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The diagnosis, management, and clinical testing associated with old, traditional, and new endocrine disorders have seen numerous advances during the past 10 years since the publication of the previous edition of this bestselling resource. Updating its classic predecessor in content and format, Endocrine and Metabolic Testing Manual, Fourth Edition provides an authoritative and comprehensive resource on the clinical, diagnostic, and laboratory testing for endocrine disorders.

Written by two widely respected authorities with more than 60 years of combined experience in diagnostic endocrinology, this medical guide is organized by endocrine organ system into 12 chapters. All tests within each chapter provide accurate, brief, but adequate, information regarding indications for the test, the procedure for performing the test, instructions for how to interpret test results, suggestions for further reading, and useful ICD-9 diagnosis codes. The book is laden with tables, making the information easy to find and use.

  • Expanded Coverage: Includes most endocrine and metabolic disorders and the appropriate testing associated with their diagnoses
  • Improved Organization: Uses a more standardized format for easier use
  • Sample Calculations: Assists in calculating complex formulas with ease and accuracy
  • Highly Informative Tables: Summarizes critical information in a reader-friendly format
  • With detailed instruction on how to perform and interpret clinical test procedures, this practical reference is an essential resource for endocrinologists and pathologists. Newly designed and reformatted, the new edition enables quick access to complete and authoritative information about the diagnosis, screening, and management of traditional and emerging endocrine disorders.

    "Uniformly and remarkable scholarly for a two author treatise of this magnitude there are no weak sections or entries . . This book should be on the reference shelves of every endocrinologist who uses clinical laboratory services . . Overall Grading: Outstanding." – Lynn R. Witherspoon, Department of Radiology, Section of Nuclear Medicine and System Vice President and Chief Medical Information Officer, Ochsner Medical System, in LABMEDICINE , September 2009, Vol. 40, No. 9