9780131180178

Prentice Hall Handbook of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests with Nursing Implications

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131180178

  • ISBN10:

    0131180177

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/29/2004
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

This reference provides quick, pertinent information on laboratory and diagnostic tests with an emphasis on reference values and normal findings, descriptions, purposes, procedures, clinical problems and drug affects, factors affecting tests results, nursing implications and client teaching. 15 new laboratory tests. 5 new diagnostic tests. New section on pacemaker testing and school nursing function. Updated laboratory test values for adults and children. Updated tests for the top 20 common clinical problems. UNIQUE - drugs with serum therapeutic and toxic levels for the Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TCM). All nursing professionals and students.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Notice of Privacy Practicesp. xiii
Acknowledgmentsp. xv
Contributors and Consultantsp. xvii
Considerations for Use of Laboratory Testsp. 1
List of Laboratory Testsp. 4
Laboratory Testsp. 8
Considerations for Use of Diagnostic Testsp. 361
List of Diagnostic Testsp. 363
Diagnostic Testsp. 365
School Health Services: Education, Screening, and Testingp. 523
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM)p. 531
Laboratory Test Values for Adults and Childrenp. 541
Clinical Problems with Laboratory and Diagnostic Testsp. 569
Bibliographyp. 575
Indexp. 585
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