Tietz's Applied Laboratory Medicine
The classic reference, expanded and updated
Tietz's Applied Laboratory Medicine, Second Edition provides a comprehensive overview of modern laboratory medicine in a real-life, case-based format. Complete with patient history and laboratory data, the cases illustrate many new laboratory tests and treatments, current risk factor guidelines based on laboratory tests, and new test algorithms. For ease of use, cases are grouped by body system or disease category, including cardiovascular, pulmonary, renal, liver, gastrointestinal, endocrine, gynecologic and obstetrical, hematological, and central nervous system, as well as lipid and metabolism disorders, congenital disorders, toxicology, infectious, autoimmune diseases, and more. Extensively updated and expanded, this reference features:
* Ninety cases illustrating the latest laboratory tests for disease diagnosis and risk assessment, including: cardiac damage markers, congestive heart failure markers, cardiac risk factors, autoimmune markers, bone resorption markers, and genetic testing
* New case studies encompassing hematology, coagulation, infectious disease, autoimmune disease, molecular diagnostics, and more
* Detailed case studies that include the definition of the disease, its pathophysiology, and treatment
This is a practical, valuable reference for clinical chemists, clinical lab technologists, pathologists, allied health professionals, general practitioners, residents, medical students, and educators.