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Main Title Interpretation of diagnostic tests /
Author Wallach, Jacques B.
Publisher Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Wiliams & Wilkins,
Year Published 2007
OCLC Number 72774379
ISBN 9780781730556; 0781730554
Subjects Diagnosis, Laboratory--Handbooks, manuals, etc. ; Clinical Laboratory Techniques. ; Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures. ; Techniques et procédures de laboratoire. ; Diagnostic biologique.
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ELBM  RB38.2.W35 2007 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 04/04/2016
Edition 8th ed.
Collation xiii, 1181 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Introduction to normal values (reference ranges) -- Critical values -- Core blood analytes: alterations by diseases -- Urine -- Cardiovascular diseases -- Respiratory diseases -- Gastrointestinal diseases -- Hepatobiliary diseases and diseases of the pancreas -- Central and peripheral nervous system disorders -- Musculoskeletal and joint diseases -- Hematology -- Metabolic and hereditary disorders -- Endocrine diseases -- Genitourinary diseases -- Infectious diseases -- Autoimmune and miscellaneous diseases -- Disorders due to physical and chemical agents -- Therapeutic drug monitoring and drug effects -- Body substances. "What tests do I order, and what do the results mean?" This book provides the answers for a vast range of adult and pediatric conditions. Arranged by organ system, the book summarizes the available tests for most diseases, explains what the results mean, and discusses differential diagnoses. Includes additional tests based on molecular biology, new data on the use of genetic tests, and many new diagnostic laboratory tests in chemistry. Imaging tests are included where they play a key role in diagnosis. The section on chemical and microbiological terrorism has been expanded.