Lab Tests

Lab Tests

Lab Tests Online
(American Association for Clinical Chemistry)
"Lab Tests Online has been designed to help you, as a patient or caregiver, to better understand the many clinical lab tests that are part of routine care as well as diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of conditions and diseases. ..The site is the product of a collaboration of professional societies representing the lab community. " Site features include test descriptions, conditions and diseases and tests used to diagnose them, screening recommendations, and much more that will help you learn about and understand the role lab work plays in medicine.
https://labtestsonline.org/
Laboratory Tests
(MedlinePlus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine. Topics include News, Overviews, Diagnosis/Symptoms, Specific Conditions, Children, Teenagers, Women, Seniors and more. Learn about common tests, home use tests, screening tests, and coping with the pain and anxiety of testing.
https://medlineplus.gov/laboratorytests.html
Quick tips When getting medical tests
(Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ))
Advice for patients about questions to ask their doctor about medical tests and what they can do to assure that tests are being done by qualified labs.
https://archive.ahrq.gov/patients-consumers/diagnosis-treatment/diagnosis/t
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Last Modified: Thursday February 09, 2017 2:54 PM