Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests Designed for medical, nursing, and other health professional students, house officers, and practicing physicians and nurses, gives instant access to selecting and interpreting more than 350 commonly used diagnostic tests.
It is a quick resource to the selection and interpretation of commonly used diagnostic tests, including laboratory procedures in the clinical setting, laboratory tests (chemistry, hematology, immunology, microbiology, and molecular and genetic testing), diagnostic imaging tests (plain radiography, CT, MRI, and ultrasonography), electrocardiography, and the use of tests in differential diagnosis, including helpful algorithms. This latest update is based on the 5th edition with additional features, enhanced functionality and ongoing updates!
Over 350 tests are presented in a concise, consistent, and user-friendly format.
More than two dozen new clinical laboratory test entries, including: C-reactive protein, high sensitivity (hs-CRP); G20210A mutation; hepatitis C virus genotyping; HIV resistance testing; etc.
Enable readers to understand commonly used diagnostic tests and diagnostic approaches to common disease states.
Expanded content regarding molecular and genetic tests.
Added microbiologic coverage of emerging (new) and reemerging pathogens and infectious agents.
Fields covered include internal medicine, pediatrics, surgery, neurology, and obstetrics and gynecology.
Costs and risks of various procedures and tests are noted.
Additionally, you'll get valuable added features, available only from Skyscape:
New interactive flowchart: Complex algorithm and protocol are transformed from static images into dynamic step-by-step decision support tools. This innovative feature can quickly and easily walk you through even the most intricate decision models.
Full Images: Vivid images that aid in diagnostic workup.
Table Viewer: All the richness of extensive tables, easily viewable on the compact screen of your mobile device
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Supported operating systems:
Pocket PC 2002, WinCE.Net 3.0, WinCE.Net 4.0, WinCE.Net 5.0, WinCE.Net 6.0, Windows Mobile 2003, Windows Mobile 5.0, Windows Mobile 6 Classic, Windows Mobile 6 Professional, Windows Mobile 6.1 Classic, Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional, Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional
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