A Manual Of Laboratory And Diagnostic Tests

Author: Frances Talaska Fischbach
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781771948
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Now in its Eighth Edition, this leading comprehensive manual helps nurses deliver safe, effective, and informed care for patients undergoing diagnostic tests and procedures. The book covers a broad range of laboratory and diagnostic tests and studies that are delivered to varied patient populations in varied settings. Tests are grouped according to specimen and function/test type (e.g. blood, urine, stool, cerebrospinal fluid, etc.). Each test is described in detail, with step-by-step guidance on correct procedure, tips for accurate interpretation, and instructions for patient preparation and aftercare. Clinical Alerts highlight critical safety information.

A Manual Of Laboratory And Diagnostic Tests

Author: Frances Talaska Fischbach
Publisher: LWW
ISBN: 9781496377128
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Up-to-date and easy-to-navigate, A Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests, 10th Edition is the perfect point-of-care guide for nurses and health professionals caring for patients undergoing diagnostic tests and procedures. Organized the way a nurse thinks--by specimen and function--this proven resource describes an extensive array of tests for diverse populations, providing step-by-step guidance on correct procedure, tps for accurate interpretation, and expert information on patient preparation and aftercare. Find the right test with ease, whether you know the name or not. Reference critical safety information at a glance with Clinical Alerts. Quickly access relevant abbreviations and units of measurements. Master key information with helpful tips, inclusion of both conventional and SI units, and coverage of clinical implications for increased and decreased values.

Mcgraw Hill Manual Of Laboratory And Diagnostic Tests

Author: Denise D. Wilson
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071594059
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Critical testing information and key clinical protocols in the palm of your hand McGraw-Hill's Manual of Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests focuses specifically on what you need to know to understand the test, educate the patient, and provide safe, effective care before, during, and after the test. In addition, this easy-to-use clinical companion is the only text to actively incorporate evidence-based practice features throughout, both in test monographs and appendices-a major advantage that enhances your ability to apply the book's content to your daily practice. Features: A cohesive 5-part organization covering the full range of laboratory tests, diagnostic tests, laboratory/diagnostic assessments of body function, education, and screening Time-saving alphabetical organization of tests with handy thumb tabs Full-color icons that highlight the organization of each test, and clearly identify important features throughout Skill-sharpening references to national guidelines, including JCAHO Full coverage of clinical interventions/implications Essential insights into the possible meanings of abnormal values and contraindications Key references that pertain to evidence-based practice Timely appendix on the increasing use of evidence-based practice Critical patient teaching information

Delmar S Manual Of Laboratory And Diagnostic Tests

Author: Rick Daniels
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1418020664
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Organized by type of test. Now in its second edition, Delmar’s Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests adds over 50 new entries to its compilation of over 600 lab and diagnostic tests. Up-to-date information is provided in an easy-to-use, easy-to-find format ideal for both students and practitioners of nursing, medicine, and medical technology. The exceptionally straightforward and concise presentation of information allows you to focus on providing comprehensive care to your client having laboratory and diagnostic tests and procedures. Now for the first time 50 of the most used tests are included in PDA downloadable format on the accompanying CD-ROM, giving you free electronic access to the test and procedure information most needed. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Nurse S Manual Of Laboratory And Diagnostic Tests

Author: Bonita Morrow Cavanaugh
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
ISBN: 9780803603639
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"This manual contains comprehensive information on laboratory and diagnostic tests in a quick-retrieval format with a strong focus on nursing care before, during, and after each test."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Brunner And Suddarth S Handbook Of Laboratory And Diagnostic Tests

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Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781799074
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"This newest addition to the Smeltzer suite is a concise, portable, full-color handbook of hundreds of test results and their implications. Two-part presentation includes a review of Specimen collection procedures followed by an alphabetic list of tests. It provides easy access to normal findings, reference values, interfering factors, nursing considerations, and nursing implications."--Publisher description from LOC.

