Clinical Chemistry: Theory, Analysis, Correlation / Edition 5

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Kaplan and Pesce's Clinical Chemistry: Theory, Analysis, Correlation, Fifth Edition is a comprehensive, readable text that is designed for clinical laboratory science students but also works as a great resource for practitioners and pathology residents. You'll stay up-to-date with new information and revised sections reflecting recent advances in the field. The test is divided into two parts ensuring that you'll learn about all areas of clinical chemistry. Part 1 focuses on Laboratory Techniques and Laboratory Management whereas Part 2, Physiology and Pathophysiology, provides descriptions of how specific diseases affect the human body. The text provides chapter outlines, key terms, key concepts, and section objectives to aid students with studying.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323036580
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 7/7/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 1200
  • Sales rank: 709,633
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 1.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: Laboratory Techniques
1. Basic Laboratory Principles and Techniques
2. Laboratory Management
3. Sources and Control of Preanalytical Variation
4. Spectral Techniques
5. Chromatography: Theory and Practice
6. Liquid Chromatography
7. Gas Chromatography
8. Mass Spectrometry
9. Radioisotopes in Clinical Chemistry
10. Electrophoresis
11. Immunological Reactions
12. Immunochemical Techniques
13. Principles for Competitive-Binding Assays
14. Measurement of Colligative Properties
15. Electrochemistry: Principles and Measurement
16. Automation
17. Point-of-Care (Near-Patient) Test
18. Laboratory Information Systems
19. Laboratory Statistics
20. Reference Intervals and Clinical Decision Limits
21. Quality Control for the Clinical Chemistry Laboratory
22. Evaluation of Methods
23. Interfaces in Chemical Analysis

Part 2: Pathophysiology
24. Physiology and Pathophysiology of Body Water and Electrolytes
25. Acid-Base Control and Acid-Base Disorders
26. Renal Function
27. Liver Function
28. Bone Disease
29. The Pancreas: Function and Chemical Pathology
30. Gastrointestinal Function and Digestive Disease
31. Cardiac and Muscle Disease
32. Diabetes Mellitus
33. Coronary Artery Disease and Disorders of Lipid Metabolism
34. Alcoholism
35. Iron, Porphyrin, and Bilirubin Metabolism
36. Hemoglobin
37. Human Nutrition
38. Trace Elements
39. Vitamins
40. Pregnancy and Fetal Development
41. Extravascular Biological Fluids
42. Nervous System
43. General Endocrinology
44. Thyroid
45. The Gonads
46. Adrenal Hormones and Hypertension
47. Diseases of Genetic Origin
48. Molecular Diagnostics
49. Neoplasia
50. Laboratory Evaluation of the Transplant Recipient and Donor
51. Toxicology
52. Addiction and Substance Abuse
53. Classification and Description of Proteins, Lipids, and Carbohydrates
54. Clinical Enzymology
55. Isoenzymes and Isoforms
56. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
57. Examination of Urine

Buffer Solutions
Preparation of Buffer Solutions
Concentrations of Common Acids and
Gases in Common Laboratory Use—
Technical Information
Major Plasma Proteins
Conversions Between Conventional and SI Units
Conversions Between Conventional and SI Units for Specific Analytes
Body Surface of Children
Body Surface of Adults

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