LabNotes: Guide to Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 3rd Edition

Price: $37.95
Catalog No.: Y40001
Publisher/Vendor: FA Davis
Author: Tracey Hopkins, BSN, RN
Pages: 235
Size: 3.25 x 1 x 6.5 inches
Format: Spiral-bound book
LabNotes : Nurses' Guide to Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 3rd Edition: Y40001

LabNotes: Nurses' Guide to Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 3rd Edition is a portable reference to explain, prepare, and care for patients before, during, and after common lab and diagnostic testing.

Key Features

  • Covers essentials for more than 400 lab and diagnostic tests.
  • Includes lab tests, radiography, arteriography, nuclear- and non-nuclear imaging, endoscopy, organ function and electrophysiology tests.
  • Identifies panic lab levels and nurse alerts.
  • Features illustrations that show positioning and views, specimen tube top colors, and examples of X-ray, mammogram, CT scan, MRI, ultrasound, whole skeleton bone scan, and lung scan images.
  • Offers patient education guidelines and tips.
  • Uses wipe-on/wipe-off, HIPAA-compliant pages.

New to this Edition

  • Thoroughly updated and revised throughout to include new tests, new applications for existing tests, and changes in procedures, patient preparation, and teaching.
  • Easier-to-use, quick-reference design and layout.
  • New nursing-focused features
  • Icons highlighting nursing responsibilities
  • New section in the Tools tab addressing lab and diagnostic questions on NCLEX exams
  • New section on genomic testing and its applications.
  • Cutting-edge coverage of powerful, new diagnostic tools and the astonishing details that they are revealing about the human body.

Table of Contents

  • Basics
  • Labs A-F
  • Labs G-Z
  • X-rays/CT Scans
  • MRI/US
  • Nuclear Scans
  • Other Tests
  • Tools