What is a reference range? How is it used? What happens to your blood after it is drawn? These and other important questions are examined and answered in a set of in-depth articles developed exclusively for Lab Tests Online to provide a broader perspective that can help you better understand your tests and the people who run them.
Collecting samples for testing
Home and Point of Care (POCT) testing
Other testing: radiology
Positive patient identification
Reference ranges and what they mean
How reliable is laboratory testing?
Coping with test pain, discomfort, and anxiety
Test preparation: your role