Clinical Laboratory Chemistry

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August 2010



For courses in Clinical Chemistry in clinical laboratory technician and clinical laboratory technologist education programs.

Clinical Laboratory Chemistry is a part of Pearson's Clinical Laboratory Science series of textbooks, which is designed to balance theory and application in an engaging and useful way. Readable and up-to-date, this book concentrates on clinically significant analytes students are likely to encounter in the lab. Highly detailed technical information and real-life case studies help learners envision themselves as members of the health care team-providing the laboratory services specific to chemistry that assist in patient care. Its fundamental approach and special features allow students to analyze and synthesize information, and better understand the ever-evolving nature of clinical chemistry.


SECTION I: FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES AND TECHNIQUES USED IN A CLINICAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY 1. Laboratory Basics 2. Instrumentation 3. Laboratory Automation 4. Laboratory Operations 5. Immunoassays SECTION II: ANALYTES 6. Carbohydrates 7. Lipids, Lipoproteins, and Cardiovascular Disease 8. Amino Acids and Proteins 9. Enzymes 10. Tumor Markers 11. Nonprotein Nitrogen and Renal Function 12. Body Water and Electrolyte Homeostasis 13. Blood Gases, pH and Acid Base Balance 14. Mineral and Bone Metabolism 15. The Endocrine System 16. Gastrointestinal (GI) Function 17. Pancreas 18. Cardiac Function 19. Liver Function 20. Iron, Porphyrins and Hemoglobin 21. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM) 22. Toxicology 23. Trace Elements 24. Vitamins 25. Molecular Diagnostics APPENDICES A. US Customary System of Measurement of Length, Area, Liquid, and Mass B. Conversions from US Customary to Metric Units C. Metric Prefixes for the Basic Units of Measurement D Conversion Among Different Measurements within the Metric System E. Base Units of the Le Syste'me International d' Unite's F. Derived Units of the Le Syste'me International d' Unite's G. Common Acids and Bases Used in Laboratories H. pH Values and Their Corresponding Hydrogen and Hydroxyl Molar Concentrations I. Nomogram for the Determination of Body Surface Area of Children and Adults. J. Body Mass Index (BMI) Table K. Reference Intervals for Selected Analytes L. Periodic Table of Elements M. Answers to Case Study Questions N. Answers to Checkpoints O. Answers to Review Questions
EAN: 9780131721715
ISBN: 0131721712
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2010
Seitenanzahl: 688 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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