Clinical Medicine and Integrated Science

Laboratory Medicine Diagnosis of Disease in Clinical Laboratory, 2/e

By: Michael Laposata

ISBN: 0071805540 / 9780071805544
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A complete full-color guide to medical test selection and test result interpretation

Laboratory Medicine is an essential text for medical students and residents studying clinical pathology, medical technology students, and for practitioners working in a clinical setting. By selecting the appropriate tests and interpreting the results correctly, physicians using this book should be able to optimize patient outcomes and reduce the cost of achieving a diagnosis.

This full-color guide features an easy-to-follow, consistent presentation for each disease discussed. Chapters begin with a brief description of the disorder followed by a discussion that includes tables detailing the laboratory evaluation of specific disorders, and coverage of diagnosis, baseline tests to exclude diagnostic possibilities, and clinical indications that warrant further screening and special testing.