Organized for easy access to critical information, this pithy guide addresses all major issues practitioners are likely to encounter during their day-to-day clinical work. It is intended for practitioners in pathology, laboratory medicine, primary care as well as nurse practitioners and physician assistants. It is also a valuable resource for clinical trainees and students who need to learn effective, efficient use of the clinical lab in practice.
Provides practical guidance for avoiding common errors and pitfalls in lab test selection and interpretation
Includes pithy overviews and recommendations for quick reference
Written by expert authors and educators in laboratory medicine
Presents bulleted ìstandards of careî
Serves as a concise, to-the-point teaching guide
About the Author:
Michael Laposata, MD, PhD , is Chair of Pathology, Director of Division of Laboratory Medicine and Clinical Laboratories, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston