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Handbook of Laboratory and Diagnostic Testsby Joyce Lefever Kee
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Handbook of Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests
With Nursing Implications
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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:
New to this edition:
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
Notice of Privacy Policies
Considerations for Use of Laboratory Tests
List of Laboratory Tests
Considerations for Use of Diagnostic Tests
List of Diagnostic Tests
School Health Services: Education, Screening and Testing
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM).
Appendix A: Health Problems with Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests
Appendix B: Laboratory Test Values for Adults and Children.
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