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Tietz Fundamentals of Clinical Chemistry

Edited By: Carl Burtis and Edward Ashwood

881 pages, Figs, tabs


Hardback | Dec 1996 | Edition: 4 | #110864 | ISBN: 0721637639
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Combines basic biochemistry, physiology, laboratory tests in clinical diagnosis, and methodology performed in the laboratory. Comprehensive coverage incorporates important procedures and instrumentation. Chapters discuss DNA technology, tumor markers, and automated immunoassay.


I. LABORATORY PRINCIPLES 1. General Laboratory Techniques and Procedures 2. Specimen Collection and Processing; Sources of Biological Variation II. ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES AND INSTRUMENTATION 3. Spectrophotometric Techniques 4. Light Emission and Scattering Techniques 5. Basic Principles of Radioactivity and Its Measurement 6. Electrochemistry 7. Electrophoresis 8. Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry 9. Basic Enzymology 10. Principles of Immunochemical Techniques 11. Nucleic Acid Techniques 12. Automation in the Clinical Laboratory III. LABORATORY OPERATION 13. Evaluation of MethodsWith an Introduction to Statistical Techniques 14. Establishment and Use of Reference Values 15. Information Management - Informatics 16. Principles of Laboratory Management 17. Quality Management IV. ANALYTES 18. Amino Acids 19. Proteins 20. Enzymes 21. Tumor Markers Non-Protein Nitrogen Metabolites 23 . Carbohydrates 24. Lipids, Lipoproteins, and Apolipoproteins 25. Electrolytes 26. Hormones 27. Catechol Amines and Serotonin 28. Vitamins 29 . Trace Elements 30. Porphyrins, Iron, and Bilirubin 31. Therapeutic Drugs 32. Toxic Substances V. PATHOPHYSIOLOGY 33. Cardio-Pulmonary Function 34. Renal Function 35. Physiology and Disorders of Water, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Metabolism 36. Liver Function 37. Gastric, Pancreatic, and Intestinal Function 38. Bone Metabolism 39. Pituitary Function 40. Thyroid Function 41. Function of the Adrenal Cortex 42. Reproductive Function 43. Clinical Chemistry of Pregnancy 44 . Inherited Diseases 45. Clinical Nutrition: Assessment, Therapy, and Monitoring Reference Information for the Clinical Laboratory

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