Explain the fundamental principles underlying such investigative techniques.

Scottish Doctor 3:

3.3 Learning outcomes for patient investigation (SD3)

http://www.scottishdoctor.org/node3.asp?id=0300000000

 

Foundation Programme:

11. Investigations (UK FP 2012)

 

Good Medical Practice:

Domain 1: Knowledge, skills and performance (GMP)

http://www.gmc-uk.org/guidance/good_medical_practice/knowledge_skills_performance.asp