Clinical Biochemistry:Metabolic and Clinical Aspects , 3rd Edition

Author
By William J. Marshall, MA, MSc, PhD, MBBS, FRCP, FRCPath, FRCPEdin, FIBiol, Márta Lapsley, MB BCh BAO, DipPath, MRCPath, MD, FRCPath , Andrew Day, MA MSc MBBS FRCPath and Ruth Ayling, PhD FRCP FRCPath
With Expert Consult access
ISBN
9780702051401
Stock Status
Please allow 2 - 3 weeks for delivery
Publication Date
09-04-2014
View More
Paperback
AU$151.95 AU$136.76
Earn 13 Points
+ WishList

Now fully revised and updated, Clinical Biochemistry, third edition is essential reading for specialty trainees, particularly those preparing for postgraduate examinations. It is also an invaluable current reference for all established practitioners, including both medical and scientist clinical biochemists.

Building on the success of previous editions, this leading textbook primarily focuses on clinical aspects of the subject, giving detailed coverage of all conditions where clinical biochemistry is used in diagnosis and management - including nutritional disorders, diabetes, inherited metabolic disease, metabolic bone disease, renal calculi and dyslipidaemias. The acquisition and interpretation of clinical biochemical data are also discussed in detail.


New to this Edition
  • Expanded sections on haematology and immunology for clinical biochemists provide a thorough understanding of both laboratory and clinical aspects
  • New chapters are included on important evolving areas such as the metabolic response to stress, forensic aspects of clinical biochemistry and data quality management
  • An extended editorial team - including three expert new additions - ensures accuracy of information and relevance to current curricula and clinical practice
  • A superb new accompanying electronic version provides an enhanced learning experience and rapid reference anytime, anywhere!

Elsevier ExpertConsult.com

Enhanced eBooks for medical professionals

Compatible with PC, Mac®, most mobile devices and eReaders, browse, search, and interact with this title - online and offline. Redeem your PIN at expertconsult.com today!

  • Straightforward navigation and search across all Elsevier titles
  • Seamless, real-time integration between devices
  • Adjustable text size and brightness
  • Notes and highlights sharing with other users through social media
  • Interactive content
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780702051401
Table of Content The uses of biochemical data in clinical medicine. The acquisition of biochemical data. The interpretation of biochemical data. Sodium, water and potassium. Hydrogen ion homoeostasis, tissue oxygenation and their disorders. Calcium, phosphate and magnesium. The kidneys, renal function and renal failure. Proteinuria. Renal tubular disorders and renal stone disease. The clinical biochemistry of nutrition. Nutritional disorders and their management. The clinical biochemistry of the gastrointestinal tract. The assessment of hepatic function and investigation of jaundice. Acute and chronic liver disease. Diabetes mellitus: pathophysiology and biochemical background. The clinical management of diabetes mellitus. Hypoglycaemia. Hypothalamic, pituitary and adrenal disorders. Thyroid dysfunction. Hormonal aspects of non-endocrine disease. Abnormal sexual development. The clinical biochemistry of female reproductive function, including pregnancy, oral contraception and hormone replacement therapy. Reproductive function in the male. Inherited metabolic disease. Paediatric clinical biochemistry. Biochemical aspects of anaemia. The porthyrias and disorders of haem synthesis. The haemoglobulinopathies. Immunology for clinical biochemists. Metabolic bone disease. Biochemical aspects of articular disease. Muscle disease. Investigation of cerebrospinal fluid. Biochemical aspects of psychiatric disorders. Biochemical aspects of neurological disease. Biochemical aspects of mental retardation. Lipid metabolism, hyper- and hypo-lipidaemias. The clinical biochemistry of the cardiovascular system. Therapeutic drug monitoring. Poisoning. Metabolic effects of tumours. Tumour markers. Molecular clinical biochemistry. Free radicals.
Author Information By William J. Marshall, MA, MSc, PhD, MBBS, FRCP, FRCPath, FRCPEdin, FIBiol, Consultant Clinical Biochemist and Clinical Director of Pathology, The London Clinic; Emeritus Reader in Clinical Biochemistry, Kings College London, London, UK; Márta Lapsley, MB BCh BAO, DipPath, MRCPath, MD, FRCPath , Consultant Chemical Pathologist, Epsom and St. Helier NHS Trust and Clinical Lead for Health Informatics, Epsom and St Helier NHS Trust; Honorary Senior Lecturer in Clinical Endocrinology and Nutrition, Centre for Clinical Science and Measurement, University of Surrey; Honorary Senior Research Fellow, South West Thames Institute for Renal Research ; Andrew Day, MA MSc MBBS FRCPath , Consultant Chemical Pathologist, Weston Area Health Trust and University Hospitals Bristol Foundation Trust; Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in Chemical Pathology, University of Bristol; Head of Severn Deanery Postgraduate School of Pathology, Bristol, UK and Ruth Ayling, PhD FRCP FRCPath, Consultant in Clinical Biochemistry, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, UK
Trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
Pages 934
Publication Date 09-04-2014
Stock Status Please allow 2 - 3 weeks for delivery
Published Reviews "An invaluable resource... Information is wide ranging and detailed but also very practical, being applicable to the real questions about real patients that we have to deal with every day. There are lots of tables for easy reference. I heartily recommend this book."
Elizabeth Hall, Annals of Clinical Biochemistry
Write Your Own Review
Only registered users can write reviews. Please Sign in or create an account
You May Also Like
  1. Clinical Practice Manual for Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
    Judd Landsberg
    Regular Price AU$106.95 Special Price AU$96.26
  2. Clinical Gynecologic Oncology
    Philip J. DiSaia
    Regular Price AU$239.95 Special Price AU$215.96
  3. Clinical Cases in Anesthesia
    Allan P. Reed
    Regular Price AU$156.95 Special Price AU$141.25
  4. Companion to Clinical Anaesthesia Exams
    Charlie Corke
    Regular Price AU$78.00 Special Price AU$70.20
Title By Same Author
  1. Clinical Chemistry
    William J. Marshall
    Regular Price AU$96.95 Special Price AU$87.26
  2. Clinical Chemistry
    William J. Marshall
    Regular Price AU$92.99 Special Price AU$83.70
  3. Clinical Chemistry
    William J. Marshall
    Regular Price AU$68.84 Special Price AU$61.95
  4. Clinical Chemistry
    William J. Marshall
    Regular Price AU$69.95 Special Price AU$62.95
  5. Clinical Biochemistry
    William J. Marshall
    Regular Price AU$161.00 Special Price AU$144.89

Back to top