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Patient Education Reference Center - Browsing Procedures & Lab Tests

The Procedures & Lab Tests tab in Patient Education Reference Center (PERC) includes over 750 evidence-based patient education handouts on procedures and lab tests.

To use the Procedures & Lab Tests tab:

  1. From any of the search screens, click the Procedures & Lab Tests tab. The Procedures & Lab Tests Screen displays.  

    Procedures & Lab Tests Browse Screen

  2. You can do any of the following:

    • Enter the procedure or lab test name in the Browse for field and then click the Browse button.

      • If you know the exact name of the procedure or lab test, and how it is referenced in PERC, click the Alphabetical button.

      • If you are not sure how the procedure or lab test is referenced within PERC, or if you want to search for other related diseases and conditions, click the Relevancy Ranked button.

    • Use the A - Z links to locate the procedure or lab test  via an alphabetical list.

  3. Click the procedure or lab test in the Browse List. The article details display.

    Article Detail Screen