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Delmar's Clinical Lab Manual Series: Urinalysis / Edition 1

Delmar's Clinical Lab Manual Series: Urinalysis / Edition 1


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As part of Delmar's Clinical Laboratory Manual Series, this book provides a complete course in urinalysis for Medical Laboratory Technician students. The text covers all aspects of urinalysis including specimen collection, physical observations, and chemical and microscopic analysis. Each unit includes learning objectives, a glossary, and review questions. Throughout each section, cognitive and laboratory exercises are included to provide realistic practice and valuable feedback on principles of urinalysis. Review questions and answers are also included and lab safety and quality control issues are integrated throughout. Application of material and test results is achieved by completing the realistic..

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780827371965
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 08/06/1996
Series: Clinical Laboratory Manual Series
Pages: 124
Product dimensions: 8.54(w) x 11.02(h) x 0.38(d)

About the Author

John Flynn Jr. is the Director of the Medical Laboratory Technician and Phlebotomy programs at Montgomery County Community College in Blue Bell, PA. He is certified with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists for both Medical Technology and as a Specialist in Blood Banking. He has written numerous articles for publications and, he has made numerous presentations in Allied Health topics.

Sheryl Whitlock obtained her BSMT from University of Delaware, followed by Clinical Rotation at University of Iowa, and then an MA from Beaver College in Glenside, PA. Additional education includes a master of arts in education from Arcadia University. Whitlock's career began with the Medical Technology Program Faculty at Rolling Hill Hospital in Elkins Park, PA. She then transferred to Montgomery County Community College in Blue Bell, PA, where she worked as a Faculty Member of the Medical Laboratory Technician Program. Sheryl returned to the University of Delaware in 1998, this time assuming the position of Laboratory Coordinator of Student Health Services. Sheryl has more than 30 years of work experience in all areas of laboratory medicine and as an educator for both clinical laboratory science and clinical laboratory technology programs.

Table of Contents

Preface. Laboratory Exercises. FORMATION OF URINE. Composition of Urine. Renal Structure. Renal Physiology and Urine formation. Quality Control and Safety in the Urinalysis Laboratory. Quality Control in the Urinalysis Laboratory. Safety in the Urinalysis Laboratory. Specimen Collection. Specimen Containers and Labeling. Types of Specimens. Preservatives. Physical Examination of Urine. Color. Appearance. Specific Gravity. Odor. Chemical Examination of Urine. Reagent Strips. Confirmatory and Supplementary Tests. Instrumentation. Microscopic Examination of Urine. Use of the Microscope. Microscopic Examination of Urine. Case Studies in Urinalysis. Appendix A-Answers to Case Studies. Appendix B-Answers to Review Questions.

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