A Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests / Edition 7

A Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests / Edition 7

by Frances Talaska Fischbach, Marshall Barnett Dunning
     
 

In full color for the first time, this leading comprehensive reference covers a broad range of laboratory and diagnostic tests and studies, grouped according to specimen and function/test type (e.g. blood, urine, stool, cerebrospinal fluid, etc.). Each test is described in detail, with step-by-step guidance on correct procedure and tips for accurate interpretation.

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Overview

In full color for the first time, this leading comprehensive reference covers a broad range of laboratory and diagnostic tests and studies, grouped according to specimen and function/test type (e.g. blood, urine, stool, cerebrospinal fluid, etc.). Each test is described in detail, with step-by-step guidance on correct procedure and tips for accurate interpretation.

A Brandon-Hill Recommended Title.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781741804
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
07/28/2003
Series:
Pocket Notebook Series
Edition description:
Seventh Edition
Pages:
1312
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 9.04(h) x 1.42(d)

Table of Contents

  1. Diagnostic Testing
  2. Blood Studies; Hematology and Coagulation
  3. Urine Studies
  4. Stool Studies
  5. Cerebrospinal Fluid Studies
  6. Chemistry Studies
  7. Microbiologic Studies
  8. Immunodiagnostic Studies
  9. Nuclear Medicine Studies
  10. X-ray Studies
  11. Cytology, Histology, and Genetic Studies
  12. Endoscopic Studies
  13. Ultrasound Studies
  14. Pulmonary Function, Arterial Blood Gases (ABGs), and Electrolyte Studies
  15. Prenatal Diagnosis and Tests of Fetal Well Being
  16. Special Systems, Organ Functions, and Post-Mortem Studies
Appendices
  1. Standard/Universal Precautions
  2. Latex and Rubbery Allergy Precautions
  3. Sedation and Analgesia Precautions
  4. Conversions From Conventional to Systéme and International (SI) Units
  5. Guidelines for Specimen Transport and Storage
  6. Vitamins in Human Nutrition
  7. Minerals in Human Nutrition
  8. Examples of Forms
  9. Panic or Critical Values
  10. Effects of the Most Commonly Used Drugs on Frequently Ordered Laboratory Tests(Blood, "Whole" Plasma, Serum, Stool, and Urine)
  11. Protocols for Hair, Nails, Saliva, Sputum, and Breath Specimen Collection
  12. Protocols for Evidentiary Collection in Criminal or Forensic Cases
Index

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