Fundamentals of Urine and Body Fluid Analysis 3rd Edition
Covers 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 title provides an explanation of how to correlate data with basic anatomy and physiology to understand pathological processes.
Renowned for its clear writing style, logical organization, level and depth of content, and excellent color illustrations, “Fundamentals of Urine & Body Fluid Analysis, 3rd Edition” covers 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. Expert author Nancy Brunzel shares her extensive knowledge and expertise in the field, presenting key information and essential techniques and procedures, as well as easytograsp explanations of how to correlate data with basic anatomy and physiology to understand pathological processes.
Key Features Vaginal Fluid Analysis chapter covers vaginal wet preps, a topic not found in many other references.
Case studies help you understand how key concepts apply to realworld practice.
Fullcolor images and photomicrographs show you what you should see under the microscope.
An image glossary presents 94 additional images to help you identify rare and common cells.
Multiplechoice questions at the end of every chapter allow you to test your understanding of the material.
A glossary at the end of the book offers quick access to key terms and definitions.
Quality Assurance and Safety
Urine Specimen Types, Collection, and Preservation
The Renal Function
Physical Examination of Urine
Chemical Examination of Urine
Microscopic Examination of Urine Sediment
Urine Sediment Image Gallery
Renal and Metabolic Disease
Seminal Fluid Analysis
Amniotic Fluid Analysis
Cerebrospinal Fluid Analysis
Synovial Fluid Analysis
Pleural, Pericardial, and Peritoneal Fluid Analysis
Vaginal Fluid Analysis
Automation of Urine and Body Fluid Analysis
Body Fluid Analysis: Manual Hemacytometer Counts and Differential Slide Preparation
Glossary of Terms
Answers to Study Questions
Appendix A. Reagent Strip Guide
Appendix B. Reference Ranges
Autor: Nancy A. Brunzel