Clinical Biochemistry - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9780443069321, 9780702048920

Clinical Biochemistry

4th Edition

An Illustrated Colour Text

Authors: Michael Stewart James Shepherd Allan Gaw Michael Murphy Robert Cowan Denis O'Reilly
eBook ISBN: 9780702048920
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 6th June 2008
Page Count: 188

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Table of Contents

Introducing Clinical Biochemistry

Core Biochemistry


Specialized Investigations

Case History Comments

Web Resources


This edition covers all aspects of the subject needed by medical students. It is a volume in the Illustrated Colour Text series, with the subject matter divided into double-page spreads; this makes the information very accessible to the reader. Full use is made of flow charts and other graphics; clinical "boxes;" summary points; case histories; and clinical photographs. The whole orientation of the book is to concentrate on how clinical biochemistry relates to the care of the patient and to ensure that the medical student understands how to interpret laboratory.

Key Features

  • Covers clinical biochemistry from the point of view of the clinician using the diagnostic service
  • Presents topics in easily accessible two-page spreads
  • Includes mini case histories, key point boxes, flowcharts, and summary points
  • Well illustrated with four-color drawings and clinical photographs


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About the Authors

Michael Stewart Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Scientist

James Shepherd Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Pathological Biochemistry, University of Glasgow Medical School, Glasgow, UK

Allan Gaw Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Director, Northern Ireland Clinical Research Facility, Belfast, UK

Michael Murphy Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Reader in Biochemical Medicine, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK

Robert Cowan Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Former Lecturer in Pathological Biochemistry, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK

Denis O'Reilly Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Formerly Consultant Clinical Biochemist, Department of Clinical Biochemistry, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK