Handbook of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests with Nursing Implications

Handbook of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests with Nursing Implications

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For all clinical courses in the nursing curriculum, especially medical surgical (adult health) and fundamentals.

This reference text provides quick, pertinent information on laboratory and diagnostic tests-with emphasis on reference values and normal findings, descriptions, purposes, procedures, clinical problems and drug effects, factors affecting test results, nursing implications and client teaching. Laboratory and diagnostic tests are represented separately and organized in alphabetical order for easy location within the text.
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  • Paperback | 508 pages
  • 128.3 x 181.6 x 20.6mm | 403.7g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 0130305170
  • 9780130305176

Table of contents


1. Considerations for Use of Laboratory Tests.
2. List of Laboratory Tests.
3. Laboratory Tests.

4. Considerations for Use of Diagnostic Tests.
5. List of Diagnostic Tests.
6. Diagnostic Tests.
Appendix A: Laboratory Test Values for Adults and Children.
Appendix B: Clinical Problems with Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests.
Appendix C: Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM).
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