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Now in its Eighth Edition, this leading comprehensive manual helps nurses deliver safe, effective, and informed care for patients undergoing diagnostic tests and procedures. The book covers a broad range of laboratory and diagnostic tests and studies that are delivered to varied patient populations in varied settings. Tests are grouped according to specimen and function/test type (e.g. blood, urine, stool, cerebrospinal fluid, etc.). 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. Clinical Alerts highlight critical safety information. "Doody's Core Titles&trade 2009."

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Author(s)Fischbach
PublisherWolters Kluwer | Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
ISBN9788184730876
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2008