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

Editor/Author Van Leeuwen, Anne M. and Bladh, Mickey Lynn
Publication Year: 2019
Publisher: F.A.Davis Company

ISBN: 978-0-80-367495-0
Category: Health & Medicine - Nursing
Image Count: 15
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: Sept 2020
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Nursing-focused and easy-to-read, this manual delivers all of the information you need to understand how tests work, interpret their results, and provide quality patient care pre-test, intra-test, and post-test.

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Table of Contents

  • Dedication
  • Why This Book Will Help You Be a Better Nurse: The Intersection of Nursing Care and Lab/Dx Testing
  • Preface
  • Reviewers
  • A
  • Acetylcholine Receptor Antibody
  • Adrenal Gland Scan
  • Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (and Challenge Tests)
  • Alanine Aminotransferase
  • Albumin and Albumin/Globulin Ratio
  • Aldolase
  • Aldosterone
  • Alkaline Phosphatase and Isoenzymes
  • Allergen-Specific Immunoglobulin E
  • Alpha1-Antitrypsin and Alpha1-Antitrypsin Phenotyping
  • Alveolar/Arterial Gradient and Arterial/ Alveolar Oxygen Ratio
  • Alzheimer Disease Markers
  • Amino Acid Screen, Blood and Urine
  • Ammonia
  • Amniotic Fluid Analysis and L/S Ratio
  • Amylase
  • Angiography, Various Sites: (Abdomen, Adrenal, Carotid, Kidneys, Lungs)
  • Angiotensin Converting Enzyme
  • Antiactin Antibody (Smooth Muscle) and Antimitochondrial M2 Antibody
  • Anticardiolipin Antibody, Immunoglobulin A, Immunoglobulin G, and Immunoglobulin M
  • Anticyclic Citrullinated Peptide Antibody
  • Antidiuretic Hormone
  • Antifungal Antibody
  • Antigliadin Antibody (Immunoglobulin G and Immunoglobulin A), Antiendomysial Antibody (Immunoglobulin A), and Antitissue Transglutaminase Antibody (Immunoglobulin A)
  • Antiglomerular Basement Membrane Antibody
  • Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody (P-ANCA, C-ANCA)
  • Antinuclear Antibody, Anti-DNA Antibody, Anticentromere Antibody, Antiextractable Nuclear Antigen Antibody, Anti-Jo Antibody, and Antiscleroderma Antibody
  • Antisperm Antibody
  • Antistreptococcal Deoxyribonuclease-B Antibody
  • Antistreptolysin O Antibody
  • Antithrombin III
  • Antithyroglobulin Antibody and Antithyroid Peroxidase Antibody
  • Apolipoproteins: A, B, and E
  • Arthrogram
  • Arthroscopy
  • Aspartate Aminotransferase
  • Audiometry, Hearing Loss
  • B
  • b2-Microglobulin, Blood and Urine
  • Barium Enema
  • Barium Swallow
  • Bilirubin and Bilirubin Fractions
  • Bioelectric Impedance Analysis
  • Biopsy, Bone Marrow
  • Biopsy, Breast
  • Biopsy, Cervical
  • Biopsy, Chorionic Villus
  • Biopsy, Various Sites: (Bladder, Bone, Intestinal, Kidney, Liver, Lung, Lymph Node, Muscle, Prostate, Skin, Thyroid)
  • Bioterrorism and Public Health Safety Concerns: Testing for Toxins and Infectious Agents
  • Bladder Cancer Markers, Urine
  • Bleeding Time
  • Blood Gases
  • Blood Pool Imaging: First Pass and MUGA Scan
  • Blood Typing, Antibody Screen, and Crossmatch
  • Bone Mineral Densitometry
  • Bone Scan
  • Bone Turnover Markers
  • Bone X-ray
  • Bronchoscopy
  • B-Type Natriuretic Peptide and Pro-B-Type Natriuretic Peptide
  • C
  • Calcitonin
  • Calcium, Blood, Total and Ionized
  • Calcium, Urine
  • Cancer Markers
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Carbon Dioxide
  • Carbon Monoxide
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Catecholamines, Blood and Urine
  • CD4/CD8 Enumeration and Viral Load Testing
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Analysis
  • Ceruloplasmin
  • Chest X-Ray
  • Chlamydia Testing
  • Chloride, Blood
  • Chloride, Sweat
  • Cholangiography, Percutaneous Transhepatic
  • Cholangiography, Postoperative
  • Cholangiopancreatography, Endoscopic Retrograde
  • Cholesterol, Total and Fractions
  • Chromosome Analysis, Blood
  • Clot Retraction
  • Coagulation Factors
  • Cold Agglutinin Titer
