CART

(0) items

A Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests,9780781771948

A Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests

by ;
Edition:
8th
ISBN13:

9780781771948

ISBN10:
0781771943
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
5/22/2008
Publisher(s):
LWW
List Price: $57.99

Rent Textbook

(Recommended)
 
Term
Due
Price
$18.00

Hurry!

Only one copy
in stock at this price.

Buy Used Textbook

In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours.
U9780781771948
$20.78

eTextbook

We're Sorry
Not Available

New Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $9.23
See Prices

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 8th edition with a publication date of 5/22/2008.
What is included with this book?
  • The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to inclue any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.

Related Products


  • A Manual of Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests
    A Manual of Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests
  • A Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests
    A Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests
  • A Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests
    A Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests




Summary

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.

Author Biography

Frances Talaska Fischbach, RN, BSN, MSN, Associate Clinical Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Associate Professor of Nursing (Ret), School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Marshall Barnett Dunning III, BS, MS, PhD, Professor of Medicine & Physiology, Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Director, Pulmonary Diagnostic Laboratory, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Table of Contents

Diagnostic Testingp. 1
Blood Studies: Hematology and Coagulationp. 56
Urine Studiesp. 184
Stool Studiesp. 285
Cerebrospinal Fluid Studiesp. 310
Chemistry Studiesp. 338
Microbiologic Studiesp. 483
Immunodiagnostic Studiesp. 564
Nuclear Medicine Studiesp. 689
X-Ray Studiesp. 745
Cytologic, Histologic, and Genetic Studiesp. 799
Endoscopic Studiesp. 862
Ultrasound Studiesp. 905
Pulmonary Function, Arterial Blood Gases (ABGs), and Electrolyte Studiesp. 944
Prenatal Diagnosis and Tests of Fetal Well-Beingp. 1016
Special Diagnostic, Special Specimen Collection, and Postmortem Studiesp. 1064
Appendices
Standard Precautions for Prevention and Control of Infectionp. 1160
Guidelines for Specimen Transport and Storagep. 1171
Vitamins in Human Nutritionp. 1179
Minerals in Human Nutritionp. 1196
Effects of Drugs on Laboratory Tests (Blood, "Whole" Plasma, Serum, Stool, and Urine)p. 1218
Examples of Formsp. 1258
Indexp. 1283
Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.


Please wait while the item is added to your cart...