The Patient's Guide to Medical Tests: Everything You Need to Know about the Tests Your Doctor Prescribes / Edition 2

The Patient's Guide to Medical Tests: Everything You Need to Know about the Tests Your Doctor Prescribes / Edition 2

by Joseph C. Segen, Thelma Josephine Wade Owens
     
 

ISBN-10: 0816046514

ISBN-13: 9780816046515

Pub. Date: 05/28/2002

Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated

As consumers of medical services and treatment, it is important to have a basic understanding of procedures and outcomes in order to make intelligent choices about prescribed health care. The Patient's Guide to Medical Tests alphabetically lists the tests most commonly used by physicians, hospitals, and commercial labs. Each entry includes information on the following…  See more details below

Overview

As consumers of medical services and treatment, it is important to have a basic understanding of procedures and outcomes in order to make intelligent choices about prescribed health care. The Patient's Guide to Medical Tests alphabetically lists the tests most commonly used by physicians, hospitals, and commercial labs. Each entry includes information on the following: the test itself, patient preparation, procedure, the reference range, what abnormal values may signify, and the approximate cost of each test. The Patients' Guide to Medical Tests is a resource for families, care givers, health care professionals, and all those who wish to be informed consumers of medical services.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816046515
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

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