Top 10 Best Books to Read in Laboratory Medicine - August 2021

Here are our top ten recommendations if you are looking for the best books to read in Laboratory Medicine. We have made sure our list is diverse to cater to the interests of different types of readers.

1. Nursing: Lab Values (Quick Study Academic)

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Laboratory Medicine - August 2021

Handy 6 page laminated reference to the most important lab values for nurses to know. Get this guide when you start nursing school and review it often. By the time you take the NCLEX, they will be committed to memory. Lamination means it will last the lifetime of your career. Paper-thin, so you can keep it with your clipboard or at the nurses' station for referencing a value faster than using the Internet. Suggested uses: o Quick Reference - instead of digging into a large book to find a core answer you need while studying, use the guide to reinforce quickly and repeatedly o Memory - refreshing your memory repeatedly is a foundation of studying, have the core labs handy so you can focus on the larger picture o NCLEX Test Prep & Exams - review frequently and right before exams and the NCLEX for that extra boost

  • Author: Henry
  • Publisher: Quickstudy Reference Guides; 1st edition (November 1, 2016)
  • Genre: Medical Books, Medicine
  • ISBN: 978-1423233206
  • Dimensions: 8.3 x 0.2 x 11 inches


2. The Intuitive Eating Workbook for Teens: A Non-Diet, Body Positive Approach to Building a Healthy Relationship with Food

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Laboratory Medicine - August 2021

A new, non-diet approach to adopting healthy eating habits! Drawing on the same evidence-based practices introduced in Intuitive Eating , this workbook for teens addresses the ten principles of intuitive eating to help you listen to your body’s natural hunger and fullness cues. Do you struggle with stress eating, overeating, emotional eating, or binge eating? You aren’t alone. Sometimes, when we’re not feeling so good, food can seem like a great comfort. The problem is that over time, overeating can lead to several physical health problems, as well as depression and lowered self-esteem. So, how can you put a stop to unhealthy eating behaviors before they become ingrained, lifelong habits? With this breakthrough workbook, you’ll learn to notice and respect your body’s natural hunger and fullness signals, find real eating satisfaction, cultivate body positivity, and build a profound connection to your mind and body for years to come. Each chapter includes an important principle of intuitive eating, and includes worksheets and activities to help you connect with and deepen your skills. Whether you’re a teen, a parent, a clinician, or a certified intuitive eating counselor, this proven-effective workbook is an essential resource.

  • Author: Elyse Resch
  • Publisher: Instant Help; Illustrated edition (April 1, 2019)
  • Genre: Medical Books, Medicine
  • ISBN: 978-1684031443
  • Dimensions: 8 x 0.53 x 10 inches


3. Phlebotomy Essentials, Enhanced Edition

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Laboratory Medicine - August 2021

Phlebotomy Essentials, Enhanced Seventh Edition provides accurate, up-to-date, and practical information and instruction in phlebotomy procedures and techniques, along with a comprehensive background in phlebotomy theory and principles.

  • Author: Ruth McCall
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning; 7th edition (July 7, 2020)
  • Genre: Medical Books, Medicine
  • ISBN: 978-1284209945
  • Dimensions: 8.43 x 0.79 x 10.79 inches


4. Microbiology: Laboratory Theory & Application, Brief 3e

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Laboratory Medicine - August 2021

This manual is appropriate for courses populated primarily by allied health students or for courses where an abbreviated number of experiments is preferred. This new edition has been carefully revised to provide increased clarity, better organization, and improvements to its already unsurpassed photography and artwork. These features have made this manual and its associated title, Microbiology: Laboratory Theory & Application, 4e, the best-selling microbiology lab manual series on the market. Features include the following: Theory and Application provide students with the general principles and everyday purpose of the labs; "In This Exercise" clearly explains what students can expect as they work through the Lab Procedures; Biochemical Reactions for the Organism and Indicator Reactions of the Test depict the reactions taking place in the lab; Materials, Medium Recipes, and Lab Procedures give students step-by-step instructions for conducting the labs. Biosafety levels are also included so that students are aware of the safety precautions necessary for each lab; Tables of Results help students organize and interpret results; Data Sheets provide students room to record their data and answer critical thinking questions; high-quality, full-color photographs, micrographs, and illustrations ensure that students have color-accurate visual representations of what they will see in the lab; photographs and Procedural Diagrams outline the steps necessary to correctly complete the lab; photographs with directional arrows help ensure students use proper technique; clearly written, informative captions help ensure students use proper technique in the lab.

