For courses in Clinical Chemistry in clinical laboratory technician and clinical laboratory technologist education programs.
Clinical Laboratory Chemistry is a part of Pearson’s Clinical Laboratory Science series of textbooks, which is designed to balance theory and application in an engaging and useful way. Readable and up-to-date, this book concentrates on clinically significant analytes students are likely to encounter in the lab. Highly detailed technical information and real-life case studies help learners envision themselves as members of the health care team–providing the laboratory services specific to chemistry that assist in patient care. Its fundamental approach and special features allow students to analyze and synthesize information, and better understand the ever-evolving nature of clinical chemistry.
Table of Contents
SECTION I: FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES AND TECHNIQUES USED IN A CLINICAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY
1. Laboratory Basics
3. Laboratory Automation
4. Laboratory Operations
SECTION II: ANALYTES
7. Lipids, Lipoproteins, and Cardiovascular Disease
8. Amino Acids and Proteins
10. Tumor Markers
11. Nonprotein Nitrogen and Renal Function
12. Body Water and Electrolyte Homeostasis
13. Blood Gases, pH and Acid Base Balance
14. Mineral and Bone Metabolism
15. The Endocrine System
16. Gastrointestinal (GI) Function
18. Cardiac Function
19. Liver Function
20. Iron, Porphyrins and Hemoglobin
21. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM)
23. Trace Elements
25. Molecular Diagnostics
A. US Customary System of Measurement of Length, Area, Liquid, and Mass
B. Conversions from US Customary to Metric Units
C. Metric Prefixes for the Basic Units of Measurement
D Conversion Among Different Measurements within the Metric System
E. Base Units of the Le Système International d’ Unitès
F. Derived Units of the Le Système International d’ Unitès
G. Common Acids and Bases Used in Laboratories
H. pH Values and Their Corresponding Hydrogen and Hydroxyl Molar Concentrations
I. Nomogram for the Determination of Body Surface Area of Children and Adults.
J. Body Mass Index (BMI) Table
K. Reference Intervals for Selected Analytes
L. Periodic Table of Elements
M. Answers to Case Study Questions
N. Answers to Checkpoints
O. Answers to Review Questions
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$52.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-706710-7