The right test: a physician's guide to laboratory medicine

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W.B. Saunders, 1993 - Medical - 250 pages
Dr. Speicher's popular resource on the selection, interpretation, and use of laboratory tests is back in a revised and updated 3rd Edition. Features quick, dependable test taking guidelines for over 70 of the most common medical problems, and a new emphasis on outcome and analysis. Now examines over 90% of test-dependent patient care situations!

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
SCREENING
14
2GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS PROBLEMS
56
3CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES
81
RESPIRATORY TRACT DISEASES
96
GASTROINTESTINAL DISEASES
114
6DISEASES OF THE LIVER
130
7URINARY TRACT DISEASES
153
8ENDOCRINE AND METABOLIC DISEASES
168
HEMATOLOGIC DISEASES
196
ACIDBASE DISTURBANCES AND ELECTROLYTE
221
GENERAL BIBLIOGRAPHY
240
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