Tietz Fundamentals of Clinical Chemistry

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-11-06
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science div
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A condensed, student-friendly version of Tietz Textbook of Clinical Chemistry, this text uses a laboratory perspective to provide you with the chemistry fundamentals you need to work in a real-world, clinical lab. Accurate chemical structures are included to explain the key chemical features of relevant molecules. Offering complete, accurate coverage of key topics in the field, its everything that you expect from the Tietz name! More than 500 illustrations and easy-to-read tables help you understand and remember key concepts. Key words, learning objectives, and other student-friendly features reinforce important material. Chapter review questions are included in an appendix to test your knowledge. A two-color design makes it easier to read and easy to find important topics. In-depth, reader-friendly content is appropriate for MT/CLS and MLT/CLT students and may also be used by laboratory practitioners, pathology residents, and others. A new chapter on newborn screening discusses the basic principles, screening recommendations, inborn errors, methods, and interpretation of results. A comprehensive glossary provides easy-to-find definitions of key terms. An Evolve website provides regular updates of content, answers to review questions, and web links to related sites for further research and study.

Table of Contents

Laboratory Principles
Introduction to Clinical Chemistry and Evidence-Based Laboratory Medicine
Introduction to Principles of Laboratory Analyses and Safety
Specimen Collection and Other Pre-Analytical Variables
Analytical Techniques and Instrumentation
Optical Techniques
Electrochemistry and Chemical Sensors
Mass Spectrometry
Principles of Clinical Enzymology
Principles of Immunochemical Techniques
Automation in the Clinical Laboratory
Point-of-Care Testing
Laboratory Operations
Selection and Analytical Evaluation of Methods With Statistical Techniques
Establishment and Use of Reference Values
Clinical Laboratory Informatics
Quality Management
Nucleic Acids
Amino Acids and Proteins
Tumor Markers
Creatinine, Uric acid, and Urea
Lipids, Lipoproteins, and Cardiac Risk Factors
Electrolytes and Blood Gases
Catecholamines and Serotonin
Vitamins and Trace Elements
Hemoglobin, Iron, and Bilirubin
Porphyrins and Disorders of Porphyrin Metabolism
Therapeutic Drugs
Clinical Toxicology
Toxic Metals
Cardiovascular Disease
Renal Disease
Disorders of Water, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Metabolism
Liver Disease
Gastric, Pancreatic, and Intestinal Diseases
Disorders of Bone
Pituitary Disorders
Adrenal Cortical Disorders
Thyroid Disorders
Reproductive Disorders
Disorders of Pregnancy
Newborn Screening
Reference Information
Reference Information for the Clinical Laboratory
Appendix: Review Questions
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