Nursing Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests DeMYSTiFied / Edition 1

Nursing Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests DeMYSTiFied / Edition 1

by Jim Keogh
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McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
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Nursing Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests DeMYSTiFied / Edition 1

The painless way for nurses to learn laboratory and diagnostic testing!

Nursing Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests Demystified offers a clear, step-by-step blueprint to understanding the laboratory and diagnostic tests most often performed by nurses. You will learn what each test is, why it is ordered, how it is performed, how patients should prepare, how long it takes to get the results, how to interpret the results, and what the nursing implications are. Topics are presented in a logical learn-as-you-go sequence, building on what you’ve learned, and you’ll be able to test your knowledge with chapter-ending questions and a final exam.

Confidently perform:

  • Hematology Tests
  • Electrolytes
  • Liver Tests
  • Glucose Tests
  • Maternity Tests
  • Pregnancy and Genetic Tests
  • Skin Tests
  • Renal Function Tests
  • Ultrasound Scans
  • MRIs
  • Diagnostic Radiologic Tests
  • Cardiovascular Tests
  • And many more

Nursing Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests Demystified is the fastest, easiest, and most enjoyable way to get up to speed on the medical tests nurses must be proficient at.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071623803
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 10/12/2009
Pages: 656
Sales rank: 647,241
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

1. Hematology Tests

2. Electrolytes

3. Arterial Blood Gases Tests

4. Liver Tests

5. Cardiac Enzymes and Markers Tests

6. Serologic Tests

7. Endocrine Tests

8. Glucose Tests

9. Tumor Markers

10. Pregnancy and Genetic Tests

11. Tests for Infection

12. Renal Function Tests

13. Pancreatic and Lipid Metabolism Tests

14. Diagnostic Radiology Tests

15. Computer Tomography Scan

16. Ultrasound Scan

17. Magnetic Resonance Imaging

18. Positron Emission Tomography Scan

19. Cadiovascular Tests and Procedures

20. Lung Tests and Procedures

21. Tests and Procedures for Females

22. Maternity Tests

23. Chest, Abdominal, Urinary Tract Tests and Procedures

24. Bone and Muscle Tests

25. Tests for Males

26. Skin Tests

27. Sinus, Ears, Nose Throat (ENT) Tests and Procedures

28. Vision Tests and Procedures

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