Philadelphia, PA January 24, 2011 - - The 4th Edition of Davis’s Comprehensive Handbook of Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests by Anne M. Van Leeuwen, MA, BS, MT (ASCP), Debra J. Poelhuis-Leth, MS, RT (R)(M), and Mickey L. Bladh, RN, MSN, published by F.A. Davis Company, makes it easy for nurses to retrieve need-to-know information at a glance and to understand how the tests work, interpret their results, and provide quality patient care safely—pre-test, intra-test, and post-test.
Through the three previous editions, nursing students, educators, and practitioners have turned to Davis’s Comprehensive Handbook. Now, they can turn to today’s most comprehensive laboratory and diagnostic test reference not only in print, mobile and electronic formats, but also online with the launch of http://www.LabDxTest.com powered by Unbound Medicine®.
http://www.LabDxTest.com offers access to the entire Davis’s Comprehensive Handbook of Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests database. It features an easy-to-use search function by key word or 'sounds like' and customizable bookmarking. A free-one year subscription to http://www.LabDxTest.com is available with the purchase of the print version. A paid, one-year, web access only subscription is also available.
“In today’s technology-driven world, students, instructors, and clinicians expect to be able to retrieve the information they need when and where they need it,” said Lisa Deitch, Publisher and Acquisitions Editor for F.A. Davis Company. “The 4thEdition of Davis’s Comprehensive Handbook of Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests responds not only with print, mobile versions and electronic versions, but with a brand-new web site, http://www.LabDxTest.com that puts the entire database at an user's fingertips. Now, our customers will be able to access the authoritative content they need in the medium of their choice."
Davis’s Comprehensive Handbook of Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests is the only text of its kind to offer teaching resources for instructors and learning and clinical tools for students on the DavisPlus website at http://davisplus.fadavis.com (keyword Van Leeuwen,) F.A. Davis’s online source for educational materials. Students have free access to, interactive exercises, a printable student workbook with matching exercises for age-specific guidelines, and body system/curriculum activities. They can also use the monograph search to quickly look up any test in the book and print mini-monographs with the most essential information.
When instructors adopt the version of their choice for their classes, they have password-protected access to an electronic test Bank, PowerPoint slides, all the student materials, and answers to the student workbook activities.
Davis’s Comprehensive Handbook of Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests, 4th Edition is available in multiple media formats to meet multiple needs. This title and many of F.A. Davis’s most popular textbooks are also available in special money-saving packages.
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Davis’s Comprehensive Handbook of Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests Online, powered by Unbound Medicine®
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Davis’s Comprehensive Handbook of Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests, 4th is available at bookstores or directly from F.A.Davis. For more information, call 800-323-3555 (US) 800-665-1148 (CAN) or visit http://www.FADavis.com.
About F.A. Davis Company
F.A. Davis Company, independent and family ownded since 1879, has been publishing titles to meet the needs of generations of health care providers. Today, F.A. Davis carries on that tradition through its catalogue of books, electronic, mobile, and online products for students, educators, and clinicians in Nursing, Medicine, and the Health Sciences. Its flagship titles, Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary and Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses, are among the most trusted names in health care publishing.