Prentice Hall Handbook of Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests with Nursing Implications / Edition 5

Prentice Hall Handbook of Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests with Nursing Implications / Edition 5

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by Joyce LeFever Kee
     
 

This reference handbook provides quick, pertinent information on laboratory and diagnostic tests with nursing implications and client teaching. It is extremely user-friendly—laboratory and diagnostic tests are represented separately and organized in alphabetical order for easy location within the text. Emphasis on reference values and

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This reference handbook provides quick, pertinent information on laboratory and diagnostic tests with nursing implications and client teaching. It is extremely user-friendly—laboratory and diagnostic tests are represented separately and organized in alphabetical order for easy location within the text. Emphasis on reference values and normal findings, descriptions, purposes, procedures, clinical problems and drug effects, factors affecting test results, nursing implications and client teaching. Data for diagnostic tests includes CT; MRI; various stress/exercise tests; bone density; colonoscopy; sigmiodoscopy; echocardiography, nuclear scans, ultrasonography and others. New laboratory and diagnostic tests include amyloid beta protein precursor (Alzheimer¿s Disease Markers), SARS, fetal nonstress test, pacemaker monitoring, sleep studies, sex chromatin mass, thoracoscopy and many more. Appropriate as a reference tool for physician assistants, laboratory technicians, and graduate nurses practicing in various clinical settings.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131180178
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
03/29/2004
Edition description:
Fifth Edition
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.12(h) x 0.86(d)

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Table of Contents

PART I. Laboratory Tests.

PART II. Diagnostic Tests.

PART III. School Nurses Services.

PART IV. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM).

Appendix A: Laboratory Test Values for Adults and Children.

Appendix B: Clinical Problems with Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests.

Bibliography.

Index.

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