The Clinician's Guide to Laboratory Medicine provides a unique approach to laboratory test interpretation that is not readily available in standard textbooks. This reference leads the healthcare professional from abnormal lab test result to diagnosis through a series of logical steps, within the context of the patient's clinical presentation. By doing so, the precise exercise a seasoned clinician performs when confirming or excluding a possible diagnosis is duplicated. The Clinician's Guide to Laboratory Medicine, A Practical Approach , is part of Lexi-Comp's Clinician's Guide Series , including the Clinician's Guide to Diagnosis and the Clinician's Guide to Internal Medicine , providing clinicians with practical approaches to commonly-encountered problems. The Clinician's Guide to Laboratory Medicine, A Practical Approach , is organized by organ system. Within each section are a number of chapters, each addressing a different laboratory test abnormality or suspected clinical disorder.This guide contains over 50 algorithms to help the reader quickly develop a strategy for approaching each particular lab test abnormality. And, included free of charge is the Clinician's Guide to Laboratory Medicine, Pocket - a concise, pocket-sized version for convenient referencing at the point-of-care.