Wallach's interpretation of diagnostic tests : pathways to arriving at a clinical diagnosis



Wallach's interpretation of diagnostic tests : pathways to arriving at a clinical diagnosis

Wolters Kluwer, c2015

10th ed. / edited by Mary A. Williamson, L. Michael Snyder

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Includes bibliographies and index



Ordering the right test at the right time can be a complex process. The revised and updated Wallach's Interpretation of Diagnostic Tests , 10th edition is here to end the confusion. 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. Explore the sample chapter now, and see how this guide will help you save time, avoid errors, and diagnose properly. 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 Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, offering tablet, smartphone, or online access to: Complete content with enhanced navigation A powerful search tool that pulls results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use


INTRODUCTION Chapter 1: FALTs: Factors Affecting Laboratory Tests L.V. Rao SECTION 1: DISEASE STATES Chapter 2: Autoimmune Diseases M. Rabie Al-Turkmani Chapter 3: Cardiovascular Disorders Craig S. Smith Chapter 4: Central Nervous System Disorders Juliana Szakacs Chapter 5: Digestive Diseases L Michael Snyder and Michael J. Mitchell Chapter 6: Endocrine Diseases Hongbo Yu Chapter 7: Genitourinary System Disorders Charles Kiefer Chapter 8: Gynecologic and Obstetric Disorders Juliana Szakacs Chapter 9: Hematologic Disorders Liberto Pechet Chapter 10: Hereditary and Genetic Diseases Marzena Galdzicka, Patricia Minehart Miron, and Edward I. Ginns Chapter 11: Infectious Diseases Michael J. Mitchell Chapter 12: Renal Disorders M. Rabie Al-Turkmani Chapter 13: Respiratory, Metabolic, and Acid-Base Disorders L.V. Rao and Michael J. Mitchell Chapter 14: Toxicology and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Amanda J. Jenkins Chapter 15: Transfusion Medicine Vishesh Chhibber SECTION 2: LAB TESTS Chapter 16: Laboratory Tests L.V. Rao, Liberto Pechet, Amanda Jenkins, Edward I. Ginns, Marzena Galdzicka, Craig Smith, Vishesh Chhibber, Charles Kiefer, Neng Yu and Patricia Minehart Miron Chapter 17: Infectious Disease Assays Michael J. Mitchell and L.V. Rao

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