Pearson's Handbook of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests (8th Edition)
An indispensable pocket-sized reference for any academic or clinical setting Handbook of Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests with Nursing Implications, Eighth Edition, provides fast access to the latest information about 500 of today’s commonly ordered laboratory and diagnostic tests, along with nursing implications and practical guidance for client teaching. This concise guide allows readers to quickly access pertinent information about the tests, their purposes, the procedures, associated clinical problems, drugs, and reference values for children, adults, and the elderly. Easy-to-carry and conveniently pocket-sized, the handbook is an essential reference for any clinical or academic setting. This text is appropriate for students in nursing and non-nursing programs, including medical technology programs, baccalaureate and nursing programs, associate degree programs, diploma programs, and practical nursing programs. This book is most valuable to the nurse practitioner, registered nurse, student nurse, and licensed practical nurse in hospital settings, including specialty areas such as intensive care units, maternity, pediatrics, emergency rooms, clinics, health care provider offices, and independent nursing practices.