Writing care plans, understanding and performing tests, and interpreting test results is made easier with Mosby's Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests, 6th Edition. This essential resource provides clear, concise overage of over 700 of the most commonly performed diagnostic and laboratory tests. Valuable in academic and clinical settings alike, it is beloved for its full-color design, user-friendly organization, and illustrations that help clarify keep concepts. Updated and streamlined content with new tests ensures you have the most relevant information. A new Diagnostic Testing for the Most Common Diseases section highlights the integration of medical testing as it relates to the top diseases or clinical syndromes.
Diagnostic Testing for the Most Common Diseases 1. Guidelines for Proper Test Preparation and Performance 2. Blood Studies 3. Electrodiagnostic Tests 4. Endoscopic Studies 5. Fluid Analysis Studies 6. Manometric Studies 7. Microscopic Studies and Associated Testing 8. Nuclear Scanning 9. Stool Tests 10. Ultrasound Studies 11. Urine Studies 12. X-ray Studies 13. Miscellaneous Studies
Bibliography Illustration Credits
Appendix A: Alphabetical List of Tests Appendix B: Panel Testing Appendix C: Abbreviations for Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests
Pagana, Timothy J. Medical Director, The Kathryn Candor Lundy Breast Health Center and The SurgiCenter, Susquehanna Health System, Williamsport, PA.