A Manual Of Laboratory And Diagnostic Tests

Author: Frances Talaska Fischbach
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781771948
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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.

Brunner Suddarth S Handbook Of Laboratory And Diagnostic Tests

Author: Janice L. Hinkle
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1469833506
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The second edition of Brunner & Suddarth's Handbook of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests is a concise, portable, full-color handbook of hundreds of test results and their implications for nursing. Designed to accompany Brunner & Suddarth's Textbook for Medical-Surgical Nursing, 13th edition, this handbook provides readers with a quick-reference tool for use throughout the nursing curriculum, in clinicals, and in practice. The two-part organization includes a review of specimen collection procedures, followed by a concise, alphabetical list of close to 300 tests and their implications. The entry on each test includes reference values or normal findings, abnormal findings with associated nursing implications, critical values, purpose and description of the test, interfering factors, and nursing considerations for patient care before, during, and after the test.

Laboratory And Diagnostic Tests

Author: Joyce L. Kee
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134704463
Size: 66.63 MB
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For students in masters, baccalaureate, associate degree, diploma, and practical nursing programs, and for RNs and LPNs working in hospital settings. Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests, Tenth Edition, brings together current information on modern laboratory and diagnostic tests with their corresponding nursing implications. For each test, it presents reference values/normal findings, descriptions, purpose(s), clinical problems, procedures, factors affecting results, and nursing implications with rationales, including client teaching.

Anderson S Caring For Older Adults Holistically

Author: Tamara R Dahlkemper
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803657781
Size: 48.31 MB
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Be prepared to meet the growing demand for nurses with the knowledge and skills to provide quality care to older adults. Easy-to-understand writing and a positive outlook enliven every page of this popular resource! Step by step, you’ll master the knowledge and skills you need, while also honing the leadership, management, and delegation abilities essential to your professional success. Completely updated and fully revised throughout, the 6th Edition features coverage of the field’s hottest topics, including a new chapter on safety, new coverage of family caregiving and an expanded emphasis on learning to “Think Like a Nurse”.

Illustrated Manual Of Nursing Practice

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Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781582550824
Size: 67.48 MB
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Completely revised and updated, this broad yet comprehensive edition contains twenty-nine chapters on nursing issues and clinical practice. Topics cover practice and process, documentation, legal issues, health promotion, physical assessment, I.V. therapy, surgical care, and more. Disorders are organized by body system and feature an overview of anatomy and physiology, assessment, diagnostic tests, medication, treatment, and home care, with coverage of care for maternal-neonatal, pediatric, geriatric, emergency, and psychiatric patients. Added features include grabbing nursing procedure graphics, complementary therapies, clinical pathways, and cultural information. Over 1,000 illustrations, charts, and graphs enhance the text, with a new appendix relating Internet sites for nurses.

Medical Surgical Nursing E Book

Author: Susan C. deWit
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323293212
Size: 62.31 MB
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The clear, concise, and cutting-edge medical-surgical nursing content in Medical-Surgical Nursing: Concepts & Practice, 2nd Edition provides the solid foundation you need to pass the NCLEX Examination and succeed as a new nurse. It builds on the fundamentals of nursing and covers roles, settings, health care trends, all body systems and their disorders, emergency and disaster management, and mental health nursing. Written by noted authors Susan deWit and Candice Kumagai, Medical-Surgical Nursing reflects current national LPN/LVN standards with its emphasis on safety as well as complementary and alternative therapies.

Laboratory Tests And Diagnostic Procedures

Author: Jane Vincent Corbett
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN:
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Written by a highly respected author in the lab and diagnostic test field, this reference explains in detail the clinical significance of tests and diagnostic procedures. Its comprehensive coverage is augmented by a strong emphasis on nursing care as applied to lab and diagnostic tests, and on the relationship between nursing diagnoses and nursing care. Both scholarly and practical, it is ideal for use in both classroom and clinical settings. Each chapter is organized as an independent study unit—complete with objectives, an organizing theme with background information (called an expository organizer), and test questions.

Brunner Suddarth S Textbook Of Medical Surgical Nursing

Author: Suzanne C. O'Connell Smeltzer
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781785898
Size: 14.15 MB
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Preparing students for successful NCLEX results and strong futures as nurses in today's world. Now in its 12th edition, Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing is designed to assist nurses in preparing for their roles and responsibilities in the medical-surgical setting and for success on the NCLEX. In the latest edition, the resource suite is complete with a robust set of premium and included ancillaries such as simulation support, adaptive testing, and a variety of digital resources helping prepare today's students for success. This leading textbook focuses on physiological, pathophysiological, and psychosocial concepts as they relate to nursing care. Brunner is known for its strong Nursing Process focus and its readability. This edition retains these strengths and incorporates enhanced visual appeal and better portability for students. Online Tutoring powered by Smarthinking--Free online tutoring, powered by Smarthinking, gives students access to expert nursing and allied health science educators whose mission, like yours, is to achieve success. Students can access live tutoring support, critiques of written work, and other valuable tools.

Saunders Q A Review For The Nclex Pn Examination E Book

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455710733
Size: 31.42 MB
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Based on student feedback, Saunders Q&A Review for the NCLEX-PN® Examination is organized to address specific Client Needs and Integrated Processes to mirror the NCLEX-PN test plan. This review follows Silvestri Comprehensive Review as the natural next step for students in the Silvestri suite of products. It contains 3,200 practice questions—including Alternate Item Format—that include comprehensive rationales for both correct and incorrect options, test-taking strategies, and a textbook page reference for further explanation. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content may not be included. Remediation tied directly back to your Elsevier textbooks provides resources for further study. Content is organized according to Client Needs, providing an organized review for exam preparation and end-of-course or exit standardized exams. Practice questions, answers, and detailed rationales all appear on the same page, giving you immediate feedback on your responses. Detailed test-taking strategies for each question give you clues for analyzing and uncovering the correct answer option. Rationales are provided for both correct and incorrect options. Provides computerized testing practice in study, quiz, or exam modes, to allow you to choose from 21 different content categories and focus your study sessions. Each question is categorized by level of cognitive ability, Client Needs area, integrated process, and clinical content area to allow you multiple study and exam selections. Contains chapters on academic and nonacademic NCLEX-PN preparation, advice from a recent nursing graduate, and test-taking strategies that help you understand complicated exam questions. Comprehensive exam consists of 85 questions related to all content areas in the book and representative of the percentages identified in the NCLEX-PN test plan.