9780781790451

Clinical Chemistry; Techniques, Principles, Correlations

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  • ISBN13:

    9780781790451

  • ISBN10:

    078179045X

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-03-31
  • Publisher: LWW
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The revised, updated Sixth Edition of this classic text incorporates the latest technologies, techniques, and opportunities in clinical chemistry. Geared to two-year Medical Laboratory Technician and four-year Medical Technology programs, the book focuses sharply on what MLTs and MTs need to know. No other text is more careful to strike a balance between analytical principles and techniques and the correlation of laboratory results. New case studies have been added to this edition. A companion website will offer additional case studies, a quiz bank, and flashcards for students and improved instructor's resources, including an image bank, a test generator, PowerPoint slides, answers to the chapter review questions, additional case studies and answers, teaching tips, and weblinks.

Table of Contents

Part I Basic Principles and Practice of Clinical Chemistry Ch 1: Basic Principles and Practices Ch 2: Phlebotomy and Specimen Considerations Ch 3: Laboratory Safety and Regulations Ch 4: Method Evaluation and Quality Management Ch 5: Analytical Techniques Ch 6: Principles of Clinical Chemistry Automation Ch 7: Immunoassays Ch 8: Molecular Theory and Techniques Ch 9: Point of Care Testing Part II Clinical Correlations and Analytic Procedures Ch 10: Amino Acids and Proteins Ch 11: Non-protein Nitrogen Compounds Ch 12: Enzymes Ch 13: Carbohydrates Ch 14: Lipids and Lipoproteins Ch 15: Electrolytes Ch 16: Blood Gases, pH, and Buffer Systems Ch 17: Trace Elements Ch 18: Porphyrins and Hemoglobin Part III Assessment of Organ Systems Functions Ch 19: Introduction to Hormones and Pituitary Function Ch 20: Adrenal Function Ch 21: Gonadal Function Ch 22: The Thyroid Gland Ch 23: Calicum Homestasis and Hormonal Regulation Ch 24: Liver Function Ch 25: Cardiac Function Ch 26: Renal Function Ch 27: Pancreatic Function and Gastroontestinal Function Ch 28: Body Fluids Analysis Part IV Specialty Areas of Clinical Chemistry Ch 29: Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Ch 30: Toxicology Ch 31: Circulating Tumor Markers: Basic Concepts and Clinical Applications Ch 32: Nutritional Assessment Ch 33: Clinical Chemistry and the Geriatric Patient Ch 34: Pediatric Clinical Chemistry Index

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