Understanding Laboratory Tests: A Quick Reference - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781926648118, 9781771721080

Understanding Laboratory Tests: A Quick Reference

1st Edition

Authors: Robin Maunder
Paperback ISBN: 9781926648118
eBook ISBN: 9781771721080
Imprint: Saunders Canada
Published Date: 14th February 2011
Page Count: 248


In an effort to simplify the complex world of laboratory testing and diagnosis, this easy-to-use guidebook was developed by an experienced educator in response to student demand. Using clear, easy-to-understand terminology, this everyday reference covers common lab tests and testing methods. Causes of conditions, signs and symptoms, lab findings, normal values and ranges, and interpretation of results are also addressed. This resource covers the need-to-know aspects of lab tests and diagnoses with a student-friendly approach, a focus on key content, and outstanding visual tools to help engage the student in the subject matter. "Did You Know" boxes provide additional key facts as quick references throughout the book! Every health care student and professional needs this unique pocket-sized reference.

Key Features

  • Student-friendly design: presents core content in an easy-to-understand approach
  • Focus on key basic content
  • Outstanding pedagogical tools: including boxes, tables, photos, illustrations, figures, learning outcomes and key terms help engage the student in the subject matter
  • "Did You Know" boxes: Providing additional key facts for quick reference throughout the book

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Hematology

Chapter 2: Immunology

Chapter 3: Microbiology

Chapter 4: Urinalysis

Chapter 5: Biochemistry


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About the Author

Robin Maunder

Affiliations and Expertise

Laboratory Science Technologist/Instructor and Clinic Laboratory Manager, Division of Clinical Education, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College