Clinician s Guide to Laboratory Medicine

Clinician s Guide to Laboratory Medicine Author Samir P. Desai
ISBN-10 0972556184
Year 2009
Pages 255
Language en
Publisher Md2b
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Previously available only as part of the Clinician's Guide to Laboratory Medicine package, the new 3rd edition of the Clinician's Guide to Laboratory Medicine: Pocket is now available alone. Inside, find practical approaches to the interpretation of abnormal lab tests. Includes differential diagnoses, step-by-step approaches, and algorithms, all designed to answer your lab test questions in a flash. This concise, organized guide fits easily in a coat pocket, providing you with the tools necessary to tackle even the most challenging lab tests. See why so many consider it a "must-have" book.

Ferri s Best Test

Ferri s Best Test Author Fred F. Ferri
ISBN-10 9780323078610
Year 2009-04-14
Pages 448
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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Written by Fred F. Ferri, MD, FACP, author of many best-selling books for primary care practice, Ferri’s Best Test, 2nd Edition, equips you to quickly choose the most efficient and cost-effective diagnostic approach, including imaging or lab tests. Updates throughout, including more than 180 new tests...additional diagnostic modalities...and new algorithms...make this unique and user-friendly reference a must for determining which diagnostic tests to order. A portable, pocket-sized format allows for convenient consultation anytime, anywhere. Offers concise, well-organized guidance to the most common lab tests and diagnostic imaging modalities, all in one single resource, that makes reference remarkably fast and easy. Describes the most common imaging studies for each organ system, reviewing their indications, advantages, disadvantages, and approximate costs to simplify your decision-making process. Examines over 384 laboratory tests, describing the normal range of results in adult patients, typical abnormalities (positive tests, increased or decreased values), and the likeliest causes. Explores 231 common diseases and disorders, providing algorithms to help you select the single best test for diagnosing each condition. Features a portable, pocket-sized format that allows for convenient consultation anytime, anywhere. Features 184 new tests in an expanded laboratory test section; 8 additional diagnostic radiological modalities, including computed tomographic colonography, video capsule endoscopy, and intravascular ultrasonography; and 30 new algorithms in an expanded algorithm section, to provide you with the latest options for obtaining optimal diagnostic outcomes. Includes IU units added to all laboratory tests, to make the guidance more useful to clinicians practicing outside of the US.

Clinician s Guide to Diagnosis

Clinician s Guide to Diagnosis Author Samir P. Desai
ISBN-10 UCSD:31822029925021
Year 2001-01-01
Pages 608
Language en
Publisher Lexi-Comp Incorporated
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Experience is the best teacher when it comes to patient care. This guide is designed to mimic the thought processes of a seasoned clinician, linking a patient's symptoms to diagnosis through a series of logical steps.

Clinical Laboratory Medicine

Clinical Laboratory Medicine Author Kenneth D. McClatchey
ISBN-10 0683307517
Year 2002
Pages 1693
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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This thoroughly updated Second Edition of Clinical Laboratory Medicine provides the most complete, current, and clinically oriented information in the field. The text features over 70 chapters--seven new to this edition, including medical laboratory ethics, point-of-care testing, bone marrow transplantation, and specimen testing--providing comprehensive coverage of contemporary laboratory medicine. Sections on molecular diagnostics, cytogenetics, and laboratory management plus the emphasis on interpretation and clinical significance of laboratory tests (why a test or series of tests is being done and what the results mean for the patient) make this a valuable resource for practicing pathologists, residents, fellows, and laboratorians. Includes over 800 illustrations, 353 in full color and 270 new to this edition. Includes a Self-Assessment and Review book.

A Pocket Guide to Clinical Midwifery The Efficient Midwife

A Pocket Guide to Clinical Midwifery  The Efficient Midwife Author Lauren A. Dutton
ISBN-10 9781449659646
Year 2010-10-22
Pages 358
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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This handy pocket guide is the perfect quick reference. Organized alphabetically for easy reference, this is a repository for all concepts, treatment options, drugs and dosages, which are difficult to remember and vitally important. A must-have for every midwife!

Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests Sixth Edition

Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests  Sixth Edition Author Diana Nicoll
ISBN-10 9780071766258
Year 2012-06-19
Pages 640
Language en
Publisher McGraw Hill Professional
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A quick reference guide to the selection and interpretation of more than 450 commonly used diagnostic tests COVERS: Basic principles of diagnostic testing, common blood, urine and cerebrospinal fluid laboratory tests, therapeutic drug monitoring, microbiologic test selection and interpretation and diagnostic imaging tests by body system , electrocardiography, and differential diagnosis tables & algorithms Tests used in internal medicine, pediatrics, surgery, neurology and obstetrics and gynecology INCLUDES: Costs and risks of diagnostic tests Evidence-based information Diseases associated with abnormal test results, including test sensitivities Full literature citations with PubMed (PMID) numbers included for each reference More than 24 NEW clinical laboratory test entries, 6 NEW differential diagnosis tables 5 NEW diagnostic algorithms NEW sections on point-of-care testing, provider-performed microscopy, pharmacogenetic testing, and diagnostic echocardiography

