Laboratory Tests And Diagnostic Procedures E Book

Author: Cynthia C. Chernecky
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455745022
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Find complete answers to questions such as which laboratory tests to order or what the results might mean. Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures, 6th Edition covers more tests than any other reference of its kind, with over 900 lab tests and diagnostic procedures in all. In Part I, you'll find an alphabetical list of hundreds of diseases, conditions, and symptoms, including the tests and procedures most commonly used to confirm or rule out a suspected diagnosis. In Part II, you’ll find descriptions of virtually every laboratory and diagnostic test available. This edition is updated with the latest research and over 20 NEW test entries. Written by educator Cynthia Chernecky and clinical nurse specialist Barbara Berger, this lab reference covers today’s lab tests with concise, easy-to-use information. More than 900 laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures are included — more than any other reference! Over 600 diseases, conditions, and symptoms are listed, along with the tests used to confirm them. Alphabetical organization and A-to-Z thumb tabs make it easy to find the information you’re looking for. Alternative test names and acronyms are cross-referenced to simplify lookup. Instructions for client and family teaching help you offer guidance concerning test preparation and follow-up care. Age and gender-specific norms are provided, giving you complete lifespan coverage. Risks and Contraindications are highlighted to help you safeguard your patients and provide effective care. Panic Level Symptoms and Treatment are provided for dangerously increased and decreased levels. Minimum volumes for blood samples are included, useful when a client’s blood preservation is essential, as well as information on whether blood specimens can be drawn during hemodialysis. Tests for toxic substances are included, making this a lab, diagnostic, and toxicology book all in one. Abbreviations, measurement prefixes, and symbols are listed on the front and back covers for convenience. Information on herbal supplements indicates when a client’s use of natural remedies might affect test results. Over 20 NEW test entries present the latest tests and procedures, with a strong focus on affordable, clinically relevant genetic tests. UPDATED content includes the latest research relating to accuracy of tests, diagnostic value of results, and associated cost-benefit ratios.

Mosby S Diagnostic And Laboratory Test Reference

Author: Kathleen Deska Pagana
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323399207
Size: 57.95 MB
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Gain quick access to today’s most important diagnostic tests and procedures with Mosby’s Diagnostic & Laboratory Test Reference, 13th Edition! In this bestselling handbook, concise test entries are arranged alphabetically and reflect the latest in diagnostic testing and research. Each test includes vital information such as alternate or abbreviated test names, test explanation, normal and abnormal findings, possible critical values, and guidelines to patient care before, during, and after the test. To simplify lookup, related tests are cross-referenced. From the expert author team of Kathleen, Timothy, and Theresa Pagana, this reference offers convenient A-to-Z thumb tabs, a compact size, and a durable cover for everyday use on the job. UNIQUE! Each test entry begins on a new page, making tests easy to find. Alphabetically organized tests offer quick reference with A-to-Z thumb tabs, so you’ll never have to search for a test by having to first determine its correct category or body system. User’s Guide to Test Preparation and Performance provides an overview and guidelines for each type of laboratory test and diagnostic procedure, so you can minimize worry about having to repeat a test due to an error. Icon for patient teaching-related care indicates information that should be shared with patients and their families. Normal findings for adult, elderly, and pediatric patients are included where applicable. Abnormal findings are highlighted with directional arrows to show increased or decreased test results. Possible critical values are highlighted to alert you to situations requiring immediate intervention. Convenient appendix lists tests by body system and test type, making it easy to quickly locate related studies. Drug interference with test results is indicated by a mortar and pestle icon. Cross-referencing of related tests makes them easy to find. Abbreviations for tests are listed in the front and the back of the book, and symbols and units of measurement are listed in an appendix. A durable cover with rounded edges helps prevent the book from being damaged and makes it easier to handle. NEW test entries include the latest diagnostic tests and laboratory procedures. NEW! Updated coverage reflects the latest research on the diagnostic values of results, accuracy of testing, and patient care and education for each test.

