Tietz Textbook of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics (Google eBook)

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Oct 14, 2012 - Medical - 2256 pages
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As the definitive reference for clinical chemistry, Tietz Textbook of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics, 5th Edition offers the most current and authoritative guidance on selecting, performing, and evaluating results of new and established laboratory tests. Up-to-date encyclopedic coverage details everything you need to know, including: analytical criteria for the medical usefulness of laboratory procedures; new approaches for establishing reference ranges; variables that affect tests and results; the impact of modern analytical tools on lab management and costs; and applications of statistical methods. In addition to updated content throughout, this two-color edition also features a new chapter on hemostasis and the latest advances in molecular diagnostics.

  • Section on Molecular Diagnostics and Genetics contains nine expanded chapters that focus on emerging issues and techniques, written by experts in field, including Y.M. Dennis Lo, Rossa W.K. Chiu, Carl Wittwer, Noriko Kusukawa, Cindy Vnencak-Jones, Thomas Williams, Victor Weedn, Malek Kamoun, Howard Baum, Angela Caliendo, Aaron Bossler, Gwendolyn McMillin, and Kojo S.J. Elenitoba-Johnson.
  • Highly-respected author team includes three editors who are well known in the clinical chemistry world.
  • Reference values in the appendix give you one location for comparing and evaluating test results.
  • NEW! Two-color design throughout highlights important features, illustrations, and content for a quick reference.
  • NEW! Chapter on hemostasis provides you with all the information you need to accurately conduct this type of clinical testing.
  • NEW! Six associate editors, Ann Gronowski, W. Greg Miller, Michael Oellerich, Francois Rousseau, Mitchell Scott, and Karl Voelkerding, lend even more expertise and insight to the reference.
  • NEW! Reorganized chapters ensure that only the most current information is included.

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Electrolytes and Blood Gases
Clinical Toxicology
Toxic Metals
Molecular Diagnostics and Genetics
Genomes and Nucleic Acid Alterations
Molecular Methods in Diagnosis and Monitoring of Infectious

Analytical Techniques and Instrumentation
Optical Techniques
Electrochemistry and Chemical Sensors
Chromatography and Extraction
Mass Spectrometry
Enzyme and Rate Analyses
Principles of Irnrnunochemical Techniques
Nucleic Acid Techniques
Microfabrication and Microfluidics and Their Application to Clinical
Newborn Screening and Inborn Errors of Metabolism
Lipids Lipoproteins Apolipoproteins and Other Cardiovascular Risk
Physiology and Disorders of Water Electrolyte and AcidBase
Liver Disease
Gastric Pancreatic and Intestinal Function
Bone and Mineral Metabolism
Pituitary Function and Pathophysiology
The Adrenal Cortex
The Thyroid Pathophysiology and Thyroid Function Testing
Reproductive Endocrinology and Related Disorders
Pregnancy and Its Disorders
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