Saunders Manual of Clinical Laboratory Science / Edition 1

Saunders Manual of Clinical Laboratory Science / Edition 1

by Craig A. Lehmann
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721621856

ISBN-13: 9780721621852

Pub. Date: 03/01/1998

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This major reference offers convenient, rapid access to essential guidance on all types of diagnostic testing performed in the clinical laboratory. It encompasses clinical hemostasis, chemistry, immunology, hematology, immunohematology, microbiology, coagulation, urinalysis, mycology, virology, and cytogenetics. Abundant charts, algorithms, bulleted lists, and

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This major reference offers convenient, rapid access to essential guidance on all types of diagnostic testing performed in the clinical laboratory. It encompasses clinical hemostasis, chemistry, immunology, hematology, immunohematology, microbiology, coagulation, urinalysis, mycology, virology, and cytogenetics. Abundant charts, algorithms, bulleted lists, and subject headings complement brief, to-the-point passages of text to make information remarkably easy to find and easy to read.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721621852
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/01/1998
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
1297
Product dimensions:
7.45(w) x 10.13(h) x 1.89(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Blood Collection and Anticoagulants1
Ch. 2Amino Acids and Proteins17
Ch. 3Carbohydrates45
Ch. 4Lipids and Lipoproteins59
Ch. 5Enzymes77
Ch. 6Cardiac Function99
Ch. 7Liver Function113
Ch. 8Pancreas and Gastrointestinal Function125
Ch. 9Electrolytes and Water Balance137
Ch. 10Renal Function and Nitrogen Balance147
Ch. 11Blood Gases and Acid Base Balance159
Ch. 12Mineral Metabolism169
Ch. 13Endocrinology181
Ch. 14Therapeutic Drug Monitoring235
Ch. 15Clinical Toxicology249
Ch. 16Nutrition Assessment, Vitamins, and Trace Elements273
Ch. 17Tumor Markers285
Ch. 18Rheumatic and Autoimmune Diseases295
Ch. 19Immunodeficiency307
Ch. 20Lymphoproliferative Diseases325
Ch. 21Immunology of Infectious Diseases339
Ch. 22Transplantation Immunology377
Ch. 23Basic Concepts of Immunohematology385
Ch. 24Compatibility Testing397
Ch. 25Antibody Identification469
Ch. 26Component Therapy493
Ch. 27Transfusion Reactions523
Ch. 28Quality Assurance543
Ch. 29Quality Control in the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory557
Ch. 30Handling and Processing Specimens for Bacteriology, Mycology, and Parasitology565
Ch. 31Clinical Bacteriology589
Ch. 32Clinical Parasitology687
Ch. 33Routine Urinalysis773
Ch. 34Routine Analysis of Body Fluids807
Ch. 35Hematopoiesis833
Ch. 36Erythrocyte Disorders871
Ch. 37Leukocyte Disorders903
Ch. 38Hematology Procedures943
Ch. 39The Mechanism of Blood Coagulation961
Ch. 40Evaluation of Bleeding Disorders975
Ch. 41Evaluation of Thrombosis1001
Ch. 42Clinical Mycology1015
Ch. 43Virology1075
Ch. 44Molecular Diagnostics1139
Ch. 45Cytogenetics1153
Ch. 46Laboratory Information Systems1163
Ch. 47Laboratory Mathematics1211
Ch. 48Laboratory Statistics1221
Ch. 49Safety Issues for the Clinical Laboratory1243
Index1267

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