  • Author: Michael J. Leboffe
  • Publisher: Morton Publishing Company; 3rd edition (January 1, 2016)
  • Genre: Medical Books, Medicine
  • ISBN: 978-1617314773
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 1.06 x 10.88 inches


5. Deep Medicine: How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Laboratory Medicine - August 2021

One of America's top doctors reveals how AI will empower physicians and revolutionize patient care Medicine has become inhuman, to disastrous effect. The doctor-patient relationship--the heart of medicine--is broken: doctors are too distracted and overwhelmed to truly connect with their patients, and medical errors and misdiagnoses abound. In Deep Medicine , leading physician Eric Topol reveals how artificial intelligence can help. AI has the potential to transform everything doctors do, from notetaking and medical scans to diagnosis and treatment, greatly cutting down the cost of medicine and reducing human mortality. By freeing physicians from the tasks that interfere with human connection, AI will create space for the real healing that takes place between a doctor who can listen and a patient who needs to be heard. Innovative, provocative, and hopeful, Deep Medicine shows us how the awesome power of AI can make medicine better, for all the humans involved. Illustrations note: 46 Halftones, black & white 11 Tables, black & white

  • Author: Eric Topol MD
  • Publisher: Basic Books; Illustrated edition (March 12, 2019)
  • Genre: Medical Books, Medicine
  • ISBN: 978-1541644632
  • Dimensions: 6.5 x 1.25 x 9.5 inches


6. Clinician's Guide to Laboratory Medicine: Pocket

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Laboratory Medicine - August 2021

Step 1...Step 2...Step 3... From Abnormal Lab Test to Diagnosis Through a Series of Steps With lab test results impacting 60-70% of all critical patient care decisions, clinicians must not only choose  the right test  - they must also evaluate lab data in the context of the patient's clinical presentation. For over 20 years, the  Clinician's Guide to Laboratory Medicine: Pocket  has provided clinicians with the strategies needed to interpret complex lab data in a sequential, cost-effective, and evidence-based manner. This thoroughly revised new edition is a must-have resource that was developed to help you answer lab test questions in a flash.  INSIDE THIS NEW EDITION: Unique step-by-step approaches to lab test interpretation that have been updated to reflect the latest advances in laboratory medicine Completely redesigned algorithms to allow quick access to essential information needed at the point-of-care New Patient Safety Tip boxes to prevent errors in test ordering, interpretation, and patient management Hundreds of user-friendly tables and boxes with high-value content Evidence-based recommendations to optimize the delivery of high-quality care Cost-effective approaches that incorporate the latest guidelines, including Choosing Wisely Relevant to all healthcare professionals - physicians, students, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and pharmacists - this guide has all the tools necessary to tackle the challenges of lab test interpretation.

  • Author: Samir P. Desai
  • Publisher: MD2B; 4th edition (June 1, 2019)
  • Genre: Medical Books, Medicine
  • ISBN: 978-1937978105


7. Lab Values for Nurses: Must Know Labs with Easy Memorization Tricks and Nursing Implications

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Laboratory Medicine - August 2021

