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Tietz Fundamentals of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics, 7th Edition

98.58€ 88.72€
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ISBN - 9781455741656
Autor(es) - Carl A. Burtis, David E. Bruns
Editora - Saunders
Ano de Edição - 2015
N º de Páginas - 1104


A condensed, easier-to-understand student version of the acclaimed Tietz Textbook of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics, Tietz Fundamentals of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics, 7th Edition uses a laboratory perspective in providing the clinical chemistry fundamentals you need to work in a real-world, clinical lab. Coverage ranges from laboratory principles to analytical techniques and instrumentation, analytes, pathophysiology, and more. New content keeps you current with the latest developments in molecular diagnostics. From highly respected clinical chemistry experts Carl Burtis and David Bruns, this textbook shows how to select and perform diagnostic lab tests, and accurately evaluate results.

Key Features

•Authoritative, respected author team consists of two well-known experts in the clinical chemistry world.
•Coverage of analytical techniques and instrumentation includes optical techniques, electrochemistry, electrophoresis, chromatography, mass spectrometry, enzymology, immunochemical techniques, microchips, automation, and point of care testing.
•Learning objectives begin each chapter, providing measurable outcomes to achieve after completing the material.
•Key words are listed and defined at the beginning of each chapter, and bolded in the text.
•A glossary at the end of the book makes it quick and easy to look up definitions of key terms.
•More than 500 illustrations plus easy-to-read tables help you understand and remember key concepts.

New to this Edition

•New chapters on molecular diagnostics include the principles of molecular biology, nucleic acid techniques and applications, and genomes and nucleic acid alterations, reflecting the changes in this rapidly evolving field.
•New content on clinical evaluation of methods, kidney function tests, and diabetes is added to this edition.
•NEW multiple-choice review questions at the end of each chapter allow you to measure your comprehension of the material.
•NEW case studies on the Evolve companion website use real-life scenarios to reinforce concepts.



1. Clinical Chemistry, Molecular Diagnostics, and Laboratory Medicine
2. Selection and Analytical Evaluation of Methods — With Statistical Techniques
3. Clinical Evaluation of Methods  
4. Evidence-Based Laboratory Medicine
5. Establishment and Use of Reference Values
6. Specimen Collection, Processing, and Other Preanalytical Variables
7. Quality Management

8. Principles of Basic Techniques and Laboratory Safety
9. Optical Techniques  
10. Electrochemistry and Chemical Sensors  
11. Electrophoresis  
12. Chromatography  
13. Mass Spectrometry  
14. Enzyme and Rate Analyses  
15. Immunochemical Techniques  
16 Automation
17. Point-of-Care Instrumentation  

18. Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins  
19. Serum Enzymes
20. Tumor Markers and Cancer Genes
21. Kidney Function Tests — Creatinine, GFR, Urea, and Uric Acid
22. Carbohydrates  
23. Lipids, Lipoproteins, Apolipoproteins, and Other Cardiac Risk Factors
24. Electrolytes and Blood Gases  
25. Hormones
26.  Catecholamines and Serotonin
27.  Vitamins, Trace Elements, Nutritional Assessment
28. Hemoglobin, Iron, and Bilirubin  
29. Porphyrins and Porphyrias  
30. Therapeutic Drugs and Their Management
31. Clinical Toxicology  
32.  Toxic Metals

33. Diabetes
34.  Cardiovascular Disease
35.  Kidney Disease  
36.  Physiology and Disorders of Water, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Metabolism
37.  Liver Disease  
38.  Gastrointestinal and Pancreatic Diseases   
39.  Disorders of Bone and Mineral Metabolism
40.  Disorders of the Pituitary Gland
41.  Disorders of the Adrenal Cortex  
42.  Thyroid Disorders
43.  Reproduction-Related Disorders  
44.  Pregnancy and Prenatal Testing  
45.  Newborn Screening and Inborn Errors of Metabolism
46. Pharmacogenetics

47. Principles of Molecular Biology  
48. Nucleic Acid Techniques and Applications
49. Genomes and Nucleic Acid Alterations

50. Reference Information for the Clinical Laboratory