ISBN: 9780721638652
Page Count: 976
Imprint: Saunders
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Tietz Fundamentals of Clinical Chemistry, 6th Edition

by Carl A. Burtis, PhD and David E. Bruns, MD
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780721638652
Page Count: 976
Imprint: Saunders
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A condensed, student-friendly version of Tietz Textbook of Clinical Chemistry, this text uses a laboratory perspective to provide you with the chemistry fundamentals you need to work in a real-world, clinical lab. Accurate chemical structures are included to explain the key chemical features of relevant molecules. Offering complete, accurate coverage of key topics in the field, it's everything that you expect from the Tietz name!
    • More than 500 illustrations and easy-to-read tables help you understand and remember key concepts.
    • Key words, learning objectives, and other student-friendly features reinforce important material.
    • Chapter review questions are included in an appendix to test your knowledge.
    • A two-color design makes it easier to read and easy to find important topics.
    • In-depth, reader-friendly content is appropriate for MT/CLS and MLT/CLT students and may also be used by laboratory practitioners, pathology residents, and others.
    • A new chapter on newborn screening discusses the basic principles, screening recommendations, inborn errors, methods, and interpretation of results.
    • A comprehensive glossary provides easy-to-find definitions of key terms.
    • An Evolve website provides regular updates of content, answers to review questions, and web links to related sites for further research and study.
  • I. LABORATORY PRINCIPLES

    1. Introduction to Clinical Chemistry and Evidence-Based Laboratory Medicine

    2. Introduction to Principles of Laboratory Analyses and Safety

    3. Specimen Collection and Other Pre-Analytical Variables

    II. ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES AND INSTRUMENTATION

    4. Optical Techniques

    5. Electrochemistry and Chemical Sensors

    6. Electrophoresis

    7. Chromatography

    8. Mass Spectrometry

    9. Principles of Clinical Enzymology

    10. Principles of Immunochemical Techniques

    11. Automation in the Clinical Laboratory

    12. Point-of-Care Testing

    III. LABORATORY OPERATIONS

    13. Selection and Analytical Evaluation of Methods — With Statistical Techniques

    14. Establishment and Use of Reference Values

    15. Clinical Laboratory Informatics

    16. Quality Management

    IV. ANALYTES

    17. Nucleic Acids

    18. Amino Acids and Proteins

    19. Enzymes

    20. Tumor Markers

    21. Creatinine, Uric acid, and Urea

    22. Carbohydrates

    23. Lipids, Lipoproteins, and Cardiac Risk Factors

    24. Electrolytes and Blood Gases

    25. Hormones

    26. Catecholamines and Serotonin

    27. Vitamins and Trace Elements

    28. Hemoglobin, Iron, and Bilirubin
    29. Porphyrins and Disorders of Porphyrin Metabolism

    30. Therapeutic Drugs

    31. Clinical Toxicology

    32. Toxic Metals

    V. PATHOPHYSIOLOGY

    33. Cardiovascular Disease

    34. Renal Disease

    35. Disorders of Water, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Metabolism

    36. Liver Disease

    37. Gastric, Pancreatic, and Intestinal Diseases

    38. Disorders of Bone

    39. Pituitary Disorders

    40. Adrenal Cortical Disorders

    41. Thyroid Disorders

    42. Reproductive Disorders

    43. Disorders of Pregnancy

    44. Newborn Screening

    VI. REFERENCE INFORMATION

    45. Reference Information for the Clinical Laboratory

    Appendix: Review Questions

    Glossary
  • Carl A. Burtis, PhD, Health Services Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, and Clinical Professor of Pathology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT and David E. Bruns, MD, Professor of Pathology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Director of Clinical Chemistry and Associate Director of Molecular Diagnostics, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, and Former Editor, Clinical Chemistry, Washington, DC
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