Summary: The 3rd edition of this widely used resource offers superb guidance on diagnostic and laboratory testing for health professionals in both academic and clinical settings. The chapters are organized by test type and each chapter begins with a list of the tests covered within the test type, as well as an overview of that category including specimen collection techniques. The tests are presented in a consistent format that includes normal findings, indications, contraind...show moreications, potential complications, interfering factors, procedure and patient care, test results and clinical significance, and related tests. This full-color book is easy to use and covers virtually every clinically significant test, including more than 50 new to this edition.
A full color interior design and over 140 vivid color photographs and illustrations depict procedures, equipment, techniques, and concepts, making the content more visually appealing to the reader and the concepts easier to understand.
Comprehensive coverage of all diagnostic and laboratory tests routinely performed today. Over 700 individual tests are covered in approximately 360 entries.
Clinical Significances of test results, indicated in italic type, explain the pathophysiology of disease processes and how they relate to test results.
Color-coded chapter thumb-tabs, alphabetically organized chapters, and two lists of all tests (Appendix A, Alphabetical List of Tests and Appendix B, List of Tests by Body System) make every test easy to find.
Critical Values are highlighted with color to alert the reader to situations requiring immediate intervention.
Related Tests that providesimilar information or are used to evaluate the same body system, disease process, or symptom, are listed after each test entry along with the page number and the purpose of each related test.
SI units are included in the Normal Findings of appropriate tests.
Clinical Priorities boxes emphasize especially pertinent information that must be kept in mind when performing or evaluating a test or preparing a patient for a test.
A special symbol for drug-related interfering factors alerts readers to the effects of pharmacologic agents on tests.
Icon for patient teaching-related care indicates information that should be shared with patients and their families.
Home Care Responsibilities provide important patient teaching guidelines and instructions for patients outside of acute care settings.
Age-Related Concerns boxes address the special needs of pediatric and geriatric patients and critical age-related variations in values.
Abbreviations for tests are listed in an appendix, and symbols and units of measurement are listed on the front inside cover.
Increased and decreased abnormal findings are highlighted with directional arrows.
More than 50 new tests have been added, including discussions of the most recently introduced tests such as bioterrorism infectious agents testing, bone turnover biochemical markers (osteocalcin), diabetes mellitus autoantibody panel, mammary ductoscopy, HIV viral load, natriuretic peptides (including BNP), and thryoglobulin.
The appendix on Disease and Organ Panels lists the tests in 26 common panels, along with a page reference to the main discussion of each test.
Chapter 1. Guidelines for Proper Test Preparation and Performance Chapter 2. Blood Studies Chapter 3. Electrodiagnostic Tests Chapter 4. Endoscopic Studies Chapter 5. Fluid Analysis Studies Chapter 6. Manometric Studies Chapter 7. Microscopic Studies Chapter 8. Nuclear Scanning Chapter 9. Stool Tests Chapter 10. Ultrasound Studies Chapter 11. Urine Studies Chapter 12. X-ray Studies Chapter 13. Miscellaneous Studies Bibliography Appendices Appendix A Alphabetical List of Tests Appendix B List of Tests by Body System Appendix C Disease and Organ Panels Appendix D Abbreviations for Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests
Book shows minor use. Cover and Binding have minimal wear and the pages have only minimal creases. A tradition of southern quality and service. All books guaranteed at the Atlanta Book Company. Our ma...show moreilers are 100% recyclable. ...show less
$1.99 +$3.99 s/h
thriftbooks-com Auburn, WA
Light shelf wear and minimal interior marks. Millions of satisfied customers and climbing. Thriftbooks is the name you can trust, guaranteed. Spend Less. Read More.
$1.99 +$3.99 s/h
Yankee Clipper Books Windsor, CT
Sail the Seas of Value
$2.00 +$3.99 s/h
Campus_Bookstore Fayetteville, AR
Used - Acceptable BOOK ONLY! WATER DAMAGED! 3rd Edition Not perfect, but still usable for class. Ships same or next day. Expedited shipping takes 2-3 business days; standard shipping takes 4-14 busine...show moress days. ...show less
$2.00 +$3.99 s/h
Campus_Bookstore Fayetteville, AR
Used - Good TEXTBOOK ONLY. 3rd Edition May contain highlighting/underlining/notes/etc. May have used stickers on cover. Ships same or next day. Expedited shipping takes 2-3 business days; standard shi...show morepping takes 4-14 business days. ...show less
$3.99 +$3.99 s/h
Goodwill WNYBOOKS Buffalo, NY
2005 Paperback Fair ACCEPTABLE-Any or all listed conditions may apply: Covers may show wear( cracks, bends, rips, etc. )binding may show wear ( yet still intact) Pages May be worn, bent, dirty, ye...show morellowed with age, stained, etc. Item may include notations, underlining, highlighting, inscription. GOOD READING COPY-not typically collection worthy-USED CONDITION. We Love and Value Our Customers-Goodwill WNYBOOKS Buffalo, NY Thanks You! ...show less
$4.00 +$3.99 s/h
Greatextbooks Auburn, CA
0323039030 ****VERY GOOD COPY**** NO WRITING INSIDE BUT MIGHT HAVE SHELF WEAR. SHIPS SAME OR NEXT BUSINESS DAY WITH DELIVERY CONFIRMATION !!!!
