Wallach's Interpretation of Diagnostic Tests

Publication Year: 2014

Edition: 10th Ed.

Authors/Editor: Williamson, Mary A.; Snyder, L. Michael

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-1-45-119176-9

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 89

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Description

This practical, everyday guide expertly answers the questions physicians most often ask regarding individual disease states, lab tests, and infectious disease assessments.

Recommendations are given on when to order tests and how to interpret results, based on evidence-based laboratory medicine.

Features:
- NEW chapters on genitourinary disorders and transfusion medicine
- NEW information on pulmonary, cardiac, and neurologic disease states, HLA, obstetric and gynecologic disorders, and molecular diagnostics
- NEW authors, including specialists in Cardiovascular Medicine, Transfusion Medicine and Pathology
- A completely revamped cardiovascular chapter with NEW symptoms (Dyspnea, Syncope, Sudden Cardiac Arrest), written by a Cardiovascular Medicine Specialist
- Includes current molecular diagnostic testing, cytogenetics, common pitfalls, test limitations, and identification of appropriate tests for specific clinical presentations
- Test sensitivity, specificity, and positive and negative infectious disease probabilities included where appropriate
- Detailed descriptions of routine and lesser-known tests listed alphabetically, with guidance on when to order and how to interpret results
- Improved and enhanced index

Details

Platform: Ovid OvidMD
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Williamson, Mary A.; Snyder, L. Michael
ISBN: 978-1-45-119176-9
Specialty:
Advanced Practice
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology
Medical Review
Emergency Medical Technology
Nurse Practitioner
Laboratory Medicine
Residents
Emergency Medicine & Trauma
Pathology
Internal Medicine
Primary Care/Family Medicine/General Practice
Language: English
Edition: 10th Ed.
Pages: 1288
Year: 2014
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 89

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