  • Colonoscopy
  • Color Perception Test
  • Colposcopy
  • Complement, Total, C3, and C4
  • Complete Blood Count
  • Computed Tomography, Various Sites: (Abdomen, Angiography, Biliary Tract and Liver, Brain and Head, Cardiac Scoring, Chest, Colon, Kidneys, Pancreas, Pelvis, Pituitary, Spine, Spleen)
  • Coombs Antiglobulin, Direct
  • Coombs Antiglobulin, Indirect
  • Copper
  • Cortisol and Challenge Tests
  • C-Peptide
  • C-Reactive Protein
  • Creatine Kinase and Isoenzymes
  • Creatinine, Blood
  • Creatinine, Urine, and Creatinine Clearance, Urine
  • Cryoglobulin
  • Culture, Bacterial Various Sites: (Anal/Genital, Ear, Eye, Skin, Wound, Blood, Sputum, Stool, Throat/Nasopharyngeal, Urine)
  • Culture, Fungal
  • Culture, Mycobacteria
  • Culture, Viral
  • Cystometry
  • Cystoscopy
  • Cystourethrography, Voiding
  • Cytology, Sputum
  • Cytology, Urine
  • Cytomegalovirus Testing
  • D
  • D-Dimer
  • Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulfate
  • Delta-Aminolevulinic Acid
  • Drug Monitoring, Therapeutic
  • Drug Screen
  • Ductography
  • D-Xylose Tolerance Test
  • E
  • Echocardiography
  • Echocardiography, Transesophageal
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Electroencephalography
  • Electromyography
  • Electromyography, Pelvic Floor Sphincter
  • Electroneurography
  • Endoscopy, Sinus
  • Eosinophil Count
  • Erythrocyte Protoporphyrin, Free
  • Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate
  • Erythropoietin
  • Esophageal Manometry
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy
  • Estradiol
  • Evoked Brain Potentials
  • F
  • Fecal Analysis
  • Fecal Fat
  • Ferritin
  • Fetal Fibronectin
  • Fetoscopy
  • Fibrinogen
  • Fibrinogen Degradation Products
  • Fluorescein Angiography
  • Folic Acid
  • Follicle-Stimulating Hormone
  • Fructosamine
  • Fundoscopy With or Without Photography
  • G
  • Gallium Scan
  • γ-Glutamyltranspeptidase
  • Gastric Analysis and Gastric Acid Stimulation Test
  • Gastric Emptying Scan
  • Gastrin and Gastrin Stimulation Test
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Scan
  • Gastrointestinal Blood Loss Scan
  • Genetic Testing
  • Glucagon
  • Glucose
  • Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase
  • Glucose Tolerance Tests
  • Gonioscopy
  • Gram Stain
  • Group A Streptococcal Screen
  • Growth Hormone, Stimulation and Suppression Tests
  • H
  • Ham Test for Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Haptoglobin
  • Helicobacter Pylori Testing
  • Hemoglobin A1c
  • Hemoglobin Electrophoresis and Abnormal Hemoglobins
  • Hemoglobin and Hematocrit
  • Hemosiderin
  • Hepatitis Testing
  • Hepatobiliary Scan
  • Hexosaminidase A and B
  • Holter Monitor
  • Homocysteine and Methylmalonic Acid
  • Homovanillic Acid and Vanillylmandelic Acid
  • Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus Testing
  • Human Leukocyte Antigen B27
  • Human T-Lymphotropic Virus Testing
  • 5-Hydroxyindoleacetic Acid
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis Serology
  • Hysterosalpingography
  • Hysteroscopy
  • I
  • Immunofixation Electrophoresis, Blood and Urine
  • Immunoglobulins A, D, E, G, and M
  • Insulin and Insulin Response to Glucose
  • Insulin Antibodies
  • Intraocular Muscle Function
  • Intraocular Pressure
  • Intravenous Pyelography
  • Intrinsic Factor Antibodies
  • Iron Studies: Iron (Total), Iron-Binding Capacity (Total), Transferrin, and Iron Saturation
  • K
  • Ketones, Blood and Urine
  • Kidney Stone Evaluation
  • Kidney, Ureter, and Bladder Study
  • Kleihauer-Betke Test
  • L
  • Lactate Dehydrogenase and Isoenzymes
  • Lactic Acid
  • Lactose Tolerance Test
  • Laparoscopy, Abdominal
  • Laparoscopy, Gynecologic
  • Lead
  • Leukocyte Alkaline Phosphatase
  • Lipase
  • Liver and Spleen Scan
  • Lung Scans: (Perfusion and Ventilation studies)
  • Lupus Anticoagulant Antibodies
  • Luteinizing Hormone
  • Lyme Disease Testing
  • Lymphangiography
  • M
  • Magnesium, Blood
  • Magnesium, Urine
