Lab Tests Online


Listed in: Medical testing  Information (healthcare/medical)  
Lab Tests Online

Available on:



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Supported languages:

English

Cost:

Free

Helps users understand the results of their diagnostic tests.

Approved by


Languages

English

Countries of use

Any in which the user is familiar with English

Cost

Free

Developer

NetFunctional Inc
(Based in Canada)
http://www.netfunctional.com/contact-us/ Support email:

Funder

Health Foundation, UK; Department of Health, UK

Medical Adviser

American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC), USA; Association for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine (ACB), UK; Royal College of Pathologists (RCPath), UK; Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS), UK

Features

Support to deal with symptoms/disabilities Support to deal with symptoms/disabilities
Self-monitoring Self-monitoring
Information Information

Summary

Lists laboratory tests. Provides information on how the tests are conducted, and—crucially—what the test results might mean for the patient. Details common diseases and the tests that identify and monitor them. Also carries general facts about pathology laboratories, illustrating the way they work, and the people who work in them.Contains articles that summarise scientific concepts in easy-to-understand terminology. Also includes regular news updates about pathology and laboratory medicine. US and Australian versions also available.


Tags: Health, Wellness & Care in the Community (HWCC)

Reviews

Reviewer: Cancer group, Canada
Review: "Excellent. Peer reviewed, and multinational."
Source: PatientView survey, November 2013
Usage: 50%-plus

Reviewer: Kidney Research UK
Review: “Provides information to patients about the clinical laboratory tests that are part of their care, and the contribution they make to treatment.”
Source: No longer available
Usage: Not specified
Weblink of reviewer: http://bit.ly/1f9pTDW
Reviewer: Endocrine Society, USA
Review: [Referring to the US Web-based version of the Lab Tests Online app:] “The Endocrine Society has endorsed Lab Tests Online, and will encourage its members to help spread the word about this award-winning patient-education website. Lab Tests Online is the Internet's premiere public resource on laboratory testing.”
Source: http://bit.ly/1f9rKsd
Usage: Not specified
Weblink of reviewer: http://bit.ly/1f9rKsf

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