Clinical Chemistry Made Easy

Clinical Chemistry Made Easy

By Jeremy Hughes, MA, MRCP, PhD, Lecturer in Medicine, University Hospital, Nottingham, UK; and J. A. Jefferson, MD, MRCP, Division of Nephrology, University of Washington, Seattle, USA


Sodium and water balance. Disorders of potassium balance. Assessment of renal function and urinary protein excretion. Metabolic acid?base disorders. Arterial blood gas analysis. Calcium, phosphate and magnesium metabolism. Liver function tests. Lipid disorders. Markers of cardiac and muscle injury and disease. Immunological investigations.