Clinical Chemistry: With STUDENT CONSULT Access, IE, 8/e

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Author: Marshall
Edition: 8th IE
ISBN: 9780723438823
Language: English
Published: 2016
Publisher: Elsevier, UK

Clinical Chemistry considers what happens to the body’s chemistry when affected by disease. Each chapter covers the relevant basic science and effectively applies this to clinical practice.

Clinical Chemistry, IE:

With STUDENT CONSULT Access, 8/e

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Clinical Chemistry considers what happens to the body’s chemistry when affected by disease. Each chapter covers the relevant basic science and effectively applies this to clinical practice. It includes discussion on diagnostic techniques and patient management and makes regular use of case histories to emphasise clinical relevance, summarise chapter key points and to provide a useful starting point for examination revision.

Table of Contents

1.An Introduction to Biochemistry and Cell Biology

2.Biochemical Investigations in Clinical Medicine

3.Water, Sodium and Potassium

4.Hydrogen Ion Homoeostasis and Blood Gases

5.The Kidneys

6.The Liver

7.The Gastrointestinal Tract

8.Clinical Nutrition

9.The Hypothalamus and the Pituitary Gland

10.The Adrenal Glands

11.The Thyroid Gland

12.The Gonads

13.Disorders of Carbohydrate Metabolism

14.Calcium, Phosphate and Magnesium

15.Bones and Joints

16.Plasma Proteins and Enzymes

17. Lipids, Lipoproteins and Cardiovascular Disease

18.Muscles, Nerves and Psychiatric Disorders

19.Inherited Metabolic Diseases

20.Disorders of Haemoproteins, Porphyrins and Iron

21.Metabolic Aspects of Malignant Disease

22.Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and Chemical Aspects of Toxicology

23.Clinical Chemistry at the Extremes of Age