Clinical Biochemistry

Paperback | December 14, 2016

EditorNessar Ahmed

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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.Clinical Biochemistry provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to the biochemical basis of disease processes, and how these diseases can be investigated in the biomedical laboratory. New clinical case studies have been added to the second edition, to further emphasize the link between theoryand practice and help engage students with the subject.

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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 w...

Dr Nessar Ahmed is 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.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:768 pagesPublished:December 14, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199674442

ISBN - 13:9780199674442

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1. David Cameron: Biochemical investigations and quality control2. Tim James: Automation3. Edmund Lamb: Kidney disease4. Joanne Marsden: Hyperuricaemia and gout5. Tim James: Fluid and electrolyte disorders6. David Tierney: Acid-base disorders7. Paul Collinson and Amy Lloyd: Clinical enzymology and biomarkers8. Roy Sherwood: Liver function tests9. Mike France: Abnormalities of lipid metabolism10. Nessar Ahmed: Disorders of calcium, phosphate, and magnesium homeostasis11. Garry McDowell: Abnormal pituitary function12. Garry McDowell: Thyroid disease13. Allen Yates and Ian Laing: Diabetes mellitus and hypoglycaemia14. John Honour: Adrenal disease15. Ian Laing and Julie Thornton: Reproductive endocrinology16. Pat Twomey and William Simpson: Biochemical nutrition17. Garry McDowell and Gordon Brydon: Gastrointestinal disorders and malabsorption18. Gerald Maguire: Specific protein markers19. Joanne Adaway and Gilbert Wieringa: Cancer biochemistry and tumour markers20. Mary Anne Preece: Inherited metabolic disorders and newborn screening21. Robin Whelpton, Nigel Brown, and Robert Flanagan: Therapeutic drug monitoring22. Gwendolen Ayers: Chemical toxicology