Laboratory Tests And Diagnostic Procedures With Nursing Diagnoses

Author: Jane V. Corbett RN, Ed.D
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 0133073025
Size: 23.10 MB
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. LABORATORY TESTS AND DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES WITH NURSING DIAGNOSES, 8/e is the complete nurse’s guide to using data from today’s laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures to formulate, organize, and plan high-quality nursing care. This edition has been extensively updated to reflect the latest standards of care and the shift towards evidence-based practice, and to illuminate links between the nursing process and testing even more effectively. It introduces dozens of new tests and procedures, and offers updated information on many more, including expanded uses for many proven tests. Several new genetic tests are covered, as well as many rapid tests now available for point-of-care testing by nurses.

Mosby S Manual Of Diagnostic And Laboratory Tests

Author: Kathleen Deska Pagana
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323089496
Size: 39.65 MB
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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.

Delmar S Guide To Laboratory And Diagnostic Tests

Author: Rick Daniels
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305176367
Size: 40.72 MB
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GUIDE TO LABORATORY AND DIAGNOSTIC TESTS: ORGANIZED ALPHABETICALLY, Third Edition, provides essential information on more than 600 lab and diagnostic tests within a single, convenient volume. This all-in-one resource presents detailed, accurate information in an accessible, easy-to-use format. Trusted by professionals in the fields of medicine, nursing, medical technology, and more, this clear, concise guide enables users to quickly access critical information on tests and procedures while maintaining a strong focus on patient care. Now updated to reflect the latest research, trends, and best practices, the new Third Edition is an ideal resource for students and professionals alike. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Laboratory Tests And Diagnostic Procedures

Author: Cynthia C. Chernecky
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1416066837
Size: 69.77 MB
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Look no further for quick, complete answers to questions such as which laboratory tests to order or what the results might mean. Laboratory Tests And Diagnostic Procedures, 5th Edition covers more tests than any other reference of its kind, with over 900 lab tests and diagnostic procedures in all. In Part I, you'll find a unique, alphabetical list of hundreds of diseases, conditions, and symptoms, including the tests and procedures most commonly used to confirm or rule out a suspected diagnosis. Part II presents key information on virtually every laboratory and diagnostic test available. All test entries are up-to-date, concise, complete, and consistently presented, making this resource the perfect choice for students or practitioners who need fast, accurate information on diagnostic tests. Over 600 diseases and symptoms are listed in Part I, with the most relevant tests identified for each. More than 900 laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures are included in Part II, more than any other reference! Organized alphabetically, with printed A-to-Z thumb tabs that make it easy to turn to appropriate sections in the book. Alternative test names and acronyms are cross-referenced to help you quickly find what you're looking for. Tests for toxic substances are included, along with Panic Level Symptoms and Treatment for dangerously elevated levels. Age and gender-specific norms are provided, giving you complete lifespan coverage. Risks and Contraindications are highlighted to help you safeguard your patients and provide effective care. Minimum volumes for blood samples are included, helping you diagnose patients for whom blood preservation is essential. You'll also see whether blood specimens can be drawn during hemodialysis. Special consent form requirements are indicated for appropriate tests. Guidance for client and family teaching helps you offer useful instruction concerning test preparation and follow-up care. 12 new test entries present the latest tests and procedures available, including: Procalcitonin; Calcium scoring; Vascular endothelial growth factor; Cerebral near-infrared spectroscopy; RD1 interferon assays for tuberculosis; and OraQuick rapid HIV test. Larger trim size and improved design make vital information easier to locate.

