Nurses' Quick Reference to Common Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests / Edition 3

Nurses' Quick Reference to Common Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests / Edition 3

by Frances Talaska Fischbach
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781735475

ISBN-13: 9780781735476

Pub. Date: 11/28/2001

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This user-friendly handbook is a succinct clinical reference derived from the author's reference book, A Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests, Sixth Edition. Designed with the practicing nurse and nursing student in mind, this portable-trim size book contains an alphabetical listing of common lab and diagnostic tests, and nursing diagnoses and

Overview

This user-friendly handbook is a succinct clinical reference derived from the author's reference book, A Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests, Sixth Edition. Designed with the practicing nurse and nursing student in mind, this portable-trim size book contains an alphabetical listing of common lab and diagnostic tests, and nursing diagnoses and interventions in a consistent format. Focus is on the nurse's role in performing, evaluating, or assisting with lab and diagnostic tests. Practical nursing care information is also presented. Clinical Alerts appear throughout to highlight valuable information. Now with more tests!

A Brandon-Hill Recommended Title.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781735476
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
11/28/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1024
Product dimensions:
4.76(w) x 7.22(h) x 1.11(d)

Table of Contents

1The Nursing Role in Diagnostic Testing1
2Nursing Standards and Protocols for Specimen Collection50
3Alphabetical List of Laboratory Tests of Body Fluids, Imaging Procedures, and Special Studies of Body Functions121
Appendices
A.Standard/Universal Precautions739
B.Contrast Agent Precautions744
C.Latex Allergy Precautions751
D.Sedation and Analgesia Precautions758
E.Critical/Panic Laboratory Values763
F.Effects of Drugs on Laboratory Test Outcomes772
G.Vitamin Testing851
H.Mineral Testing873
I.Infection Control and Isolation906
J.Informed Consent and Examples of Consent Forms909
K.Conversions From Conventional to SI (Systeme International) Units914
L.Using Required Forms and Examples920
M.Organ Disease Panels924
References931
Index937

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