Henry's Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods, 21e by Richard A. McPherson
(Clinical Diagnosis & Management by Laboratory Methods)

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Required reading in clinical pathology since 1908! Comprehensive coverage gives you an in-depth understanding of lab test selection and interpretation of results. A new full-color layout makes reference much easier. What's more, new chapters on laboratory regulations, nutrition, point-of-care testing, bioterrorism, proteomics, microarray analysis, and the human genome project - as well as a completely new section on cancer testing and meticulous updates from cover to cover - put all the latest, most essential knowledge at your fingertips.Describes the scientific foundation, and clinical application of today's complete range of laboratory tests.Delivers quick and easy access to information with a superb organization that lends itself to continuous reading as well as specific, on-the-spot referencing of a particular problem or condition.Presents a new full-color layout, many new color illustrations and visual aids, and a new organ-system organization to make reference easier and faster.Provides new chapters on Proteomics, Microarray Analysis, and Human Genome Project in Laboratory-Based Diagnostics - authored by pioneering experts who helped originate these techniques.Delivers a new chapter on Laboratory Regulations that details stringent new guidelines in the U.S. and abroad (such as CLIA88 and HIPAA), inspection, accreditation, and proficiency testing.Includes a completely new section on Cancer Testing that covers all aspects of molecular cancer testing, oncoproteins and early tumor detection, and tumor markers.Incorporates sweeping updates on instrumentation and clinical laboratory automation · medicolegal aspects of environmental toxicology, occupational exposures, and workplace/employment drug testing · molecular microbiology testing · bioterrorism · nutritional status testing · point-of-care testing · and many other evolving topics.Offers an increased emphasis on error detection, correction, and prevention as well as cost-effective test selection.

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About Richard A. McPherson

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McPherson is Chairman, Department of Pathology at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College of Virginia.
 
Published August 18, 2006 by Saunders. 1472 pages
Genres: Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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