Nurse's Quick Check: Diagnostic Tests / Edition 1

Nurse's Quick Check: Diagnostic Tests / Edition 1

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Springhouse Publishing Company Staff
     
 

Designed for quick reference in any clinical setting, this handbook presents succinct, bulleted information on over 500 diagnostic tests. It provides a rapid refresher on key facts nurses need to understand the significance of test results, ensure accurate specimen collection, and care for the patient before and after the test. Alphabetically organized entries

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Overview

Designed for quick reference in any clinical setting, this handbook presents succinct, bulleted information on over 500 diagnostic tests. It provides a rapid refresher on key facts nurses need to understand the significance of test results, ensure accurate specimen collection, and care for the patient before and after the test. Alphabetically organized entries cover hematology and coagulation, blood chemistry, hormones, immunology, urine, system-specific specimens, cultures, biopsy, endoscopy, imaging, monitoring and catheterization, and organ function tests.

Each test is described on an easy-to-scan page. Logos alert readers to life-threatening conditions associated with panic or critical levels and highlight age-related considerations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582554150
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
03/01/2005
Series:
Nurse's Quick Check Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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