Clinical Chemistry, Immunology and Laboratory Quality Control

A Comprehensive Review for Board Preparation, Certification and Clinical Practice

Author: Amitava Dasgupta,Amer Wahed

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0124079350

Category: Science

Page: 504

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All pathology residents must have a good command of clinical chemistry, toxicology, immunology, and laboratory statistics to be successful pathologists, as well as to pass the American Board of Pathology examination. Clinical chemistry, however, is a topic in which many senior medical students and pathology residents face challenges. Clinical Chemistry, Immunology and Laboratory Quality Control meets this challenge head on with a clear and easy-to-read presentation of core topics and detailed case studies that illustrate the application of clinical chemistry knowledge to everyday patient care. This basic primer offers practical examples of how things function in the pathology clinic as well as useful lists, sample questions, and a bullet-point format ideal for quick pre-Board review. While larger textbooks in clinical chemistry provide highly detailed information regarding instrumentation and statistics, this may be too much information for students, residents, and clinicians. This book is designed to educate senior medical students, residents, and fellows, and to "refresh" the knowledge base of practicing clinicians on how tests are performed in their laboratories (i.e., method principles, interferences, and limitations). Takes a practical and easy-to-read approach to understanding clinical chemistry and toxicology Covers all important clinical information found in larger textbooks in a more succinct and easy-to-understand manner Covers essential concepts in instrumentation and statistics in such a way that fellows and clinicians understand the methods without having to become specialists in the field Includes chapters on drug-herb interaction and pharmacogenomics, topics not covered by textbooks in the field of clinical chemistry or laboratory medicine
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Microbiology and Molecular Diagnosis in Pathology

A Comprehensive Review for Board Preparation, Certification and Clinical Practice

Author: Audrey Wanger,Violeta Chavez,Richard Huang,Amer Wahed,Amitava Dasgupta,Jeffrey K. Actor

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0128092386

Category: Medical

Page: 304

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Microbiology and Molecular Diagnosis in Pathology: A Comprehensive Review for Board Preparation, Certification and Clinical Practice reviews all aspects of microbiology and molecular diagnostics essential to successfully passing the American Board of Pathology exam. This review book will also serve as a first resource for residents who want to become familiar with the diagnostic aspects of microbiology and molecular methods, as well as a refresher course for practicing pathologists. Opening chapters discuss issues of laboratory management, including quality control, biosafety, regulations, and proper handling and reporting of laboratory specimens. Review chapters give a quick overview of specific clinical infections as well as different types of bacteria, viruses, fungal infections, and infections caused by parasites. Following these, coverage focuses on diagnostic tools and specific tests: media for clinical microbiology, specific stains and tests for microbial identifications, susceptibility testing and use of antimicrobial agents, tests for detecting antibodies, antigens, and microbial infections. Two final chapters offer overviews on molecular diagnostics principles and methods as well as the application of molecular diagnostics in clinical practice. Takes a practical and easy-to-read approach to understanding microbiology at an appropriate level for both board preparation as well as a professional refresher course Covers all important clinical information found in larger textbooks in a more succinct and easy-to-understand manner Covers essential concepts in microbiology in such a way that residents, fellows, and clinicians understand the methods and tests without having to become specialists in the field Offers a quick overview of specific clinical infections as well as different types of bacteria, viruses, fungal infections, and infections caused by parasites
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Transfusion Medicine for Pathologists

A Comprehensive Review for Board Preparation, Certification, and Clinical Practice

Author: Brian Castillo,Amitava Dasgupta,Kimberly Klein,Hlaing Tint,Amer Wahed

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128143142

Category: Science

Page: 222

View: 2641

Transfusion Medicine for Pathologists: A Comprehensive Review for Board Preparation, Certification, and Clinical Practice is a concise study guide designed to complement standard textbooks in the field of clinical pathology. Pathology residents and fellows of transfusion medicine will find this book useful as a preparation tool for their exams. In addition, the book is a valuable timesaver for busy residents looking for a focused and compact study guide on transfusion medicine that will also be ideal for practicing pathologists who cross-cover transfusion medicine in their clinical practice. Incorporates key words at the end of each chapter for quick review before an exam Includes concise and easy-to-digest chapters ranging from Donor Selection and Testing, to Blood Bank Testing, Transfusion Reactions, Apheresis, Hemotherapy, Special Transfusion Situations, and more Focuses on key topics to study for board examinations, saving time during busy residency programs
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Hematology and Coagulation

A Comprehensive Review for Board Preparation, Certification and Clinical Practice

