/Confidently interpret test results throughout your nursing curriculum, in clinicals, and in practice. Designed to accompany Brunner & Suddarth’s Textbook for Medical-Surgical Nursing, 14th Edition, this concise, portable, full-color handbook gives you quick access to hundreds of test results and their implications for nursing. Easily review specimen collection procedures and access a concise, alphabetical list of nearly 300 tests and their implications. Find the information you need fast for each test: Reference values, critical values, and/or normal findings Abnormal findings with associated nursing implications Purpose and description Interfering factors Nursing considerations for patient care before, during, and/or after the test Confidently address priority care issues and potentially hazardous or life-threatening situations with clearly identified best practices and warnings. Locate presentations of diseases, disorders, measurements, testing equipment, and examples of results
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