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The patient's guide to medical tests

Author: Barry L Zaret
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Inside you'll get instant access to thousands of definitions and abbreviations relevant to all health professionals. Learn - and recall - the precise meanings of terms related to; anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology; physical examinations, diagnosis, and treatment; surgical techniques and medical equipment; other facets of health care, such as administration, computer technology, and psychiatry. This portable  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Popular Works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Patient's guide to medical tests.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1997
(OCoLC)605381456
Online version:
Patient's guide to medical tests.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1997
(OCoLC)608573979
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barry L Zaret
ISBN: 0395765366 9780395765364
OCLC Number: 36219142
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xx, 620 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: General overview --
Patients' rights and informed consent --
The role of screening --
Diagnostic imaging --
Diagnostic laboratory testing --
Specific tests --
The heart --
The vascular system --
The respiratory system --
The digestive system --
The endocrine system --
The male reproductive system --
The female reproductive system --
The renal system --
Rheumatoid and musculoskeletal disorders --
Allergies --
The immune system --
The blood and lymphatic systems --
The skin --
The sensory organs --
Diabetes --
Hypertension --
HIV and AIDS --
Infectious diseases --
The nervous system --
Genetic diseases --
Pregnancy --
Women --
Infants and children --
Sports medicine --
Toxicology, drug therapy, and substance abuse.
Responsibility: by faculty members at the Yale University School of Medicine ; Barry L. Zaret, senior editor [and others].
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Inside you'll get instant access to thousands of definitions and abbreviations relevant to all health professionals. Learn - and recall - the precise meanings of terms related to; anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology; physical examinations, diagnosis, and treatment; surgical techniques and medical equipment; other facets of health care, such as administration, computer technology, and psychiatry. This portable guide clarifies complex terms by offering accurate, concise, and clearly worded definitions; usage examples to make concepts more concrete; specially highlighted Clinical tips to help you relate medical terms to your everyday practice; a thorough explanation of how medical terms are formed.

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