TITLE

Biopsy, Lung

AUTHOR(S)
Van Leeuwen, Anne M.; Bladh, Mickey Lynn
PUB. DATE
February 2015
SOURCE
Davis's Comprehensive Handbook of Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests ;2015, p250
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
This entry describes the laboratory procedure along with nursing implications when evaluating lung biopsy. The procedure is commonly used to assist in diagnosing lung cancer and other lung tissue disease. Topics discussed include specimen used, normal findings, indications and contraindications of the procedure, potential nursing problems and interventions, prevention of complications, expected patient outcomes, and related monographs.
ACCESSION #
3021600

 

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