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Diagnostic Testing and Nursing Implications : A Case Study Approach

Diagnostic Testing and Nursing Implications : A Case Study Approach - 5th edition

Diagnostic Testing and Nursing Implications : A Case Study Approach - 5th edition

ISBN13: 9780323002899

ISBN10: 0323002897

Diagnostic Testing and Nursing Implications :  A Case Study Approach by Kathleen Deska Pagana and Timothy James Pagana - ISBN 9780323002899
Edition: 5TH 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published:
International: No
Diagnostic Testing and Nursing Implications :  A Case Study Approach by Kathleen Deska Pagana and Timothy James Pagana - ISBN 9780323002899

ISBN13: 9780323002899

ISBN10: 0323002897


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Summary

DIAGNOSTIC TESTING AND NURSING IMPLICATIONS: A CASE STUDY APPROACH teaches nursing students how to use diagnostic tests in patient assessment and emphasizes their special role in the process. The book's body system organization, case studies with critical thinking questions, review questions, and a comprehensive practice test help student nurses understand diagnostic testing and apply their knowledge to clinical circumstances.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

General guidelines for diagnostic and laboratory testing
Diagnostic studies used in the assessment of the cardiovascular system
Diagnostic studies used in the assessment of the gastrointestinal system
Diagnostic studies used in the assessment of the hepatobiliary and pancreatic system
Diagnostic studies used in the assessment of the pulmonary system
Diagnostic studies used in the assessment of the nervous system
Diagnostic studies used in the assessment of the urinary system
Diagnostic studies used in the assessment of the endocrine system
Diagnostic studies used in the assessment of the reproductive system
Diagnostic studies used in the assessment of the hematologic system
Diagnostic studies used in the assessment of the skeletal system
Diagnostic studies used in the assessment of the immune system
Diagnostic studies used in the assessment of cancer
Diagnostic studies used in routine laboratory testing and miscellaneous testing
Comprehensive practice test
Questions
Answers
Appendices

A. Alphabetical list of tests
B. List of tests by test type
C. Abbreviations for diagnostic and laboratory tests