Principles of Clinical Laboratory Utilization and Consultation / Edition 1by Brenta G. Davis, Diana (Ed.) Mass, Michael L. (Ed.) Bishop, Diana Mass
Pub. Date: 03/28/1999
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
This resource provides laboratory managers and practitioners with detailed information on achieving cost-effective utilization of laboratory resources and enhancing diagnostic and therapeutic decision-making. Clinical chapters are organized by body system for ease of reference. Each disorder is discussed in terms of etiology, pathophysiology, clinical
This resource provides laboratory managers and practitioners with detailed information on achieving cost-effective utilization of laboratory resources and enhancing diagnostic and therapeutic decision-making. Clinical chapters are organized by body system for ease of reference. Each disorder is discussed in terms of etiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations/syndrome, diagnostic testing strategies, and treatment with effects on laboratory results. "Success stories" and case studies illustrate each chapter's content. Abundant flow charts, tables, and algorithms clarify tests' selection, use, interpretation, and value.
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Table of Contents
Part I: Principles of Laboratory Utilization and Consultation. Clinical Laboratory Utilization: Rationale. Clinical Laboratory Utilization: Implementation. Consulting as a Professional Role for the Clinical Laboratory Scientist. Part II: Clinical Disorders. Cardiovascular Disorders. Myocardial Infarction & Atherosclerotic Heart Disease. Infectious Cardiomyopathy. Hypertensive Disorders. Heart Failure Pulmonary Disorders.. Acute Respiratory Failure. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Pulmonary Thromboembolism. Respiratory Tract Infections. Lung Cancer. Pleural Effusion. Renal Disorders. Renal Failure. Glumerulonephritis. Nephrotic Syndrome. Renal Hypertension. Urinary Obstructive Disorders. Urinary Tract Disorders. Gastrointestinal Disorders. Ulcers. Gastrointestinal Bleeding/GI Malignancies. Bowel Disorders: Acute Diarrhoea/Chronic Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Pancreatitis. Malabsorbtion. The Hepatobiliary System. Liver Disease: Jaundice, Cirrhosis. Hepatitis. Hepatic Failure. Cholestasis. Endocrine Disorders. Thyroid Disorders. Disorders of the Parathyroid Glands. Disorders of the Adrenal Cortex. Impired Glucose Metabolism. Pituitary Disorders. Reproduction. Pregnancy. Fetal Monitoring. Female Reproductive Disorders. Male Reproductive Disorders. Neurologic Disorders. Degenerative Process. Infectious Process. Cerebrovascular Accidents. Seizure Disorders, Epilepsy, And Other Convulsive States. Hematologic Disorders. The Anemias. Leukocyte Abnormalities and Hematologic Malignancies. Hemostatic Disorders. The Immune System and Immunologic Disorders. AIDS and AIDS Related Complex. Primary Immunodeficiencies. Allergies. Autoimmune Disease. Tumor Markers. Tumour Immunology and Tumor Markers. Infectious Disease. Sexually Transmitted Disease. Skinand Soft Tissue Infections. Parasitic Infections. Septic Shock. Nosocomial Infections. Infections in the Immunocompromised Host. Oseomyelitis. Antimicrobial Therapy and Sensitivity Training. Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders. Major Aminoacidura. Malnutrition, Starvation, Eating Disorders. Disorders of Carbohydrate Metabolism. Nutrition in the Hospitalized Patient. Hyperlipoproteinemias. Toxicology and Drug Monitoring. Toxicology and Drug Monitoring. The Neonates. Laboratory Results in the Newborn. Screening for Congenital Disorders. Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn. Geriatrics. Geriatric Changes in Laboratory Results. Osteoporosis.
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