Clinical Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests: Significance and Nursing Implications / Edition 3

Clinical Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests: Significance and Nursing Implications / Edition 3

by Kathleen Morrison Treseler, Treseler

ISBN-10: 0838513735

ISBN-13: 9780838513736

Pub. Date: 12/28/1994

Publisher: Prentice Hall

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Prentice Hall
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Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
6.96(w) x 9.14(h) x 1.47(d)

Table of Contents

Figures and Tables
Pt. IMultisystem Screening Tests1
1Blood Chemistry Screen3
2Hematology Screen93
3Coagulation Screen129
4Urinalysis Screen: Urinalysis Routine155
Pt. IIDiagnosis of Infectious Disease193
5Identification of Causative Organisms and Foreign Harmful Agents197
6Infectious and Sexually Transmitted Diseases229
Pt. IIILaboratory Tests of Specific Body Systems263
7The Endocrine System265
8The Renal System339
9The Gastrointestinal System357
10The Respiratory System387
11The Cardiovascular System397
12Collagen-Vascular Diseases or Syndromes409
13The Hematologic System425
14The Neurologic System451
15The Reproductive System463
16Tests to Monitor Cancer Tumor Markers509
Pt. IVDiagnostic Imaging521
17Diagnostic Modalities523
Pt. VTherapeutic and Toxic Substances613
18Analysis of Therapeutic and Toxic Substances615
Appendix A. Anion Gap625
Appendix B. Physiological Response to Stress and Related Laboratory Changes627
Appendix C. Dialysis Disequilibrium Syndrome629
Appendix D. Information on Laboratory Reporting Units631
Appendix E. History and Explanation of Specific Diagnostic Tests633
Appendix F. Diagnostic Screening of the Asymptomatic Elderly639
Appendix G. Normal Flora and Unusual or Abnormal Flora by Site641
Appendix H. Somogyi Reaction645
Appendix I. CDC-Universal Precautions In Use, 1994647
Appendix J. Centers for Disease Control Definition of AIDS (1990)649
Appendix K. Terminology and Definitions Related to Recent Testing Methods653

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