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Tietz's Applied Laboratory Medicine

ISBN-10: 0471714577

ISBN-13: 9780471714576

Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Ann M. Gronowski, Charles S. Eby, Mitchell G. Scott, Norbert W. Tietz

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Covering the latest laboratory tests for disease diagnosis and risk assessment, including cardiac damage markers, bone resorption markers, and genetic testing, this book uses interesting cases to illustrate use and interpretation of the most commonly available clinical laboratory tests.
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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/26/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 704
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English

MITCHELL G. SCOTT, PhD, is Professor of Pathology and Immunology in the Division of Laboratory Medicine, Department of Pathology and Immunology at Washington University and Co-Medical Director of Clinical Chemistry at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri. He served as president of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry in 2005.ANN M. GRONOWSKI, PhD, is Associate Professor of Pathology & Immunology and Obstetrics & Gynecology, Division of Laboratory Medicine, Washington University and Associate Medical Director, Clinical Chemistry and Serology at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.CHARLES S. EBY, MD, is Associate Professor of Pathology & Immunology and Medicine, Division of Laboratory Medicine and Hematology at Washington University and Medical Director, Hematology and Coagulation, Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

Preface
Contributors
Cardiac Disease
A 45-Year-Old Man with Substantial Chest Pain
A 48-Year-Old Cocaine User with Chest Pain
Pulmonary Diseases
Shortness of Breath with Productive Cough
Genotype-Phenotype Correlations in Cystic Fibrosis
Renal Disease
Man with Hypertension and Fever
Oliguria with Metabolic Acidosis after Renal Transplantation
A Woman with Uremia, Pulmonary Infiltration, and Hemoptysis
Young Man with Edema and Decreased Urine Output
A New Doctor for a Man with Diabetes and Hypertension
A Pain in the Back
Refractory Hyponatremia with Lung Cancer
Liver Diseases
Adolescent Female with Tremor, Depression, and Hepatitis
Adult Male with New-Onset Ascites
An Unexpected Finding...
I Did It Just Once-A 37-Year-Old Man with Hepatitis C
Obese Woman with Persistently Abnormal Liver Enzymes
Thyroid Diseases
The Irritable Wife
The Fatigued Attorney
The Reluctant Chef
Adrenocortical Diseases
Child with Rapid Growth and Precocious Sexual Maturation
Weight Gain, Infertility, and Hypertension
The Tired Teenager
The Hypertensive Accountant
Don't "Take Two Aspirin and Call Me in the Morning"
Unpleasant Spells
Diabetes
Recent Weight Loss and Polyuria in a 52-Year-Old Man
An Unconscious Diabetic Male
A Diabetic Woman's "Episode"
Calcium and Parathyroid Hormone (PTH)
Bad to the Bone
A Middle-Aged Woman with Colle's Fracture
A 10-Year-Old Boy with Pain-Induced Seizures
Miscellaneous Endocrine Diseases
Laboratory Tests Ignored
Hot Flashes and Abdominal Pain
Genetically Inherited Disorders
Feed a Cold
Acute Neonatal Ammonia Intoxication
Not Just a Picky Eater
The "Fussy" Neonate
The "Sleepy" Neonate
A Happy but Developmentally Delayed 5-Year-Old Boy
The Asymptomatic Iron Man
Infectious Diseases
Tired, Hot, and Lumpy
A Rash on the Soles of the Feet
When Life Gives You Lemons
The Wheezing Woodsman
Not Just Heartburn
The Dangers of Yardwork
Nonhematologic Malignancies
An Important Finding on Routine Screening
Increasing Abdominal Girth
To Screen or Not to Screen?
A Male with Confusing hCG Results
Size Greater than Dates
Hematologic Malignancies
A Man with Anemia and Lymphocytosis
A Teenager with Pneumonia, Leukopenia, and Ecchymoses
A Middle-Aged Man with Chronic Foot Ulcer
A Man with Progressive Effort Intolerance and Splenomegaly
A Man with Splenic Vein Thrombosis and Polycythemia
Benign Hematologic Disorders
A Child with Pneumonia
A Man with a Tender Toe and Anemia
A Woman with Fatigue and Pallor
Pulseless Leg 9 Days after a Myocardial Infarction
Young Girl with a Bloody Knee Effusion
A Young Man with Chest Pain Following a Knee Injury
A Young Woman with Postpartum Cerebral Venous Thrombosis and Abnormal Coagulation Tests
A Baby with Petechiae and Bruises
Evaluation of a Reference Range Outlier
A Woman with Abdominal Pain and Thrombocytopenia
Sudden Jaundice and Painful Fingers
The Good in "Bad" Fish Tacos
The Jaundiced Mother
Porphyrias
Young Woman with Recurrent Abdominal Pain
A 9-Year-Old Boy with Skin Lesions and Headaches
Pharmacogenomics
Personalized Medicine for a Renal Transplant Patient
Personalized Medicine for Pain Management
A Man with Colitis and Pancytopenia
A 46-Year-Old Female with a Painful, Swollen Right Calf
Toxicology
A Case of Mixed Club Drugs Abuse
A 43-Year-Old Male with Chronic Pain
Metabolic Acidosis of Unknown Origin Among Burn Patients
Lipid Disorders
The Family Reunion Party
A 5-Year-Old Boy with Yellow-Orange Tonsils: Hypoalphalipoproteinemia
Worsening Diarrhea in a 5-Year-Old Girl
A 4-Year-Old Girl with Yellow Xanthomas and Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Woman with Morning Stiffness and Tender, Swollen Joints
Woman with a Rash and Lower Extremity Pain
Woman with Diarrhea and Anemia
Analytical Errors
Where's My Baby?
Elevated Concentrations, but Not Elevated Enough
I Want To Go Home!
Is That Really the Calcium Value?
Miscellaneous
A Man with Fever and Acute Polyarthritis
Middle-Aged Alcoholic with Jaundice and Ascites
Where Did the Red Cells Go?
Index