Guide to Diagnostic Tests, Seventh Edition (7th ed.)

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

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  • 9781259640902

The essential guide to more than 450 of the most commonly performed diagnostic tests – updated with the latest molecular, genetic, and microbiological tests

A Doody's Core Title for 2019!

Guide to Diagnostic Tests, Seventh Edition is a concise guide to the selection and interpretation of more than 450 of the laboratory and microbiology tests most relevant to the general practice of medicine. This on-the-spot clinical companion also includes coverage of diagnostic imaging, electrocardiology, echocardiography, and the use of tests in differential diagnosis.

Features:
• Covers areas of internal medicine, pediatrics, surgery, neurology, and obstetrics and gynecology
• Over 25 new or substantially revised laboratory tests
• New and updated coverage of emerging and re-emerging pathogens and infectious agents,including the Zika and Ebola viruses
• Updated material on molecular and genetic tests, including pharmacogenetics tests
• An entire section of diagnostic algorithms
• Full literature citations with PubMed identification (PMID) numbers included for each reference
• Details costs and risks of various procedures and tests
• Full section on electrocardiography and echocardiography

If you’ve been looking for an authoritative, up-to-date, and easy-to-carry guide to the latest diagnostic testing procedures, your search ends here.



  • McGraw-Hill Education; March 2017
  • ISBN: 9781259640902
  • Edition: 7
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  • Title: Guide to Diagnostic Tests, Seventh Edition
  • Author: Diana Nicoll; Chuanyi Mark Lu; Michael Pignone; Stephen J. McPhee
  • Imprint: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
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  • 9781259640896
  • 9781259640902

About The Author

Diana Nicoll, MD, PhD, MPA is Clinical Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of California-San Francisco.
Chuanyi Mark Lu, MD is Professor of Laboratory Medicine, University of California-San Francisco.
Stephen J. McPhee, MD is Professor of Medicine, Emeritus Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California-San Francisco.


Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781259640896
  • 9781259640902