Nurse's Quick Reference to Common Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests / Edition 4

Nurse's Quick Reference to Common Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests / Edition 4

by Marshall B. Dunning, Marshall Barnett Dunning
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781741815

ISBN-13: 9780781741811

Pub. Date: 07/28/2005

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Now in full color, thoroughly updated, and streamlined, this user-friendly handbook is a succinct clinical reference derived from A Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests, Seventh Edition. This portable handbook contains an alphabetical listing of common lab and diagnostic tests, with nursing interventions, in a consistent format. The focus is on the

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Overview

Now in full color, thoroughly updated, and streamlined, this user-friendly handbook is a succinct clinical reference derived from A Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests, Seventh Edition. This portable handbook contains an alphabetical listing of common lab and diagnostic tests, with nursing interventions, in a consistent format. The focus is on the nurse's role in performing, evaluating, or assisting with tests. Clinical Alerts throughout highlight vital information.

This edition includes many new and recently approved tests. Nursing diagnoses have been updated to meet new standards.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781741811
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
07/28/2005
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
736
Product dimensions:
4.20(w) x 7.12(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

1The nursing role in diagnostic testing1
2Nursing standards and protocols for specimen collection43
3Alphabetical list of laboratory tests of body fluids, imaging procedures, and special studies of body functions93
App. AStandard/universal precautions623
App. BSafe practices for procedures628

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