Clinical Laboratory Science

The Basics

By

  • Jean Linne, BS, MT(ASCP), Assistant Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN
  • Karen Ringsrud, BS, MT(ASCP), Assistant Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN

This new spin-off text is perfect for any course that focuses on the fundamentals of the clinical lab. CLINICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE: The basic covers the fundamentals of the clinical laboratory, including safety, collection of specimens, equipment, mathematics, and measurements. Consisting of the complete Part I of CLINICAL LAB SCIENCE:The basics and routine techniques, 4th edition, this is an excellent resource for background information on working in the clinical lab setting. Clear, concise writing is complemented by useful illustrations, learning objectives that reflect taxonomy levels of Clinical Laboratory Technician/Medical Laboratory Technician (CLT/MLT) and Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology (CLS/MT) exams, chapter outlines, review questions, and a glossary.
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Book information

  • Published: June 1999
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-00759-7


Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to Clinical Laboratory Science Chapter 2. Safety in the Clinical Laboratory Chapter 3. Collection and Processing Laboratory Specimens Chapter 4. Use of the Microscope Chapter 5. Laboratory Measurements: Apparatus and Principles Chapter 6. Photometry Chapter 7. Laboratory Mathematics Chapter 8. Quality Assurance in the Clinical Laboratory Chapter 9. Automation in the Clinical Laboratory Chapter 10. Introduction to Laboratory Computers