Wallach's Interpretation of Diagnostic Tests
Pathways to Arriving at a Clinical Diagnosis, 10/ed
(Includes Interactive eBook with Complete Content)


 by :

 Mary A. Williamson, Michael Snyder

 Press :

 Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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 ISBN (13) :


 ISBN (10) :


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 Size :

 16 x 23

 Price :

 $ 82.99






Ordering the right test at the right time can be a complex process. The revised and updated Wallachs Interpretation of Diagnostic Tests, 10th edition is here to end the confusion. This practical, everyday guide expertly answers the questions physicians most often ask regarding individual disease states, lab tests, and infectious disease assessments. Recommendations are given on when to order tests and how to interpret results, based on evidence-based laboratory medicine. Explore the sample chapter now, and see how this guide will help you save time, avoid errors, and diagnose properly.

  • NEW chapters on genitourinary disorders and transfusion medicine
  • NEW information on pulmonary, cardiac, and neurologic disease states, HLA, obstetric and gynecologic disorders, and molecular diagnostics
  • NEW authors, including specialists in Cardiovascular Medicine, Transfusion Medicine and Pathology
  • A completely revamped cardiovascular chapter with NEW symptoms (Dyspnea, Syncope, Sudden Cardiac Arrest), written by a Cardiovascular Medicine Specialist
  • Includes current molecular diagnostic testing, cytogenetics, common pitfalls, test limitations, and identification of appropriate tests for specific clinical presentations
  • Test sensitivity, specificity, and positive and negative infectious disease probabilities included where appropriate
  • Detailed descriptions of routine and lesser-known tests listed alphabetically, with guidance on when to order and how to interpret results
  • Improved and enhanced index
Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, offering tablet, smartphone, or online access to:
  • Complete content with enhanced navigation
  • A powerful search tool that pulls results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web
  • Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation
  • Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text
  • Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues
  • Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use 



Chapter 1: FALTs: Factors Affecting Laboratory Tests

L.V. Rao


Chapter 2: Autoimmune Diseases

M. Rabie Al-Turkmani

Chapter 3: Cardiovascular Disorders

Craig S. Smith

Chapter 4: Central Nervous System Disorders

Juliana Szakacs

Chapter 5: Digestive Diseases

L Michael Snyder and Michael J. Mitchell

Chapter 6: Endocrine Diseases

Hongbo Yu

Chapter 7: Genitourinary System Disorders

Charles Kiefer

Chapter 8: Gynecologic and Obstetric Disorders

Juliana Szakacs

Chapter 9: Hematologic Disorders

Liberto Pechet

Chapter 10: Hereditary and Genetic Diseases

Marzena Galdzicka, Patricia Minehart Miron, and Edward I. Ginns

Chapter 11: Infectious Diseases

Michael J. Mitchell

Chapter 12: Renal Disorders

M. Rabie Al-Turkmani

Chapter 13: Respiratory, Metabolic, and Acid-Base Disorders

L.V. Rao and Michael J. Mitchell

Chapter 14: Toxicology and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

Amanda J. Jenkins

Chapter 15: Transfusion Medicine

Vishesh Chhibber


Chapter 16: Laboratory Tests

L.V. Rao, Liberto Pechet, Amanda Jenkins, Edward I. Ginns, Marzena Galdzicka, Craig Smith, Vishesh Chhibber, Charles Kiefer, Neng Yu and Patricia Minehart Miron

Chapter 17: Infectious Disease Assays

Michael J. Mitchell and L.V. Rao

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