Author: Amer Wahed,Amitava Dasgupta

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0128003812

Category: Science

Page: 324

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Hematology and Coagulation is a clear and easy-to-read presentation of core topics and detailed case studies that illustrate the application of hematopathology knowledge to everyday patient care. In order to be successful, as well as to pass the American Board of Pathology examination, all pathology residents must have a good command of hematopathology, including the challenging topics of hematology and coagulation. Hematology and Coagulation meets this challenge head on. This basic primer offers practical examples of how things function in the hematopathology clinic as well as useful lists, sample questions, and a bullet-point format ideal for quick pre-board review. This book provides only the most clinically relevant examples designed to educate senior medical students, residents and fellows and "refresh" the knowledge base, without overwhelming students, residents, and clinicians. Takes a practical and easy-to-read approach to understanding hematology and coagulation at an appropriate level for both board preparation as well as a professional refresher course Covers all important clinical information found in larger textbooks in a more succinct and easy-to-understand manner Covers essential concepts in hematopathology in such a way that fellows and clinicians understand the methods without having to become specialists in the field
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Introduction to Statistical Methods in Pathology

Author: Amir Momeni,Matthew Pincus,Jenny Libien

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319605437

Category: Medical

Page: 317

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This text provides a comprehensive and practical review of the main statistical methods in pathology and laboratory medicine. It introduces statistical concepts used in pathology and laboratory medicine. The information provided is relevant to pathologists both for their day to day clinical practice as well as in their research and scholarly activities. The text will begins by explaining the fundamentals concepts in statistics. In the later sections, these fundamental concepts are expanded and unique applications of statistical methods in pathology and laboratory medicine practice are introduced. Other sections of the text explain research methodology in pathology covering a broad range of topics from study design to analysis of data. Finally, data-heavy novel concepts that are emerging in pathology and pathology research are presented such as molecular pathology and pathology informatics. Introduction to Statistical Methods in Pathology will be of great value for pathologists, pathology residents, basic and translational researchers, laboratory managers and medical students.
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Knochenkrankheiten

Diagnostik makroskopischer, histologischer und radiologischer Strukturveränderungen des Skeletts

Author: Claus-Peter Adler

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662121603

Category: Medical

Page: 592

View: 7996

Dieses interdisziplinäre Nachschlagewerk bietet Ihnen das Fundament für Ihre exakte Diagnose und gezielte Therapie-Planung. o Sie erhalten einen praxisorientierten Überblick über alle modernen und etablierten Diagnostik-Verfahren. o Didaktisch übersichtlich stehen die jeweiligen radiologischen und pathologisch-anatomischen Strukturen dem Text gegenüber. o Kurzgefaßte Therapievorschläge ergänzen die diagnostischen Richtlinien. => Das aktuelle Nachschlagewerk für die multidisziplinäre Zusammenarbeit von Orthopäden, Radiologen, Rheumatologen und Pathologen. Schnell * präzise * praxisgerecht
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Zelluläre Diagnostik

Grundlagen, Methoden und klinische Anwendungen der Durchflusszytometrie ; 163 Tabellen

Author: Ulrich Sack,A. Tarnok,G. Rothe

Publisher: Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers

ISBN: 3805579284

Category: Medical

Page: 1111

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Das vorliegende Buch ist die einzige umfassende, deutschsprachige Darstellung der Durchflusszytometrie und ihrer Anwendungen. Während einige Techniken der Immunphänotypisierung mit der Durchflusszytometrie bereits zu Routineverfahren in der Laboratoriumsmedizin geworden sind, beginnen sich neue Methoden der funktionellen Charakterisierung von Zellen, der Analyse seltener Zellen und der Diagnostik aus komplexen Materialien erst zu etablieren. Durch neue Ansätze wie die objektträgergebundene Zytometrie wird der Einsatz dieser Verfahren weiter zunehmen. Multiparameteranalysen und Miniaturisierung sind weitere Schritte zur Verbesserung der Analytik. Das Buch bietet eine umfassende, fundierte und detaillierte Zusammenstellung aller Aspekte der Durchflusszytometrie in Forschung und Klinik. Neueinsteigern gibt es eine fundierte Einführung, fortgeschrittenen Anwendern spezielle Protokolle und Interpretationshilfen.
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Sabiston Textbook of Surgery

Expert Consult Premium Edition: Enhanced Online Features

Author: Courtney M. Townsend Jr.,R. Daniel Beauchamp,B. Mark Evers,Kenneth L. Mattox

