Special Tests - David MacLean Demetrius Evans; D.M.D. Evans; DavidFaber & Faber, 2003, Paperback.
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The new edition of this highly successful book provides explanations of the most commonly performed diagnostic tests. Hundreds of tests are included, giving an up-to-date description of how they are used in the investigation of disease. The nature and purpose of each test is described, including the preparation and procedure involved and the significance of the results. The physical and psychological preparation of the patient is given special attention. The tests are grouped in chapters based on the activities of living. This quick reference will enable you to provide improved patient education and support for the patients under your care. The comprehensive and easily accessible nature of this text make it invaluable for student and newly qualified nurses, students in professions allied to medicine and junior doctors. It provides a quick and easy reference on diagnostic tests which should be available in every busy hospital ward and general practitioner's office. 240pp.