Basic Skills in Interpreting Laboratory Data

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Basic Skills in Interpreting Laboratory Data, Fifth Edition, is the classic and most popular pharmacy laboratory text because it is the only reference on this subject written by pharmacists, for pharmacists. Students find this guide a clear and useful introduction to the fundamentals of interpreting laboratory test results. The book enhances the skills pharmacists need by providing essential information on common laboratory tests used to screen for or diagnose diseases and monitor the effectiveness and safety of treatment and disease severity.

Each chapter contains learning objectives, case studies, bibliographies, and charts that summarize the causes of high and low test results.

New for this edition:
  • Updated and expanded Quick View tables in each chapter now match those in the popular quick-reference, Interpreting Laboratory Data: A Point-of-Care Guide
  • New glossary of acronyms is right up front for a streamlined reference
  • Normal value ranges of all tests have been standardized by an expert pathologist
  • New and updated cases in each chapter apply your Basic Skills in clinical situations
  • Reorganized to highlight the application of concepts by body system, and in special populations
Basic Skills in Interpreting Laboratory Data offers features that will help pharmacy students not only understand and engage with the material but also will streamline the transition from classroom to practice setting. After studying with this trusted text, students and pharmacists will more effectively monitor patient therapy, evaluate test results, and improve outcomes through optimal and focused pharmacotherapy.
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About the author

Mary Lee, Pharm.D, BCPS, FCCP, is Vice President, Chief Academic Officer for Pharmacy and Health Sciences Education, Midwestern University, and Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Chicago College of Pharmacy.  Dr. Lee graduated with BS in Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science in 1976 and 1979, respectively, and completed a residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in 1977.  She joined the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy in 1979, where she served as Director of the Drug Information Center and then clinical pharmacist to the urological surgery service at the hospital.  In 1985, she was promoted to Associate Professor and from 1985-1990, she served as Assistant Dean of Student Affairs.  In 1994, she became Associate Dean of Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy; and in 1998, she was appointed Dean.   She served as Dean of the College from 1998 through 2006. 

Dr. Lee has published over 100 research manuscripts, book chapters, review articles, and short reports in peer-reviewed publications.  She has served as an elected officer on the American College of Clinical Pharmacy Board of Regents, chair of the Clinical Section, American Pharmaceutical Association, Academy of Pharmaceutical Research and Science, and as chair or member of numerous committees of APhA, ACCP, and state pharmacy associations.  She is considered an expert on pharmacological issues in urological diseases, has earned board certification in pharmacotherapy, has won numerous teaching awards, and received the 2010 Illinois Council of Health System Pharmacists Pharmacist of the Year Award.

 

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Publisher
ASHP
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Published on
Jun 1, 2013
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Pages
664
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ISBN
9781585283453
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Nursing / Reference
Medical / Pharmacy
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