Basic Skills in Interpreting Laboratory Data / Edition 4

Basic Skills in Interpreting Laboratory Data / Edition 4

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by Mary Lee
     
 

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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

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

Dedicationv
Introductionvi
Prefacevii
Contributorsviii
Reviewersx
1.Definitions and Concepts1
2.Introduction to Common Laboratory Assays and Technology21
3.Interpreting Pediatric Laboratory Data51
4.Drug Interference with Test Results81
5.Substance Abuse and Toxicological Tests91
6.Interpretation of Serum Drug Concentrations117
7.Electrolytes, Other Minerals, and Trace Elements183
8.The Kidneys233
9.Arterial Blood Gases and Acid-Base Balance263
10.Pulmonary Function and Related Tests279
11.The Heart and Myocardial Infarction297
12.Liver and Gastroenterology Tests323
13.Endocrine Disorders365
14.Lipid Disorders419
15.Hematology: Red and White Blood Cell Tests441
16.Hematology: Blood Coagulation Tests469
17.Infectious Diseases501
18.Rheumatic Diseases563
19.Cancers and Tumor Markers593
Appendices
A.Case Studies605
B.Therapeutic Ranges of Drugs in Traditional and SI Units659
C.Nondrug Reference Ranges for Common Laboratory Tests in Traditional and SI Units660
D.Glossary of Medical Terms: Contextual Definitions661
E.Blood Collection Tubes: Color Codes, Additives, and Appropriate Sample Volumes672
Index673

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