Monday, August 15, 2011

McGraw Hill Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
1st edition - October 8, 2007
Paperback: 608 pages
ISBN-10: 0071481524
ISBN-13: 978-0071481526

McGraw-Hill's Manual of Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests focuses specifically on what you need to know to understand the test, educate the patient, and provide safe, effective care before, during, and after the test. In addition, this easy-to-use clinical companion is the only text to actively incorporate evidence-based practice features throughout, both in test monographs and appendices-a major advantage that enhances your ability to apply the book's content to your daily practice. 

  1. A cohesive 5-part organization covering the full range of laboratory tests, diagnostic tests, laboratory/diagnostic assessments of body function, education, and screening 
  2. Time-saving alphabetical organization of tests with handy thumb tabs 
  3. Full-color icons that highlight the organization of each test, and clearly identify important features throughout 
  4. Skill-sharpening references to national guidelines, including JCAHO 
  5. Full coverage of clinical interventions/implications 
  6. Essential insights into the possible meanings of abnormal values and contraindications 
  7. Key references that pertain to evidence-based practice 
  8. Timely appendix on the increasing use of evidence-based practice 
  9. Critical patient teaching information 

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