MeSH: Laboratory Techniques and Procedures, Family Practice, Quality of Health Care. NLM classification: QY Language: English. Format: Adobe® PDF™ (A4) In general, the use of laboratory tests is increasing, although some In 20% the main reason was a diagnostic work-up, and about 10%. Find complete answers to questions such as which laboratory tests to order or what the results might mean. Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures, 6th. Mosby's Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests contraindications, complications, procedure and result interpretation, outlining all.
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Although The menu of laboratory tests available to clinicians constitutes an impressive array that has expanded exponentially since when Folin and Wu devised the first useful test for the quantification of serum glucose concentration. Despite this ever-expanding plethora of useful and reliable clinical laboratory tests for diagnosing and monitoring the myriad of diseases effecting mankind, the recent emphasis on reducing health care costs and the emergence of managed care organizations led to efforts to reduce the abuse over-ordering and misuse eg, ordering the right test for the wrong purpose or vice versa of these tests.
The critical question facing physicians, however, is: What constitutes an unnecessary laboratory test? In the current climate of business-oriented medicine, the answer should not be: Any test for which reimbursement by a payer eg, Medicare is likely to be denied.
What are the consequences of not ordering the test? How good is the test in discriminating between health versus disease?
How are the test results interpreted? How will the test results influence patient management and outcome?
The answers to these questions are critical to the optimal selection and cost-effective use of laboratory tests likely to benefit patient management. Nevertheless, it is widely accepted that the judicious use of laboratory tests, coupled with thoughtful interpretation of the results of these tests, can contribute significantly to diagnostic decision making and patient management.
Reasons for Ordering a Laboratory Test There are 4 major legitimate reasons for ordering a laboratory test: 4 Diagnosis to rule in or rule out a diagnosis.
Monitoring eg, the effect of drug therapy.