Lab Literacy for Canadian Doctors: A Guide to Ordering the Right Tests for Better Patient Care

May 5, 2014|
Lab Literacy for Canadian Doctors: A Guide to Ordering the Right Tests for Better Patient Care by Christopher Naugler
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Choosing wisely for better patient care.

Lab Literacy for Canadian Doctors is an affordable and comprehensive pocket guide for choosing appropriate lab tests. It quickly and efficiently improves patient care through better test decisions for clinical situations. This unique resource reduces the risks of: ordering the wrong test, not clearly understanding test results and options, delaying treatments, and making misdiagnoses. Refer to this essential guide for:

  • Diagnostic algorithms.
  • Advice and information on lab errors, false positives and negatives, and blood and tissue collection.
  • A quick index summarizing the clinical utility of common tests.
  • Sections on dermatology, ENT and respiratory system, endocrine system, fatigue, GI and hepatic system, gynecology and pregnancy, routine screening, and more.
  • Protocols for screening tests that follow Canadian guidelines.
  • Values in both conventional and SI units.
Dr. Christopher Naugler is a general pathologist and family physician with wide-ranging research, teaching, and clinical experience. He is a professor and the head of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Calgary, and a clinician-scientist at the Cumming School of Medicine.
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Title:Lab Literacy for Canadian Doctors: A Guide to Ordering the Right Tests for Better Patient CareFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:328 pages, 7.25 X 4.25 X 0.56 inShipping dimensions:328 pages, 7.25 X 4.25 X 0.56 inPublished:May 5, 2014Publisher:Brush EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1550594915

ISBN - 13:9781550594911

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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