Biomedical Science Practice by Nessar AhmedBiomedical Science Practice by Nessar Ahmed

Biomedical Science Practice

EditorNessar Ahmed, Hedley Glencross, Qiuyu Wang

Paperback | August 13, 2016

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Biomedical scientists are the foundation of modern healthcare, from cancer screening to diagnosing HIV, from blood transfusion for surgery to food poisoning and infection control. Without biomedical scientists, the diagnosis of disease, the evaluation of the effectiveness of treatment, andresearch into the causes and cures of disease would not be possible. The Fundamentals of Biomedical Science series has been written to reflect the challenges of practicing biomedical science today. It draws together essential basic science with insights into laboratory practice to show how an understanding of the biology of disease is coupled to the analyticalapproaches that lead to diagnosis. Assuming only a minimum of prior knowledge, the series reviews the full range of disciplines to which a Biomedical Scientist may be exposed - from microbiology to cytopathology to transfusion science. A core text in the Fundamentals of Biomedical Science series, Biomedical Science Practice gives a comprehensive overview of the key laboratory techniques and professional skills that students need to master. The text is supported throughout with engaging clinical case studies, written to emphasizethe link between theory and practice, providing a strong foundation for beginning biomedical science students.
Dr. Nessar Ahmed is a Reader in Clinical Biochemistry at the Manchester Metropolitan University where his research examines the role of protein glycation in diabetes. His teaching includes clinical biochemistry, endocrinology, and analytical science. Hedley Glencross is an Advanced Specialist Biomedical Scientist at the Cytology Depart...
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Title:Biomedical Science PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:432 pagesPublished:August 13, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198717318

ISBN - 13:9780198717317

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Table of Contents

1. Hedley Glencross: Biomedical science and biomedical scientists2. Hedley Glencross: Fitness to practise3. Hedley Glencross and Georgina Lavender: Communications in laboratory medicine4. Hedley Glencross and Alison Taylor: Health and safety5. Ian Graham: Preparing and measuring reagents6. Joyce Overfield: Samples and sample collection7. Tony Sims and Qiuyu Wang: Microscopy8. Peter Robinson: Electrochemistry9. Qiuyu Wang, Helen Montgomery, Nessar Ahmed, and Chris Smith: Spectroscopy10. Qiuyu Wang, Nessar Ahmed, and Chris Smith: Centrifugation11. Qiuyu Wang, Nessar Ahmed, and Chris Smith: Chromatography12. Qiuyu Wang, Nessar Ahmed, and Chris Smith: Electrophoresis13. Christine Yates and Qiuyu Wang: Immunological techniques14. Qiuyu Wang, Nessar Ahmed, and Chris Smith: Molecular biology techniques15. Tim James: Laboratory automation16. Jan Still, Lynda Petley, and Garry McDowell: Point of care testing17. Elaine Moore: Quality assurance and management18. Hedley Glencross and Georgina Lavender: Personal development