Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests Student CD-ROM

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DELMAR's Guide to Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests CD-ROM contains a wealth of information on over 600 lab and diagnostic tests. Users may quickly and easily search for a particular test or diagnostic procedure on the basis of type of tests, name of test, body system, and more. In addition, users may also access much more information - including a database of over 40 clinical skills needed to collect specimens and perform tests!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780766815094
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 10/16/2001
  • Edition description: SOFTWARE
  • Product dimensions: 7.52 (w) x 9.44 (h) x 2.03 (d)

Meet the Author

Rick Daniels, RN, COL, Ph.D. administers clinical practicum courses in acute and critical care nursing arenas and is currently an associate professor with tenure at Oregon Health and Sciences University, School of Nursing. He has taught nursing in associate, baccalaureate and graduate schools, as well as RN degree completion programs. In addition, he has taught many adult health and illness topics at seminars and has presented posters for national organizations (e.g., AORN, NLN Educators Conference). Dr. Daniels' clinical practice is kept current by practicing nursing as a Colonel in the Oregon Army National Guard. He also serves as the Deputy State Commander of Oregon under the supervision of the Oregon State Surgeon. Dr. Daniels' research is primarily associated with the concept of health promotion and he has received three successive fundings with the Department of the Army to implement health promotion programs with National Guardsmen. Dr. Daniels publishes in nursing journals and holds membership in numerous professional nursing organizations, such as Sigma Theta Tau and the American Nurses Association. He is the author of several books, including NURSING FUNDAMENTALS 2E, DELMAR'S GUIDE TO LABORATORY AND DIAGNOSTIC TESTS 2E, and Manual OF LAB AND DIAGNOSTIC TESTS 2E. Dr. Daniels obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from the University of Oregon Nursing School, a Master of Science Degree in Nursing from the University of San Diego and a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Nursing from the University of Texas in Austin. He also presents across the country on various topics to nurse educators at Cengage Learning's Nursing Forums.
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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
General Index 999
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