Medical Tests Sourcebook

Medical Tests Sourcebook

Basic Consumer Health Information About Preventive Care Guidelines, Routine Health Screenings, Home-use Tests, Blood, Stool, and Urine Tests, Genetic Testing, Biopsies, Endoscopic Exams, and Imaging Tests, Such as X-ray, Ultrasound, Computed Tomography (CT), and Nuclear and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Exams : Along With Facts About Diagnostic Tests for Allergies, Cancer, Diabetes, Heart and Lung Disease, Infertility, Osteoporosis, Sleep Problems, and Other Specific Conditions, A Glossary of Related Terms, and Directories of Additional Resources

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"Provides basic consumer health information about laboratory, imaging, and other types of medical testing for disease screening, diagnosis, and monitoring, along with information and guidelines for preventive care testing in children and adults. Includesindex, glossary of related terms, and other resources"--

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In this resource, general readers can find information about medical exams, tests, and other screening, diagnostic, and disease-monitoring procedures. First presented are preventive care guidelines and screening and genetic tests, followed by laboratory blood tests, biopsies, bone marrow tests, lumbar puncture, throat cultures, toxicology screens, urinalysis, and imaging tests like x-rays, ultrasound, computed tomography (CT), mammograms, neurological imaging, new techniques, and magnetic resonance (MRI), nuclear, and thermal imaging. Specific tests for conditions and diseases like allergies, cancer, celiac disease, cardiovascular disorders, diabetes, and kidney and thyroid dysfunction are included, and other tests include catheterization, endoscopic, electrical, and home and self-ordered tests, such as those for cholesterol, drugs, ovulation, hepatitis C, HIV, and prothrombin. Information is drawn from publications from the Centers for Disease Control, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, and other medical organizations. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, c2011
Edition: 4th ed
ISBN: 9780780811515
Branch Call Number: 616.075 M468, 2011
Characteristics: xx, 649 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Shannon, Joyce Brennfleck


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This book is always available in the PlaneTree Health Information Center @ Cupertino Library. FA 200 S 2011


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