Textbook of Laboratory and Diagnostic Testing Practical Application of Nursing Process at the Bedside

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Edition: 1st
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Pub. Date: 2016-02-19
Publisher(s): F.A. Davis Company
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Summary

Make the connections between laboratory and diagnostic testing and the clinical care of your patients!

The team that brings you the popular Davis's Comprehensive Handbook of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests With Nursing Implications now brings you the only text thatexplains the who, what, when, how, and why of laboratory and diagnostic testing and connects them to clinical presentations, nursing interventions, and nursing outcomes. Using both printed and interactive case studies, you’ll see exactly how those connections work in the real-world of clinical practice.

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“As a nursing instructor, the Textbook of Laboratory and Diagnostic Testing: Practical Application of Nursing Process at the Bedside is one book that I would highly recommend be a required textbook for any nursing student. I appreciate that the textbook is distinctly formatted to present diagnostic and laboratory studies while also including case studies. The textbook walks students through understanding why a study is being performed, how it is done, and explains the clinical significance in relation to a given patient situation all while using the nursing process. Absolutely love it!”

- Cindy Middaugh, Instructor at El Paso Community College

Table of Contents

I. Understanding Laboratory and Diagnostic Testing
1. Blood Studies: Clinical Chemistry
2. Blood Studies: Hematology
3. Blood Studies: Hemostasis (Coagulation)
4. Blood Studies: Immunohematology (Blood Banking)
5. Blood Studies: Immunology
6. Body Fluid Analysis Studies
7. Computed Tomography Studies
8. Electrophysiologic Studies
9. Endoscopic Studies
10. Fecal Analysis Studies
11. Manometric Studies
12. MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) Studies
13. Nuclear Medicine Studies
14. Pulmonary Function Studies
15. Radiologic Studies: Contrast/Special
16. Radiologic Studies: Plain
17. Sensory Studies: Auditory
18. Sensory Studies: Ocular
19. Skin Tests
20. Tissue and Cell Microscopy Studies: Histology/Cytology
21. Ultrasound Studies
22. Urine Studies
II. Clinical Reasoning Tool Case Studies: Applying Laboratory and Diagnostic Testing Clinically
23. Cardiovascular System
      Case Study: Myocardial Infarction
24. Endocrine System
      Case Study: Osteoporosis
25. Gastrointestinal System
      Case Study: Pancreatitis
26. Female Genitourinary System and Breasts
      Case Study: Endometriosis
27. Genitourinary System: Male
      Case Study: Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy
28. Hematopoeitic System
      Case Study: Sickle Cell Anemia
29. Hepatobiliary System
      Case Study: Cholecystitis
30. Immunologic System
      Case Study: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
31. Integumentary System
      Case Study: Pressure Ulcer
32. Musculoskeletal System
      Case Study: Total Hip Replacement
33. Neurologic System
      Case Study: Stroke, Brain Attack
34. Respiratory System
      Case Study: Asthma
35. Sensory: Auditory and Ocular
      Case Study: Glaucoma
Appendices
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A. Patient Preparation and Specimen Collection
B. Guidelines for Age-Specific Communication
C. Introduction to CLIA
D. Transfusion Reactions: Laboratory Findings and Potential Nursing Interventions
E. Effects of Natural Products

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