Tietz's Applied Laboratory Medicine, 2nd Edition

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  • Copyright: 2007-02-01
  • Publisher: Wiley-Liss
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Using a problem-based approach, Tietz's Applied Laboratory Medicine, Second Edition presents interesting cases to illustrate the current use and interpretation of the most commonly available clinical laboratory tests. The cases present detailed descriptions of the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of disease. The book begins with an up-to-date general discussion of selection and use of laboratory diagnostic and prognostic tests. Cases are then grouped by category, including cardiovascular, pulmonary, renal, liver, gastrointestinal, endocrine, gynaecologic & obstetrical, haematological, CNS, lipid, congenital, toxicological, infectious, and autoimmune diseases.Tietz's Applied Laboratory Medicine, Second Edition: Presents over 100 cases organised by disease group Reflects latest treatment and risk factor guidelines, testing algorithms and recommendations Newly covers coagulopathies, infectious diseases, and autoimmune diseases Provides excellent coverage of relevant pathophysiology and biochemistry, and includes cases in molecular diagnostics Discusses legal implicationsThis book is an invaluable resource for all clinical chemists, clinical lab technologists, pathologists, and allied health professionals. It is also of interest for general practitioners, residents, medical students, and educators.

Table of Contents

Cardiac Disease
A 45-Year-Old Man with Substantial Chest Pain
A 48-Year-Old Cocaine User with Chest Pain
Pulmonary Diseases
Shortness of Breath with Productive Cough
Genotype-Phenotype Correlations in Cystic Fibrosis
Renal Disease
Man with Hypertension and Fever
Oliguria with Metabolic Acidosis after Renal Transplantation
A Woman with Uremia, Pulmonary Infiltration, and Hemoptysis
Young Man with Edema and Decreased Urine Output
A New Doctor for a Man with Diabetes and Hypertension
A Pain in the Back
Refractory Hyponatremia with Lung Cancer
Liver Diseases
Adolescent Female with Tremor, Depression, and Hepatitis
Adult Male with New-Onset Ascites
An Unexpected Finding . . .
I Did It Just Once-A 37-Year-Old Man with Hepatitis C
Obese Woman with Persistently Abnormal Liver Enzymes
Thyroid Diseases
The Irritable Wife
The Fatigued Attorney
The Reluctant Chef
Adrenocortical Diseases
Child with Rapid Growth and Precocious Sexual Maturation
Weight Gain, Infertility, and Hypertension
The Tired Teenager
The Hypertensive Accountant
Don't "Take Two Aspirin and Call Me in the Morning"
Unpleasant Spells
Recent Weight Loss and Polyuria in a 52-Year-Old Man
An Unconscious Diabetic Male
A Diabetic Woman's "Episode"
Calcium and Parathyroid Hormone (PTH)
Bad to the Bone
A Middle-Aged Woman with Colle's Fracture
A 10-Year-Old Boy with Pain-Induced Seizures
Miscellaneous Endocrine Diseases
Laboratory Tests Ignored
Hot Flashes and Abdominal Pain
Genetically Inherited Disorders
Feed a Cold
Acute Neonatal Ammonia Intoxication
Not Just a Picky Eater
The "Fussy" Neonate
The "Sleepy" Neonate
A Happy but Developmentally Delayed 5-Year-Old Boy
The Asymptomatic Iron Man
Infectious Diseases
Tired, Hot, and Lumpy
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