Linne and Ringsrud's Clinical Laboratory Science 6th Edition

Updated and easy-to-use, Linne & Ringsrud's Clinical Laboratory Science: The Basics and Routine Techniques, 6th Edition delivers a fundamental overview of the laboratory skills and techniques essential for success in your classes and your career. Author Mary Louise Turgeon's simple, straightforward writing clarifies complex concepts, and a discipline-by-discipline approach helps you build the knowledge to confidently perform clinical laboratory tests and ensure accurate, effective results.

Key Features 
  • Expert insight from respected educator and author Mary Louise Turgeon reflects the full spectrum of clinical laboratory science.
  • Engaging full-color design and illustrations familiarize you with what you'll see under the microscope.
  • Streamlined approach makes must-know concepts and practices more accessible.
  • Broad scope provides an ideal introduction to clinical laboratory science at various levels, including MLS/MLT and Medical Assisting.
  • Hands-on procedures guide you through the exact steps you'll perform in the lab.
  • Learning objectives help you identify key chapter content and study more effectively.
  • Case studies challenge you to apply concepts to realistic scenarios.
  • Review questions at the end of each chapter help you assess your understanding and identify areas requiring additional study.
  • A companion Evolve website provides convenient online access to procedures, glossary, audio glossary and links to additional information.

New to this edition
  • Updated instrumentation coverage familiarizes you with the latest technological advancements in clinical laboratory science.
  • Perforated pages make it easy for you to take procedure instructions with you into the lab.
  • Enhanced organization helps you study more efficiently and quickly locate the information you need.
  • Convenient glossary provides fast, easy access to definitions of key terms. 

Part I Basic Laboratory Techniques
  • Chapter 1 Fundamentals of the Clinical Laboratory
  • Chapter 2 Safety in the Clinical Laboratory
  • Chapter 3 Phlebotomy: Collecting and Processing Blood
  • Chapter 4 Systems of Measurement, Laboratory Equipment, and Reagents
  • Chapter 5 The Microscope
  • Chapter 6 Basic and New Techniques in the Clinical Laboratory
  • Chapter 7 Laboratory Mathematics and Solution Preparation
  • Chapter 8 Quality Assessment and Quality Control in the Clinical Laboratory
  • Chapter 9 Point-of-Care Testing
  • Chapter 10 Laboratory Information Systems and Automation
Part II Clinical Laboratory Specializations
  • Chapter 11 Introduction to Clinical Chemistry
  • Chapter 12 Principles and Practice of Clinical Hematology
  • Chapter 13 Introduction to Hemostasis
  • Chapter 14 Renal Physiology and Urinalysis
  • Chapter 15 Examination of Body Fluids and Miscellaneous Specimens
  • Chapter 16 Introduction to Microbiology
  • Chapter 17 Immunology and Serology
  • Chapter 18 Immunohematology and Transfusion Medicine

Author Information
  • Mary Louise Turgeon, EdD, MT(ASCP), CLS(NCA), Clinical Professor, Program Director, Department of Medical Laboratory Science, Northeastern University Boston, MA; Clinical Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Medicine, Tufts University Boston, MA.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 680 pages
  • Publisher: Mosby; 6 edition (January 25, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0323067824
  • ISBN-13: 978-0323067829
  • Product Dimensions: 10.2 x 7.3 x 1 inches
List Price: $79.95

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