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Nursing Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests Demystified (Paperback) (James Keogh)

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The painless way for nurses to learn laboratory and diagnostic testing!

Nursing Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests Demystified offers a clear, step-by-step blueprint to understanding the laboratory and diagnostic tests most often performed by nurses. You will learn what each test is, why it is ordered, how it is performed, how patients should prepare, how long it takes to get the results, how to interpret the results, and what the nursing implications are. Topics are presented in a logical learn-as-you-go sequence, building on what you’ve learned, and you’ll be able to test your knowledge with chapter-ending questions and a final exam.

Confidently perform:

  • Hematology Tests
  • Electrolytes
  • Liver Tests
  • Glucose Tests
  • Maternity Tests
  • Pregnancy and Genetic Tests
  • Skin Tests
  • Renal Function Tests
  • Ultrasound Scans
  • MRIs
  • Diagnostic Radiologic Tests
  • Cardiovascular Tests
  • And many more

Nursing Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests Demystified is the fastest, easiest, and most enjoyable way to get up to speed on the medical tests nurses must be proficient at.

The fast, easy, and fun way to learn nursing laboratory and diagnostic testing


Nursing Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests Demystified helps nursing students prepare for the NCLEX� exam and ace one of the most difficult aspects of their required curriculum. The book is divided into two sections: laboratory tests and non-laboratory tests. For every test the author covers: what is being tested, why is it being tested, how is the test performed, nursing implications, and interpreting the results.

Number of Pages: 629.0
Genre: Medical
Sub-Genre: Nursing / Assessment + Diagnosis
Series Title: Demystified
Format: Paperback
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Author: James Keogh
Language: English
Street Date: October 12, 2009
TCIN: 11679076
UPC: 9780071623803
Item Number (DPCI): 248-15-3566

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