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Pagana, Kathleen Deska 1952-

Overview
Works: 38 works in 248 publications in 5 languages and 11,326 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Case studies 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Kathleen Deska Pagana
Mosby's diagnostic and laboratory test reference by Kathleen Deska Pagana( Book )

71 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and held by 3,807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Access the clinically relevant information you need easily in any setting with Mosby's Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference, 10th Edition. This bestselling handbook provides concise coverage of tests without sacrificing important details. 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. With its simple format and portable size, this is a handy reference you'll always want by your side."--Publisher's website
Mosby's manual of diagnostic and laboratory tests by Kathleen Deska Pagana( Book )

39 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in English and held by 2,239 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 )

24 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" L'infirmière et les examens paracliniques " explique de façon très originale, et à partir d'études de cas, l'utilisation des examens de laboratoire en insistant sur le rôle particulier des infirmières auprès des patients sous évaluation diagnostique. Cet ouvrage est unique en son genre par la présentation des informations, la mise en pratique de l'approche par étude de cas (48 en tout), l'inclusion de questions de révision, accompagnées des réponses correspondantes, et les illustrations très abondantes. Cette nouvelle édition propose de nouvelles épreuves diagnostiques (Helicobacter pylori, thoracoscopie, apnée du sommeil, densitométrie osseuse, etc.) ; plusieurs nouvelles études de cas (cirrhose, cancer du col, etc) ; des questions de réflexion incorporées dans les études de cas qui favorisent l'application des connaissances à la pratique infirmière ; des paragraphes spécialement consacrés à l'enseignement au malade
The nurse's etiquette advantage : how professional etiquette can advance your nursing career by Kathleen Deska Pagana( Book )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 367 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 )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tips for communication skills for nurses
Mosby's rapid reference to diagnostic & laboratory tests by Kathleen Deska Pagana( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guía de pruebas diagnósticas y de laboratorio by Kathleen Deska Pagana( Book )

25 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in Spanish and English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Understanding medical testing by Kathleen Deska Pagana( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 64 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
Pocket nurse guide to laboratory and diagnostic tests by Kathleen Deska Pagana( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 29 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 13 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

Hu li jian yan shou ce by Pa ge na( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in Chinese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laboratorio clinico Indicaciones e interpretaciones de resultados by Kathleen Deska Pagana( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mosby's guía de pruebas diagnósticas y de laboratorio by Kathleen Deska Pagana( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guia de Exames Laboratoriais e de Imagem para a Enfermagem by Kathleen Deska Pagana( )

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

Mosby's Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference - E-Book by Kathleen Deska Pagana( )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English 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 testsGuía de pruebas diagnósticas y de laboratorioMosby's Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests Text + E-book Package