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Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests With Nursing Implications

Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests With Nursing Implications - 8th edition

ISBN13: 978-0135074053

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ISBN13: 978-0135074053
ISBN10: 0135074053
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 10
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2010
International: No

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Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests With Nursing Implications - 8TH 10 edition

ISBN13: 978-0135074053

Joyce LeFever Kee

ISBN13: 978-0135074053
ISBN10: 0135074053
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 10
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2010
International: No
Summary

Organized alphabetically by test, this reference guide provides quick and reliable access to information on over 420 laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures. With additional information provided for each procedure and extensive nursing implications with client teaching material, this book is an invaluable resource for nursing students and professionals alike. Each test includes:

* Reference values with guidelines for both adults and children
* Description
* Purpose
* Clinical problems
* Procedures
* Factors affecting test results
* Nursing implications with rationales for nursing actions
* Client teaching
* Drug effects



New to this edition:

* Updated laboratory tests, including HIV, lipids, glucose, and cardiac tests.
* New laboratory tests include cancer tumor markers, anthrax testing, apolipoproteins, and others.
* New diagnostic tests include breast scintigraphy, oculovestibular reflex study, endometrial biopsy, electronystagmography, pericardiocentesis, peritoneal fluid analysis, endoscopic ultrasound, video capsule endoscopy (VCE) and others.
* New laboratory and diagnostic tests in the Laboratory and Diagnostic Assessment of Body Functions section.
* New drugs added to the Therapeutic Monitoring section.
* New information about how test results differ between men and women.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

Part 1: Laboratory Tests

Part 2: Diagnostic Tests

Part 3: Laboratory/Diagnostic Assessments of Body Function

Part 4: Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM)

Part 5: School Health Services: Education, Screening and Testing

Appendix A: Abbreviations

Appendix B: Laboratory Test Groups

Appendix C: Laboratory Test Values for Adults and Children

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