Now in its Eighth Edition, this leading comprehensive manual helps nurses deliver safe, effective, and informed care for patients undergoing diagnostic tests and procedures. The book covers a broad range of laboratory and diagnostic tests and studies that are delivered to varied patient populations in varied settings. Tests are grouped according to specimen and function/test type (e.g. blood, urine, stool, cerebrospinal fluid, etc.). Each test is described in detail, with step-by-step guidance on correct procedure, tips for accurate interpretation, and instructions for patient preparation and aftercare. Clinical Alerts highlight critical safety information.Bilirubin Bilirubin results from the breakdown of hemoglobin in the RBCs and is a byproduct of hemolysis (ie, RBC destruction). It is produced by the ... Protect the sample from ultraviolet light (sunlight). 3. Avoid air bubbles and unnecessaryanbsp;...
|Title||:||A Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests|
|Author||:||Frances Talaska Fischbach, Marshall Barnett Dunning|
|Publisher||:||Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2009|