Home > Books > Nursing: Deciphering Diagnostic Tests
Nursing: Deciphering Diagnostic Tests
View PDF

Nursing: Deciphering Diagnostic Tests

Publication Year: 2007
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Springhouse
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-1-582-55662-8
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 83
  • Description
  • Details
  • Collections
  • Also Recommended

The Nursing series of handbooks presents core nursing information in the clear, conversational, practical style of the award-winning Nursing journal. Each handbook features to-the-point bulleted text, explanatory illustrations, and icons that echo familiar column names in the journal.

Deciphering Diagnostic Tests covers over 400 laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures, organized by test type and body system. Coverage includes test purpose, normal results, abnormal results, patient preparation, and procedure and post-test care. Icons include Action Stat! for urgent interventions, Alert for important clinical facts, Do's & Don'ts for technique and intervention advice, and Drug Challenge for drugs that interfere with test results.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Springhouse
  • ISBN: 978-1-582-55662-8
  • Specialty:
    Dictionaries & Word References
    Medical/Surgical Nursing
    Nursing Process & Diagnosis
    Pathophysiology
    References
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st Ed.
  • Pages: 672
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2007
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 83

Nursing: Deciphering Diagnostic Tests is included in the following Collections:

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
Ovid Emcare A premium nursing and allied health database ideal for practice, research, or education. Uncover evidence-based literature and the latest scientific advancements that support patient treatment and lead to more cost-effective and higher quality care.
JOTM
Maternity and Infant Care A key information resource used by maternity health care professionals and student midwives worldwide to support their research, practice, and study requirements.
JOTM
The American Journal of Nursing (AJN) Peer reviewed and evidence-based, AJN is the oldest and most honored broad-based nursing journal in the world. Considered the profession’s premier journal with numerous awards for excellence in editing and dissemination, including several award-winning series.
JOTM
Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing Official journal of the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association, provides thorough coverage of timely topics and information that is extremely practical for daily, on-the-job use.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice, 11th Edition
A classic nursing reference, the fully updated 11th Edition, offers expert nursing knowledge and much-needed practical guidance on patient care.

Lippincott Visual Nursing: A Guide to Diseases, Skills, and Treatments, 3rd Edition
This colorful book for practicing nurses and nursing students provides a unique approach to learning important clinical concepts and techniques.