author：Strasinger DA MT(ASCP), Susan King (Author), Di Lorenzo MT(ASCP)SH, Marjorie Schaub (Author)
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Uses a clear, reader-friendly writing style.
Examines the chemistry of urinalysis, including…
Reactions on dip sticks
Causes of false positives and negatives
Different levels of sensitivity in the two major dip stick producers
Organizes reagent strip information with headers that clearly delineate the clinical significance, reactions, and interference.
Uses case studies and clinical situations to promote problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.
Provides procedure and summary boxes for quick reference.
Includes study questions at the end of each chapter that emulate questions on the national ASCP examination.
Discusses the safety precautions needed to guard against hazards related to urine and body fluid analyses.
Features more than 175 full-color slides of urine, cerebrospinal, seminal, synovial, serous, and vaginal fluids, positioned close to the related text.
Reviews renal physiology and renal function testing.
Offers comprehensive discussions of the physical, chemical, and microscopic analyses of urine.
Describes, in detail, the laboratory tests used for the diagnosis and monitoring of diseases of glomerular, tubular, interstitial, and vascular origins.
Covers quality assurance and management, including requirements of accrediting agencies.
Discusses instrumentation currently used the urinalysis laboratory.