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cover image - Mosby’s® Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference,15th Edition
ISBN: 9780323675192
Publication Date: 11-05-2020
Page Count: 1088
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $61.99

Mosby’s® Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference, 15th Edition

by Kathleen Deska Pagana, PhD, RN, Timothy J. Pagana, MD, FACS and Theresa Noel Pagana, MD, FAAEM

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ISBN: 9780323675192
Publication Date: 11-05-2020
Page Count: 1088
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $61.99
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Known for its accuracy and easy-to-use format, Mosby’s Diagnostic & Laboratory Test Reference 15th Edition is nursing students’ one-stop source for all the latest testing information needed in clinicals, class, and professional practice. Across the reference, tests are organized alphabetically and include vital information such as test explanations, alternate or abbreviated test names, normal and abnormal findings, possible critical values, and guidelines to patient care before, during, and after the test. This fifteenth edition also includes nine new tests as well as the latest research surrounding each test included in the reference. As with previous editions, every test entry begins on a new page and all tests are cross-referenced throughout the book to simplify lookup. And with the book’s compact size, durable cover, and practical A-to-Z thumb tabs, this market-leading reference is the ideal choice for any nursing student wanting quick and easy access to the very latest diagnostic and lab tests used in nursing practice today.

    • Alphabetical organization and A-to-Z thumb tabs makes finding the right information quick and easy.
    • Normal findings for adult, elderly, and pediatric patients are included where applicable to provide complete clinical data.
    • Abnormal findings are highlighted with directional arrows.
    • Possible critical values are highlighted to alert students to situations requiring immediate intervention.
    • Drug-related interfering factors are identified with icons to alert students to the effects of pharmacologic agents on tests.
    • User’s Guide to Test Preparation and Performance provides an overview and guidelines for each type of laboratory test and diagnostic procedure to ensure safety and accuracy.
    • Common Reference Ranges for males and females, along with Routine Blood and Urine Testing information are located on the front endsheets for easy reference.
    • Related tests are cross-referenced making them easy to find.
    • Tests listed by body system and test type in an appendix enables students to quickly locate related studies.
    • Abbreviations for tests are provided on the endsheets, and symbols and units of measurement are listed in an appendix.
    • Streamlined format with each test entry beginning on a new page further simplifies navigation.
    • Patient teaching-related care is identified with icons to indicate information that should be shared with patients and their families.
    • Durable cover helps prevent the book from being damaged.
    • NEW! Nine new test entries ensure the latest tests and procedures. New tests cover the areas of bile acids, computed tomography angiography, and marijuana.
    • NEW! New content reflects the latest research on the diagnostic values of results, accuracy of testing, and patient care and education for each test.
  • User’s Guide to Test Preparation and Procedures
    Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests
    Appendices
     Appendix A: List of Tests by Body System
     Appendix B: List of Tests by Type
     Appendix C: Disease and Organ Panels
     Appendix D: Symbols and Units of Measurement
    Bibliography
    Index
  • Kathleen Deska Pagana, PhD, RN, Professor Emeritus,Department of Nursing, Lycoming College, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, Timothy J. Pagana, MD, FACS, Medical Director, The Kathryn Candor Lundy Breast Health Center and The SurgiCenter, Susquehanna Health System, Williamsport, Pennsylvania and Theresa Noel Pagana, MD, FAAEM, Emergency Medicine Physician, Virtua Voorhees Hospital, Voorhees, New Jersey
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