$4.00 +$3.99 s/h
HPB-University-District Seattle, WA
2005 Paperback Good Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, may not include cdrom or access ...show morecodes. Customer service is our top priority! ...show less
$4.50 +$3.99 s/h
Nettextstore Lincoln, NE
2005 Paperback Good Books have varying amounts of wear and highlighting. Usually ships within 24 hours in quality packaging. Satisfaction guaranteed. This item may not include any CDs, Infotracs, A...show moreccess cards or other supplementary material. ...show less
$4.95 +$3.99 s/h
Kenneth Emling AZ Glendale, AZ
Saint Louis, MO 2005 Trade paperback 3rd ed. Good. Paperback Edition-Average Wear-Few Markings Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 1267 p. Contains: Illustrations. Mosby's Manual of Diagnostic & La...show moreboratory Tests. Audience: General/trade. ...show less
Free Shipping Get Free Shipping on orders over $25 (not including Rental and Marketplace). Order arrives in 5-10 business days.
Need it faster? We offer fast, flat-rate expedited shipping options.
Not the right book for you? We'll gladly take it back within 30 days.
To return an eTextbook:
Your eTextbook is non-returnable once it's been activated. You must contact us about returning your eTextbook before you activate it.
Returns are accepted within 30 days of the purchase date on your order confirmation.
This book qualifies for guaranteed cash back! Buy it now for , then:
Sell it back by:
Guaranteed cash back:
Cost of this book after cash back:
Take advantage of Guaranteed Cash Back. Send your book to us in good condition before the end of the buyback period, we'll send YOU a check, and you'll pay less for your textbooks!
If you find this book for less on Amazon.com (direct from Amazon, not marketplace sellers), we'll match it.
In our warehouse, waiting to ship directly to you.
We hand-inspect every used textbook to make sure it's in good condition.
Buy it now. Sell it later!
Sell this textbook for cash!
When you're done with this book, sell it back to Textbooks.com. In addition to the best possible buyback price, you'll get an extra 10% cash back just for being a customer.
We buy good-condition used textbooks year 'round, 24/7. No matter where you bought it, Textbooks.com will buy your textbooks for the most cash.
We hand-inspect every one of our used textbooks to ensure good condition.
Our used textbooks do NOT have:
Missing or torn pages
Missing or torn cover
Torn or damaged binding
A broken spine
This textbook has never been used.
Due to the size of eTextbooks, a high-speed internet connection (cable modem, DSL, LAN) is required for download stability and speed. Your connection can be wired or wireless.
Being online is not required for reading an eTextbook after successfully downloading it. You must only be connected to the Internet duringthe download process.
Windows XP, Windows Vista or Mac OS X 10.3 or above
At least 280 MB RAM, a 600 mHZ processor and 110 MB of hard drive space
1024x768 (or larger) screen resolution
What is the Marketplace? It's another way for you to get the right price on the books you need. We approved every Marketplace vendor to sell their books on Textbooks.com, so you know they're all reliable.
What are Marketplace shipping options? Marketplace items do not qualify for free shipping. When ordering from the Marketplace, please specify whether you want the seller to send your book Standard ($3.99/item) or Express ($6.99/item). To get free shipping over $25, just order directly from Textbooks.com instead of through the Marketplace.
FREE UPS 2nd Day Air Terms
Rental and Marketplace items are excluded. Offer is valid from 1/21/2013 12:00PM to 1/23/2013 11:59AM CST. Your order must be placed by 12 Noon CST to be processed on the same day. Minimum order value is $100.00 excluding Rental and Marketplace items. To redeem this offer, select "FREE UPS 2ND DAY AIR" at checkout. Offer not is not valid on previous orders.