Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests with Nursing Implications (Seventh Edition) / Edition 7

Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests with Nursing Implications (Seventh Edition) / Edition 7

by Joyce LeFever Kee
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0131182676

ISBN-13: 9780131182677

Pub. Date: 01/05/2005

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests with Nursing Implications is designed to provide readers with the necessary information regarding laboratory and diagnostic tests and corresponding nursing implications. It gives quick, pertinent information about the tests, emphasizing the purposes, procedure and nursing implications with rationale.

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Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests with Nursing Implications is designed to provide readers with the necessary information regarding laboratory and diagnostic tests and corresponding nursing implications. It gives quick, pertinent information about the tests, emphasizing the purposes, procedure and nursing implications with rationale.

Laboratory Tests in alphabetical order. Diagnostic Tests in alphabetical order. Laboratory/Diagnostic Assessments of Body Function including 12 categories related to organ system and clinical conditions; each category contains numerous laboratory and diagnostic tests ordered to assist in the diagnosis of disease entities and to determine organ function.   Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM); the TDM section includes 120 drugs and their therapeutic range, peak time, and toxic level. School Nurse’s Functions: Screening and Testing covers suggested assessment tools for the school nurse. 

Nursing Students and Professionals. For registered nurses, and licensed practical nurses in hospital settings, including specialty areas such as the ICU, emergency rooms, clinics, health care provider offices, and independent nursing practices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131182677
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/05/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
804
Product dimensions:
6.96(w) x 9.08(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
Acknowledgmentsxiii
Introductionxv
The Importance of Specimen Collectionxv
Instructions for Laboratory and Diagnostic Testsxviii
Contributors, Consultants, and Reviewersxxi
Part 1.Laboratory Tests1
Part 2.Diagnostic Tests459
Part 3.Laboratory/Diagnostic Assessments of Body Function639
Part 4.Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM)739
Appendix A.Abbreviations747
Appendix B.Laboratory Test Groups753
Appendix C.Laboratory Test Values for Adults and Children759
Bibliography787
Index795

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