The student must have passed all the first year exams and the physiology exam
At the end of the course, the student will be able to: describe the diagnostic laboratory, according to the main moments: pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical; to describe the diagnostic significance of the main laboratory investigations; to know the problems related to the preparation of the patient, the collection and storage of the samples; to describe the principles of analytical measurement in Clinical Biochemistry; to find the meaning and use of laboratory investigations in connection with diseases of the major organs and systems.
Introduction to Clinical Biochemistry. Laboratory menagement. The biological samples: handling and storage. Analytical and biological variation. Quality control. Logical diagnostic of laboratory medicine, predictive values.Function and diagnostic approach of organs and tissues: kidney, heart, liver, pancreas. Glucose metabolism and Lipid Metabolism
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Antonozzi, Gulletta, Medicina di Laboratorio Logica e patologia Clinica Piccin
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