Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures with Nursing Diagnoses 7 th edition Jane Vincent Corbett This well-respected resource details the clinical significance of tests and diagnostic procedures. A strong emphasis on nursing process as applied to lab and diagnostic tests and on the relationship between nursing diagnoses and nursing care makes it a valuable resource for both nurses and nursing students. Each chapter can be used alone as an independent study unitwith objectives, an organizing theme with background information (called an expository organizer), and test questions. New to the Seventh Edition The latest breakthroughs in diagnostic testing and treatment modalities Laboratory data updates such as "Rapid tests" as point of care testing Updated guidelines and diagnostic procedures for genetic testing, and expanded information on uses of CT, MRI, PET, and fusion scans 300 new references with continued emphasis on evidence-based practice, including 40 references that focus on guidelines from many professional organizations Key Features Focus on the Nurseexplains how lab tests are used in nursing care and the nurse's role for diagnostic procedures Chapters grouped by types of tests with objectives and review questions Reference values and wide range of examples of use for entire life span and in a variety of settings Current NANDA nursing diagnoses with specific nursing interventions for each test and procedure Medical diagnoses and medical interventions with discussion of usual medical intervention for particular sets of circumstances Other Titles of Interest LeMone/Burke,Medical-Surgical Nursing: Critical Thinking in Client Care,4 rd Ed. (0-13-171308-6) Berman, et al.,Fundamentals of Nursing: Concepts, Process and Practice,8 th Ed. (0-13-171468-6) Wilson/Shannon/Shields/Stang,Prentice Hall Nurse's Drug Guide(0-13-235200-1) Prentice Hall Health logo Pearson/Prentice Hall logo Prentice Hall Health Upper Saddle River, New Jersey 07458 ISBN-10: 0-13-159700-0 ISBN-13: 978-0-13-159700-6Jane V. Corbett RN Ed.D is the author of 'Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures with Nursing Diagnoses (7th Edition)', published 2007 under ISBN 9780131597006 and ISBN 0131597000.