Schaum's Outline of Nursing Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests

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November 16, 2010


Mixed media product, 320 pages


0071736506 / 9780071736503


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Modified to conform to the current curriculum, Schaum's Outline of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests for Nursing complements these courses in scope and sequence to help you understand its basic concepts. The book offers extra practice on topics such as guidelines for proper test preparation and performance, stool tests, urine studies, x-ray studies, manometric studies, ultrasound studies, etc. You'll also get coverage of electrodiagnostic tests, blood studies, nuclear scanning, fluid analysis studies, microscopic studies, and endoscopic studies. Appropriate for the following course: nursing diagnosis.


  • 500 review questions with answers
  • Relevant examples and extensive end-of-chapter exercises motivate students to understand new material and reinforce acquired skills
  • Support for all the major textbooks for nursing diagnosis courses

Topics include: Hematology Tests, Electrolytes, Arterial Blood Gases Test, Liver Tests, Cardiac Enzymes and Markers Tests, Serologic Tests, Endocrine Tests, Glucose Tests, Tumor Markers, Pregnancy and Genetic Tests, Infection Tests, Renal Function Tests, Pancreas and Lipid Metabolism Tests, Diagnostic Radiologic Tests, Computed Tomography (CT) Scan, Ultrasound Scan, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Positron Emission Tomography (PET) SCAN, Biopsy, Cardiovascular Tests and Procedure, Lungs Tests and Procedures, Women Tests and Procedures, Maternity Tests, Chest, Abdominal, Urinary Tract Tests, Bones Muscles Tests, Men Tests, Feet Tests, Skin Tests, Sinus, Ears, Nose, Throat (ENT) Tests and Sinus, Vision Tests and Procedures

Table of contents

1. Hematology Tests 2. Electrolytes 3. Arterial Blood Gases Test 4. Liver Tests 5. Cardiac Enzymes and Markers Tests 6. Serologic Tests 7. Endocrine Tests 8. Glucose Tests 9. Tumor Markers 10. Pregnancy and Genetic Tests 11. Infection Tests 12. Renal Function Tests 13. Pancreas and Lipid Metabolism Tests 14. Diagnostic Radiologic Tests 15. Computed Tomography (CT) Scan 16. Ultrasound Scan 17. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) 18. Positron Emission Tomography (PET) SCAN 19. Biopsy 20. Cardiovascular Tests and Procedure 21. Lungs Tests and Procedures 22. Women Tests and Procedures 23. Maternity Tests 24. Chest, Abdominal, Urinary Tract Tests and 25. Bones Muscles Tests 26. Men Tests 27. Feet Tests 28. Skin Tests 29. Sinus, Ears, Nose, Throat (ENT) Tests and Sinus 30. Vision Tests and Procedures

Author comments

James Keogh is on the faculty of St. Peter's College and Columbia University. He is the author of more than 60 books, including McGraw-Hill's Pharmacology Demystified and Microbiology Demystified.

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