Laboratory And Diagnostic Tests With Nursing Implications by Joyce Lefever KeeLaboratory And Diagnostic Tests With Nursing Implications by Joyce Lefever Kee

Laboratory And Diagnostic Tests With Nursing Implications

byJoyce Lefever Kee

Paperback | March 4, 2013

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LABORATORY AND DIAGNOSTIC TESTS WITH NURSING IMPLICATIONS, 9/e brings together current information on more than 420 modern laboratory and diagnostic tests, together with their corresponding nursing implications. For each test, it presents reference values/normal findings, descriptions, purpose(s), clinical problems, procedures, factors affecting results, and nursing implications with rationales, including client teaching. This edition contains new, rewritten, or updated coverage of dozens of tests, including IgE, arsenic, blood smear, chromosomal analysis, CBC, cyanide, cytokines, heroin, HIV, influenza, macular degeneration risk analysis, SCID, sexual assault/attack, ABG, bilirubin tests, C-reactive protein (hs CRP) and glucose, cardiac catheterization, echocardiography, colonoscopy, ERCP, CT, MRI, and many others. An updated section on Therapeutic Drug Monitoring now covers HIV drugs, and revised appendices address everything from abbreviations to test values.

Title:Laboratory And Diagnostic Tests With Nursing ImplicationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:832 pages, 9.1 × 7 × 1.3 inPublished:March 4, 2013Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0133139050

ISBN - 13:9780133139051

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Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

Differences in Reference Values Between Men and Women

<_st23a_place _w3a_st="on">PART I. Laboratory Tests

PART II. Diagnostic Tests

PART III. Laboratory/Diagnostic Assessments of Body Function

PART IV. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM)

PART V. School Health Services: Education, Screening, and Testing

APPENDIX A. Abbreviations

APPENDIX B. Laboratory Test Groups: Panels/Profiles/Evaluations

APPENDIX C. Health Problems with Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests

APPENDIX D. Laboratory Test Values for Adults and Children

Bibliography

Index