Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests, Sixth Edition (6th ed.)

by Diana Nicoll, Chuanyi Mark Lu, Michael Pignone, Stephen J. McPhee

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  • 0071766243
  • 9780071766258
  • 9780071766241

A quick reference guide to the selection and interpretation of more than 450 commonly used diagnostic tests

COVERS:

  • Basic principles of diagnostic testing, common blood, urine and cerebrospinal fluid laboratory tests, therapeutic drug monitoring, microbiologic test selection and interpretation and diagnostic imaging tests by body system , electrocardiography, and differential diagnosis tables & algorithms
  • Tests used in internal medicine, pediatrics, surgery, neurology and obstetrics and gynecology

INCLUDES:

  • Costs and risks of diagnostic tests
  • Evidence-based information
  • Diseases associated with abnormal test results, including test sensitivities
  • Full literature citations with PubMed (PMID) numbers included for each reference
  • More than 24 NEW clinical laboratory test entries, 6 NEW differential diagnosis tables
  • 5 NEW diagnostic algorithms
  • NEW sections on point-of-care testing, provider-performed microscopy, pharmacogenetic testing, and diagnostic echocardiography

  • McGraw-Hill Education; June 2012
  • ISBN: 9780071766241
  • Edition: 6
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure ePub format
  • Title: Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests, Sixth Edition
  • Author: Diana Nicoll; Chuanyi Mark Lu; Michael Pignone; Stephen J. McPhee
  • Imprint: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 0071766243
  • 9780071766258
  • 9780071766241

About The Author

Diana Nicoll, MD, PhD, MPA
Clinical Professor of Laboratory Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
Chief of Staff and Chief, Laboratory Medicine Service
Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco

Chuanyi Mark Lu, MD
Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
Chief, Hematology and Hematopathology
Laboratory Medicine Service
Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco

Michael Pignone, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Stephen J. McPhee, MD
Professor of Medicine, Emeritus
Division of General Internal Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 0071766243
  • 9780071766258
  • 9780071766241