STRUGGLING TO REMEMBER LAB VALUES EFFICIENTLY?  Are you looking for just the right amount of information & physiology so you remember a simple, step by step approach to Lab values interpretation?  MASTER THE LAB VALUES FOR NURSES TODAY WITHOUT MEMORIZATION! BUT FIRST, A WARNING: Before we go further, let me make something abundantly clear: This book does not contain a "magic wand" that will transform you in an Lab Values Expert without having to do any work. What I’m about to share with you takes both time and effort and has worked wonders for me and my private clients. And I believe it can help you too. But this only works for those who APPLY all the information DILLIGENTLY, take notes, read and re-read the chapters, follow all instructions to the letter  So with that said, let me tell you… CONFIDENTLY REMEMBER LAB VALUES IN A SYSTEMATIC WAY This book gives you a clear and simple roadmap for approaching any LAB VALUES and leaves out the jargon and sticks to the information that’s really important. After working through the steps in this book, you’ll be able to follow a case discussion with your colleagues, recognize many common and dangerous diseases, and start using the LAB VALUES in your daily clinical practice. SAVE TIME, ENERGY, AND MONEY Don’t waste your energy on complicated textbooks and papers full of theory. Don’t spend your valuable time and money on expensive on-site courses, travel, and accommodation. Instead, learn the most important clinical skills where you want and when you want  LEARN IN A PLAYFUL WAY There’s no need to learn complicated principles and to go through lots of theory just because you want to become an expert. I’ll teach you the most important concepts starting with the basics leading you up to expert level in a playful way. It has never been easier to get clarity with this method.  This book is designed for - Healthcare professionals and telemetry staff  - Students preparing for ACLS, such as paramedics/EMTs, nurses, physicians, clinical pharmacists, and respiratory therapists - Nurses, pharmacists, emergency medical services personnel and physicians seeking to earn continuing education credits What are you waiting for? Scroll Up, Click on the "Buy Now" button!

  • Author: Dr. Gabriel J. Connor
  • Publisher: Independently published (January 10, 2021)
  • Genre: Medical Books, Medicine
  • ISBN: 979-8593252470
  • Dimensions: 6 x 0.23 x 9 inches


8. Bakerman's ABC's of Interpretive Laboratory Data

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Laboratory Medicine - August 2021

Never used. No writing.

  • Author: Paul Bakerman
  • Publisher: Interpretive Laboratory Data; 5th ed. edition (August 1, 2014)
  • Genre: Medical Books, Medicine
  • ISBN: 978-0945577034
  • Dimensions: 4.5 x 1.2 x 7.4 inches


9. Lab Values: 63 Must Know Labs for Nurses

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Laboratory Medicine - August 2021

Save Time:: Lab Values for Nurses #1 Best Selling Nursing Reference Book on Amazon Want to study better, but don't have the time? This book outlines the 63 MUST KNOW lab values for nurses to help them prepare for the NCLEX ® and care for patients on the floor. Whether you are a student nurse or an experience this book contains the information you need to know to provide superior patient care. In Lab Values for Nurses you'll learn: 1. How to quickly identify difficult lab values 2. You will feel confident when evaluating labs for your patients. 3. You will understand the labs due to brief descriptions on each lab values 4. You will understand what causes increased and decreased levels The book includes a brief introduction followed by charts including 63 important lab values with their units, normal ranges, and abbreviations. The charts are followed by a brief description for each individual value including: indications, what would cause abnormal values, and a description of the lab value itself. Lab Values contains an easy to read and follow catalog of the most essential labs for nurses. Graphics and charts Normal lab values and common abbreviations Descriptions of each value Correct filling order for specimen tubes Stop wasting time on your studies and start acing exams and spending more time actually caring for patients. Enjoy the free Kindle version of this book with a purchase of the physical copy.

  • Author: Jon Haws
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1st edition (February 3, 2015)
  • Genre: Medical Books, Medicine
  • ISBN: 978-1507704783
  • Dimensions: 6 x 0.25 x 9 inches


10. Basic Clinical Laboratory Techniques

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Laboratory Medicine - August 2021

BASIC CLINICAL LABORATORY TECHNIQUES, Sixth Edition demonstrates the techniques involved in basic clinical laboratory procedures, as well as the theories behind them. Performance-based to maximize hands-on learning, this "work-text" includes step-by-step instruction and worksheets to help users understand laboratory tests and procedures, such as specimen collection, types of analysis, laboratory instrumentation, CLIA and OSHA safety protocols, and much more. Learners and working professionals alike will find BASIC CLINICAL LABORATORY TECHNIQUES an easy-to-understand, reliable resource for developing and refreshing key laboratory skills.

  • Author: Barbara H. Estridge
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning; 6th edition (November 17, 2011)
  • Genre: Medical Books, Medicine
  • ISBN: 978-1111138363
  • Dimensions: 8.4 x 1.2 x 10.6 inches