Davis's Comprehensive Manual Of Laboratory And Diagnostic Te

Item Information
Item#: 9781719640589
Author Van Leeuwen
Publisher Fadav
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Main Description
Fast Find: Lab and Dx-The complete Lab & Diagnostic Test database online at FADavis.comSearchable and printableMobile and tablet friendly\"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 understandMonographs that focus on what you need to do before, during, and after each laboratory and diagnostic test, including…Patient TeachingDetailed coverage of patient safety\"Sensitivity to Social and Cultural Issues\" and \"Nutritional Considerations,\" where appropriateDiagnostic imaging monographs with explanations of the reasons for the test resultPathophysiology information that explains why a lab test result is increased or decreasedReference 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 considerationsInterfering Factors, including food, natural products, timing of test, handling of specimen, underlying patient conditions, and drugs that may interfere with the results of the testUnique coverage of laboratory and diagnostic tests for subspecialties, such as maternity, therapeutic drug monitoring, nutrition and sensoryCross 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

Contributors
By (author): Anne M. Van Leeuwen By (author): Mickey L. Bladh

Table of Contents
Why This Book Will Help You Be a Better Nurse: The Intersection of Nursing Care and Lab/Dx Testing
Preface
Studies
Laboratory/Diagnostic Procedural Checklist
Appendix A: Patient Preparation and Specimen Collection
Appendix B: Skin Assessment for Infection, Hematoma, and Pressure Damage
Appendix C: The Human Microbiome: Patient Care Considerations for Nurses
Appendix D: Laboratory Critical Findings
Appendix E: Diagnostic Critical Findings
Bibliography
Index