Differential Diagnosis by Laboratory Medicine: A Quick Reference for Physicians

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Springer Science & Business Media, 2002 - Medical - 1098 pages
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This extensive handbook is indispensable. It enables clinicians and physicians to establish a precise diagnosis and to take the right decisions for patient treatment. Up-to-date and comprehensive information for the differential diagnosis is presented in a well-structured manner that enables the reader to quickly locate the information he is looking for. The book is divided into three sections: -A comprehensive index of over 900 biochemical laboratory parameters in all the important biological samples. Sample types are listed alphabetically and for each sample, all parameters are listed alphabetically with the medical conditions that cause an increased or decreased value.-A-Z listing of over 1950 medical conditions plus their affected lab values.-A-Z listing of over 1200 drugs and their interference with the lab values. Appendices: -International reference values of clinical-biochemical and laboratory parameters. +An extensive list of frequently used synonyms and abbreviations.
 

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Contents

Blood Plasma Serum
40
Acidbase Balance
369
Amniotic Fluid
381
Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid
389
Cerebrospinal Fluid
393
Gastric Fluid
415
Hair
419
Hematology
420
Sweat
531
Synovial Fluid
533
Tears
542
Urine
544
BiochemicalLaboratory Findings in Clinical Units and Conditions
613
BiochemicalLaboratory Findings in Clinical Units and Conditions
614
Medicaments Interfering Factors
821
Medicaments Interfering Factors
822

Peritoneal Fluid
498
Pleural Fluid
504
Saliva
514
Seminal Fluid
516
Sputum
519
Stool
522
Appendix
997
English Synonymous Vocabulary
1036
Literature Used
1048
Register
1062
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