Pearson's Handbook Of Laboratory And Diagnostic Tests

Hardcover | January 4, 2016

byJoyce L. Kee

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An indispensable pocket-sized reference for any academic or clinical setting        
Handbook of Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests with Nursing Implications, Eighth Edition, provides fast access to the latest information about 500 of today’s commonly ordered laboratory and diagnostic tests, along with nursing implications and practical guidance for client teaching. This concise guide allows readers to quickly access pertinent information about the tests, their purposes, the procedures, associated clinical problems, drugs, and reference values for children, adults, and the elderly.

Easy-to-carry and conveniently pocket-sized, the handbook is an essential reference for any clinical or academic setting. This text is appropriate for students in nursing and non-nursing programs, including medical technology programs, baccalaureate and nursing programs, associate degree programs, diploma programs, and practical nursing programs. This book is most valuable to the nurse practitioner, registered nurse, student nurse, and licensed practical nurse in hospital settings, including specialty areas such as intensive care units, maternity, pediatrics,  emergency rooms, clinics, health care provider offices, and independent nursing practices.

 

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An indispensable pocket-sized reference for any academic or clinical setting         Handbook of Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests with Nursing Implications, Eighth Edition, provides fast access to the latest information about 500 of today’s commonly ordered laboratory and diagnostic tests, along with nursing implications and practical ...

Joyce LeFever Kee received her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Nursing degrees from the University of Maryland and earned 36 postgraduate credits from the University of Delaware. She was an instructor at the University of Maryland for 4 years and instructor to associate professor at the University of Delaware for 27 years,...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:752 pages, 6.9 × 5 × 1.1 inPublished:January 4, 2016Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:013433499X

ISBN - 13:9780134334998

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Table of Contents

Notice of Privacy Practices
Preface  
Acknowledgments
Contributors and Consultants
Introduction
Differences in Reference Values Between Men and Women


PART ONE: LABORATORY TESTS
Considerations for Use of Laboratory Tests
List of Laboratory Tests
Laboratory Tests
PART TWO: DIAGNOSTIC TESTS
Considerations for Use of Diagnostic Tests
List of Diagnostic Tests
Diagnostic Tests
PART THREE: SCHOOL HEALTH SERVICES: EDUCATION, SCREENING, AND TESTING
PART FOUR: THERAPEUTIC DRUG MONITORING


Appendix A: Health Problems with Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests
Appendix B: Laboratory Test Values for Adults and Children
Appendix C: CT and MRI Contrast  

Bibliography
Index