With just a few taps of the stylus, you can have quick, convenient access to all the tests in Mosby's Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference, 6th Edition! Adaptable, convenient, and highly portable, Mosby's Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference, 6th Edition Handheld Software delivers information health care providers need for efficient, safe, and accurate testing. This handheld software, developed from the print version, also contains a wealth of added functionality that makes pinpointing information easier and faster than ever.Mosby's Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference Handheld Software is navigated through the MobiPocket ReaderPro, making it virtually platform-independent. It is compatible with the PalmOS, Windows CE, and Pocket PC--as well as 4 other operating systems. The ReaderPro is small enough that it will not slow down even older devices, and it offers many useful built-in features, including full text search, annotation and highlighting capability, bookmarks with easy link-style navigation, adjustable font size, type, text alignment, and color, multiple indexes, removable memory card support, and a customizable toolbar.A consistent format and a unique sequence present information in a way that simulates priorities in a clinical setting.Fifteen new test entries - including bone turnover biochemical markers (osteocalcin), breast tumor analysis, diabetes mellitus autoanitibody panel (insulin antibody), genetic testing, and HIV viral load - present the latest tests and procedures.General Test Procedures provides a summary and set of guidelines for each type of laboratory test and diagnostic procedure to ensure safety and accuracy.Normal findings are included for adult (male and female), elderly, and pediatric patients, where applicable, to provide complete clinical data.Possible critical values are highlighted to alert users to situations requiring immediate intervention.Each test has the ability to be annotated, so users can add their own information.Indexes of tests by body system and test type allow users to quickly access related studies, and indexes of common and abbreviated names make it easy to find a specific text fast.The CD-ROM version of this handheld software is not Mac-compatible. All Mac users must purchase the downloadable version (ISBN 0-323-02689-3). See link to this product under "Companion Products".