Case Studies in Clinical Laboratory Science

Case Studies in Clinical Laboratory Science

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For Practicum or Internship courses in all CLS (MT) and CLT (MLT) programs.This unique collection of 55 multidisciplinary case studies enables students to better integrate material from all the major clinical laboratory disciplines-Blood Bank, Chemistry, Hematology, Immunology, Microbiology, Urinalysis-by giving them the opportunity to "experience" how departments work together to help the physician make a diagnosis and determine the best course of treatment for the patient. Unlike traditional case studies that are based solely on the medical model (with patient history followed by questions leading to the diagnosis), these cases not only correlate results with disease states, but serve as problem-solving and critical-thinking exercises based on real scenarios that occur in typical clinical laboratories. Pathophysiology, etiology and epidemiology are naturally reviewed as a case unfolds, and students deal firsthand with interpreting data from two, three or four disciplines, challenging them to integrate laboratory data from different departments and to think critically about what they more

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  • Paperback | 300 pages
  • 203.2 x 251.46 x 22.86mm | 703.06g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0130887110
  • 9780130887115
  • 1,113,247

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Case Studies in Clinical Laboratory Science Unique in its approach and comprehensive in subject matter, Case Studies in Clinical Laboratory Science is the only text to present case studies from the broad spectrum of disciplines within the clinical laboratory science field. Going beyond the traditional medical model of case studies, real-life scenarios are presented that not only correlate results with disease states, but also serve as problem-solving and critical thinking exercises. A multidisciplinary approach allows one to experience how departments work together to help health professionals make a diagnosis and determine the best course for treatment. Features Include: 55 Case Studies in 6 main disciplines that include relevant data from the patient's medical history and physical examination as well as laboratory results. 11 Blood Bank Cases 12 Chemistry Cases 10 Hematology Cases 5 Immunology Cases 10 Microbiology Cases 7 Urinalysis Cases Critical Thinking Questions presented for each case study that test analysis, synthesis and evaluation. References included within each case study provide sources for current up-to-date information. Other Titles of Interest Leach, Outline Review of Clinical Laboratory Science, 0-13-018404-7 Ciulla, Prentice Hall Health's Review of Clinical Laboratory Science, 3/e, 0-8385-0340-3 Fremgen/Bloom, Phlebotomy, 0-8359-6164-8 Becan-McBride/Garza, Prentice Hall Health's Q&A Review for Phlebotomy, 5e, 0-13-088715-3 McKenzie, Hematology, 0-13-019996-6show more

Table of contents

1. Blood Bank (11 Case Studies). 2. Chemistry (12 Case Studies). 3. Hematology (10 Case Studies). 4. Immunology (5 Case Studies). 5. Microbiology (10 Case Studies). 6. Urinalysis (7 Case Studies). Answers. more

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