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Mathematics for the Clinical Laboratory



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Elsevier Science Health Science
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Mathematics for the Clinical Laboratory is a comprehensive text that teaches you how to perform the clinical calculations used in each area of the laboratory and helps you achieve accurate results. This second edition features even more examples and practice problems. This edition ensures your success by using proven learning techniques focused on practice and repetition to demonstrate how you will use math in the lab every day! New content increases the comprehensiveness of the textCharts and diagrams allow you to picture how calculations work and are applied to laboratory principlesChapter outlines show what to expect from each chapter and how the topics flow and connect to each otherPractice problems act as a self-assessment tool to aid in reviewing the material.Significantly updated chapters include calculations that are currently in use in laboratories.More problems and examples applicable to real-life situations have been added to all chapters for additional practice.A companion Evolve website features a test bank, electronic image collection, PowerPoint slides, practice quizzes, additional examples of calculations, and student practice problems.Chapter on the molecular laboratory familiarizes you with the most current information about the critical area of clinical laboratory science.

Table of Contents

Basic Arithmetic, Rounding Numbers, and Significant Figuresp. 1
Scientific Notation and Logarithmsp. 32
Systems of Measurementp. 56
Dilutions and Titersp. 75
Molarity and Normalityp. 94
Calculations Associated with Solutionsp. 134
Clinical Chemistry Laboratoryp. 158
Urinalysis Laboratoryp. 212
Hematology Laboratoryp. 230
Immunohematology Laboratoryp. 264
Microbiology Laboratoryp. 276
Molecular Diagnostics Laboratoryp. 284
Quality Assurance in the Clinical Laboratory: Basic Statistical Conceptsp. 292
Quality Assurance and Quality Control in the Clinical Laboratoryp. 314
Instrument and Method Assessmentp. 344
Answer Keyp. 384
Indexp. 397
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