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Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests

Evidence-based recommendations for ordering and interpreting 450+ medical tests

Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests provides evidence-based recommendations on the selection and interpretation of laboratory, imaging, and microbiology tests.

iOS
Android
BlackBerry
$44.99

Editors: Diana Nicoll, MD, PhD, MPA; Chuanyi Mark Lu, MD; Michael Pignone, MD, MPH; Stephen J. McPhee, MD

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Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests provides immediate, evidence-based information on the selection and interpretation of commonly used laboratory and electrocardiographic tests, diagnostic imaging, and therapeutic drug monitoring. Including more than 450 updated diagnostic tests, this mobile resource is ideal for answering questions encountered daily by physicians, nurses, students, and other healthcare professionals, such as:

  • Which test is best to diagnose or follow a patient’s condition?
  • What is the correct interpretation of an abnormal diagnostic test?
  • How do I collect the appropriate specimen or prepare the patient for testing?
  • Where can I find more information on this test in the medical literature?

Features of Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests include:

  • 450+ updated laboratory and diagnostic tests
  • Evidence-based recommendations
  • Expanded coverage of genetic and molecular tests, including pharmacogenetic tests
  • Extensive use of algorithms, tables, and charts
  • New sections on point-of-care testing, diagnostic echocardiography, and more
  • PubMed (PMID) links directly to journal citations and available articles
  • Universal Index Search – find topics across all indexes
  • ‘Favorites’ for bookmarking important entries
  • Optimized tablet interface

System requirements for each supported platform.
PlatformDevicesMemoryOther
iOS devices running iOS v.4.3 or higher (iPad, iPhone, iPod touch) Carrier Data Plan or on-device WiFi
Android devices running OS 2.2 or higher Memory cards supported Carrier Data Plan or
on-device WiFi
BlackBerry device with memory card support running BlackBerry OS 5 or higher Memory card required Carrier Data Plan or on-device WiFi

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