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By Michael Laposata MD PhD

Clinical Diagnostic Tests is a handy, quick-reference advisor to universal blunders and pitfalls in attempt choice and outcome interpretation for practitioners and trainees in all parts of medical medication. Authored by means of famous specialists and educators in laboratory medication, it presents well timed, useful counsel approximately what to doÛand what to not doÛfor practitioners ordering or reading scientific checks. each one subject contains a concise assessment and precis by means of a listing of bulleted Ïstandards of careÓ that might let practitioners to fast realize and stay away from a possible challenge.

geared up for simple entry to serious details, this pithy advisor addresses all significant matters practitioners tend to stumble upon in the course of their day by day scientific paintings. it really is meant for practitioners in pathology, laboratory medication, basic care in addition to nurse practitioners and healthcare professional assistants. it's also a useful source for medical trainees and scholars who have to research powerful, effective use of the scientific lab in perform.

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  • presents functional suggestions for warding off universal blunders and pitfalls in lab attempt choice and interpretation

  • comprises pithy overviews and suggestions for speedy reference

  • Written via professional authors and educators in laboratory medication

  • provides bulleted √èstandards of care√ì

  • Serves as a concise, to-the-point educating consultant

About the writer:

Michael Laposata, MD, PhD , is Chair of Pathology, Director of department of Laboratory medication and medical Laboratories, collage of Texas scientific department, Galveston

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