Lecture Notes: Clinical Biochemistry

Overview

Concise yet comprehensive, Clinical Biochemistry Lecture Notes contains all the essential information for students and foundation doctors to understand the biochemical basis of disease and principles of biochemical diagnostics. It presents scientific principles in a clinical setting, with a range of case studies integrated into the text to clearly demonstrate how knowledge should be applied to real-life situations.

Key features include:
• The ...

See more details below
Paperback (New Edition)
$47.56
BN.com price
(Save 4%)$50.00 List Price
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (12) from $39.89   
  • New (11) from $39.89   
  • Used (1) from $47.55   

Overview

Concise yet comprehensive, Clinical Biochemistry Lecture Notes contains all the essential information for students and foundation doctors to understand the biochemical basis of disease and principles of biochemical diagnostics. It presents scientific principles in a clinical setting, with a range of case studies integrated into the text to clearly demonstrate how knowledge should be applied to real-life situations.

Key features include:
• The fundamental science underpinning common biochemical disorders and their investigation in clinical practice
• Accessible flow charts of biochemical processes and the reasoning behind specific tests, making look-up and understanding easy
• A brand new companion website at www.lecturenoteseries.com/clinicalbiochemistry with self-assessment and downloadable summary slides for revision

Clinical Biochemistry Lecture Notes is an ideal overview and revision guide for medical students, foundation doctors, general practitioners, and nurses. It also provides a core text for scientific and medical staff pursuing a career in clinical biochemistry.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118272138
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/14/2013
  • Series: Lecture Notes Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 1,458,717
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface, vi

List of abbreviations, vii

How to use your textbook, x

About the companion website, xiii

1 Requesting and interpreting tests, 1

2 Disturbances of water, sodium and potassium balance, 13

3 Acid–base balance and oxygen transport, 30

4 Renal disease, 43

5 Disorders of calcium, phosphate and magnesium metabolism, 60

6 Diabetes mellitus and hypoglycaemia, 76

7 Disorders of the hypothalamus and pituitary, 89

8 Abnormalities of thyroid function, 102

9 Disorders of the adrenal cortex and medulla, 116

10 Investigation of gonadal function infertility, menstrual irregularities and hirsutism,134

11 Pregnancy and antenatal screening, 152

12 Cardiovascular disorders, 160

13 Liver disease, 174

14 Gastrointestinal tract disease, 188

15 Nutrition, 198

16 Trauma, infl ammation, immunity and malignancy, 213

17 Disorders of iron and porphyrin metabolism, 228

18 Uric acid, gout and purine metabolism, 238

19 Central nervous system and cerebrospinal fl uid, 245

20 Therapeutic drug monitoring and chemical toxicology, 249

21 Clinical biochemistry in paediatrics and the elderly, 261

Index, 278

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)