Here's the portable reference you need to explain, prepare, and care for patients before, during, and after common lab and diagnostic testing. Davis Company, United States, 2015. This is not a book about laboratory technique -its focus is on the clinical significance of test results, andtherefore the patient. The book covers a broad range of laboratory and diagnostic tests and studies that are delivered to varied patient populations in varied settings. Rely on this quick and portable reference tool for competently explaining, preparing, and caring for patients before, during, and after common lab and diagnostic testing. I recommend it to all of my students. The size is perfect for carrying in your scrub pocket for frequent reference.
Audio pronunciations simplify the process of learning difficult terminology. Davis Company, United States, 2015. I love how the book has erasable pages in case you need to make a note some where you can easily erase it later on. Covers essentials for more than 400 lab and diagnostic tests. Very concise but at the same time comprehensive enough that I don't find myself scrambling to supplement the information with other texts. I would highly recommend this book to anyone in the nursing program or anyone who is new to the nursing field and not 100% sure of what norms should be. Interfering Factors list the factors, such as drugs, herbs, and improper specimen collection and handling, that inadvertently affect test results.
Ships same day or next business day! Nursing Care is divided into Pretest, During the Test, and Posttest, listing in detail what the nurse does in the testing process. . Over 20 new tests prepare you for the types of tests you will encounter during your clinical experience. A new companion Evolve website also offers a variety of learning resources and skills videos to help you master diagnostic procedures and perform accurate testing. Used books may not include working access code. Seller Inventory 001492106N Book Description F.
The third edition is morecomprehensive in terms of the number of testsdiscussed, incorporates colour to aid the accessibility,and includes more paediatric content. It answers thefollowing questions: Why is this test being ordered on my patient? Basics the Nurse Needs to Know offers an explanation of each test in clear, simple language. This book was a life saver to be able to just quickly pull it out and have the information readily available. The size is perfect for carrying in your scrub pocket for frequent reference. Patient Teaching icons make crucial nursing content easy to find.
Retaining its accessible and user-friendly style, the aim ofthis book remains the same: to provide nurses with as much relevantinformation as possible about the most commonly requestedlaboratory rests. This book was a life saver to be able to just quickly pull it out and have the information readily available. Very concise but at the same time comprehensive enough that I don't find myself scrambling to supplement the information with other texts. It covers all aspects of pulmonary function testing, including which tests to order and why, and how to interpret the results. Explicit incorporation of nursing concerns related to lab tests can only be found in this lab book.
Significance of Test Results list the diseases and disorders that are associated with abnormal findings. Used books will not include dust jackets. How is that sample obtained? New Student Resources on Evolve feature a variety of supplemental learning tools. Basics the Nurse Needs to Know and Nursing Care sections for every laboratory test explain what the nurse is to do during the pre-, post- and actual test stages, and highlights the nursing responses to critical values, complications, patient teaching, and health promotion. Clinical Alerts highlight critical safety information. Here's the portable reference you need to explain, prepare, and care for patients before, during, and after common lab and diagnostic testing. What students and clinicians are saying:Great easy to use reference for reviewing in your down-time or when you need to assemble your plan of care.
Over 50 new and updated pieces of art highlight how results are interpreted, what equipment is used, and how various techniques are performed. Each test is described in detail, with step-by-step guidance on correct procedure, tips for accurate interpretation, and instructions for patient preparation and aftercare. Featuring the latest testing information organized alphabetically for quick reference, this resource offers test formats that emphasize the nurse's specific role in all aspects of the testing process. Also Called sections feature synonyms and abbreviations that help you identify specific tests. I love how the book has erasable pages in case you need to make a note some where you can easily erase it later on. Alphabetical organization of the laboratory tests featuring alphabetical thumb tabs makes every test easy to find.
And most importantly: What is the significance of the test result for mypatient? Purpose of the Test states the indications of each test. Nursing Response to Critical Values and Nursing Response to Complications detail what you should be alert for before, during, and after the test and how to manage dangerous situations. How the Test is Done succinctly describes how each test is performed. I recommend it to all of my students. Recurring fields allow the user to easily access the information they need. What sort of sample is required? I would highly recommend this book to anyone in the nursing program or anyone who is new to the nursing field and not 100% sure of what norms should be.
Patient handouts provide practical, useable materials to make your clinical experience easier. . . . . .