Author: Anna P. Ciulla
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Release Date: 2009
Completely updated in a new edition this valuable review book prepares a wide range of laboratory professionals for certification examinations by presenting them with the latest technology and terminology, as well as current test taking formats. Its large number of practice questions, variety of practice modes, and explanations for clarification prepare learner for success on examinations. Comprehensive coverage of laboratory medicine includes clinical chemistry, hematology, hemostasis, immunology, immunohematology, microbiology, uranalysis and body fluids, molecular diagnostics, laboratory calculations, general laboratory principles and safety, laboratory management, education, and computers and laboratory informatics. For clinical laboratory directors, pathologists specializing in laboratory medicine, resident and attending physicians, hematologists, chemists, immunohematologists, microbiologists, biosafety officers, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and infection control practitioners.
Author: Robert R. Harr
Publisher: F A Davis Company
Release Date: 2012-10-11
A word building and body systems approach! A unique, multimedia learning package--text, TermPlus 3.0, resources online at DavisPlus, and The Medical Language Lab, a new, interactive, online experience for mastering the language of medicine--offers a true blend of words, art, and technology. The perfect length for any course, this full-color, illustrated text uses a body systems organization with an emphasis on word building. You'll begin by learning the parts of words--roots, combining forms, suffixes, and prefixes. Then, use your understanding of word parts to learn medical terminology. Mnemonic devices and engaging, interactive activities make word-building fun and easy, ensuring you retain the information you need for success. NEW! Online. Interactive. Progressive. The Medical Language Lab is the new, interactive, online program that ensures your students master the language of medicine. Based on proven language methodology, it guides your students step by step from basic through advanced levels of proficiency to become confident medical language speakers. A special code in the front of the book unlocks The MLL for you and your students. Use it with your current learning management system or with its integrated grade book. Customize it to meet the needs of your course. Want to learn more? Explore all the Medical Language Lab has to offer through this video series.
Author: Susan Beck
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2002
This easy to use resource prepares clinical laboratory scientists and clinical laboratory technicians for the certification and re-certifica tion examinations. An update of questions and answers reflects the mos t recent changes to the NCA exams. Organized by curriculum area, the b ook is sub-divided into review questions for CLT and questions for CLS, with answers accompanied by rationales directly follow the questions . The back of the book features two review tests for practice, for CLT and for CLS. An accompanying CD-ROM contains 500 practice questions.
Author: Joel Hubbard
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2011-12-21
The Second Edition offers a concise review of all areas of clinical lab science, including the standard areas, such as hematology, chemistry, hemostasis, immunohematology, clinical microbiology, parasitology, urinalysis and more, as well as lab management, lab government regulations, and quality assurance. A companion website offers 35 case studies, an image bank of color images, and a quiz bank with 500 questions in certification format.
Author: Connie R. Mahon
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2014-03-25
Providing a reader-friendly "building-block" approach to the essentials of diagnostic microbiology, this accessible, full-color text helps you develop the problem-solving skills necessary for success in the clinical setting. This updated edition has new content on nanomedicine and HIV/AIDS and the immunocompromised patient, including the latest information on prevention, treatment modalities, and CDC guidelines. Updated photos offer new examples of automated lab instruments, while case studies, review questions, and learning objectives present information in an easy-to-learn way. A building-block approach encourages you to use previously learned information to sharpen your critical-thinking and problem-solving skills. Full-color design, with many full-color photomicrographs, prepares you for the reality of diagnostic microbiology. Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter supply you with a measurable outcome to achieve by completing the material. A case study at the beginning of each chapter provides you with the opportunity to form your own questions and answers through discussion points. Issues to Consider boxes encourage you to analyze important points. Bolded key terms at the beginning of each chapter equip you with a list of the most important and relevant terms in each chapter. Points to Remember sections at the end of each chapter identify key concepts in a quick-reference, bulleted format. Hands-on procedures describe exactly what takes place in the micro lab, making content more interesting and relevant. Learning assessment questions at the conclusion of each chapter allow you to evaluate how well you have mastered material. Agents of bioterrorism chapter furnishes you with the most current information about this hot topic. Glossary of key terms at the end of the book supplies you with a quick reference for looking up definitions. NEW! Nanomedicine and HIV/AIDS and the immunocompromised patient content supplies you with the latest information on prevention, treatment modalities, and CDC guidelines. NEW! Updated photos familiarize you with the equipment you’ll use in the lab. NEW! Case Checks throughout each chapter tie content to case studies for improved understanding. NEW! An editable and printable lab manual provides additional opportunities to learn course content using real-life scenarios with questions to reinforce concepts. Review questions for each learning objective help you learn to think critically about the information in each chapter, enhancing your comprehension and retention of material.
