Ordering the right test at the right time can be a complex process.
The revised and updated Wallach's Interpretation of Diagnostic Tests, 10th edition is here to end the confusion.
This practical, everyday guide expertly answers the questions physicians most often ask regarding individual disease states, lab tests, and infectious disease assessments.
Recommendations are given on when to order tests and how to interpret results, based on evidence-based laboratory medicine.
Explore the sample chapter now, and see how this guide will help you save time, avoid errors, and diagnose properly. Features:NEW chapters on genitourinary disorders and transfusion medicineNEW information on pulmonary, cardiac, and neurologic disease states, HLA, obstetric and gynecologic disorders, and molecular diagnosticsNEW authors, including specialists in Cardiovascular Medicine, Transfusion Medicine and PathologyA completely revamped cardiovascular chapter with NEW symptoms (Dyspnea, Syncope, Sudden Cardiac Arrest), written by a Cardiovascular Medicine SpecialistIncludes current molecular diagnostic testing, cytogenetics, common pitfalls, test limitations, and identification of appropriate tests for specific clinical presentationsTest sensitivity, specificity, and positive and negative infectious disease probabilities included where appropriateDetailed descriptions of routine and lesser-known tests listed alphabetically, with guidance on when to order and how to interpret resultsImproved and enhanced indexNow with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, offering tablet, smartphone, or online access to:Complete content with enhanced navigationA powerful search tool that pulls results from content in the book, your notes, and even the webCross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigationHighlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the textAbility to take and share notes with friends and colleaguesQuick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use