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Clinical biochemistry : an illustrated colour text / Michael Murphy, Rajeev Srivastava, Kevin Deans.

Author/creator Murphy, Michael J. (Michael Julian), 1963- author.
Other author/creatorSrivastava, Rajeev (Clinical biochemist), author.
Other author/creatorDeans, Kevin, author.
Format Electronic and Book
EditionSixth edition.
Publication Info Edinburgh : Elsevier, 2019.
Description1 online resource (vi, 170 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Supplemental Content Direct link to resource
Subject(s)
Contents The clinical biochemistry laboratory -- The use of the laboratory -- Interpretation of results : general -- Interpretation of results : diagnosis -- Interpretation of results : monitoring -- Analytical aspects -- Fluid and electrolytes : basic concepts -- Water and sodium balance : physiological mechanisms -- Hyponatraemia : pathophysiology -- Hyponatraemia : assessment and management -- Hypernatraemia -- Hyperkalaemia -- Hypokalaemia -- Intravenous fluid therapy -- Investigation of renal function (1) -- Investigation of renal function (2) -- Urinalysis -- Proteinuria -- Acute kidney injury -- Chronic kidney disease -- Acid-base : concepts and vocabulary -- Metabolic acid-base disorders -- Respiratory and mixed acid-base disorders -- Acid-base disorders : diagnosis and management -- Proteins and enzymes -- Immunoglobulins -- Myocardial infarction -- Liver function tests -- Jaundice -- Liver disease -- Glucose metabolism and diabetes mellitus -- Diagnosis and monitoring of diabetes mellitus -- Diabetic ketoacidosis -- Hypoglycaemia -- Calcium regulation and hypocalcaemia -- Hypercalcaemia -- Phosphate and magnesium -- Metabolic bone disease -- Osteoporosis and fragility fractures -- Endocrine control -- Dynamic function tests -- Pituitary function -- Growth disorders and acromegaly -- Thyroid pathophysiology -- Hypothyroidism -- Hyperthyroidism -- Adrenocortical pathophysiology -- Hypofunction of the adrenal cortex -- Hyperfunction of the adrenal cortex -- Gonadal function -- Subfertility -- Nutritional assessment -- Nutritional support -- Parenteral nutrition -- The metabolic response to injury -- Gastrointestinal disorders -- Iron -- Zinc and copper -- Therapeutic drug monitoring -- Toxicology -- Metal poisoning -- Alcohol -- Ascites -- Pleural fluid -- Cerebrospinal fluid -- Identification of body fluids -- Lipoprotein metabolism -- Clinical disorders of lipid metabolism -- Hypertension -- Cancer and its consequences -- Tumour markers -- Multiple endocrine neoplasia -- Hyperuricaemia -- Myopathy -- Fetal monitoring and prenatal diagnosis -- Pregnancy -- Antenatal screening -- Screening the newborn for disease -- Paediatric biochemistry -- Inborn errors of metabolism -- Selected inherited disorders -- Case history comments.
Abstract "This comprehensively revised edition of Clinical Biochemistry offers essential reading for today's students of medicine and other health science disciplines - indeed, anyone who requires a concise, practical introduction to the subject. Topics are clearly presented in a series of double-page 'learning units', each covering a particular aspect of clinical biochemistry"--Publisher's description.
General noteRevised edition of: Clinical biochemistry : an illustrated colour text / Allan Gaw [and others]. 5th ed. 2013.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Source of descriptionDescription based on online resource; title from electronic title page (ClinicalKey, viewed September 11, 2018).
Issued in other formPrint version: Murphy, Michael J., 1969- Clinical biochemistry. Sixth edition. Amsterdam : Elsevier, 2018 9780702072987
ISBN9780702072970 (electronic bk.)
ISBN0702072974 (electronic bk.)
ISBN9780702072963 (electronic bk.)
ISBN0702072966 (electronic bk.)
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