This book helps in on-the-spot test selection and interpretation of all common diagnostic tests - including risks and costs. It is useful for pocket, office, or library and includes evidence-based information as well as 350+ tests - clinic to ward, imaging to electrocardiography. It also includes diseases associated with abnormal results. Key references accompany each test. It contains algorithms, nomograms, tables. "A lean, mean reference machine..." - "Journal of Family Practice" on the 1st Edition.