PART I: Basic Laboratory Techniques 1. Fundamentals of the Clinical Laboratory 2. Safety: Patient and Clinical Laboratory Practices 3. Quality Assessment and Quality Control in the Clinical Laboratory 4. Phlebotomy: Collecting and Processing Patient Blood Specimens 5. The Microscope 6. Systems of Measurement, Laboratory Equipment, and Reagents 7. Laboratory Mathematics and Solution Preparation 8. Basic and Contemporary Techniques in the Clinical Laboratory 9. Delivery of Laboratory Testing: From Point of Care Testing to Total Automation PART II: Clinical Laboratory Specializations 10. Introduction to Clinical Chemistry 11. Principles and Practice of Clinical Hematology 12. Hemostasis and Blood Coagulation 13. Renal Physiology and Urinalysis 14. Examination of Body Fluids and Miscellaneous Specimens 15. Introduction to Microbiology 16. Immunology and Serology 17. Immunohematology and Transfusion Medicine Appendix A, Answers to Review Questions and Multiple-Choice Questions in Case Studies Appendix B, Disease/Organ Panels Glossary
Kyle Miller MS, MLS (ASCP)CM, MBCM will be joining Mary Lou Turgeon on the 9th edition as Associate Editor. Kyle currently serves as a Clinical Chemistry Specialist for Covenant Healthcare, and has contributed to Immunology & Serology, as well as authored questions on Chemistry, Lab Administration, Hematology, and Microbiology for MediaLab's ASCP BOC exam simulator.