Wallach's Interpretation of Diagnostic Tests: Pathways to Arriving at a Clinical Diagnosis

Publication Year: 2020

Edition: 11th Ed.

Authors/Editor: Rao, L. V.; Snyder, L. Michael

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-1-97-510558-7

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 95

Doody Core Title

  • Score: 2.87 (Laboratory Medicine)
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An excellent resource for appropriate test ordering and interpretation, Wallach’s Interpretation of Diagnostic Tests, 11th Edition, helps you save time, avoid errors, and arrive at an accurate diagnosis.

Organized into two easy-to-reference sections, this fully revised manual provides comprehensive, practical information on common and uncommon disease states and their diagnosis by laboratory test. The eleventh edition has been revised and reorganized based on reader feedback, helping primary care physicians, subspecialists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and medical and nursing students keep pace with a rapidly changing health care environment.

Key Features:

  • An easy-to-use organization presents routine and lesser known lab tests first (alphabetically, with detailed descriptions), with disease states following.
  • Newly concise and streamlined content is highlighted by abundant tables, algorithms, and bulleted lists and checklists.
  • A new pull-out card, Ask Before You Test, helps you remember to check key factors that affect lab tests.
  • Content updates include new information in the genetic, molecular diagnostics, and neurology testing chapters.
  • Frequently ordered tests are included for convenient clinical use.
  • An expanded index helps you efficiently locate needed information.


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Rao, L. V.; Snyder, L. Michael
ISBN: 978-1-97-510558-7
Advanced Practice
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology
Emergency Medical Technology
Emergency Medicine & Trauma
Internal Medicine
Laboratory Medicine
Medical Review
Nurse Practitioner
Primary Care/Family Medicine/General Practice
Skills & Procedures
Language: English
Edition: 11th Ed.
Pages: 1448
Illustrations: 56
Year: 2020
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 95

Doody Core Title
  • 2.87 (Laboratory Medicine)