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For courses in clinical chemistry as part of clinical laboratory technician/medical laboratory technician (CLT/MLT) and clinical laboratory science/medical technology (CLS/MT) education programs.
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A highly readable introduction to essential analytes, for CLT/MLT and CLS/MT students
Clinical Laboratory Chemistry, 3rd Edition, is part of Pearson’s clinical laboratory science series, which offers a balanced, engaging presentation of theory and application. The text focuses on clinically significant analyses students are likely to encounter in the lab. Detailed technical information combined with real¿ case studies helps students synthesize and analyze information and appreciate the significant role laboratory chemists play in patient care.
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Table of contents
1. Laboratory Basics
2. Safety in the Clinical Chemistry Laboratory
3. Laboratory Statistics, Method Development, and Quality Control
4. Instrumentation, Laboratory Automation, and Informatics
6. Molecular Diagnostics
8. Lipids and Lipoproteins
9. Amino Acids and Proteins
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 Function
18. Cardiac Function
19. Liver Function
20. Iron, Porphyrins, and Hemoglobin
21. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
22. Toxic Substances
23. Nutrition and Vitamins
24. Tumor Markers
25. Geriatric Clinical Chemistry
U.S. Customary System of Measurement of Length, Area, Liquid, and Mass
Conversions From U.S. Customary Metric Units
Metric Prefixes for the Basic Units of Measurement
Conversion Among Different Measurements Within the Metric System
Base Units of Le Système Internationale D’unités
Derived Units of Le Système Internationale D’unités
Common Acids and Bases Used in Laboratories
Ph Values and their Corresponding Hydrogen and Hydroxyl Molar Concentrations
Nomogram for the Determination of Body Surface Area of Children and Adults
Body Mass Index (BMI) Table
Reference Intervals for Selected Analytes
Periodic Table of Elements
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