Delmar's Guide to Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests / Edition 1by Rick Daniels
Pub. Date: 09/07/2001
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Organized alphabetically. Now in its second edition, Delmar's Guide to Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests adds over 50 new entries to its compilation of over 600 laboratory and diagnostic tests. The most current information is provided in an easy-to-use format ideal for both students and practitioners of nursing, medicine, and medical technology. The exceptionally… See more details below
Organized alphabetically. Now in its second edition, Delmar's Guide to Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests adds over 50 new entries to its compilation of over 600 laboratory and diagnostic tests. The most current information is provided in an easy-to-use format ideal for both students and practitioners of nursing, medicine, and medical technology. The exceptionally straightforward and concise presentation of information allows you to focus on providing comprehensive care to your client having laboratory and diagnostic tests and procedures. Now for the first time 50 of the most used tests are included in PDA downloadable format on the accompanying CD-ROM, giving you free electronic access to the test and procedure information most needed.
Three indexes promote ease of use and quick access to information: list of tests by type, list of tests by body system, and a general alphabetical index that includes every test name and their synonyms.
Completely indexed and fully cross referenced with test synonyms indexed for quick reference.
Before, during, and after test nursing considerations are listed for every test reinforcing the concept that patient care is required beyond the test procedure.
Unique worldwide perspective provided by contributors from across North America provides a well-rounded knowledge base of information.
Rural, community, home, and international considerations included, as appropriate.
New to this Edition
Icons are provided in the text indicating tests that are included as PDA downloads on the free-with-purchase CD-ROM.
Provides the latest Standard Precautions for Infection Control and Transmission-Based Precautions for A<$$>ornePrecautions, Droplet Precautions, and Contact Precautions.
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Table of Contents
|Ch. 1||Understanding and Using Delmar's Guide to Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests||1|
|Ch. 2||The Ever-Expanding Role of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests||13|
|Ch. 3||Standard Precautions||17|
|Ch. 4||Selected International Perspectives on Diagnostic Testing||27|
|Ch. 5||Case Study Presentations||37|
|Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests||45|
|List of References||951|
|App. A: Abbreviation List||961|
|App. B||Venipuncture and Skin Puncture Procedures||966|
|App. C||Cancer Tumor Markers and Laboratory Tests used in the Diagnosis and Monitoring of Malignant Tumors||972|
|App. D||Consent Form Sample||974|
|App. E||Therapeutic Blood Levels of Selected Drugs||975|
|App. F||Blood Sample for Central Line||978|
|App. G||Reference Laboratory Values||979|
|App. H||Routine Serum Electrolytes||981|
|List of tests by body system and function||983|
|List of tests by type||991|
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