Quickly choose the best diagnostic approach! Updated throughout, the new edition of Ferri's BEST TEST speeds you to the most efficient and cost effective diagnostic methods, including imaging and lab tests.
• Descriptions of the most common imaging studies for each organ system, including coverage of 8 additional diagnostic radiological modalities, with reviews of their indications, advantages, and approximate costs—simplify your decision-making process.
• More than 310 laboratory tests—including 113 new tests in an expanded laboratory test section—describe the normal range of results in adult patients, typical abnormalities (positive tests increased or decreased values), and the likeliest causes.
• Algorithms for 231 common diseases and disorders including 9 new algorithms in an expanded algorithm section—help you select the single best test for diagnosing each condition.
• IU units added to all laboratory tests make the guidance more useful to clinicians practicing outside of the US.