Handbook of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests: With Nursing Implications / Edition 6

Handbook of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests: With Nursing Implications / Edition 6

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by Joyce LeFever Kee
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0135142784

ISBN-13: 9780135142783

Pub. Date: 03/21/2008

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Prentice Hall

Handbook of Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests

With Nursing Implications

Fifth Edition

Current… Detailed… Accessible…

Organized alphabetically by tests, this reference pocket guide provides easy access to information on more than 500 laboratory and diagnostic tests.

Information for every test includes:

    Overview

    Prentice Hall

    Handbook of Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests

    With Nursing Implications

    Fifth Edition

    Current… Detailed… Accessible…

    Organized alphabetically by tests, this reference pocket guide provides easy access to information on more than 500 laboratory and diagnostic tests.

    Information for every test includes:

    • reference values
    • normal findings
    • purposes
    • clinical problems
    • effects of medications on tests
    • procedure
    • factors affecting test results
    • nursing implications
    • client teaching

    New to this edition:

    • 30 laboratory and diagnostic tests, such as antisperm antibody test, breast cancer genetic testing, endoscopic ultrasound, and many more.
    • Updated data for HIV tests, glucose results, Cardiac catheterization tests, mammography tests, nuclear scan tests, and many more.
    • Health Problems with Laboratory and Diagnostic tests updated to present 40 frequently identified health problems.
    • Updated screening and tests, including nurse’s role in educating and testing school children.

    Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780135142783
    Publisher:
    Prentice Hall
    Publication date:
    03/21/2008
    Edition description:
    Older Edition
    Pages:
    704
    Product dimensions:
    5.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 1.00(d)

    Table of Contents

    Preface

    Notice of Privacy Policies

    PART I

    Considerations for Use of Laboratory Tests

    List of Laboratory Tests

    Laboratory Tests

    PART II

    Considerations for Use of Diagnostic Tests

    List of Diagnostic Tests

    Diagnostic Tests

    PART III

    School Health Services: Education, Screening and Testing

    PART IV

    Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM).

    Appendix A: Health Problems with Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests

    Appendix B: Laboratory Test Values for Adults and Children.

    Bibliography

    Index

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    Handbook of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests with Nursing Implications 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    tinker_bell More than 1 year ago
    This is a handy guide for just about any lab test ordered. It is missing a couple of important tests, but over all a great buy.
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    yardieprincess More than 1 year ago
    Perfect for students and for professionals who need to revise real quickly. Concise