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Author Brunzel, Nancy A.

Title Fundamentals of urine and body fluid analysis / Nancy A. Brunzel
Edition Second edition
Published Philadelphia, Pa. : Saunders, [2004]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  616.0756 Bru/Fou 2004  AVAILABLE
Description x, 454 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Contents 1. Microscopy -- 2. Quality assurance and safety -- 3. Urine specimen types, collection, and preservation -- 4. The kidney -- 5. Renal function -- 6. Physical examination of urine -- 7. Chemical examination of urine -- 8. Microscopic examination of urine sediment -- 9. Renal and metabolic disease -- 10. Fecal analysis -- 11. Seminal fluid analysis -- 12. Amniotic fluid analysis -- 13. Cerebrospinal fluid analysis -- 14. Synovial fluid analysis -- 15. Pleural, pericardial, and peritoneal fluid analysis -- 16. Analysis of vaginal secretions -- Urine sediment image glossary -- App. A. Nomogram for the determination of body surface area -- App. B. An example of a material safety data sheet -- App. C. Cell counts using a hemacytometer -- App. D. Reference ranges
Summary "Fundamentals of Urine and Body Fluid Analysis, second edition, provides complete coverage of the collection and analysis of urine, fecal specimens, vaginal secretions, and other body fluids such as cerebrospinal, synovial, seminal, amniotic, pleural, pericardial, and peritoneal fluids. This concise and well-organized textbook covers all aspects of fluid analysis from basic factual information and essential techniques and procedures to easy-to-grasp explanations of how data is correlated with the basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology to understand pathologic processes."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Urine -- Analysis.
Body fluids -- Analysis.
Clinical chemistry.
Body Fluids -- chemistry.
LC no. 2003067486
ISBN 0721601782