A Guide to Laboratory Investigations (Allied Health Professions Series 5th Revised edition)

A Guide to Laboratory Investigations (Allied Health Professions Series 5th Revised edition)

By: Michael McGhee (author)Paperback

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This classic guide to the interpretation of normal and abnormal laboratory results is now fully revised and expanded, including updates on established and familiar tests, as well as interpretations on recent developments. It outlines new guidelines on specific clinical conditions such as heart failure, management of female infertility, specific lipid monitoring in diabetes and guidance for monitoring renal failure. "A Guide to Laboratory Investigations, Fifth Edition" continues to keep pace with change and remains an essential reference for all healthcare professionals.

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Occupational Therapist, Royal Children's Hospital, Victoria, Australia


Forward * Preface * Using this Book * Introduction* The How and Why of Pain -educating about pain and what influences it * Medical Matters -about diagnosis, tests and disorders * Pain and the Family - how families contribute * Sleep - sleep and sleep habits * Making Changes - about values, goals and motivation * Dealing with the Pain - coping factors and managing flare-ups * Mindfulness and Relaxation and Imagery - how to teach skills * Thoughts and Words -language and its role in behaviour * Getting Fit - a fitness regime, pacing and managing barriers * Returning to School - what influences a successful plan

Product Details

  • publication date: 25/03/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781846192104
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9781846192104
  • weight: 408
  • ISBN10: 1846192102
  • edition: 5th Revised edition

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