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Davis's Comprehensive Handbook of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests With Nursing Implications / Edition 7

Davis's Comprehensive Handbook of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests With Nursing Implications / Edition 7

by Anne M. Van LeeuwenAnne M. Van Leeuwen
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  • Fast Find: Lab and Dx—The complete F.A. Davis Lab & Diagnostic Test database online at
    • U.S. and Canadian content
    • Searchable and printable
    • Mobile and tablet friendly

  • ‘Common Use’ for each monograph to provide an at-a-glance description of what the test is for, presented in everyday language that patients will understand
  • Monographs that focus on what you need to do before, during, and after each laboratory and diagnostic test, including…
    • Patient Teaching
    • Detailed coverage of patient safety
    • “Sensitivity to Social and Cultural Issues” and “Nutritional Considerations,” where appropriate

  • Diagnostic imaging monographs with explanations of the reasons for the test result
  • Pathophysiology information that explains why a lab test result is increased or decreased
  • Reference Ranges that are expressed in both conventional and SI units (with the SI unit conversion factor) and include age- and gender-specific variations when indicated and normal variations due to cultural considerations
  • Interfering Factors, including food, natural products, timing of test, handling of specimen, underlying patient conditions, and drugs that may interfere with the results of the test
  • Full-color tube top guide
  • Unique coverage of laboratory and diagnostic tests for subspecialties, such as maternity, therapeutic drug monitoring, nutrition and sensory
  • Cross referencing of related lab and diagnostic tests in every monograph
  • “Body System” appendix that includes therapeutic drug monitoring and toxicology as well as nutrition-related lab tests

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ISBN-13: 2900803659437
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Publication date: 01/15/2017
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 1792
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.20(h) x 2.10(d)

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