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Lab Advisor™

Clinical, evidence-based laboratory test information providing:

Typical Lab Advisor documents contain information organized into one or more of the following sections:

 Sections

 

Information is organized and placed into various topic sections such as: Indications, Collection/Storage Information, etc.

 

Each section may contain sub-sections that further define the information presented. For example, the General Information section may contain Synonyms, Reference Range, Test Definition, and Clinical Notes sub-sections.

 Links

 

Links within the documents may open related information. For example, tests listed for diagnostic testing may link to another related laboratory test document or to a disease or condition.

 References

 

References are also shown within the document as a numbered link.

 

 Viewing Laboratory Test Information

 

An individual section of the information is displayed when you open the document. The specific section shown, depends on how you searched for the document.

 

For example, if you searched for "abnormal glucose tolerance test" the General Information section is shown, with the Reference Range sub-section expanded, on the right side of the page. The outline on the left side of the page shows the General Information section highlighted, with the associated sub-sections listed below.

 

You can move to any other section (or sub-section) of the document at any time by clicking on the section (or sub-section) name in the outline on the left side of the page.

 

 Strength of Recommendation - Strength of Evidence

 

The Strength of Recommendation and Strength of Evidence links within the document portray the validity and strength associated with the information. Clicking on the link opens the full definition of the rating.

 

 Sub-sections

 

Expanding a single sub-section
 

Click on the sub-section heading to view the sub-section information. The triangle icon will point down to denote that the sub-section is expanded, and the information behind that sub-section is displayed.

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Expanding all sub-sections in the displayed section
 

Click on the Expand sub-sections link shown at the top of the document to view all information for the current section.

 Display the Entire Document

 

The complete document can be shown at any time. Click the DISPLAY THE ENTIRE DOCUMENT link located near the top of the page to show all sections of the Clinical Review.

 

Use the Expand and Collapse sub-sections link to open and close sections as desired. You may have to use the scroll bar to view the document from beginning to end.

 References

 

All information is fully referenced. View a specific reference from within a document section by clicking the numbered link. This opens a window with the full reference text. Print or close the window to return to the document.

 

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 Last Modified Date

 

The date the document was modified last is shown at the bottom of the documents following the References section.

 

 

 Printing

    1. Click the print_icon.jpg  icon or the PRINT link.

    2. The print dialog window opens with the section you were viewing showing a selected checkbox.

    3. Click on the sections you want to include in the printout.
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    4. To include all sections, click the Check all link. To quickly de-select all sections and start over, click the Uncheck all link.

    5. To include pop-up information (such as references) click the All pop-up information checkbox.

    6. Click the print_icon.jpg  icon or the PRINT link to send your selections to the printer; Click the X or CLOSE link to cancel your print request.