An Introduction to Clinical Laboratory Science
Author: Connie R. Mahon
Release Date: April 16, 1998
Presenting an introductory text that provides general information for entry into the clinical laboratory science profession. Thoroughly explores multiple aspects of clinical laboratory science practice: the profession and its role in health care practice, the science of laboratory medicine, and challenges to be encountered. Offers an introduction to medical terminology, basic physiology, and bodily functions. Also includes information regarding certification, licensure, and professional organizations.Links together multiple aspects of clinical laboratory science practice to help readers understand their vital role in the health care arena.Illustrates the parts and functions of body systems with easy-to-follow diagrams and illustrations.Presents case studies with questions and answers to foster problem-solving skills and help integrate knowledge.Includes learning objectives for each chapter.Provides information on certification, licensure, and professional organisations.Offers guidance on how to apply mathematics in the laboratory.