Diagnostic Lab Explanations

Posted on July 12, 2020 by in Diagnostic

Brief summaries of why common labs are ordered. Please click on the individual tests for more information. Complete Blood Count (CBC) Looks at Red Blood Cells for anemia and such, at White Blood Cells for inflammation/infection, etc, and Platelets for blood clotting ability. HCT / Hematocrit Hemoglobin MCH MCHC MCV Platelet RBC WBC Complete or

Diagnostic Imaging

Posted on July 12, 2020 by in Diagnostic

Imaging provides more detail information to assist in the care of our patients. What is a CT scan? A Computerized Axial Tomography (CT or CAT) scan is an image created by taking information from multiple X-ray beams, showing ‘slices’ of brain, chest, abdomen, etc. These studies are very helpful to discovering many medical problems. But there