Carl A. Burtis ; David E. Bruns
Tietz Fundamentals of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics, 7th Edition provides the clinical chemistry fundamentals you need to work in a real-world, clinical lab. It is a condensed and easier-to-understand student version of the highly regarded Tietz Textbook of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics. Tietz Fundamentals of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics, 7th Edition uses a laboratory perspective in providing these fundamentals. The topics covered include laboratory fundamentals, analytical methods and instruments, analytes, pathophysiology, and a variety of other topics. You will stay up to date with the most recent advances in molecular diagnostics thanks to the new content. This textbook was written by Carl Burtis and David Bruns, two of the most well-known names in the field of clinical chemistry. It demonstrates how to choose and carry out diagnostic laboratory tests, as well as accurately interpret the results.
Author team comprises of two well-known professionals in the field of clinical chemistry. Author team is authoritative and renowned in the field.
Optical techniques, electrochemistry, electrophoresis, chromatography, mass spectrometry, enzymology, immunochemical techniques, microchips, automation, and point of care testing are some of the analytical techniques and apparatus that are covered in this article.
Each chapter begins with a list of learning objectives, which are measurable goals that the reader should strive to accomplish after reading the material.
At the beginning of each chapter is a list of key words, followed by a definition of the term, and the key words are bolded throughout the book.
The glossary found at the back of the book makes it simple and expedient to search up the meanings of many key terms.
You will have an easier time understanding and remembering important topics thanks to the over 500 images and tables that are easy to read.
The fundamentals of molecular biology, nucleic acid techniques and applications, and genomes and nucleic acid mutations are some of the topics covered in newly published chapters on molecular diagnostics. These chapters represent the developments that have occurred in this quickly developing subject.
This volume now includes updated material with fresh content on clinical evaluation of procedures, renal function testing, and diabetes.
At the end of each chapter, there is a set of BRAND NEW review questions with multiple choice answers that allow you to test how well you understand the topic.
NEW case studies may be found on the Evolve companion website. These case studies employ events taken from real life to help students better understand key topics.