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Schaum's Outline of Nursing Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests
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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


1. Hematology Tests2. Electrolytes3. Arterial Blood Gases Test4. Liver Tests5. Cardiac Enzymes and Markers Tests6. Serologic Tests7. Endocrine Tests8. Glucose Tests9. Tumor Markers10. Pregnancy and Genetic Tests11. Infection Tests12. Renal Function Tests13. Pancreas and Lipid Metabolism Tests14. Diagnostic Radiologic Tests15. Computed Tomography (CT) Scan16. Ultrasound Scan17. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)18. Positron Emission Tomography (PET) SCAN19. Biopsy20. Cardiovascular Tests and Procedure21. Lungs Tests and Procedures22. Women Tests and Procedures23. Maternity Tests24. Chest, Abdominal, Urinary Tract Tests and 25. Bones Muscles Tests26. Men Tests 27. Feet Tests28. Skin Tests29. Sinus, Ears, Nose, Throat (ENT) Tests and Sinus 30. Vision Tests and Procedures


ISBN-13: 9780071736503
Publisher: McGraw-Hill (Schaum's Outlines)
Publication date: December, 2010
Pages: 320
Dimensions: 208.00 x 276.90 x 13.46
Weight: 513g
Availability: Available
Subcategories: Medical Diagnosis, Medical Study and Teaching Aids, Nursing


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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