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Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures, 6e (Laboratory Tests & Diagnostic Procedures) (Paperback)

By (author): Cynthia C. Chernecky PhD RN CNS AOCN FAAN, Barbara J. Berger MSN RN

Find complete answers to questions such as which laboratory tests to order or what the results might mean. Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures, 6th Edition covers more tests than any other reference of its kind, with over 900 lab tests and diagnostic procedures in all. In Part I, you'll find an alphabetical list of hundreds of diseases, conditions, and symptoms, including the tests and procedures most commonly used to confirm or rule out a suspected diagnosis. In Part II, you'll find descriptions of virtually every laboratory and diagnostic test available. This edition is updated with the latest research and over 20 NEW test entries. Written by educator Cynthia Chernecky and clinical nurse specialist Barbara Berger, this lab reference covers today's lab tests with concise, easy-to-use information.

  • More than 900 laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures are included - more than any other reference!
  • Over 600 diseases, conditions, and symptoms are listed, along with the tests used to confirm them.
  • Alphabetical organization and A-to-Z thumb tabs make it easy to find the information you're looking for.
  • Alternative test names and acronyms are cross-referenced to simplify lookup.
  • Instructions for client and family teaching help you offer guidance concerning test preparation and follow-up care.
  • Age and gender-specific norms are provided, giving you complete lifespan coverage.
  • Risks and Contraindications are highlighted to help you safeguard your patients and provide effective care.
  • Panic Level Symptoms and Treatment are provided for dangerously increased and decreased levels.
  • Minimum volumes for blood samples are included, useful when a client's blood preservation is essential, as well as information on whether blood specimens can be drawn during hemodialysis.
  • Tests for toxic substances are included, making this a lab, diagnostic, and toxicology book all in one.
  • Abbreviations, measurement prefixes, and symbols are listed on the front and back covers for convenience.
  • Information on herbal supplements indicates when a client's use of natural remedies might affect test results.

    • Over 20 NEW test entries present the latest tests and procedures, with a strong focus on affordable, clinically relevant genetic tests.
    • UPDATED content includes the latest research relating to accuracy of tests, diagnostic value of results, and associated cost-benefit ratios.

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      MEDICAL MASTER CLASS CARDIOSince its initial publication in 2001, Medical Masterclasshas been regarded as a key learning and teaching resource for physicians around the world.
      The resource was produced in part to meet the vision of the Royal College of Physicians: ‘Doctors of the highest quality, serving patients well’. This vision continues and, along with advances in clinical practice and changes in the format of the MRCP(UK) exam, has justified the publication of this second edition.

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      Dec 122014
       


      This book gives the reader an up-to-date, clear and logical idea of what caring for parkinsonian patients entails - a challenge that clinicians will face for many years to come. It is split into three sections:

      Section 1: A compilation of the major brain lesions typically seen in PD

      Section 2: Treatment options in PD

      Section 3: 25 cases designed to test the reader and the practical application of the information supplied in the other sections.

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      Dec 122014
       

      ASPC Manual of Preventive Cardiology (Paperback)

      By (author): Nathan Wong PhD FACC FAHA FNLA, Ezra Amsterdam MD, Roger Blumenthal MD FACC FAHA

      This is a highly practical resource focusing on the application of current guidelines and practice standards in the clinical management of cardiovascular risk factors. It reflects the most current information and clinical practices, including the growing number of biomarkers and genetic variants that have greatly changed the understanding of the pathophysiology of cardiovascular risk. The primer presents concise descriptions of each major cardiovascular risk factor, key methodologies in cardiovascular risk assessment, special issues in risk assessment of specific patient populations, and practical, to-the-point discussions of current best practices in clinical management.
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      Dec 122014
       

      Advanced Assessment: Interpreting Findings and Formulating Differential Diagnoses (Paperback)

      By (author): Mary Jo Goolsby EdD MSN ANP-C CAE FAANP, Laurie Grubbs PhD MSN ANP-C

      The 3rd Edition of this AJN Book of the Year shows you how to perform a focused history and physical based on presenting complaints and then interpret the findings to arrive at a definitive differential diagnosis.

      Its complaint-focused organization makes it the perfect point-of-care resource for the classroom and in the clinical setting.

      Look for the Plus Code inside new, printed texts—your key to unlocking the instructor and student resources online at DavisPlus, including your Davis Digital Version and interactive case studies.

       

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      Dec 122014
       


      Nobody working in healthcare can afford to be without the latest edition of the British National Formulary. Compiled with the advice of clinical experts and continually updated to reflect the latest evidence from all credible sources worldwide, this essential reference provides up-to-date guidance on prescribing, dispensing, administering, and monitoring medicines. Not only does the BNF include the widely accepted framework for the drug management of common diseases, it also includes details of medicines prescribed in the UK, with special reference to their uses, cautions, contraindications, side-effects, dosage and relative costs. This allows treatment to be tailored to the individual needs of each patient. The BNF is updated in print every six months by an expert team of pharmacists, with guidance and validation from a network of leading clinicians, overseen by a Joint Formulary Committee with representatives from all spheres of clinical practice. The BNF reflects current best practice as well as legal and professional guidelines relating to the use of medicines. As a result it is used widely as a touchstone reference, and cited in Parliaments and courts as a source of authority.
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      Dec 122014
       


      This book provides over 400 questions, answers and explanations covering the breadth of plastic and reconstructive surgery including burns. The expansive array of questions with detailed explanations and references will provide a solid foundation for those preparing for final specialty examinations such as the American Boards, the FRCS (Plast), EBOPRAS, MCh and others. The questions are drawn from international experts and are up-to-date with the latest concepts and techniques, including face transplantation, new trends in reconstructive and aesthetic surgery, and recent scientific advances. It will therefore appeal to those interested in plastic surgery education globally. In particular, it will help plastic surgeons to keep up-to-date in the specialty, and demonstrate this through continuing medical education (CME) and for processes of revalidation.
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      With growing numbers of chronically ill patients surviving longer and receiving novel medical and surgical treatments, emergency departments are increasingly the venue for associated acute presentations. How can emergency physicians respond to these challenging and emerging conditions?

      This book focuses on the unusual and complex disease presentations not covered in detail in the standard textbooks, helping you manage patients with conditions such as congenital heart disease, cystic fibrosis, morbid obesity, intellectual disability and intestinal failure.

      Not only does this book provide guidance on evaluation and diagnosis, but it also addresses the practical issues of acute management and continuing referral. The individual chapters are written by high profile emergency physicians, in conjunction with appropriate specialists, and include authoritative evidence to back up the clinical information.

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      Dec 122014
       

      Fundamentals of Nursing Care: Concepts, Connections & Skills (Paperback)

      By (author): Marti Burton RN BS, Linda Ludwig RN BS MEd

      Think. Learn. Do.
      Take a fresh, new approach to nursing fundamentals that teaches students how to think, learn, and do while they make the ‘connections’ each step of the way. From the text through wealth of resources online at DavisPlus, the thoroughly revised and updated 2nd Edition continues to meet the needs of today’s students.

      A practical, student-oriented focus helps LPN students to master safe and effective nursing care by developing the critical thinking and problem solving skills they need to excel in clinical practice.
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