Understanding and performing tests, interpreting lab results, and performing patient teaching are made easier with Mosby’s® Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests, 7th Edition. This one-stop resource provides clear, concise, and consistent coverage of the most commonly performed diagnostic and laboratory tests. Valuable in academic and clinical settings alike, it is beloved for its full-color design, user-friendly organization, and illustrations that help clarify key concepts. Updated content with new tests and images ensures you have the most current and relevant information available.
New to this edition
NEW! Common Reference Range section on the inside front cover provides quick access to this essential information.
NEW! More than 25 new tests focus mainly on the areas of blood studies and x-ray studies.
NEW! Quick Tips for Using this Manual section in the front matter helps you use this manual easily and efficiently.
UNIQUE! Diagnostic Testing for Most Common Diseases section highlights the integration of medical testing as it relates to a specific disease, clinical syndrome, or medical condition.
UPDATED! New images throughout the manual reflect the latest developments in the field.
Table of Contents:
Testing for the Top 100 Medical Issues
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 and Associated Testing
8. Nuclear Scanning
9. Stool Tests
10. Ultrasound Studies
11. Urine Studies
12. X-Ray Studies
13. Miscellaneous Studies
App A: Alphabetical List of Tests
App B: Panel Testing
App C: Abbreviations for Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests
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