This extensive handbook is indispensable.It enables clinicians and physicians to establish a precise diagnosis and to take the right decisions for patient treatment. Up-to-date and comprehensive information for the differential diagnosis is presented in a well-structured manner that enables the reader to quickly locate the information he is looking for. The book is divided into three sections: -A comprehensive index of over 900 biochemical laboratory parameters in all the important biological samples. Sample types are listed alphabetically and for each sample, all parameters are listed alphabetically with the medical conditions that cause an increased or decreased value. -A-Z listing of over 1950 medical conditions plus their affected lab values. -A-Z listing of over 1200 drugs and their interference with the lab values. Appendices: -International reference values of clinical-biochemical and laboratory parameters. +An extensive list of frequently used synonyms and abbreviations.
Keywords : Labordiagnostik, clinical biochemistry, clinical medicine, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, klinische Biochemie, klinische Chemie, laboratory medicine, laboratory parameters
Contents: Introduction to Laboratory medicine.- Laboratory diagnostics.- Biochemical/laboratory findings in clinical units and conditions.- Laboratory parameters in biological materials.- Interfering factors.- Medicaments.