Clinical Chemistry, With STUDENT CONSULT Access, 7th Edition

Clinical Chemistry

7th Edition With STUDENT CONSULT Access

By William J. Marshall, MA, MSc, PhD, MBBS, FRCP, FRCPath, FRCPEdin, FIBiol, Consultant Clinical Biochemist and Clinical Director of Pathology, The London Clinic; Emeritus Reader in Clinical Biochemistry, Kings College London, London, UK; Stephen K Bangert, Consultant Chemical Pathologist and Márta Lapsley, MB BCh BAO, DipPath, MRCPath, MD, FRCPath , Consultant Chemical Pathologist, Epsom and St. Helier NHS Trust and Clinical Lead for Health Informatics, Epsom and St Helier NHS Trust; Honorary Senior Lecturer in Clinical Endocrinology and Nutrition, Centre for Clinical Science and Measurement, University of Surrey; Honorary Senior Research Fellow, South West Thames Institute for Renal Research


Biochemical tests in clinical medicine. Water, sodium and potassium. Hydrogen ion homoeostasis and blood gases. The kidneys. The liver. The gastrointestinal tract. The hypothalamus and pituitary gland. The adrenal glands. The thyroid gland. The gonads. Disorders of carbohydrate metabolism. Calcium phosphate and magnesium. Palsma protein and enzymes. Lipids, lipoproteins and cardiovascular disease. The locomotor and nervous systemns. Inherited meatbolic disease. Disorders of haemoproteins, porthyrins and iron. Metabolic aspects of malignant disease. Therapeutic drug monitoring and chemical aspects of toxicology. Clinical nutrition. Clinical chemistry at the extremes of age.