Mosby's Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests

Mosby's Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests

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Widely used in both academic and clinical settings, this comprehensive resource provides clear, concise coverage of more than 700 of the most commonly performed diagnostic and laboratory tests - including 30 new to this edition. Chapters are organized by test type and begin with a list of the tests covered, followed by a test type overview with specimen collection techniques. Tests are presented in a consistent format with normal findings, indications, test explanation, procedure and patient care, and test results and clinical significance, as well as any applicable contraindications, potential complications, interfering factors, and related tests.

UNIQUE! Coverage of the clinical significance of test results explains why a given test result indicates specific diseases.
Full-color design clarifies key concepts, procedures, and testing techniques.
Related Tests sections list tests that provide similar information or are used to evaluate the same body system, disease process, or symptom.

NEW! Unique front section on coding for diagnostic and laboratory tests (ICD-10) provides explanations of the coding requirements and challenges for diagnostic testing along with codes for all tests in the manual.
NEW! 39 of the most current laboratory and diagnostic tests have been added to this new edition to reflect current best practices.
NEW! Updated photographs and illustrations reflect the latest changes in testing equipment.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 1200 pages
  • 190.5 x 236.22 x 43.18mm | 1,723.64g
  • Mosby
  • St Louis, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • Approx. 142 illustrations (142 in full color)
  • 0323089496
  • 9780323089494
  • 222,109

Table of contents

FM Coding for Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests (ICD-10)
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
8. Nuclear Scanning
9. Stool Tests
10. Ultrasound Studies
11. Urine Studies
12. X-Ray Studies
13. Miscellaneous Studies
A Alphabetical List of Tests
B List of Tests by Body System
C Blood Tests Used for Disease and Organ Panels
D Abbreviations for Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests
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Review quote

."a comprehensive reference that is easy to read and full of relevant information.this book offers a broader perspective, nicely packaged, with several unique features that make it an excellent choice for both students and healthcare providers.? Weighted Numerical Score: 95 - 4 Stars!" - Maribeth Moran, RN, MSN, CPN, CNE (University of Oklahoma College of Nursing), ? Doody's Review Service

"The 700 laboratory and diagnostic tests in this reference are divided into 12 sections according to the body fluid analyzed or the type of scan performed. Each entry explains the basic pathophysiology behind the test, summarizes patient care and the procedure, and lists normal findings, critical values, indications, contraindications, potential complications, interfering factors, the clinical significance of test results, and related tests. The fourth edition adds 30 studies including breast cancer genomics, intravascular ultrasound, computed tomography of the heart, and platelet closure time. Online access is included."

- Book News, Inc.
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