Mosby's Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests

By

  • Kathleen Pagana, PhD, RN, Professor Emeritus, Department of Nursing, Lycoming College; President, Pagana Keynotes and Presentations, Williamsport, PA
  • Timothy Pagana, MD, FACS, Medical Director, The Kathryn Candor Lundy Breast Health Center and The SurgiCenter, Susquehanna Health System, Williamsport, PA

Widely used in both academic and clinical settings, this comprehensive resource provides clear, concise coverage of more than 700 of the most commonly performed diagnostic and laboratory tests — including 30 new to this edition. Chapters are organized by test type and begin with a list of the tests covered, followed by a test type overview with specimen collection techniques. Tests are presented in a consistent format with normal findings, indications, test explanation, procedure and patient care, and test results and clinical significance, as well as any applicable contraindications, potential complications, interfering factors, and related tests.
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Book information

  • Published: October 2009
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-09454-2


Table of Contents

1. Guidelines for Proper Test Preparation and Performance

2. Blood Studies

3. Electrodiagnostic Tests

4. Endoscopic Studies

5. Fluid Analysis Studies

6. Manometric Studies

7. Microscopic Studies

8. Nuclear Scanning

9. Stool Tests

10. Ultrasound Studies

11. Urine Studies

12. X-Ray Studies

13. Miscellaneous Studies

Bibliography

Appendixes

A Alphabetical List of Tests

B List of Tests by Body System

C Disease and Organ Panels

D Abbreviations for Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests