Clinical Laboratory Instrumentation and Automation: Principles, Applications, and Selection / Edition 1

Clinical Laboratory Instrumentation and Automation: Principles, Applications, and Selection / Edition 1

by Kory M. Ward, Craig A. Lehmann, Alan M. Leiken
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721642187

ISBN-13: 9780721642185

Pub. Date: 11/26/1993

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Contains the core chapters stressing basic theory and application and also examines trouble shooting, specimen processing, and quality assurance. It addresses the economic topics of efficiency and cost. It covers all of these varied topics: analytical theories and applications; the use of lab computers; basic electronics; instrument reliability; the small

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Contains the core chapters stressing basic theory and application and also examines trouble shooting, specimen processing, and quality assurance. It addresses the economic topics of efficiency and cost. It covers all of these varied topics: analytical theories and applications; the use of lab computers; basic electronics; instrument reliability; the small lab/physician's office laboratory; and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721642185
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
11/26/1993
Pages:
622
Product dimensions:
7.52(w) x 9.23(h) x 1.22(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Fundamental Principles of Electronics2
Ch. 2Spectrophotometry36
Ch. 3Particle Counters66
Ch. 4Instrumentation for the Measurement of Blood Gases and Electrolytes92
Ch. 5Chromatography Instrumentation Systems134
Ch. 6Electrophoretic Instrumentation Systems154
Ch. 7Automated Instrumentation (Generic)184
Ch. 8Clinical Chemistry Automation206
Ch. 9Automated Hematology Analyzers224
Ch. 10Automation in Clinical Microbiology254
Ch. 11Immunochemistry Analyzers276
Ch. 12Forensic Instrumental Applications308
Ch. 13Laboratory Information Systems326
Ch. 14Chemistry Instrumentation for the Small Office Laboratory346
Ch. 15Instrumentation Systems: Reliability and Validity Issues382
Ch. 16Preventive Maintenance and Troubleshooting414
Ch. 17Improving Laboratory Efficiency Through Workflow Analysis444
Ch. 18The Impact of Instrumentation on Laboratory Costs468
A Word From the Manufacturer489
Glossary563
Answers585
Index587

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