Saunders Nursing Guide To Diagnostic And Laboratory Tests E Book

Author: Louise M. Malarkey
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455703834
Size: 25.37 MB
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Saunders Nursing Guide to Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests, 2nd Edition is the perfect guide to laboratory testing for both students and practicing nurses alike. Featuring the latest testing information organized alphabetically for quick reference, this resource offers test formats that emphasize the nurse's specific role in all aspects of the testing process. Basics the Nurse Needs to Know and Nursing Care sections for every laboratory test explain what the nurse is to do during the pre-, post- and actual test stages, and highlights the nursing responses to critical values, complications, patient teaching, and health promotion. A new companion Evolve website also offers a variety of learning resources and skills videos to help you master diagnostic procedures and perform accurate testing. Alphabetical organization of the laboratory tests (featuring alphabetical thumb tabs) makes every test easy to find. Also Called sections feature synonyms and abbreviations that help you identify specific tests. Purpose of the Test states the indications of each test. Basics the Nurse Needs to Know offers an explanation of each test in clear, simple language. Normal Values in standard and SI units include variations for gender and age, where relevant. How the Test is Done succinctly describes how each test is performed. Significance of Test Results list the diseases and disorders that are associated with abnormal findings. Interfering Factors list the factors, such as drugs, herbs, and improper specimen collection and handling, that inadvertently affect test results. Nursing Care is divided into Pretest, During the Test, and Posttest, listing in detail what the nurse does in the testing process. Nursing Response to Critical Values and Nursing Response to Complications detail what you should be alert for before, during, and after the test and how to manage dangerous situations. Explicit incorporation of nursing concerns related to lab tests can only be found in this lab book. Over 50 new and updated pieces of art highlight how results are interpreted, what equipment is used, and how various techniques are performed. Over 20 new tests prepare you for the types of tests you will encounter during your clinical experience. Patient Teaching icons make crucial nursing content easy to find. New Student Resources on Evolve feature a variety of supplemental learning tools. Skills materials, including skills checklists, PDFs of skills, and brief skills video clips, help you master specimen collection and basic diagnostic procedures. Patient handouts provide practical, useable materials to make your clinical experience easier. Audio pronunciations simplify the process of learning difficult terminology.

Laboratory Tests And Diagnostic Procedures In Medicine

Author: John H. Dirckx
Publisher: Health Professions Inst
ISBN: 9780934385497
Size: 75.89 MB
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This new book in workbook format was written especially for medical transcriptionists. It covers diagnostic studies, including imaging (MRI, CT, PET, ultrasound), EEG, EMG, endoscopy, electrophysiology, genetic testing, and more. It also includes the usual laboratory and pathology studies that are important to medical transcriptionists for understanding what's going on in the report and editing and for risk management, coding, and chart analysis. Other features include extensive illustrations, historical sidelights, a glossary, an index, and reference values. Distributed by Stedman's

Laboratory And Diagnostic Tests With Nursing Implications

Author: Joyce L. Kee
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134715349
Size: 77.44 MB
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For students in masters, baccalaureate, associate degree, diploma, and practical nursing programs – and for RNs and LPNs working in hospital settings. Everything students and practicing nurses need to know about laboratory and diagnostic testing, with an emphasis on nursing implications and patient education. Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests with Nursing Implications is designed to provide quick, pertinent information about laboratory and diagnostic testing, and the corresponding nursing implications. Author Joyce LeFever Kee discusses each test in the context of seven subsections: Reference Values/Normal Findings (for children and adults), Description, Purpose, Clinical Problems, Procedure, Factors Affecting Laboratory or Diagnostic Results, and Nursing Implications with Rationale and Client Teaching. In the 10th Edition, you’ll find new, rewritten, or updated coverage of dozens of tests; new Situational Study Questions; an updated section on Therapeutic Drug Monitoring that includes HIV drugs; and revised appendices addressing everything from abbreviations to test values.

Tietz Clinical Guide To Laboratory Tests E Book

Author: Alan H. B. Wu
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437719872
Size: 41.63 MB
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This new edition of Norbert Tietz's classic handbook presents information on common tests as well as rare and highly specialized tests and procedures - including a summary of the utility and merit of each test. Biological variables that may affect test results are discussed, and a focus is placed on reference ranges, diagnostic information, clinical interpretation of laboratory data, interferences, and specimen types. New and updated content has been added in all areas, with over 100 new tests added. Tests are divided into 8 main sections and arranged alphabetically. Each test includes necessary information such as test name (or disorder) and method, specimens and special requirements, reference ranges, chemical interferences and in vivo effects, kinetic values, diagnostic information, factors influencing drug disposition, and clinical comments and remarks. The most current and relevant tests are included; outdated tests have been eliminated. Test index (with extensive cross references) and disease index provide the reader with an easy way to find necessary information Four new sections in key areas (Preanalytical, Flow Cytometry, Pharmacogenomics, and Allergy) make this edition current and useful. New editor Alan Wu, who specializes in Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology, brings a wealth of experience and expertise to this edition. The Molecular Diagnostics section has been greatly expanded due to the increased prevalence of new molecular techniques being used in laboratories. References are now found after each test, rather than at the end of each section, for easier access.