Category Archives: Laboratory Results

Need for physicians’ official requests before tests are done

Since after I started my medical practice in 1975, after I passed the Philippine Board of Medicine examination, I have learned that there is a legal need for board-certified physicians to make official requests through prescription pads before tests are … Continue reading

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I cannot memorize the normal values of lab tests anymore

During my medical student days and residency days (circa 1976 -1981), I used to memorize the normal values of lab tests.  Now, I cannot memorize them anymore.  It is not because I cannot memorize but because it is futile to … Continue reading

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Laboratory Report Must Be Clinically Correlated by the Attending Physician

“Laboratory report must be clinically correlated by the Attending Physician!”  The attending physician will decide whether to accept the report or to put on hold.

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