Portable Diagnostic Tests is a compact powerhouse of clinical information on specimen collection and diagnostic test interpretation. Our nurse-experts have sorted through the mass of clinical information and focused in on what nurses need most in daily practice. This need-to-know information is presented in an easy-to-use, concise format for time-starved nurses, with bullets, lists, and hundreds of illustrations, charts, diagrams, and photographs. The first section gives step-by-step instructions on current specimen collection methodsainformation usually found only in procedure manuals. The second section clearly explains hundreds of diagnostic tests, including preparation, normal values, abnormal values, easy-to-identify crisis values, and nursing considerations.Pagana, K.D., and Pagana, T.J. Mosbya#39;s Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference, 8th ed. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, Inc., 2006. Professional Guide to Diagnostic Tests. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams aamp; Wilkins, 2005. Taylor, C., et al.
|Title||:||Portable Diagnostic Tests|
|Author||:||Sid Karpoff, Diane M. Labus|
|Publisher||:||Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2007-06-01|