Brunner & Suddarth’s Handbook of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests

Brunner & Suddarth's Handbook of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests

Third edition

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

560 pages, 132.08 x 208.28 mm

560 pages, 132.08 x 208.28 mm

  • Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781496355119
  • November 2017


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Publisher’s Note:
Confidently interpret test results throughout your nursing curriculum, in clinicals, and in practice.
Designed to accompany Brunner & Suddarth's Textbook for Medical-Surgical Nursing, 14th Edition, this concise, portable, full-color handbook gives you quick access to hundreds of test results and their implications for nursing. Easily review specimen collection procedures and access a concise, alphabetical list of nearly 300 tests and their implications.
  • Find the information you need fast for each test:
    • Reference values, critical values, and/or normal findings
    • Abnormal findings with associated nursing implications
    • Purpose and description
    • Interfering factors
    • Nursing considerations for patient care before, during, and/or after the test
    Confidently address priority care issues and potentially hazardous or life-threatening situations with clearly identified best practices and warnings.
  • Locate presentations of diseases, disorders, measurements, testing equipment, and examples of results at a glance in figures, tables, and boxes.