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Pagana, Kathleen Deska 1952-

Overview
Works: 30 works in 212 publications in 5 languages and 11,076 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Case studies 
Roles: Author
Classifications: RB38.2, 616.075
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kathleen Deska Pagana
Mosby's diagnostic and laboratory test reference by Kathleen Deska Pagana( Book )

86 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 3,875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With up-to-date, clinically relevant information, Mosby's Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference, 8th Edition is the perfect user-friendly guide to everything you need to know about laboratory and diagnostic tests. Test entries are organized alphabetically, making it perfect for quick reference, and extensive page references help tie together related tests and studies. Each test entry includes, where relevant: alternate or abbreviated test names; type of test; normal findings; possible critical values; test explanation and related physiology; contraindications; potential complications; interfering factors; procedure and patient care (before, during, and after); and abnormal findings. Related tests are extensively cross-referenced throughout the book. Plus, the book's small, portable size and durable cover make it a handy, on-the-spot reference. (Midwest)
Mosby's manual of diagnostic and laboratory tests by Kathleen Deska Pagana( Book )

32 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 2,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 700 laboratory and diagnostic tests in this reference are divided into 12 sections according to the body fluid analyzed or the type of scan performed. Each entry explains the basic pathophysiology behind the test, summarizes patient care and the procedure, and lists normal findings, critical values, indications, contraindications, potential complications, interfering factors, the clinical significance of test results, and related tests. The fourth edition adds 30 studies including breast cancer genomics, intravascular ultrasound, computed tomography of the heart, and platelet closure time
Diagnostic testing & nursing implications : a case study approach by Kathleen Deska Pagana( Book )

21 editions published between 1982 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nurse's etiquette advantage : how professional etiquette can advance your nursing career by Kathleen Deska Pagana( Book )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Etiquette is more than just which fork to use. It's about handling business meetings and PDAs appropriately. It's about cultivating your career, and it's essential for nurses' career success - from new graduates to seasoned leaders."--Back cover
The nurse's communication advantage : how business-savvy communication skills can advance your nursing career by Kathleen Deska Pagana( Book )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tips for communication skills for nurses
The financial problems associated with cancer in the young adult by Kathleen Deska Pagana( )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mosby's rapid reference to diagnostic & laboratory tests by Kathleen Deska Pagana( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Understanding medical testing by Kathleen Deska Pagana( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pocket guide to laboratory and diagnostic tests by Kathleen Deska Pagana( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in Chinese and English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mosby's Canadian manual of diagnostic and laboratory tests by Kathleen Deska Pagana( Book )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The very first resource of its kind, written exclusively for Canada, Mosby's Canadian Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests provides clear, concise coverage of more than 700 of the most commonly performed tests, with Canadian lab values, SI units, Canadian cultural considerations, and more unique Canadian content. Its many user-friendly features include an easy-to-understand writing style, full-colour illustrations, and a logical organization. Each test entry is presented in a consistent format to provide quick access to information on specimen collection, normal findings, indica
L'infirmière et les examens paracliniques complémentaires by Kathleen Deska Pagana( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in French and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pocket nurse guide to laboratory and diagnostic tests by Kathleen Deska Pagana( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mosby's manual of diagnostic and laboratory tests by Kathleen Deska Pagana( )

in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mosby's Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests Text + E-book Package by Kathleen Deska Pagana( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bread, butter & beyond : dining etiquette by Kathleen Deska Pagana( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The relationship of hardiness and social support to student appraisal in an initial clinical nursing situation by Kathleen Deska Pagana( )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mosby's diagnostic & laboratory test infobase( )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) Provides easy-to-use information on over 600 laboratory and diagnostic tests. Presents tests in a consistent format that includes normal findings, possible critical values, test explanation and related physiology, potential complications, procedure and patient care, and abnormal findings
Mosby's diagnostic and laboratory test database( )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guƒia de pruebas diagnƒosticas y de laboratorio by Kathleen Deska Pagana( )

1 edition published in 2013 in Spanish and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guia de exames laboratoriais e de imagem para a enfermagem (11a. ed.) by Kathleen Deska Pagana( )

1 edition published in 2015 in Portuguese and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Mosby's manual of diagnostic and laboratory tests
Alternative Names
Deska Pagana, Kathleen.

Deska Pagana, Kathleen 1952-

Pagana, Kathleen D.

Pagana, Kathleen Deska 1952-

Wertz, Kathleen M. Pagana 1952-

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Mosby's manual of diagnostic and laboratory testsDiagnostic testing & nursing implications : a case study approachThe nurse's etiquette advantage : how professional etiquette can advance your nursing careerMosby's rapid reference to diagnostic & laboratory testsMosby's Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests Text + E-book Package