PHAS 515 01 Clinical Diagnostic Procedures (Chewakin Fall 2017)

Presents indications for the use and interpretation of fundamental diagnostic tests including blood cell counts, serum chemistries, urinalysis, HIV tests, radiology overview of common diagnostic imaging modalities?their indications, limitations, benefits and potential risks, culture and sensitivity tests, Pap smears and other common pathologic reports. Indications for more specialized procedures such as MRI, CT, ultrasound, and endoscopy are reviewed. Fall semester.