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 to Find Reliable Information About Medical Matters on the Internet
How reliable is laboratory testing?
Coping with test pain, discomfort, and anxiety
Validation, Use and Interpretation of Laboratory Tests
Test preparation: your role