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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jane Vincent Corbett; Angela Denise Banks
|Description:||ix, 726 pages ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||pt. I. Laboratory tests : Using laboratory data ; Hematology tests Routine urinalysis and other urine tests ; Renal function tests ; Four commonly measured electrolytes ; Arterial blood gases and related tests ; Three less commonly measured electrolytes and vitamin D ; Tests to measure the metabolism of glucose and other sugars ; Tests to measure lipid metabolism and other cardiac risk factors ; Tests related to serum protein levels, tumor markers, and cancer genomics ; Tests to measure the metabolism of bilirubin ; Tests to measure enzymes and cardiac markers ; Coagulation tests and tests to detect occult blood ; Serologic tests: immunohematology microbiology and immunology ; Endocrine tests ; Culture and sensitivity tests and rapid tests for infections ; Therapeutic drug monitoring and toxicology screens ; Tests performed in pregnancy, the newborn period, and for genetic screening --
pt. II. Case studies : Practice interpretation of laboratory data --
pt. III. Diagnostic procedures : Diagnostic radiologic tests ; Body scans: CT, DXA, MRI, PET, and SPECT ; Nuclear scans: diagnostic tests with radionuclides or radioisotopes ; Diagnostic ultrasonography ; Common noninvasive diagnostic tests ; Common invasive tests ; Stress tests, cardiac catherizations, electrophysiologic studies, and syncope tests ; Endoscopic procedures ; Diagnostic procedures related to childbearing years --
Appendixes : A. Reference values for newborns and children compared with adult values ; B. Possible alterations in reference values for the aged ; C. Altered reference values for common laboratory tests in normal pregnancies ; D. Units of measure ; E. SI conversion factors ; F. Diagrams of laboratory results.
|Responsibility:||Jane Vincent Corbett, Angela Denise Banks.|