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The Resource 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, edited by Joyce Brennfleck Shannon

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, edited by Joyce Brennfleck Shannon

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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
Title
Medical tests sourcebook
Title remainder
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
Statement of responsibility
edited by Joyce Brennfleck Shannon
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
616.07/5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC71.3
LC item number
.M45 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Shannon, Joyce Brennfleck
Series statement
Health reference series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Diagnosis
  • Diagnosis, Laboratory
  • Medicine, Popular
Label
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, edited by Joyce Brennfleck Shannon
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Regular health exams are important -- Questions about medical tests -- Newborn screening tests -- Preventive care for children and adolescents -- Preventive care and screening test guidelines for adults -- Common screenings in your doctor's office -- Genetic testing -- Required medical screening of immigrants to the United States -- Understanding laboratory tests -- Point-of-care rapid diagnostic tests -- Common blood tests -- Biopsies -- Bone marrow tests -- Lumbar puncture (spinal tap) -- Stool tests -- Throat culture -- Toxicology screen -- Urine tests -- Risks of medical imaging -- Radiography -- Contrast radiography -- Ultrasound (sonography) exams -- Computed tomography (CT) -- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) -- Nuclear imaging -- Digital infrared thermal imaging -- Mammograms -- Neurological imaging -- Researching new imaging techniques -- Cardiac catheterization -- Endoscopy -- Electrocardiogram (EKG) -- Electroencephalogram (EEG) -- Electromyography and nerve conduction velocities -- Electronystagmography : looking at eye movements -- Holter and event monitors -- Diagnostic laparoscopy -- Stress testing -- Allergy testing -- Bladder and kidney function tests -- Cancer screening tests -- Celiac disease tests -- Cystic fibrosis (CF) tests -- Diabetes tests -- Hearing assessments -- Heart and vascular disease screening and diagnostic tests -- Infectious disease testing -- Lung disease tests -- Neurological diagnostic tests -- Osteoporosis diagnosis -- Prenatal and infertility tests -- Sleep disorder tests -- Thyroid and other endocrine tests -- Vision tests -- Vestibular (balance) problem tests -- An introduction to home-use medical tests -- Cholesterol home use test -- Drugs of abuse home tests -- Fecal occult blood home test -- Direct-to-consumer genetic testing -- Gynecological concerns home tests -- Menopause home test -- Hepatitis C home test -- HIV home test -- Prothrombin home test -- Glossary of medical terms related to medical tests -- Online health screening tools -- Directory of breast and cervical cancer early detection programs -- Organizations with resources for people undergoing medical tests
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
xx, 649 p.
Isbn
9780780811515
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011026847
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn745765970
  • (OCoLC)745765970
Label
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, edited by Joyce Brennfleck Shannon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Regular health exams are important -- Questions about medical tests -- Newborn screening tests -- Preventive care for children and adolescents -- Preventive care and screening test guidelines for adults -- Common screenings in your doctor's office -- Genetic testing -- Required medical screening of immigrants to the United States -- Understanding laboratory tests -- Point-of-care rapid diagnostic tests -- Common blood tests -- Biopsies -- Bone marrow tests -- Lumbar puncture (spinal tap) -- Stool tests -- Throat culture -- Toxicology screen -- Urine tests -- Risks of medical imaging -- Radiography -- Contrast radiography -- Ultrasound (sonography) exams -- Computed tomography (CT) -- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) -- Nuclear imaging -- Digital infrared thermal imaging -- Mammograms -- Neurological imaging -- Researching new imaging techniques -- Cardiac catheterization -- Endoscopy -- Electrocardiogram (EKG) -- Electroencephalogram (EEG) -- Electromyography and nerve conduction velocities -- Electronystagmography : looking at eye movements -- Holter and event monitors -- Diagnostic laparoscopy -- Stress testing -- Allergy testing -- Bladder and kidney function tests -- Cancer screening tests -- Celiac disease tests -- Cystic fibrosis (CF) tests -- Diabetes tests -- Hearing assessments -- Heart and vascular disease screening and diagnostic tests -- Infectious disease testing -- Lung disease tests -- Neurological diagnostic tests -- Osteoporosis diagnosis -- Prenatal and infertility tests -- Sleep disorder tests -- Thyroid and other endocrine tests -- Vision tests -- Vestibular (balance) problem tests -- An introduction to home-use medical tests -- Cholesterol home use test -- Drugs of abuse home tests -- Fecal occult blood home test -- Direct-to-consumer genetic testing -- Gynecological concerns home tests -- Menopause home test -- Hepatitis C home test -- HIV home test -- Prothrombin home test -- Glossary of medical terms related to medical tests -- Online health screening tools -- Directory of breast and cervical cancer early detection programs -- Organizations with resources for people undergoing medical tests
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
xx, 649 p.
Isbn
9780780811515
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011026847
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn745765970
  • (OCoLC)745765970

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