Tietz Fundamentals of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics, 7th Edition

Price: $122.00
Catalog No.: N40002
Publisher/Vendor: Elsevier (Saunders)
Author: Carl A. Burtis, PhD, Edward R. Ashwood, MD, and David E. Bruns, MD
Pages: 976
Size: 8.5 x 11 inches
Format: Hardcover Book

A condensed, student-friendly version of Tietz Textbook of Clinical Chemistry, Tietz Fundamentals of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics, 7th Edition uses a laboratory perspective to provide chemistry fundamentals to work in a real-world, clinical lab. Accurate chemical structures are included to explain the key chemical features of relevant molecules. Offering complete coverage of key topics in the field.

In this Edition

  • New chapters on molecular diagnostics include the principles of molecular biology, nucleic acid techniques and applications, and genomes and nucleic acid alterations, reflecting the changes in this rapidly evolving field.
  • New content on clinical evaluation of methods, kidney function tests, and diabetes is added to this edition.
  • New multiple-choice review questions at the end of each chapter allow you to measure your comprehension of the material.
  • New case studies on the Evolve companion website use real-life scenarios to reinforce concepts.

Key Features

  • Author team consists of two well-known experts in the clinical chemistry world.
  • Coverage of analytical techniques and instrumentation includes optical techniques, electrochemistry, electrophoresis, chromatography, mass spectrometry, enzymology, immunochemical techniques, microchips, automation, and point of care testing.
  • Learning objectives begin each chapter, providing measurable outcomes to achieve after completing the material.
  • Key words are listed and defined at the beginning of each chapter, and bolded in the text.
  • A glossary at the end of the book makes it quick and easy to look up definitions of key terms.
  • More than 500 illustrations plus easy-to-read tables help you understand and remember key concepts.