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437721931

Category: Medical

Page: 2100

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This distinguished reference carries on a 70-year legacy as the world's most thorough, useful, readable, and understandable text on the principles and techniques of surgery. Its peerless contributors deliver all the well-rounded, state-of-the-art knowledge you need to richly grasp the pathophysiology and optimal management of every surgical condition-so you can make the best clinical decisions, avoid complications, manage unusual situations, and achieve the best possible outcomes. It is a valuable review tool for certification/recertification preparation, and an indispensable source of guidance on overcoming the challenges that arise in everyday practice. As an Expert Consult title, the thoroughly updated 18th edition comes with access to the complete contents online, fully searchable-enabling you to consult it rapidly from any computer with an Internet connection. In addition, this Premium Edition includes timely clinical updates online, plus links to MEDLINE, downloadable illustrations, bonus journal articles, review questions, and much more. Offers a more distinguished team of contributors and a better blend of clinical and basic-science information than any other source, providing you with the best possible understanding of the clinical issues surrounding every operative situation. Features a more user-friendly format, a larger and more helpful array of full-color illustrations, and a more versatile and well-constructed web site than other resources-making the answers that you need easier to locate and understand quickly. Offers an organization and content that parallels the written board American Board of Surgery exam, providing excellent preparation for certification and recertification. Includes access to the complete contents online, fully searchable, PLUS timely updates to reflect new scientific and clinical developments · references linked to MEDLINE · downloadable illustrations · bonus articles from important surgery periodicals (such as Surgical Clinics of North America, the American Journal of Surgery, Operative Techniques in General Surgery, and Seminars in Colon and Rectal Surgery) · review questions · and other valuable features. Incorporates an enhanced emphasis on surgical outcomes to mirror the growing importance of this topic. Delivers comprehensive updates to keep you current with the latest research, techniques, and emerging procedures in the field, as well as completely new chapters on "Surgical Patient Safety" and "Regenerative Medicine."
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Higher Education in the UK.

Postgraduate taught courses

Author: Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Principals of the Universities of the United Kingdom,Standing Conference of Principals of Colleges and Institutes of Higher Education,Higher Education Business Enterprises

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781899271054

Category: Education, Higher

Page: 210

View: 7975

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Botulinumtoxin in der ästhetischen Medizin

Author: Boris Sommer,Dorothee Bergfeld,Gerhard Sattler

Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag

ISBN: 3131585153

Category: Medical

Page: 104

View: 9980

Das Standardwerk für die Faltentherapie mit Botulinumtoxin sowie Behandlungstechniken bei Hyperhidrose. Übersichtlich und praxisnah: - Hinweise zu Präparaten und Dosierungen - Checkliste mit Tipps und Tricks - Klar aufbereitet mit anschaulichen Abbildungen zu den klinischen Beispielen Aus dem Inhalt: - Grundlagen: Alles rund um Botulinumtoxin - Praxis: Kosmetische Indikationen und spezielle Behandlungen - Klinische Beispiele Neu in der 5. Auflage: - Aktualisierungen zu Methoden und Präparaten - Aktuellste Studienergebnisse - Neue Techniken Jederzeit zugreifen: Der Inhalt des Buches steht Ihnen ohne weitere Kosten digital in der Wissensplattform eRef zur Verfügung (Zugangscode im Buch). Mit der kostenlosen eRef App haben Sie zahlreiche Inhalte auch offline immer griffbereit.
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New Scientist

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: N.A

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Microbial Forensics

Author: Bruce Budowle,Steven E. Schutzer,Roger G. Breeze,Paul S. Keim,Stephen A. Morse

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780123820075

Category: Law

Page: 744

View: 7460

Microbial Forensics is a rapidly evolving scientific discipline. In the last decade, and particularly due to the anthrax letter attacks in the United States, microbial forensics has become more formalized and has played an increasingly greater role in crime investigations. This has brought renewed interest, development and application of new technologies, and new rules of forensic and policy engagement. It has many applications ranging from biodefense, criminal investigations, providing intelligence information, making society more secure, and helping protect precious resources, particularly human life. A combination of diverse areas is investigated, including the major disciplines of biology, microbiology, medicine, chemistry, physics, statistics, population genetics, and computer science. Microbial Forensics, Second Edition is fully revised and updated and serves as a complete reference of the discipline. It describes the advances, as well as the challenges and opportunities ahead, and will be integral in applying science to help solve future biocrimes. A collection of microbiology, virology, toxicology and mycology as it relates to forensics, in one reference New and expanded content to include statistical analysis of forensic data and legal admissibility and the standards of evidence, to name a few Includes research information and application of that research to crime scene analysis, which will allow practitioners to understand and apply the knowledge to their practice with ease
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Procalcitonin

a new, innovative infection parameter ; biochemical and clinical aspects ; 23 tables

Author: M. Meisner

Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag

ISBN: 9783131055033

Category:

Page: 196

View: 5990

This work provides specific infection parameters for bacterial infections, and indicators for the inflammatory activity of sepsis and multi-organ failure.
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