Davis's Comprehensive Manualof Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests with Nursing Implications

Davis's Comprehensive Manualof Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests with Nursing Implications
8th Ed.
2019 © F. A. Davis Company
Anne M. Van Leeuwen MA, BS, MT (ASCP); Mickey Lynn Bladh, RN, MSN
ISBN-10: 0-80367-495-3 / ISBN-13: 978-0-80367-495-0
eISBN-10: 0-8036-9446-6 / eISBN-13: 978-0-8036-9446-0
Nursing, Allied Health, Diagnosis, Laboratory & Diagnosis, Point of Care

Description

The information nurses need... when, where, and how they need it!

Nursing-focused and easy-to-read, this manual delivers all of the information you need to understand how tests work, interpret their results, and provide quality patient care—pre-test, intra-test, and post-test. Tests and procedures are listed in alphabetical order by their complete names for quick reference. The integrated index allows fast searches by abbreviation, synonym, disease/disorder, specimen type, or test classification. Plus, a Body Systems Appendix includes a list of common laboratory and diagnostic tests for each body system as well as nutrition-related lab tests.

Metadata Description: Nursing-focused and easy-to-read, this handbook delivers all of the information you need to understand how tests work, interpret their results, and provide quality patient care pre-test, intra-test, and post-test.

Doody's Reviews

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Score: 93/100
4/5 Stars
Specialty Score: 2.87 Nursing - Diagnosis/Assessment
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Quotes, Reviews or Testimonials

"This manual is a comprehensive and valuable resource for nurses and student nurses. The many tables illustrate priority nursing interventions and are highlighted and detailed. This emphasis on nursing interventions is extremely valuable."

-- Joan Raso, MSN, RN (Monmouth University School of Nursing and Health Studies) Doody's Review

"There are many diagnostic and laboratory books but few are as comprehensive as this one."

-- Carole Kenner, RNC, DNS, FAAN (University of Oklahoma College of Nursing) Doody's Review - a previous edition

Audience

This is a valuable and comprehensive tool that can be used by student nurses as well as professional nurses in practice. It does not focus on any particular specialty.

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