Lww Nursing Survival Kit Manual Of Laboratory And Diagnostic Tests Ninth Edition Nursing Drug Handbook 2014 Stedman S Medical Dictionary For The Health Professions And Nursing Seventh Edition

Author: Frances Talaska Fishchbach, R.N.
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781469856940
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This package contains the following products: 9781451190892 Fischbach Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests, 9e 9781451186352 Lippincott Nusing2014 Drug Handbook 9781608316922 Stedman's Stedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing, 7e

Davis S Comprehensive Manual Of Laboratory And Diagnostic Tests With Nursing Implications

Author: Anne M. Van Leeuwen
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ISBN: 9780803674950
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èèèèè Best money I have spent in a LONG time. "I'm a nursing student and part of our clinical rotation was to write down our patient's lab results and note on any abnormals why they were abnormal for my particular patient. This book lists out not just the normal levels, but what conditions can contribute to the high or low values. Sometimes it's pages and pages of possible reasons. This baby is a fantastic time saver for me." èèèèè Great for nursing school, you will use it constantly."Best nursing lab book I've encountered. Definitely worth the money." -- Amazon Reviewer The information nurses need...when, where, and how they need it! Nursing-focused and easy-to-read, this manual delivers all of the information you need to understand how tests work, interpret their results, and provide quality patient care--pre-test, intra-test, and post-test. Tests and procedures are listed in alphabetical order by their complete names for quick reference. The integrated index allows fast searches by abbreviation, synonym, disease/disorder, specimen type, or test classification. Plus, a Body Systems Appendix includes a list of common laboratory and diagnostic tests for each body system as well as nutrition-related lab tests. Explore MORE online! Tap into Fast Find: Lab & Dx, the complete monograph library online, anytime, anywhere.

Delmar S Manual Of Laboratory And Diagnostic Tests

Author: Rick Daniels (RN.)
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780766862357
Size: 36.77 MB
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This quick reference contains information on more than 600 lab and diagnostic tests. It provides students and practitioners of nursing, medicine, and medical technology with the necessary information for comprehensive care of patients. Completely indexed and cross-referenced. Features a bulleted two-tone format.

Saunders Nursing Guide To Laboratory And Diagnostic Tests

Author: Louise M. Malarkey
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: 9781437727128
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· This complete lab book contains the latest information on testing organized alphabetically for quick reference. · It has student-friendly features that provide great information for practicing nurses. · "Significance of Test Results" sections list the diseases and disorders that are associated with abnormal findings, and Test Result Indications sections list the possible clinical significance of abnormal findings. · Tests are presented in a format that emphasizes the nurse's role, and includes Basics the Nurse Needs to Know and Nursing Care. · The clinical purpose of each test is identified, and how each test is performed is clearly explained. · A pronunciation guide for the name of each test helps with difficult terminology A focus on nursing explains how lab tests are used in nursing care. Alphabetical organization makes every test easy to find. Pronunciation guides for test names help students with difficult terminology. "Purpose of the Test" sections identify the indications of each test. "Basics the Nurse Needs to Know" offers an explanation of each test in clear, simple language. Normal Values in standard and SI units include variations for gender and age, where relevant. Critical Values are highlighted with the Normal Values, where relevant. "How the Test is Done" sections succinctly describe how each test is performed. "Significance of Test Results" sections list the diseases and disorders that are associated with abnormal findings. "Interfering Factors" sections list of the factors-such as drugs, herbs, and improper specimen collection and handling-that inadvertently affect test results. "Nursing Care" sections explain what the nurse is to do pretest, during the test, and posttest, and highlights nursing responses to critical values and complications, patient teaching, and health promotion. "Health Promotion" information is highlighted where relevant, noting the use of a test for screening asymptomatic individuals, with a testing schedule or other indication for when the test should be performed. Patient Teaching information is highlighted to make this crucial nursing content easy to find. Nursing Responses to Critical Values and Complications note what the nurse should be alert for during and after the test and how to manage dangerous situations. Appendix D: Common Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests for Frequently Occurring Medical Diagnoses lists the tests used most often for various disorders, and is a handy guide for students using lab tests in clinicals, as well as for practicing nurses. Appendix E: Tests by Body System with Test Purpose lists all tests with page number of the main entry, along with the purpose of each test for quick reference. The new JCAHO guidelines for abbreviations are followed to reduce errors in laboratory readings.