Davis's Comprehensive Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests With Nursing Implications

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Author: Anne Van Leeuwen, Mickey Bladh
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Publisher: F.A. Davis Company
Publication Date: 2019
ISBN 10: 0803674953
ISBN 13: 9780803674950
eISBN: 9780803694484
Edition: 8th
Description:
Your go-to source for lab tests with nursing implications integrated throughout! “Potential Nursing Problems” tables within many studies that present problems, signs and symptoms, and interventions related to the study. Common Use’ for each monograph to provide an at-a-glance description of what the test is for, presented in everyday language that patients will understand. Diagnostic imaging monographs with explanations of the reasons for the test result. Pathophysiology information that explains why a lab test result is increased or decreased. Reference Ranges that are expressed in both conventional and SI units (with the SI unit conversion factor) and include age- and gender-specific variations when indicated and normal variations due to cultural considerations Interfering Factors, including food, natural products, timing of test, handling of specimen, underlying patient conditions, and drugs that may interfere with the results of the test. Unique coverage of laboratory and diagnostic tests for subspecialties, such as maternity, therapeutic drug monitoring, nutrition and sensory. Cross referencing of related lab and diagnostic tests in every monograph. “Body System” appendix that includes therapeutic drug monitoring and toxicology as well as nutrition-related lab tests.
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