Mosby's Canadian Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests

1st Edition

Authors:

  • Kathleen Pagana
  • Timothy Pagana
  • Sandra Pike-MacDonald
  • Key Features

    • UNIQUE! Test Results and Clinical Significance sections explain pathophysiology and how test results may indicate certain disease processes.
    • Critical values are emphasized to alert you to situations requiring immediate intervention.
    • UNIQUE! Related Tests sections list tests that provide similar information or are used to evaluate the same body system, disease process, or symptom.

    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. Additional Studies

    Bibliography

    Appendixes

    A. Alphabetical List of Tests

    B. List of Tests by Body System

    C. Blood Tests Used for Disease and Organ Panels

    Illustration Credits

    Index

    Details

    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2013
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Mosby Canada
    Print ISBN:
    9781926648989
    Electronic ISBN:
    9781927406403

    About the authors

    Kathleen Pagana

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor Emeritus, Department of Nursing, Lycoming College; President, Pagana Keynotes and Presentations, Williamsport, PA

    Timothy Pagana

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Medical Director, The Kathryn Candor Lundy Breast Health Center and The SurgiCenter, Susquehanna Health System, Williamsport, PA

    Sandra Pike-MacDonald

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor, Memorial University of Newfoundland, School of Nursing