Mosby's Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference

Get fast access to important diagnostic tests and procedures with Mosby’s Diagnostic & Laboratory Test Reference, 11th Edition by Kathleen Deska Pagana and Timothy J. Pagana. In this bestselling handbook, concise test entries are arranged alphabetically and reflect the latest in research and diagnostic testing. Each test entry includes vital information such as alternate or abbreviated test names, type of test, normal and abnormal findings, possible critical values, test explanation and related physiology, contraindications, potential complications, interfering factors, and patient care before, during, and after the test. To simplify lookup, related tests and studies are cross-referenced. A compact size, durable cover, and A-to-Z thumb tabs make this book ideal for quick reference on the job.

Paperback, 1088 Pages

Published: September 2012

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-08468-0


  • Abbreviations for Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests
    List of Figures
    User’s Guide to Test Preparation and Procedures
    Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests (presented in alphabetical order)
         Appendix A: List of Tests by Body System
         Appendix B: List of Tests by Type
         Appendix C: Disease and Organ Panels
         Appendix D: Symbols and Units of Measurement


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