pancreatic Cancer: Screening. July 2015. Available at: www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/pancreatic-cancer-screening.
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