Saunders Nursing Guide to Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests, 2nd Edition

Saunders Nursing Guide to Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests

2nd Edition

By Louise M. Malarkey, EdD, RN, Professor Emeritus, Department of Nursing, College of Staten Island, City University of New York, Staten Island, NY and Mary Ellen McMorrow, EdD, RN, CCRN, APN, Professor, Department of Nursing, College of Staten Island, Staten Island, NY


Part I: Nursing Responsibilities in Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures

1. The Nursing Role

2. Specimen Collection Procedures

Part II: Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures

Individual Tests are Presented Here in Alphabetical Order

Appendixes

A. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

B. Toxic Substances

C. Abbreviations Associated with Laboratory Tests

D. Common Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests for Frequently Occurring Medical Diagnoses

Bibliography

Index