This comprehensive, up-to-date, readable text acts as a complete clinical chemistry course and professional reference, providing detailed, specific information on the principles of clinical chemistry in laboratory diagnosis as well as the pathophysiologic changes that occur in disease and affect testing outcomes. Explanations of Laboratory Techniques (Part 1) lead the reader through various necessary laboratory techniques and practices. Chapters on Pathophysiology (Part 2) provide descriptions of how specific diseases affect the human body. A companion CD-ROM packaged with the book features Methods of Analysis, a comprehensive Urinalysis Manual, and an interactive Study Guide/Workbook to reinforce concepts. The book's clear writing and comprehensive coverage make it an ideal resource for both students and practitioners.
New York Univ., New York City. Brandon/Hill Allied Health List selection (#36). Textbook contains updated and expanded chapters, use of Internet resources, and a companion CD-ROM. Revisions reflect new tests and a better understanding of old tests. Includes halftone illustrations, tables, and charts. DNLM: Chemistry, Clinical.
About the Author
Lawrence A Kaplan, PhD, Director, Clinical Chemistry, Bellevue Hospital; Clinical Professor, Pathology, New York University, New York, NY; Amadeo J Pesce, PhD, DABCC, FNACB, Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH; Laboratory Director, Adams County Hospital, West Union, OH; Laboratory Director, Drake Center, Cincinnati, OH; and Steven Kazmierczak, PhD, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Department of Pathology, Portland, OR
Number Of Pages: 1179
Publication Date: 2003-01
Sales Rank: 5430410
ISBN / ASIN: 9997624467