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. From the author of the popular Clinical Chemistry medical student textbook.Although there are many competing texts on clinical chemistry, the vast majority concentrate on the technology; this book concentrates on the clinical.Ideally suited for preparation for the MRCPath and similar examinations.
- 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
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