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9781496335586

Clinical Chemistry: Principles, Techniques, Correlations

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  • ISBN13:

    9781496335586

  • ISBN10:

    1496335589

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2017-02-10
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

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The most student-friendly clinical chemistry text available today, this fully updated 8th Edition keeps students at the forefront of what continues to be one of the most rapidly advancing areas of laboratory medicine.
 
With clear explanations that balance analytic principles, techniques, and correlation of results with coverage of disease states, the book not only demonstrates the how of clinical testing, but also the what, why, and when of testing correlations to help students develop the knowledge and interpretive and analytic skills they’ll need in their future careers.
 
Comprehensive and easy to understand, the 8th Edition now features an entirely new chapter, new and updated learning aids, and an unparalleled suite of teaching and learning resources.
  • New Case Studies, which include scenarios, lab results, and questions, stimulate critical thinking and encourage students to apply content to clinical practice.
  • Rewritten presentations condense large and difficult concepts into easier-to-understand presentations.
  • Enhanced photos and illustrations clarify key concepts.
  • Coverage of the latest equipment and technologies used in today’s modern lab prepares students for real-world practice.
  • The basic principles of analytic procedures discussed reflect the most recent or commonly performed techniques in the clinical chemistry laboratory, while material on non-essential topics such as Phlebotomy and Specimen Collection has been moved online on thePoint.
  • Insightful coverage of the impact of problem solving, quality assurance, and cost effectiveness on the laboratory professional prepares students for clinical practice.
  • Updated in-text learning aids include chapter outlines and chapter objectives, tables that condense and augment theory coverage, and end-of-chapter questions that give students an opportunity to assess their level of mastery.

Table of Contents

Chapter1 Basic Principles and Practices
Chapter2 Laboratory Safety and Regulations
Chapter3 Method Evaluation and Quality Control
Chapter4 Lean Six Sigma Methodology Basics and Quality Improvement in the Clinical Chemistry Laboratory
Chapter5 Analytic Techniques
Chapter6 Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry
Chapter7 Principles of Clinical Chemistry Automation
Chapter8 Immunochemical Techniques
Chapter9 Molecular Theory and Techniques
Chapter10 Point-of-Care Testing
Chapter11 Amino Acids and Proteins
Chapter12 Nonprotein Nitrogen Compounds
Chapter13 Enzymes
Chapter14 Carbohydrates
Chapter15 Lipids and Lipoproteins
Chapter16 Electrolytes
Chapter17 Blood Gases, pH, and Buffer Systems
Chapter18 Trace and Toxic Elements
Chapter19 Porphyrins and Hemoglobin
Chapter20 Hypothalamic and Pituitary Function
Chapter21 Adrenal Function
Chapter22 Gonadal Function
Chapter23 The Thyroid Gland
Chapter24 Calcium Homeostasis and Hormonal Regulation
Chapter25 Liver Function
Chapter26 Laboratory Markers of Cardiac Damage and Function
Chapter27 Renal Function
Chapter28 Pancreatic Function and Gastrointestinal Function
Chapter29 Body Fluid Analysis
Chapter31 Toxicology
Chapter32 Circulating Tumor Markers: Basic Concepts and Clinical Applications
Chapter33 Nutrition Assessment
Chapter34 Clinical Chemistry and the Geriatric Patient
Chapter35 Clinical Chemistry and the Pediatric Patient

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