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Various Sites: (Abdomen, Blood Vessels, Brain, Breast, Chest, Musculoskeletal, Pancreas, Pelvis, Pituitary)
  • Mammography
  • Maternal Markers
  • Meckel Diverticulum Scan
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Metanephrines
  • Microalbumin
  • Mononucleosis Testing
  • Mumps Testing
  • Myocardial Infarct Scan
  • Myocardial Perfusion Heart Scan
  • Myoglobin
  • N
  • Nerve Fiber Analysis
  • Newborn Screening
  • O
  • Osmolality, Blood and Urine
  • Osmotic Fragility
  • Osteocalcin
  • Otoscopy
  • Oxalate, Urine
  • P
  • Pachymetry
  • Papanicolaou Smear
  • Parathyroid Hormone
  • Parathyroid Scan
  • Partial Thromboplastin Time, Activated
  • Parvovirus B19 Testing
  • Pericardial Fluid Analysis
  • Peritoneal Fluid Analysis
  • Phosphorus, Blood
  • Phosphorus, Urine
  • Plasminogen
  • Platelet Antibodies
  • Platelet Count
  • Plethysmography
  • Pleural Fluid Analysis
  • Porphyrins, Urine
  • Positron Emission Tomography, Various Sites: (Brain, Heart, Pelvis)
  • Potassium, Blood
  • Potassium, Urine
  • Prealbumin
  • Prion Disease Testing
  • Procalcitonin
  • Progesterone
  • Prolactin
  • Prostate-Specific Antigen
  • Protein, Blood, Total and Fractions
  • Protein C
  • Protein S
  • Protein, Urine, Total and Fractions
  • Prothrombin Time and International Normalized Ratio
  • Pseudocholinesterase and Dibucaine Number
  • Pulmonary Function Studies
  • Pulse Oximetry
  • Pyruvate Kinase
  • R
  • Radioactive Iodine Uptake
  • Radiofrequency Ablation, Liver
  • RBC Count, Indices, Morphology, and Inclusions
  • Red Blood Cell Cholinesterase
  • Refraction
  • Renin
  • Renogram
  • Reticulocyte Count
  • Retrograde Ureteropyelography
  • Rheumatoid Factor
  • Rubella Testing
  • Rubeola Testing
  • S
  • Schirmer Tear Test
  • Semen Analysis
  • Sialography
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Slit-Lamp Biomicroscopy
  • Sodium, Blood
  • Sodium, Urine
  • Spondee Speech Recognition Threshold
  • Stereotactic Biopsy, Breast
  • Stress Testing: Exercise and Pharmacological
  • Synovial Fluid Analysis
  • Syphilis Testing
  • T
  • Testosterone, Total and Free
  • Thyroglobulin
  • Thyroid-Binding Inhibitory Immunoglobulins
  • Thyroid Scan
  • Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone
  • Thyroid-Stimulating Immunoglobulins
  • Thyroxine-Binding Globulin
  • Thyroxine, Total and Free
  • Toxoplasma Testing
  • Triglycerides
  • Triiodothyronine, Total and Free
  • Troponins I and T
  • Tuberculosis: Skin and Blood Tests
  • Tuning Fork Tests
  • U
  • Ultrasound, Arterial Doppler, Carotid Studies
  • Ultrasound, Arterial Doppler, Lower and Upper Extremity Studies
  • Ultrasound, A-scan
  • Ultrasound, Biophysical Profile, Obstetric
  • Ultrasound Studies, Various Sites (Abdomen, Bladder, Breast, Pelvis, Prostate, Scrotum, Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands)
  • Ultrasound, Venous Doppler, Extremity Studies
  • Upper Gastrointestinal and Small Bowel Series
  • Urea Nitrogen, Blood
  • Urea Nitrogen, Urine
  • Urethrography, Retrograde
  • Uric Acid, Blood
  • Uric Acid, Urine
  • Urinalysis
  • Uterine Fibroid Embolization
  • V
  • Vanillylmandelic Acid, Urine
  • Varicella Testing
  • Venography, Lower Extremity Studies
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Visual Fields Test
  • Vitamin Studies
  • W
  • WBC Count, Blood Smear and Differential
  • West Nile Virus Testing
  • White Blood Cell Scan
  • Z
  • Zinc
  • Laboratory/Diagnostic Procedural Checklist for Students
  • Appendix A: Patient Preparation and Specimen Collection
  • Communication and Patient Safety
  • Blood Specimens
  • Special Considerations Regarding Multiple Venipunctures in the Pediatric and Older Adult Populations
  • Complications Associated with Invasive Punctures of the Skin
  • Urine Specimens
  • Diagnostic Imaging Tests
  • Appendix B: Laboratory Critical Findings
  • Appendix C: Diagnostic Critical Findings
  • Bibliography