Basic Skills in Interpreting Laboratory Data / Edition 4

Basic Skills in Interpreting Laboratory Data / Edition 4

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by Mary Lee
     
 

ISBN-10: 1585281808

ISBN-13: 9781585281800

Pub. Date: 03/01/2009

Publisher: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

This comprehensive guide enables pharmacy students and practitioners to significantly improve their lab test interpretation skills and deliver safer and more effective care to their patients.

The third edition offers even more outstanding benefits than the previous edition:

  • Two new chapters covering tumor markers and pediatric lab tests

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Overview

This comprehensive guide enables pharmacy students and practitioners to significantly improve their lab test interpretation skills and deliver safer and more effective care to their patients.

The third edition offers even more outstanding benefits than the previous edition:

  • Two new chapters covering tumor markers and pediatric lab tests that provide thorough coverage of these critical clinical areas.
  • New and longer patient cases presented in a problem-oriented medical record format to enable more detailed learning.
  • Updated descriptions of lab tests used in clinical practice to help you stay informed about the latest methods and procedures.
  • Mini-patient cases embedded within each chapter to quickly illustrate specific points.
  • Extensive list of distinguished contributors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585281800
Publisher:
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
Publication date:
03/01/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
768
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

1Definitions and concepts1
2Introduction to common laboratory assays and technology21
3Interpreting pediatric laboratory data51
4Drug interference with test results81
5Substance abuse and toxicological tests91
6Interpretation of serum drug concentrations117
7Electrolytes, other minerals, and trace elements183
8The kidneys233
9Arterial blood gases and acid-based balance263
10Pulmonary function and related tests279
11The heart and myocardial infarction297
12Liver and gastroenterology tests323
13Endocrine disorders365
14Lipid disorders419
15Hematology : red and white blood cell tests441
16Hematology : blood coagulation tests469
17Infectious diseases501
18Rheumatic diseases563
19Cancers and tumor markers593
Therapeutic ranges of drugs in traditional and SI units659
Nondrug reference ranges for common laboratory tests in traditional and SI units660
Glossary of medical terms : contextual definitions661
Blood collection tubes : color codes, additives, and appropriate sample volumes672

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