Mosby's Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests, Fifth Edition

Mosby's Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests, 5th Edition
  • Copyright:2014
  • ISBN:9780323089494
  • Pages:1088

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This quick 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.

Key Features

  • UNIQUE! Coverage of the clinical significance of test results explains why a given test result indicates specific diseases.
  • Full-color design clarifies key concepts, procedures, and testing techniques.
  • Related Tests sections list tests that provide similar information or are used to evaluate the same body system, disease process, or symptom.