A Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests

Author: Frances Talaska Fischbach,Marshall Barnett Dunning

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781771948

Category: Medical

Page: 1317

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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.
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McGraw-Hill Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests

Author: Denise D. Wilson

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071594059

Category: Medical

Page: 608

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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
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A Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests

Author: Frances Talaska Fischbach,Margaret A. Fischbach

Publisher: LWW

ISBN: 9781496377128

Category:

Page: 1224

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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.
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Mosby's Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests

Author: Kathleen Deska Pagana

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323089496

Category: Medical

Page: 1200

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This quick reference handbook offers clear, concise coverage of over 700 of the most commonly performed diagnostic and laboratory tests - including 39 new to this edition. Trusted authors, Kathleen Pagana, PhD, RN and Timothy Pagana, MD, FACS, bring together a comprehensive collection of full color designs, illustrations and photos to show exactly how various tests are performed. Related tests are grouped by chapter and presented in a consistent format to facilitate a full understanding of each type of diagnostic test. UNIQUE! Coverage of the clinical significance of test results explains why a given test result indicates specific diseases.Full-color design clarifies key concepts, procedures, and testing techniques.Related Tests sections list tests that provide similar information or are used to evaluate the same body system, disease process, or symptom. NEW! Unique front section on coding for diagnostic and laboratory tests (ICD-10) provides explanations of the coding requirements and challenges for diagnostic testing along with codes for all tests in the manual. NEW! 39 of the most current laboratory and diagnostic tests have been added to this new edition to reflect current best practices.NEW! Updated photographs and illustrations reflect the latest changes in testing equipment.
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Delmar's Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests

Author: Rick Daniels (RN.)

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780766862357

Category: Medical

Page: 1070

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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.
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Delmar’s Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests

Author: Rick Daniels

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1418020664

Category: Medical

Page: 96

View: 1798

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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.
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Laboratory Test Handbook

Author: David S. Jacobs

Publisher: Lexi-Comp

ISBN: 9780916589363

Category: Clinical chemistry

Page: 825

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Contains information about laboratory procedures including test name and synonyms, patient care recommendations, specimen requirements, reference ranges, interpretive information, footnotes, and references. This ed. has expanded coverage of laboratory assays related to molecular pathology and treatments of clinical virology and therapeutic drug monitoring.
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Interpretation of Diagnostic Tests

Author: Jacques Burton Wallach

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781730556

Category: Medical

Page: 1181

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Providing the answers for a range of adult and paediatric conditions, this text summarises the available tests for most diseases, explaining what the results mean, and discussing differential diagnoses. It also includes additional tests based on molecular biology.
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