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Main Title Essentials of clinical laboratory science /
Author Ridley, John W.
Publisher Delmar, Cengage Learning,
Year Published 2011
OCLC Number 437306978
ISBN 9781435448148; 1435448146
Subjects Diagnosis, Laboratory ; Clinical Laboratory Techniques ; Medical Laboratory Personnel ; Safety Management ; Labormedizin
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ELBM  RB37.R53 2011 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 12/09/2019
Collation xxix, 481 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
History and development of medical laboratory science -- Laboratory personnel credentialing and facility accreditation -- Medical law, ethics, and moral issues of health care -- Hospital and laboratory organization -- Laboratory safety -- Introduction to infection control -- Medical economics and laboratory equipment -- Pipetting and use of glassware -- Laboratory mathematics -- Quality assurance -- Phlebotomy -- Procedures for urinalysis and body fluids -- Hematology and coagulation -- Clinical chemistry -- Microbiology -- Immunology and serology -- Immunohematology (blood banking) -- Appendix A: States and territories with laboratory personnel licensure requirements -- Appendix B: Medical terminology for laboratorians -- Appendix C: Accrediting agencies, professional societies, and government agencies. This book fosters critical thinking beyond basic procedures and promotes awareness of the core clinical laboratory responsibilities for the user, patients, and the facility.