Fundamentals of Urine and Body Fluid Analysis, 5th Edition

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By Nancy A. Brunzel, MS, CLS(NCA)
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9780323711975
Publication Date
22-07-2022
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  • Study questions and case studies in each chapter reinforce comprehension and application, with an answer key located in the back of the book.
  • UNIQUE! Table of crystal images based on shape serves as a single, comprehensive guide to the identification of crystals in urine sediment.
  • UNIQUE! Image Gallery of Urine Sediment provides alternate views of sediment components to augment the numerous classic photomicrographs already present in the Microscopic Examination of Urine chapter.
  • UNIQUE! Quick Guides to urine and body fluid photomicrographs make it fast and easy to find a photo of a specific cell type or component of interest.
  • UNIQUE! Tables with high quality polarizing microscopy photomicrographs demonstrate the differences in birefringent intensity of substances with and without a red compensator.
  • The most complete collection of high-quality, full-color images enables optimal identification of microscopic components in urine and other body fluids.

Learn how to accurately analyze urine and body fluids with Fundamentals of Urine and Body Fluid Analysis, 5th Edition. Known for its clear writing style, logical organization, and vivid full-color illustrations, this renowned text offers the perfect level and depth of information for understanding the fundamental principles of urine and body fluids frequently encountered in the clinical laboratory. This includes 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. Author Nancy Brunzel also shares her extensive knowledge and expertise in the field as she highlights key information and walks you through essential techniques and procedures - showing you how to correlate data with your knowledge of basic anatomy and physiology in order to understand pathologic processes.


Key Features
  • Study questions and case studies in each chapter reinforce comprehension and application, with an answer key located in the back of the book.
  • UNIQUE! Table of crystal images based on shape serves as a single, comprehensive guide to the identification of crystals in urine sediment.
  • UNIQUE! Image Gallery of Urine Sediment provides alternate views of sediment components to augment the numerous classic photomicrographs already present in the Microscopic Examination of Urine chapter.
  • UNIQUE! Quick Guides to urine and body fluid photomicrographs make it fast and easy to find a photo of a specific cell type or component of interest.
  • UNIQUE! Tables with high quality polarizing microscopy photomicrographs demonstrate the differences in birefringent intensity of substances with and without a red compensator.
  • The most complete collection of high-quality, full-color images enables optimal identification of microscopic components in urine and other body fluids.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780323711975
Author Information By Nancy A. Brunzel, MS, CLS(NCA), Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Table of Content
  1. Quality Assessment and Safety
  2. Urine Specimen Types, Collection, and Preservation
  3. The Kidney
  4. Renal Function
  5. Physical Examination of Urine
  6. Chemical Examination of Urine
  7. Microscopic Examination of Urine Sediment
  8. Renal and Metabolic Disease
  9. Cerebrospinal Fluid Analysis
  10. Pleural, Pericardial, and Peritoneal Fluid Analysis
  11. Synovial Fluid Analysis
  12. Seminal Fluid Analysis
  13. Analysis of Vaginal Secretions
  14. Amniotic Fluid Analysis
  15. Fecal Analysis
  16. Automation of Urine and Body Fluid Analysis
  17. Body Fluid Analysis: Manual Hemacytometer Counts and Differential Slide Preparation
  18. Microscopy

Appendix A: Reagent Strip Color Charts

Appendix B: Comparison of Reagent Strip Principles, Sensitivity, and Specificity

Appendix C: Reference Intervals

Appendix D: Body Fluid Diluents and Pretreatment Solutions

Appendix E: Manual and Historic Methods of Interest

Answer Key

Glossary

Index

Publication Date 22-07-2022
Pages 434
Trim 235 x 191 (7 1/2 x 9 1/4)
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