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New to the Seventh Edition: The latest breakthroughs in diagnostic testing and treatment modalities, Laboratory data updates such as "Rapid tests" as point of care testing, Updated guidelines and diagnostic procedures for genetic testing, and expanded information on uses of CT, MRI, PET, and fusion scans, 300 new references with continued emphasis on evidence-based practice, including 40 references that focus on guidelines from many professional organizations.
Key Features: Focus on the Nurse explains how lab tests are used in nursing care and the nurse's role for diagnostic procedures, Chapters grouped by types of tests with objectives and review questions, Reference values and wide range of examples of use for entire life span and in a variety of settings, Current NANDA nursing diagnoses with specific nursing interventions for each test and procedure, Medical diagnoses and medical interventions with discussion of usual medical intervention for particular sets of circumstances.
Posted January 2, 2010
If you are like me, you find the current lab books overwellming with the small texts and all. This lab manual shed new light on how I could assimilate all the different lab tests, ratopmale, as well as possible nursing diagnosis. I love this book! If you are a nursing student or in the medical field then you need this!Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.