Practical Clinical Biochemistry: Methods and Interpretations

by Ranjna Chawla

The aim of this book is to focus on the practical clinical biochemistry: methods and interpretations. The book has been revised with addition of topics as per latest Medical Council of India (MCI) guidelines for undergraduate curriculum. This book consists of 55 chapters, which include hazards in the clinical biochemistry laboratory, quality control in clinical laboratory, determination of pH, tests for carbohydrates, gastric juice analysis, urinary ascorbic acid, hemoglobin and its derivatives, automation, liver function tests, cardiac function tests, kidney function tests, pancreatic function tests, tumor markers, thyroid function tests, serum aminotransferases, serum bilirubin, serum uric acid, blood sugar, glucose tolerance test, blood lipids, serum calcium, chromatography, flame photometer, therapeutic drug monitoring, lean six sigma approach for clinical laboratories, additional topics as per revised MCI Guidelines for undergraduate curriculum, etc. This book will not only equip undergraduates with basic facts of the subject but will also help postgraduate students in keeping abreast with the latest knowledge. Coverage of such topics and knowledge of the latest development will match the standards required for postgraduate students. To bridge the gap between clinicians and clinical laboratories, more than 400 Case Reports/Viva Questions have been added at the end of each chapter. This will not only increase the knowledge of students but also will evoke interest in students in the subject.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Chawla Ranjna Govind Ballabh Pant Institute of Postgraduate, Medical Education and Research (GIPMER), New Delhi, India
ISBN 9789389188769
Speciality Biochemistry
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18754
Edition 5/e
Publishing Year 2020
Pages 467
Book Type Textbook


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