Tietz Fundamentals of Clinical Chemistry, 6th Edition

Tietz Fundamentals of Clinical Chemistry

6th Edition

By Carl A. Burtis, PhD, Chief, Clinical Chemistry, Health Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, and Clinical Professor of Pathology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT; Edward R. Ashwood, MD, Professor of Pathology, University of Utah, and Laboratory Director, ARUP Laboratories, Salt Lake City, UT; and David E. Bruns, MD, Professor of Pathology, Director of Clinical Chemistry and Associate Director of Molecular Diagnostics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, and Editor, Clinical Chemistry, Washington, DC


I. LABORATORY PRINCIPLES

1. Introduction to Clinical Chemistry and Evidence-Based Laboratory Medicine

2. Introduction to Principles of Laboratory Analyses and Safety

3. Specimen Collection and Other Pre-Analytical Variables

II. ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES AND INSTRUMENTATION

4. Optical Techniques

5. Electrochemistry and Chemical Sensors

6. Electrophoresis

7. Chromatography

8. Mass Spectrometry

9. Principles of Clinical Enzymology

10. Principles of Immunochemical Techniques

11. Automation in the Clinical Laboratory

12. Point-of-Care Testing

III. LABORATORY OPERATIONS

13. Selection and Analytical Evaluation of Methods ? With Statistical Techniques

14. Establishment and Use of Reference Values

15. Clinical Laboratory Informatics

16. Quality Management

IV. ANALYTES

17. Nucleic Acids

18. Amino Acids and Proteins

19. Enzymes

20. Tumor Markers

21. Creatinine, Uric acid, and Urea

22. Carbohydrates

23. Lipids, Lipoproteins, and Cardiac Risk Factors

24. Electrolytes and Blood Gases

25. Hormones

26. Catecholamines and Serotonin

27. Vitamins and Trace Elements

28. Hemoglobin, Iron, and Bilirubin
29. Porphyrins and Disorders of Porphyrin Metabolism

30. Therapeutic Drugs

31. Clinical Toxicology

32. Toxic Metals

V. PATHOPHYSIOLOGY

33. Cardiovascular Disease

34. Renal Disease

35. Disorders of Water, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Metabolism

36. Liver Disease

37. Gastric, Pancreatic, and Intestinal Diseases

38. Disorders of Bone

39. Pituitary Disorders

40. Adrenal Cortical Disorders

41. Thyroid Disorders

42. Reproductive Disorders

43. Disorders of Pregnancy

44. Newborn Screening

VI. REFERENCE INFORMATION

45. Reference Information for the Clinical Laboratory

Appendix: Review Questions

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