Author: Barbara Estridge
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2011-11-17
BASIC CLINICAL LABORATORY TECHNIQUES, Sixth Edition teaches prospective laboratory workers and allied health care professionals the basics of clinical laboratory procedures and the theories behind them. Performance-based to maximize hands-on learning, this work-text includes step-by-step instruction and worksheets to help users understand laboratory tests and procedures ranging from specimen collection and analysis, to instrumentation and CLIA and OSHA safety protocols. Students and working professionals alike will find BASIC CLINICAL LABORATORY TECHNIQUES an easy-to-understand, reliable resource for developing and refreshing key laboratory skills. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Lynne S. Garcia
Publisher: American Society for Microbiology Press
Release Date: 2013-11-15
This totally revised second edition is a comprehensive volume presenting authoritative information on the management challenges facing today’s clinical laboratories. • Provides thorough coverage of management topics such as managerial leadership, personnel, business planning, information management, regulatory management, reimbursement, generation of revenue, and more. • Includes valuable administrative resources, including checklists, worksheets, forms, and online resources. • Serves as an essential resource for all clinical laboratories, from the physician’s office to hospital clinical labs to the largest commercial reference laboratories, providing practical information in the fields of medicine and healthcare, clinical pathology, and clinical laboratory management, for practitioners, managers, and individuals training to enter these fields.
Author: Susan King Strasinger
Publisher: F.A. Davis
Release Date: 2014-02-28
Here’s a concise, comprehensive, and carefully structured introduction to the analysis of non-blood body fluids. Through six editions, the authors, noted educators and clinicians, have taught generations of students the theoretical and practical knowledge every clinical laboratory scientist needs to handle and analyze non-blood body fluids, and to keep themselves and their laboratories safe from infectious agents. Their practical, focused, and reader friendly approach first presents the foundational concepts of renal function and urinalysis. Then, step by step, they focus on the examination of urine, cerebrospinal fluid, semen, synovial fluid, serous fluid, amniotic fluid, feces, and vaginal secretions. The 6th Edition has been completely updated to include all of the new information and new testing procedures that are important in this rapidly changing field. Case studies, clinical situations, learning objectives, key terms, summary boxes, and study questions show how work in the classroom translates to work in the lab.
Author: Robert Sunheimer
Release Date: 2017-04-24
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Specifically designed for use in Clinical Chemistry courses in clinical laboratory technician/medical laboratory technician (CLT/MLT) and clinical laboratory science/medical technology (CLS/MT) education programs. A reader-friendly introduction that focuses on the essential analytes CLT/MLT and CLS/MT students will use in the lab Clinical Laboratory Chemistry is a part of Pearson’s Clinical Laboratory Science series of textbooks, which is designed to balance theory and application in an engaging and useful way. Highly readable, the book concentrates on clinically significant analyses students are likely to encounter in the lab. The combination of detailed technical information and real-life case studies helps learners envision themselves as members of the health care team, providing the laboratory services specific to chemistry that assist in patient care. The book’s fundamental approach and special features allow students to analyze and synthesize information, and better understand the ever-evolving nature of clinical chemistry. The Second Edition has been streamlined and updated to include four new chapters covering safety, pediatrics, geriatrics, and nutrition; real-life mini cases; new figures and photographs; updated sources and citations; and a complete teaching and learning package.
Author: Georganne K. Buescher
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Release Date: 1992
This self-examination review is designed to prepare students for exams such as the US National Certificate Examinations. Over 200 multiple choice and objective questions are accompanied by detailed explanations. The new edition features a practice exam and additional case study questions.