Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures with Nursing Diagnoses / Edition 7

Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures with Nursing Diagnoses / Edition 7

by Jane V. Corbett RN, Ed.D
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0131597000

ISBN-13: 9780131597006

Pub. Date: 08/13/2007

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Written by a highly respected author in the lab and diagnostic test field, this reference explains in detail the clinical significance of tests and diagnostic procedures. Its comprehensive coverage is augmented by a strong emphasis on nursing care as applied to lab and diagnostic tests, and on the relationship between nursing diagnoses and nursing care. Both scholarly

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Written by a highly respected author in the lab and diagnostic test field, this reference explains in detail the clinical significance of tests and diagnostic procedures. Its comprehensive coverage is augmented by a strong emphasis on nursing care as applied to lab and diagnostic tests, and on the relationship between nursing diagnoses and nursing care. Both scholarly and practical, it is ideal for use in both classroom and clinical settings. Each chapter is organized as an independent study unit—complete with objectives, an organizing theme with background information (called an expository organizer), and test questions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131597006
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
08/13/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
838
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents


Preface     vii
Acknowledgments     ix
Reviewers     x
Laboratory Tests     1
Using Laboratory Data     2
Hematology Tests     25
Routine Urinalysis and Other Urine Tests     64
Renal Function Tests     90
Four Commonly Measured Electrolytes     111
Arterial Blood Gases and Related Tests     138
Three Less Commonly Measured Electrolytes     170
Tests to Measure the Metabolism of Glucose and Other Sugars     193
Tests to Measure Lipid Metabolism and Other Cardiac Risk Factors     225
Tests Related to Serum Protein Levels, Tumor Markers, and Cancer Genomics     246
Tests to Measure the Metabolism of Bilirubin     278
Tests to Measure Enzymes and Cardiac Markers     295
Coagulation Tests and Tests to Detect Occult Blood     324
Serologic Tests, Immunohematology, Microbiology and Immunology     363
Endocrine Tests     412
Culture and Sensitivity Tests and Rapid Tests for Infections     457
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and Toxicology Screens     495
Tests Performed in Pregnancy, the Newborn Period, and for Genetic Screening     525
Case Studies     555
PracticeInterpretation of Laboratory Data     556
Diagnostic Procedures     565
Diagnostic Radiologic Tests     566
Body Scans: CT, MRI and Others     599
Nuclear Scans: Diagnostic Tests with Radionuclides or Radidisotopes     621
Diagnostic Ultrasonography     647
Common Noninvasive Diagnostic Tests     668
Common Invasive Tests     691
Stress Tests, Cardiac Catheterizations, Electrophysiologic Studies, and Syncope Tests     718
Endoscopic Procedures     735
Diagnostic Procedures Related to Childbearing Years     751
Reference Values for Newborns and Children Compared with Adult Values     775
Possible Alterations in Reference Values for the Aged     778
Altered Reference Values for Common Laboratory Tests in Normal Pregnancies     780
Units of Measure     782
Answers to Questions for Part I (Laboratory Tests)     784
Answers to Questions for Part III (Diagnostic Procedures)     786
SI Conversion Factors     787
Diagrams of Laboratory Results     791
Index     793

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