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Mosby's manual of diagnostic and laboratory tests

Kathleen Deska Pagana (Author), Timothy James Pagana (Editor)
This reference handbook offers clear, concise coverage of over 700 of the most commonly performed diagnostic and laboratory tests -including 39 new to this edition. Trusted authors, Kathleen Pagana, PhD, RN and Timothy Pagana, MD, FACS, bring together a comprehensive collection of full color designs, illustrations and photos to show exactly how various tests are performed. Related tests are grouped by chapter and presented in a consistent format to facilitate a full understanding of each type of diagnostic test. New to this edition: NEW! Unique front section on coding for diagnostic and laboratory tests (ICD-10) provides explanations of the coding requirements and challenges for diagnostic testing along with codes for all tests in the manual. NEW! 39 of the most current laboratory and diagnostic tests have been added to this new edition to reflect current best practices. NEW! Updated photographs and illustrations reflect the latest changes in testing equipment
Print Book, English, 2014
Fifth edition View all formats and editions
Elsevier Mosby, St. Louis, Missouri, 2014
xx, 1180 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
9780323089494, 0323089496
Guidelines for proper test preparation and performance
Blood studies
Electrodiagnostic tests
Endoscopic studies
Fluid analysis studies
Manometric studies
Microscopic studies and associated testing
Nuclear scanning
Stool tests
Ultrasound studies
Urine studies
X-ray studies
Miscellaneous studies
Previous edition: 2010