Henry's clinical diagnosis and management by laboratory methods / [edited by] Richard A. McPherson, Matthew R. Pincus.
Contributor(s): McPherson, Richard A | Pincus, Matthew R | Henry, John BernardMaterial type: TextPublisher: Philadelphia : Saunders Elsevier, ℗♭2007Edition: 21st edDescription: xxi, 1450 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1416002871; 9781416002871Uniform titles: Clinical diagnosis and management by laboratory methods. Subject(s): Diagnosis, Laboratory | Clinical Laboratory TechniquesDDC classification: 616.0756 LOC classification: RB37 | .C54 2007
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
General concepts and administrative issues -- Optimizing laboratory workflow and performance -- Pre-analysis -- Analysis: principles of instrumentation -- Analysis: clinical laboratory automation -- Point-of-care and physician office laboratories -- Post-analysis: medical decision-making -- Interpreting laboratory results -- Laboratory statistics -- Quality control -- Clinical laboratory informatics -- Financial management -- Biological, chemical and nuclear terrorism: role of the laboratory -- Evaluation of renal function, water, electrolytes and acid-base balance -- Biochemical markers of bone metabolism -- Carbohydrates -- Lipids and dyslipoproteinemia -- Evaluation of cardiac injury and function -- Specific proteins -- Clinical enzymology -- Evaluation of liver function -- Laboratory diagnosis of gastrointestinal and pancreatic disorders -- Toxicology and therapeutic drug monitoring -- Evaluation of endocrine function -- Reproductive function and pregnancy -- Vitamins and trace elements -- Basic examination of urine -- Cerebrospinal, synovial, and serous body fluids -- Basic examination of blood and bone marrow -- Hematopoiesis -- Erythrocytic disorders -- Leukocytic disorders -- The flow cytometric evaluation of hematopoietic neoplasia -- Immunohematology -- Transfusion medicine -- Hemapheresis -- Tissue banking and progenitor cells -- Coagulation and fibrinolysis.
Blood platelets and Von Willebrand Disease -- Laboratory approach to thrombotic risk -- Antithrombotic therapy -- Overview of the immune system and immunologic disorders -- Immunoassays and immunochemistry -- Laboratory evaluation of the cellular immune system -- Laboratory evaluation of immunoglobin function and humoral immunity -- Mediators of inflammation: complement, cytokines, and adhesion molecules -- Human leukocyte antigen: the major histocompatibility complex of man -- The major histocompatibility complex and disease -- Immunodeficiency disorders -- Clinical and laboratory evaluation of systemic rheumatic diseases -- Vasculitis -- Organ-specific autoimmune diseases -- Allergic diseases -- Viral infections -- Chlamydial, rickettsial, and mycoplasmal infections -- Medical bacteriology -- In vitro testing of antimicrobial agents -- Spirochete infections -- Mycobacteria -- Mycotic diseases -- Medical parasitology -- Molecular pathology of infectious diseases -- Specimen collection and handling for diagnosis of infectious diseases -- Bioterrorism: microbiology -- Introduction to molecular pathology -- Molecular diagnostics: basic principles and techniques -- Polymerase chain reaction and other chain reaction amplification technology -- Hybridization array technologies -- Applications of cytogenetics in modern pathology -- Establishing a molecular diagnostics laboratory -- Molecular diagnosis of hematopoietic neoplasms -- Molecular diagnosis of genetic diseases -- Identity analysis: use of DNA polymorphisms in parentage and forensic testing -- Diagnostic and management of cancer using serologic tumor markers -- Oncoproteins and early tumor detection -- Diagnostic and prognostic impact of high-throughput genomic and proteomic technologies in the post-genomic era.
Comprehensive coverage provides an in-depth understanding of lab test selection and interpretation of results. A new full-color layout makes reference much easier. New chapters on laboratory regulations, nutrition, point-of-care testing, bioterrorism, proteomics, microarray analysis, and the human genome project as well as a completely new section on cancer testing and meticulous updates from cover to cover put all the latest, most essential knowledge at your fingertips.