Mathematics for the Clinical Laboratory / Edition 2

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Mathematics for the Clinical Laboratory is a comprehensive text that teaches you how to perform the clinical calculations used in each area of the laboratory and helps you achieve accurate results. This second edition features even more examples and practice problems. This edition ensures your success by using proven learning techniques focused on practice and repetition to demonstrate how you will use math in the lab every day!

• New content increases the comprehensiveness of the text
• Charts and diagrams allow you to picture how calculations work and are applied to laboratory principles
• Chapter outlines show what to expect from each chapter and how the topics flow and connect to each other
• Practice problems act as a self-assessment tool to aid in reviewing the material.

• Significantly updated chapters include calculations that are currently in use in laboratories.
• More problems and examples applicable to real-life situations have been added to all chapters for additional practice.
• A companion Evolve website features a test bank, electronic image collection, PowerPoint slides, practice quizzes, additional examples of calculations, and student practice problems.
• Chapter on the molecular laboratory familiarizes you with the most current information about the critical area of clinical laboratory science.

Covers systems of measurement, dilutions & titers, hematology, microbiology, instrument & method assessment.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781437701791
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 3/12/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 424
  • Sales rank: 440,771
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Basic Arithmetic, Rounding Numbers, and Significant Figures 1

Chapter 2 Scientific Notation and Logarithms 32

Chapter 3 Systems of Measurement 56

Chapter 4 Dilutions and Titers 75

Chapter 5 Molarity and Normality 94

Chapter 6 Calculations Associated with Solutions 134

Chapter 7 Clinical Chemistry Laboratory 158

Chapter 8 Urinalysis Laboratory 212

Chapter 9 Hematology Laboratory 230

Chapter 10 Immunohematology Laboratory 264

Chapter 11 Microbiology Laboratory 276

Chapter 12 Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory 284

Chapter 13 Quality Assurance in the Clinical Laboratory: Basic Statistical Concepts 292

Chapter 14 Quality Assurance and Quality Control in the Clinical Laboratory 314

Chapter 15 Instrument and Method Assessment 344

Answer Key 384

Index 397

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