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A manual of laboratory and diagnostic tests
Fischbach, Frances Talaska.
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Seventh edition.
Publication Information:
Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, [2004]

Physical Description:
xv, 1291 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Ch. 1. Diagnostic testing -- Ch. 2. Blood studies; hematology and coagulation -- Ch. 3. Urine studies -- Ch. 4. Stool studies -- Ch. 5. Cerebrospinal fluid studies -- Ch. 6. Chemistry studies -- Ch. 7. Microbiologic studies -- Ch. 8. Immunodiagnostic studies -- Ch. 9. Nuclear medicine studies -- Ch. 10. X-Ray studies -- Ch. 11. Cytologic, histologic, and genetic studies -- Ch. 12. Endoscopic studies -- Ch. 13. Ultrasound studies -- Ch. 14. Pulmonary function, arterial blood gases (ABGs), and electrolyte studies -- Ch. 15. Prenatal diagnosis and tests of fetal well-being -- Ch. 16. Special systems, organ functions, and postmortem studies -- App. A. Standard/universal precautions -- App. B. Latex and rubber allergy precautions -- App. C. Sedation and analgesia precautions -- App. D. Conversions from conventional to Systeme International (SI) units -- App. E. Guidelines for specimen transport and storage -- App. F. Vitamins in human nutrition -- App. G. Minerals in human nutrition -- App. H. Examples of forms -- App. I. Panic or critical values -- App. J. Effects of the most commonly used drugs on frequently ordered laboratory tests (Blood, "Whole" Plasma, Serum, Stool, and Urine) -- App. K. Protocols for hair, nails, saliva, sputum, and breath specimen collection -- App. L. Protocols for evidentiary specimen collection in criminal or forensic cases.
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