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Davis's Comprehensive Handbook of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests With Nursing Implications

8th Edition


Publisher: F.A. Davis Company

ISBN 10: 0803674953

ISBN 13: 978-0803674950

Description At A Glance

Everything you need to know to understand how tests work, interpret their results, and provide quality patient care pre-test, intra-test, and post-test. Includes one year of online access with WebView.

  • Potential Nursing Problems tables within many studies that present problems, signs and symptoms, and interventions related to the study
  • Common Use for each monograph to provide an at-a-glance description of what the test is for, presented in everyday language that patients will understand
  • Monographs that focus on what you need to do before, during, and after each laboratory and diagnostic test, including -
    • Patient Teaching
    • Detailed coverage of patient safety
  • Sensitivity to Social and Cultural Issues and Nutritional Considerations, where appropriate Diagnostic imaging monographs with explanations of the reasons for the test result Pathophysiology information that explains why a lab test result is increased or decreased Reference Ranges that are expressed in both conventional and SI units (with the SI unit conversion factor) and include age- and gender-specific variations when indicated and normal variations due to cultural considerations
  • Interfering Factors, including food, natural products, timing of test, handling of specimen, underlying patient conditions, and drugs that may interfere with the results of the test
  • Unique coverage of laboratory and diagnostic tests for subspecialties, such as maternity, therapeutic drug monitoring, nutrition and sensory
  • Cross referencing of related lab and diagnostic tests in every monograph
  • Body System appendix that includes therapeutic drug monitoring and toxicology as well as nutrition-related lab tests


  • The most current information
  • Streamlined, easier-to-read, easier-to-use monographs
  • Full color design

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