Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures by Cynthia C. Chernecky PhD RN CNS AOCN FAAN, Barbara J.

By Cynthia C. Chernecky PhD RN CNS AOCN FAAN, Barbara J. Berger MSN RN

Glance no additional for speedy, whole solutions to questions similar to which laboratory assessments to reserve or what the consequences may possibly suggest. Laboratory assessments And Diagnostic strategies, fifth version covers extra assessments than the other reference of its type, with over 900 lab checks and diagnostic approaches in all. partially I, you will discover a special, alphabetical record of 1000s of illnesses, stipulations, and indicators, together with the checks and systems most typically used to substantiate or rule out a suspected analysis. half II provides key info on nearly each laboratory and diagnostic try out to be had. All try entries are up to date, concise, entire, and continuously awarded, making this source definitely the right selection for college students or practitioners who desire quick, exact details on diagnostic tests.• Over six hundred ailments and indicators are indexed partly I, with the main appropriate exams pointed out for each.• greater than 900 laboratory assessments and diagnostic systems are incorporated partly II, greater than the other reference!• prepared alphabetically, with published A-to-Z thumb tabs that make it effortless to show to acceptable sections within the book.• substitute try names and acronyms are cross-referenced that can assist you fast locate what you are looking for.• exams for poisonous elements are incorporated, besides Panic point signs and remedy for dangerously increased levels.• Age and gender-specific norms are supplied, supplying you with entire lifespan coverage.• hazards and Contraindications are highlighted that will help you guard your sufferers and supply powerful care.• minimal volumes for blood samples are integrated, aiding you diagnose patientsfor whom blood renovation is key. you are going to additionally see no matter if blood specimens may be drawn in the course of hemodialysis.• exact consent shape requisites are indicated for applicable tests.• tips for buyer and kinfolk instructing is helping you supply necessary guide pertaining to attempt practise and follow-up care.• 12 new attempt entries current the most recent checks and approaches on hand, together with: Procalcitonin; Calcium scoring; Vascular endothelial development issue; Cerebral near-infrared spectroscopy; RD1 interferon assays for tuberculosis; and OraQuick quick HIV test.• greater trim measurement and superior layout make important info more uncomplicated to find.

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Magnetic resonance spectroscopy, Diagnostic Metanephrines, Total, 24-hour urine and free, Plasma Neuron-specific enolase, Serum Octreotide scan, Diagnostic Positron emission tomography, Diagnostic Telomerase enzyme marker, Blood Vascular endothelial growth factor, Specimen Vanillylmandelic acid, Urine Breast Cancer • • • • 34 Alanine aminotransferase, Serum Alkaline phosphatase, Serum Alpha-fetoprotein, Blood Biopsy, Site-specific (Breast, lymph nodes), Specimen Bone scan, Diagnostic BRCA (Breast cancer tumor suppressor genes) 1 and 2, Serum Breast ultrasonography, Diagnostic CA 15-3, Serum CA 50, Blood CA 125, Blood CA 549, Blood Calcitonin, Plasma or serum Calcium, Total, Serum Carcinoembryonic antigen, Serum Cathepsin D, Serum Chest radiography, Diagnostic Complete blood count, Blood DNA ploidy, Specimen Dual modality imaging, Diagnostic Estradiol receptor and progesterone receptor in breast cancer, Diagnostic Estrogen receptor assay, Tissue specimen Follicle-stimulating hormone, Serum HER-2/neu oncogene, Specimen Ki-67 proliferation marker, Specimen Liver battery, Serum Magnetic resonance imaging, Diagnostic Magnetic resonance spectroscopy, Diagnostic Mammography, Diagnostic Methotrexate, Serum Mitogen-activated protein kinase, Specimen Mucinlike carcinoma–associated antigen, Blood Needle aspiration cytology (Breast cysts and abscesses), Diagnostic Positron emission tomography, Diagnostic Chernecky & Berger: Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures, 5th ed.

Computed tomography of body (Spine), Diagnostic • Magnetic resonance imaging, Diagnostic Radiography (Cervical disks of spine), Diagnostic Cervicitis Cervical-vaginal cytology, Specimen Chlamydia culture and group titer, Specimen (Culture) Genital, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Culture Herpesvirus antigen, Direct fluorescent antibody, Specimen • Histopathology, Specimen Human papillomavirus in situ hybridization, Specimen Rapid plasma reagin test, Blood Trichomonas preparation, Specimen Urine culture and nucleic acid amplification tests for Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Urine Urinary chorionic gonadotropin peptide, Urine Venereal Disease Research Laboratory test, Serum Chancroid • Culture, Routine, Specimen • Genital, Bacillus Haemophilus ducreyi, Culture Herpesvirus antigen, Direct fluorescent antibody, Specimen Tzanck smear, Specimen Venereal Disease Research Laboratory test, Serum Viral culture, Specimen (for Herpes simplex) Chest Pain (see Angina pectoris , Myocardial infarction , Pleurisy , or Pneumonia ) Chickenpox Chest radiography, Diagnostic Complete blood count, Blood Differential leukocyte count, Peripheral blood • Varicella-zoster virus serology, Serum • Tzanck smear, Specimen Viral culture, Specimen Chlamydia Cervical culture 42 Chernecky & Berger: Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures, 5th ed.

39 40 Chernecky & Berger: Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures, 5th ed. Celiac Sprue Barium enema, Diagnostic Barium swallow, Diagnostic Biopsy, Site-specific (Small bowel/jejunum), Specimen Carotene, Serum Chemistry profile, Blood Complete blood count, Blood • Endomysial antibody, Serum • Fecal fat, Quantitative, 72-hour stool Prothrombin time and INR, Blood Raji cell immune complex assay, Blood Red blood cell morphology, Blood Red blood cell size distribution width, Blood Sigmoidoscopy, Diagnostic • d-Xylose absorption test, Diagnostic, Serum Cerebral Aneurysm (see Aneurysm, Cerebral ) Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformations • Magnetic resonance angiography, Diagnostic Cerebral Infarction (see Cerebrovascular accident ) Cerebral Infections (see Encephalitis or Meningitis ) Cerebral Palsy Ammonia, Blood and urine (Blood) Brain ultrasonography, Diagnostic Cerebral computed tomography, Diagnostic Chloride, Serum Chromosome analysis, Blood Electroencephalography, Diagnostic Electromyography and nerve conduction studies, Diagnostic Magnetic resonance imaging (Brain, spinal cord), Diagnostic 40 Chernecky & Berger: Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures, 5th ed.

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