The Second Edition offers a concise review of all areas of clinical lab science, including the standard areas, such as hematology, chemistry, hemostasis, immunohematology, clinical microbiology, parasitology, urinalysis and more, as well as lab management, lab government regulations, and quality assurance. A companion website offers 35 case studies, an image bank of color images, and a quiz bank with 500 questions in certification format.
This easy to use resource prepares clinical laboratory scientists and clinical laboratory technicians for the certification and re-certifica tion examinations. An update of questions and answers reflects the mos t recent changes to the NCA exams. Organized by curriculum area, the b ook is sub-divided into review questions for CLT and questions for CLS, with answers accompanied by rationales directly follow the questions . The back of the book features two review tests for practice, for CLT and for CLS. An accompanying CD-ROM contains 500 practice questions.
Author: Linda Graeter,Elizabeth Hertenstein,Charity Accurso,Gideon Labiner
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Elsevier's Medical Laboratory Science Examination Review is a brand-new resource that offers all the review, practice, and support you need to prepare for the either the MLS or MLT certification examination. Each chapter in the book offers a thorough review on one of the core areas of Medical Laboratory Science as outlined by the ASCP Board of Certification. Practice questions are also featured at the end of each chapter and explanations and rationales for each correct answer appear at the end of the text. Plus, an eight-page full-color insert displays photomicrographs of hematological and microbiological specimens exactly as they appear under the microscope and on the MLS and MLT certification exams. A mock certifications exam is included in the print book as well as online at the companion Evolve website – which also houses additional practice questions – totaling 1,000 questions in all. Inclusion of both MLS and MLT level content and questions enables the book to be used for both certification exams Print mock exam at the end of the book contains 100 certification examination preparation questions. Content reviews in outline form enables each topic to be easily reviewed but covered in an appropriate depth. Online mock exams on the companion Evolve website include all the practice questions from the book plus additional unique questions that can be used to create mock exams for extra practice. Eight-page full-color insert within the book features 50 illustrations that show hematological and microbiological photomicrographs. Test-taking tips and suggestions discuss the exam, how it’s set up and scored, when to answer, guess and not answers questions, how to identify distracters, and more.
This unique collection of 55 multidisciplinary case studies is designed to help laboratory technologists and technicians "experience" how departments work together to help the physician make a diagnosis and determine the best course of treatment for the patient. In working through the comprehensive, real-world scenarios, readers deal firsthand with interpreting data from two, three or four disciplines (Blood Bank, Chemistry, Hematology, Immunology, Microbiology, Urinalysis), integrating the facts (laboratory data) from different departments and thinking critically about what they mean. Includes 55 cases--11 Blood Bank cases; 12 Chemistry cases; 10 Hematology/Coagulation cases; 5 Immunology/Serology cases; 10 Microbiology cases; 7 Urinalysis cases. Technicians and technologists who have been out of the field for awhile and are in the process of reentry into the profession and technicians and technologists who are looking for a general review of clinical laboratory science.
Author: Jean Jorgenson Linné,Karen Munson Ringsrud
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
This book has been a market leader in its field for many years, in part because it provides both a fundamental overview of the field of clinical laboratory science and a discipline-by-discipline approach to each of the clinical lab science areas. Key features in this edition include: expanded art program, Glossary, Review Questions, Case Studies, Chapter Outlines, easy-to-read format, Learning Objectives to reflect taxonomy levels of CLT/MLT and CLS/MT exams, and coverage of both clinical and theoretical information.
A fun, fast, carry-anywhere review for the Medical Laboratory Technician certification exam LANGE Medical Laboratory Science Flashcards for Examination and Certification Review is the perfect way for students to prepare for the MLT exam and become certified medical laboratory technicians. The set includes 300 two-sided cards that cover all seven of the major disciplines included on the exam (general lab practice, hematology, immunology/serology, immunohematology, clinical chemistry, body fluids, clinical microbiology, and management and education) . The subject matter of the cards is weighted to duplicate their importance on the actual examination. The cards ask students questions and also provide them with high-yield information essential for exam success. Cards are tabbed by discipline Includes online learning center with additional questions and timing mechanism
Thoroughly updated and easy-to-follow, Linne & Ringsrud's Clinical Laboratory Science: Concepts, Procedures, and Clinical Applications, 8th Edition offers a fundamental overview of the laboratory skills and techniques you’ll need for success in the clinical laboratory. Author Mary Louise Turgeon's simple and straightforward writing clarifies complex concepts, and her unique discipline-by-discipline approach helps you build knowledge and learn to confidently perform routine clinical laboratory tests with accurate, effective results. Topics like safety, measurement techniques, and quality assessment are woven throughout the various skills. The new eighth edition also features updated content including expanded information on viruses and automation. It’s the must-have foundation for anyone wanting to pursue a profession in the clinical lab. Broad content scope provides an ideal introduction to clinical laboratory science at a variety of levels, including CLS/MT, CLT/MLT, and Medical Assisting. Case studies include critical thinking and multiple-choice questions to challenge readers to apply the content to real-life scenarios. Expert insight from respected educator Mary Lou Turgeon reflects the full spectrum of clinical lab science. Detailed procedures guides readers through the exact steps performed in the lab. Vivid full-color illustrations familiarize readers with what they’ll see under the microscope. Review questions at the end of each chapter help readers assess your understanding and identify areas requiring additional study. Evolve companion website provides convenient online access to all of the procedures in the text and houses animations, flashcards, and additional review questions not found in the printed text. Procedure worksheets can be used in the lab and for assignment as homework. Streamlined approach makes must-know concepts and practices more accessible. Convenient glossary simplifies the process of looking up definitions without having to search through each chapter. NEW! Updated content throughout keeps pace with constant changes in clinical lab science. NEW! Consistent review question format ensures consistency and enables readers to study more efficiently. NEW! More discussion of automation familiarizes readers with the latest automation technologies and processes increasingly used in the clinical lab to increase productivity and elevate experimental data quality. NEW! Additional information on viruses keeps readers up to date on this critical area of clinical lab science.
Die wahre Geschichte des größten Betrugs im Silicon Valley - Ein SPIEGEL-Buch
Author: John Carreyrou
Category: Political Science
Der beispiellose Absturz eines Start-up-Wunderkinds Elizabeth Holmes, Gründerin und CEO von Theranos, galt schnell als der weibliche Steve Jobs. Die Firma der 19-jährigen Blondine versprach, die Medizinindustrie mit einer Technologie zu revolutionieren, die Bluttests vereinfachen und Therapien gezielt steuern würde – eine Riesenhoffnung für Millionen von Menschen. Larry Ellison, Rupert Murdoch und andere Investoren steckten Unsummen in das Start-up, bis es mit neun Milliarden Dollar am Markt kapitalisiert war. Es gab nur ein einziges Problem: Die Technologie hinter den schicken Apparaturen hat nie funktioniert. Pulitzer-Preisträger John Carreyrou erzählt die packende Geschichte dieses Betrugs und seiner Enthüllung.
Linda J. Graeter,Elizabeth G. Hertenstein,Charity E. Accurso,Gideon H. Labiner