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Main Title Mosby's manual of diagnostic and laboratory tests /
Author Pagana, Kathleen Deska,
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Pagana, Timothy James,
Publisher Elsevier Mosby,
Year Published 2014
OCLC Number 858310250
ISBN 9780323089494; 0323089496
Subjects Diagnosis, Laboratory--Handbooks, manuals, etc ; Diagnosis, Radioscopic--Handbooks, manuals, etc ; Reference values (Medicine)--Handbooks, manuals, etc ; Clinical Laboratory Techniques ; Diagnostic Tests, Routine
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ELBM  RB38.2.P34 2014 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 01/05/2021
Edition Fifth edition.
Collation xx, 1180 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Previous edition: 2010. Includes bibliographical references (pages 1132-1134) and index.
Contents Notes
Guidelines for proper test preparation and performance -- Blood studies -- Electrodiagnostic tests -- Endoscopic studies -- Fluid analysis studies -- Manometric studies -- Microscopic studies and associated testing -- Nuclear scanning -- Stool tests -- Ultrasound studies -- Urine studies -- X-ray studies -- Miscellaneous studies. This reference handbook offers clear, concise coverage of over 700 of the most commonly performed diagnostic and laboratory tests -including 39 new to this edition. Trusted authors, Kathleen Pagana, PhD, RN and Timothy Pagana, MD, FACS, bring together a comprehensive collection of full color designs, illustrations and photos to show exactly how various tests are performed. Related tests are grouped by chapter and presented in a consistent format to facilitate a full understanding of each type of diagnostic test. New to this edition: 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.