Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures with Nursing Diagnoses (Hardcover)

Jane V Corbett; Angela Banks

For courses in medical-surgical nursing, and lab and diagnosis/diagnostic tests. A complete nurse's guide to applying lab results and diagnoses to patient care Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures.

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with Nursing Diagnoses teaches students how to use data from lab tests and diagnostic procedures to plan nursing care, while emphasizing the human side of testing. Guided by case studies and NCLEX(R)-style questions, students can practice applying knowledge of tests and diagnoses to varied clinical situations. The 9th edition is useful as both a theory text and a quick reference guide. It reflects new evidence-based practice standards and introduces new and expanded uses for tests, with a special focus on genetic and rapid tests.