Pocket Guide to Clinical Examination

Pocket Guide to Clinical Examination Author Owen Epstein
ISBN-10 9780723437505
Year 2011-12-05
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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This handy, well illustrated guide covers all aspects of patient examination. Carry this practical text with you so you can review the questions you should include as part of your history taking, the examination techniques you should use for different body systems and the presenting signs of common disorders. The new fourth edition includes over 130 colour illustrations as well as text boxes to aid revision and help in daily clinical duties. The history-taking and examination coverage will be invaluable to students faced with real-life patients for the first time by highlighting the most things to remember The signs & symptoms sections describe the most important diseases associated with each body system The various icon boxes highlight and summarise information on a range of issues relevant to history and examination: the elderly, emergency situations, Questions to Ask, etc Colour photographs depict the clinical manifestations as they present in real-life and ‘real-life’ examination techniques Colour diagrams clarify examination technique

Clinician s Guide to Laboratory Medicine

Clinician s Guide to Laboratory Medicine Author Samir P. Desai
ISBN-10 1591950627
Year 2004-01-01
Pages 924
Language en
Publisher Lexi-Comp Incorporated
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Offers an approach to laboratory test interpretation. This reference leads the healthcare professional from abnormal lab test result to diagnosis through a series of logical steps, within the context of patient's clinical presentation. It contains over 50 algorithms to help the reader develop a strategy for approaching each lab test abnormality.

Pocket Medicine

Pocket Medicine Author Marc S Sabatine
ISBN-10 9781451193787
Year 2013-10-07
Pages 280
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Prepared by residents and attending physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, this pocket-sized looseleaf is one of the best-selling references for medical students, interns, and residents on the wards and candidates reviewing for internal medicine board exams. In bulleted lists, tables, and algorithms, Pocket Medicine provides key clinical information about common problems in internal medicine, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, gastroenterology, nephrology, hematology-oncology, infectious diseases, endocrinology, and rheumatology. This Fifth Edition is fully updated and includes a sixteen-page color insert with key and classic abnormal images. If you purchased a copy of Sabatine: Pocket Medicine 5e, ISBN 978-1-4511-8237-8, please make note of the following important correction on page 1-36: Oral anticoagulation (Chest 2012;141:e531S; EHJ 2012;33:2719; Circ 2013;127:1916) All valvular AF as stroke risk very high Nonvalv. AF: stroke risk ~4.5%/y; anticoag ® 68% ¯ stroke; use a risk score to guide Rx: CHADS2: CHF (1 point), HTN (1), Age =75 y (1), DM (1), prior Stroke/TIA (2) CHA2DS2-VASc: adds 65+74 y (1) =75 y (2), vasc dis. [MI, Ao plaque, or PAD (1)]; ? (1) score ³2 ® anticoag; score 1 ® consider anticoag or ASA (? latter reasonable if risk factor age 65-74 y, vasc dis. or ?); antithrombotic Rx even if rhythm control [SCORE CORRECTED] Rx options: factor Xa or direct thrombin inhib (non-valv only; no monitoring required) or warfarin (INR 2-3; w/ UFH bridge if high risk of stroke); if Pt refuses anticoag, consider ASA + clopi or, even less effective, ASA alone (NEJM 2009;360:2066) Please make note of this correction in your copy of Sabatine: Pocket Medicine 5e immediately and contact LWW,,s Customer Service Department at 1.800.638.3030 or 1.301.223.2300 so that you may be issued a corrected page 1-36. You may also download a PDF of page 1-36 by clicking HERE. All copies of Pocket Medicine, 5e with the ISBN: 978-1-4511-9378-7 include this correction.

Approach to Internal Medicine

Approach to Internal Medicine Author David Hui
ISBN-10 9783319118215
Year 2015-10-01
Pages 542
Language en
Publisher Springer
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This fully updated 4th Edition of provides an integrated symptom- and issue-based approach with easy access to high yield clinical information. For each topic, carefully organized sections on different diagnoses, investigations, and treatments are designed to facilitate patient care and examination preparation. Numerous clinical pearls and comparison tables are provided to help enhance learning, and international units (US and metric) are used to facilitate application in everyday clinical practice. The book covers many highly important, rarely discussed topics in medicine (e.g., smoking cessation, obesity, transfusion reactions, needle stick injuries, code status discussion, interpretation of gram stain, palliative care), and new chapters on end-of-life care and depression have been added. The fourth edition includes many reader-friendly improvements such as better formatting, intuitive ordering of chapters, and incorporation of the most recent guidelines for each topic. Approach to Internal Medicine continues to serve as an essential reference for every medical student, resident, fellow, practicing physician, nurse, and physician assistant.