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Nursing Reference Center
Note: Nursing Reference Center, accessible via the Databases A-Z list, includes the full text of many reference books that are not individually cataloged in URSUS.
Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests with Nursing Implications by
Publication Date: 2015
The information nurses need...when, where, and how they need it! Nursing-focused and easy-to-read, this handbook delivers all of the information you need to understand how tests work, interpret their results, and provide quality patient care--pre-test, intra-test, and post-test. Tests and procedures are listed in alphabetical order by their complete name for quick reference. The integrated index allows fast searches by abbreviation, synonym, disease/disorder, specimen type, or test classification. Plus, a Body Systems Appendix includes a list of common laboratory and diagnostic tests for each body system as well as nutrition-related lab tests. Explore MORE online at DavisPlus! Redeem the Plus Code inside new, printed texts to unlock your Student Resources, including the new Davis's Lab & Dx Tests Library, all of the monographs in the book, Interactive Exercises, and other valuable resources.
Nurse's Quick Reference to Common Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests by
Call Number: USM POR Reference RT48.5 .N88 2016
Publication Date: 2015-02-05
Understand the nurse's role in performing, evaluating, or assisting with lab and diagnostic tests with Nurse's Quick Reference to Common Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests, 6e . Using a consistent, easy-to-use format, this full color, portable quick reference provides an alphabetical listing of common laboratory and diagnostic tests, along with nursing interventions. The book offers a unique focus on the nurse's role at every stage in the process, including pre-test, intra-test, and post-test periods. An alphabetical listing of common laboratory and diagnostic tests gives you fingertip access to key information. A full color standard format for each test makes finding specific information quick and easy. Free resources for instructors, including the fully searchable text online for on-the-go access.
Differential Diagnosis and Treatment in Primary Care by
Publication Date: 2017
Advance your differential diagnostic skills! For more than three decades, Differential Diagnosis and Treatment in Primary Care has helped primary care practitioners to systematically approach the differential diagnosis of the symptoms and signs they see in practice. Organized into categories such as pain, mass, bloody discharge, non-bloody discharge, functional changes, and abnormal laboratory results, this bestselling clinical reference helps you apply your basic science knowledge to consider all the possible causes of each symptom, and then take the appropriate steps to determine which one is most likely. Apply the latest knowledge due to comprehensive updates throughout the text, including new signs and symptoms, new and expanded case histories, updated diagnostic tests, and more. Interact with patients more effectively with a new section on bedside manner, and get therapeutic guidance from a new section on the treatment of common diseases. Know what to look for thanks to abundant anatomical drawings that highlight relevant features in each body area. Develop your diagnostic skills with cases and clinical questions for each sign or symptom, as well as the framework for thinking through those questions to arrive at the appropriate diagnosis. Select the appropriate diagnostic procedures and laboratory tests to include in the workup. Recognize when to refer a patient to a specialist with a special section on this topic.