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Handbook of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests

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Prentice Hall

Handbook of Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests

With Nursing Implications

Fifth Edition

 

Current…              Detailed…             Accessible…

 

Organized alphabetically by tests, this reference pocket guide provides easy access to information on more than 500 laboratory and diagnostic tests.

Information for every test includes:

 

  • reference values
  • normal findings
  • purposes
  • clinical problems
  • effects of medications on tests
  • procedure
  • factors affecting test results
  • nursing implications
  • client teaching

 

New to this edition:

  • 30 laboratory and diagnostic tests, such as antisperm antibody test, breast cancer genetic testing, endoscopic ultrasound, and many more.
  • Updated data for HIV tests, glucose results, Cardiac catheterization tests, mammography tests, nuclear scan tests, and many more.
  • Health Problems with Laboratory and Diagnostic tests updated to present 40 frequently identified health problems.
  • Updated screening and tests, including nurse’s role in educating and testing school children.

Synopsis:

Organized alphabetically by tests, this reference pocket guide provides easy access to information on more than 500 laboratory and diagnostic tests. It has an emphasis on reference values and normal findings, descriptions, purposes, procedures, clinical problems and drug affects, factors affecting tests results, nursing implications and client teaching. New to the 6th edition are: 30 new laboratory and diagnostic tests, such as antisperm antibody test, breast cancer genetic testing, and endoscopic ultrasound; Updated data for HIV tests such as glucose results, Cardiac catheterization tests, mammography tests, and nuclear scan tests; updated Health Problems with Laboratory and Diagnostic tests presenting 40 frequently identified health problems; and updated screening and tests, including nurse’s function in educating and testing school children. 

Table of Contents

Preface

 

Notice of Privacy Policies

 

PART I

Considerations for Use of Laboratory Tests

List of Laboratory Tests

Laboratory Tests

 

PART II

Considerations for Use of Diagnostic Tests

List of Diagnostic Tests

Diagnostic Tests

 

PART III

School Health Services:  Education, Screening and Testing

 

PART IV

Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM).

 

Appendix A: Health Problems with Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests

Appendix B: Laboratory Test Values for Adults and Children.

Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780135142783
Author:
Kee, Joyce Lefever
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Author:
Kee, Joyce L.
Subject:
Nursing - General
Subject:
Nursing
Subject:
Diagnosis, laboratory
Subject:
Diagnosis
Subject:
Nursing - Assessment & Diagnosis
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Nursing
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
February 2008
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
704
Dimensions:
7 x 5 x 1 in 476 gr

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"Synopsis" by , Organized alphabetically by tests, this reference pocket guide provides easy access to information on more than 500 laboratory and diagnostic tests. It has an emphasis on reference values and normal findings, descriptions, purposes, procedures, clinical problems and drug affects, factors affecting tests results, nursing implications and client teaching. New to the 6th edition are: 30 new laboratory and diagnostic tests, such as antisperm antibody test, breast cancer genetic testing, and endoscopic ultrasound; Updated data for HIV tests such as glucose results, Cardiac catheterization tests, mammography tests, and nuclear scan tests; updated Health Problems with Laboratory and Diagnostic tests presenting 40 frequently identified health problems; and updated screening and tests, including nurse’s function in educating and testing school children. 
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