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.

A Pocket Guide to Clinical Midwifery

A Pocket Guide to Clinical Midwifery Author Lauren A. Dutton
ISBN-10 9781449618186
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!

Nurse Practitioner Certification Examination and Practice Preparation

Nurse Practitioner Certification Examination and Practice Preparation Author Margaret A Fitzgerald
ISBN-10 9780803669178
Year 2017-03-14
Pages 576
Language en
Publisher F.A. Davis
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Start preparing for your future - today! The new edition of this award-winning text, written by renowned NP educator and certification preparation expert Dr. Margaret Fitzgerald. A must read for anyone taking the NP certification exam. Develop critical thinking and test-taking skills for the exam and the firm knowledge-base needed for both the exam and practice. The 5th edition delivers the latest guidelines, recommendations, diagnostic and treatment protocols, and procedures –everything critical to passing the NP boards.

Natural Therapeutics Pocket Guide

Natural Therapeutics Pocket Guide Author Ross Pelton
ISBN-10 1930598998
Year 2002-01
Pages 881
Language en
Publisher Lexi-Comp Incorporated
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A resource guide for healthcare professionals counseling patients about the appropriate use of natural products and therapies. A quick reference, this edition contains an additional 200 references, over 175 monographs, and information on over 75 conditions. Intended to help improve health, not present cures, this guide is a first step for suggesting natural therapeutics as part of health management.

Physical Therapy in Acute Care

Physical Therapy in Acute Care Author Daniel Joseph Malone
ISBN-10 1556425341
Year 2006-01-01
Pages 666
Language en
Publisher SLACK Incorporated
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Safe and effective management is a top priority for every physical therapy student or clinician involved with patients in the acute care setting. Physical Therapy in Acute Care: A Clinician’s Guide is a user-friendly, pocket-sized, evidence-based text that guides and reinforces successful acute care patient management. Physical Therapy in Acute Care provides clinicians with an understanding of the basic physiological mechanisms underlying normal function of all major organ systems, contrasted with the pathophysiology of the disease and disorders that physical therapists will most often encounter in an acute care environment. Inside the pages of Physical Therapy in Acute Care, Daniel Malone and Kathy Lee Bishop-Lindsay provide a comprehensive review of acute physical therapy best practice. This text builds upon fundamental knowledge by addressing important components of patient examination, discussing relevant medical tests, and listing diseases and diagnoses alphabetically with brief medical management. Some Chapter Topics Include: * Cardiovascular, pulmonary, musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and neurological diseases and disorders * The immune system and infectious disease * Oncology rehabilitation * Wound care * Transplantation Each chapter highlights important physical therapy concerns, examination findings, and rehabilitation interventions. In addition, Physical Therapy in Acute Care includes numerous tables, figures, review questions, and case studies that highlight the physical therapy patient care model as outlined in the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice. Exciting Features: * An in-depth description of laboratory tests and procedures incorporating the physiologic significance of abnormal findings * Pharmacologic information for each organ system chapter including side effects of common medical interventions * A chapter on deconditioning and bed rest effects in the acute care environment * A discharge recommendation decision tree Whether you are a student of physical therapy, a physical therapist entering the acute care environment, or an experienced acute care physical therapist, Physical Therapy in Acute Care is the only resource for successful patient management you will need by your side.

Ferri s Best Test E Book

Ferri s Best Test E Book Author Fred F. Ferri
ISBN-10 9780323527538
Year 2017-10-10
Pages 464
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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Practical and concise, this manual is a quick, go-to reference for up-to-date clinical material on today’s diagnostic testing and laboratory tests. Three convenient sections provide quick access to key information on clinical laboratory testing, diagnostic imaging, and diagnostic algorithms. Experienced author Dr. Fred Ferri uses a unique, easy-to-follow format to simplify complex information and help you choose the best test to supplement your clinical diagnostic skills. Features a new appendix on when to use contrast agents in ordering CT and MRI scans. Discusses new modalities including transient elastography (Fibroscan), CT enterography and CT enteroclysis. Provides new comparison tables to easily evaluate the best test; new algorithms for evaluation of immunodeficiency and hematochezia; and new tables and illustrations throughout to improve your test selection.

Pocket Guide to Clinical Immunology

Pocket Guide to Clinical Immunology Author James D. Folds
ISBN-10 1555811345
Year 1999
Pages 279
Language en
Publisher ASM Press
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The ASM Pocket Guide to Immunology digests a huge amount of information into brief presentations – primarily in the form of tables – enabling the clinical microbiologist to access information quickly. The book covers diseases with an immunological etiology or pathogenesis, and includes a guide to inmmunological tests and results. Intended as a ready reference to the most common immunological tests in use today, it allows the busy clinical microbiologist to judge the suitability and appropriateness of tests and aids in their interpretation. It will be an invaluable and time–saving resource for microbiologists everywhere.

Clinical Laboratory Pearls

Clinical Laboratory Pearls Author Steven L. Jones (M.D.)
ISBN-10 0781725798
Year 2001-01-01
Pages 634
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Designed to provide a quick, concise guide to the clinical laboratory, Clinical Laboratory Pearls packages all the relevant science and important pathology concepts that residents, practicing pathologists, and laboratory technicians need to know in a book that fits inside the pocket of a lab coat. This handy, convenient resource offers "pearls" of wisdom, which are concepts, key points, and practical advice gained by the collective experience of a team of experts, as well as information on the most common laboratory tests and processes.