Clinical Chemistry: Techniques, Principles, Correlations / Edition 6

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Overview

In its Sixth Edition, this acclaimed text continues to be the most student-friendly clinical chemistry text available, featuring clear explanations that strike just the right balance of analytic principles, techniques, and correlation of results with disease states. All chapters have been thoroughly updated with the latest information as well as new case studies, practice questions, and exercises. This edition not only covers the how of clinical testing but also places greater emphasis on the what, why, and when in order to meet the needs of today's clinical laboratorians.

A companion Website offers the full text online, objectives, a quiz bank, flashcards, glossary, and appendices for students and improved instructor's resources.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781790451
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 3/31/2009
  • Edition description: Sixth, North American Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 752
  • Sales rank: 1,218,633
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I Basic Principles and Practice of Clinical Chemistry

  • Ch 1: Basic Principles and Practices
  • Ch 2: Phlebotomy and Specimen Considerations
  • Ch 3: Laboratory Safety and Regulations
  • Ch 4: Method Evaluation and Quality Management
  • Ch 5: Analytical Techniques
  • Ch 6: Principles of Clinical Chemistry Automation
  • Ch 7: Immunoassays
  • Ch 8: Molecular Theory and Techniques
  • Ch 9: Point of Care Testing
  • Part II Clinical Correlations and Analytic Procedures

  • Ch 10: Amino Acids and Proteins
  • Ch 11: Non-protein Nitrogen Compounds
  • Ch 12: Enzymes
  • Ch 13: Carbohydrates
  • Ch 14: Lipids and Lipoproteins
  • Ch 15: Electrolytes
  • Ch 16: Blood Gases, pH, and Buffer Systems
  • Ch 17: Trace Elements
  • Ch 18: Porphyrins and Hemoglobin
  • Part III Assessment of Organ Systems Functions

  • Ch 19: Introduction to Hormones and Pituitary Function
  • Ch 20: Adrenal Function
  • Ch 21: Gonadal Function
  • Ch 22: The Thyroid Gland
  • Ch 23: Calicum Homestasis and Hormonal Regulation
  • Ch 24: Liver Function
  • Ch 25: Cardiac Function
  • Ch 26: Renal Function
  • Ch 27: Pancreatic Function and Gastroontestinal Function
  • Ch 28: Body Fluids Analysis
  • Part IV Specialty Areas of Clinical Chemistry

  • Ch 29: Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
  • Ch 30: Toxicology
  • Ch 31: Circulating Tumor Markers: Basic Concepts and Clinical Applications
  • Ch 32: Nutritional Assessment
  • Ch 33: Clinical Chemistry and the Geriatric Patient
  • Ch 34: Pediatric Clinical Chemistry
  • Index

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