Clinical Biochemistry: An Illustrated Colour Text by Allan GawClinical Biochemistry: An Illustrated Colour Text by Allan Gaw

Clinical Biochemistry: An Illustrated Colour Text

byAllan Gaw, Michael Murphy, Rajeev Srivastava

Paperback | July 2, 2013

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2014 BMA Medical Book Awards Highly Commended in Basic and Clinical Sciences category!

This fully revised edition ofClinical Biochemistryoffers essential reading for today's medical student and all those who require a concise, practical introduction to this subject. Topics are clearly presented in a series of double-page learning units', each covering a particular aspect of clinical biochemistry. Four sections provide a core grounding in the subject:

  • Introducing clinical biochemistrygives a basic insight in to the workings of a modern hospital laboratory and the interpretation of test results;
  • Core biochemistrycovers the bulk of routine analyses undertaken and their relevance in a clinical setting;
  • Endocrinologycovers the thyroid, adrenal, pituitary and gonadal function testing;
  • Specialised investigationprovides an overview of less requested yet important analyses.

Every learning unit' has been thoroughly checked and updated to reflect the latest field developments and clinical best practice and all new material is included on:

  • Myocardial infarction
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Osteoporosis
  • Proteinuria
  • The diagnosis of diabetes
  • Trace metals
  • Screening tests
  • Paediatrics
Title:Clinical Biochemistry: An Illustrated Colour TextFormat:PaperbackDimensions:196 pages, 11.69 × 8.25 × 0.68 inPublished:July 2, 2013Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0702051799

ISBN - 13:9780702051791

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Table of Contents

Introducing Clinical Biochemistry

Core Biochemistry


Specialized Investigations

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