Clinical Chemistry in Diagnosis and Treatment / Edition 6 available in Paperback
- Pub. Date:
- Taylor & Francis
A companion 'Workbook' containing multiple choice questions, data interpretation exercises and illustrative case-histories is also available.
The new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated by Philip Mayne, co-author of the fifth edition. The philosophy of previous editions - to cover the entire field of chemical pathology at a level suitable for undergraduate students whilst emphasizing the problems most commonly encountered in clinical practice - remains unchanged.
Table of ContentsThe kidneys and renal calculi
Sodium and water metabolism
Hydrogen ion homeostasis
The hypothalamus and pituitary gland
The reproductive system
Calcium, phosphate and magnesium metabolism
Plasma lipids and lipoproteins
Intestinal absorption: gastric and pancreatic function
Liver disease and gallstones
Plasma enzymes in diagnosis
Proteins in plasma and urine
Clinical chemistry of the newborn
Inborn errors of metabolism
Purine and urate metabolism
Haem metabolism: iron and the porphyrias
Biochemical effects of tumours
The cerebrospinal fluid
The clinician's contribution to valid results
Requesting tests and interpreting results.