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Major Book on Medical Lab Testing Now Available as Print-On-Demand and eBook
Everything you wanted to know about medical lab testing but didn't know you should ask. Medical misunderstanding of lab results and overdiagnosis.
Think you are confused about your medical lab results? So is your doctor!
The book follows blood testing samples throughout the laboratory testing process and examines the many pitfalls and error-prone scenarios that develop during lab testing. The book examines the meaning of 'normal' results in relation to disease and points out the statistical errors that can lead to misinterpretation of results. The book addresses overdiagnosis of medical conditions based on lab tests and specifically discusses results relating to Vitamin D deficiency, thyroid testing, kidney disease, melanoma and prostate and breast cancers, and much more.
Ralph Giorno, MD is the Blood Whisperer. Dr. Giorno is a graduate of the University of Colorado School of Medicine and is board certified by the American Board of Pathology in Clinical Pathology, Anatomic Pathology and Immunopathology. Dr. Giorno has worked in a large variety of settings and has been the Medical Director of hospital, independent and commercial laboratories.
The book is available at amazon.com in both eBook and print-on-demand formats.
Dr. Giorno maintains an active website, bloodwhisperer.com, with discussions of misuse of both simple and complex lab tests, including genomic testing. In addition, Dr. Giorno has an active blog on medical issues affecting famous personalities.
Dr. Giorno is also the author of Decryption of the Death of Edgar Allan Poe, a major medical detective work that arrives at a novel final diagnosis of the death of the famed American author.