McGraw-Hill Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests / Edition 1

McGraw-Hill Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests / Edition 1

by Denise D. Wilson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071481524

ISBN-13: 9780071481526

Pub. Date: 10/08/2007

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Critical testing information and key clinical protocols in the palm of your hand

McGraw-Hill's Manual of Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests focuses specifically on what you need to know to understand the test, educate the patient, and provide safe, effective care before, during, and after the test. In addition, this easy-to-use clinical companion is the

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Critical testing information and key clinical protocols in the palm of your hand

McGraw-Hill's Manual of Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests focuses specifically on what you need to know to understand the test, educate the patient, and provide safe, effective care before, during, and after the test. In addition, this easy-to-use clinical companion is the only text to actively incorporate evidence-based practice features throughout, both in test monographs and appendices-a major advantage that enhances your ability to apply the book's content to your daily practice.

Features:

  • A cohesive 5-part organization covering the full range of laboratory tests, diagnostic tests, laboratory/diagnostic assessments of body function, education, and screening
  • Time-saving alphabetical organization of tests with handy thumb tabs
  • Full-color icons that highlight the organization of each test, and clearly identify important features throughout
  • Skill-sharpening references to national guidelines, including JCAHO
  • Full coverage of clinical interventions/implications
  • Essential insights into the possible meanings of abnormal values and contraindications
  • Key references that pertain to evidence-based practice
  • Timely appendix on the increasing use of evidence-based practice
  • Critical patient teaching information

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071481526
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
10/08/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
688
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.99(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgements

Introduction

Alphabetical Listing of 359 Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests

Appendix A: Typical Groupings of Blood/Urine Tests

Appendix B: The Endocrine System: Signals and Feedback

Appendix C: Safety of the Patient

Appendix D: Safety of the Health Care Provider

Appendix E: Evidence-Based Practice

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