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Henry's Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods, 21e (Clinical Diagnosis & Management by Laboratory Methods) 21st Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-1416002871
ISBN-10: 1416002871
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Editorial Reviews

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"A wonderful, clear, practical and thorough reference book for a multidisciplinary pathology laboratory. It contains a wealth of practical laboratory experience." BMA Awards 2007

"In my opinion,Clinical Diagnosis continues to be the best reference for clinical pathology. I strongly recommend it to those studying clinical pathology, as well as those interested in various aspects of interpreting laboratory tests as they apply to clinical care. I especially recommend that those owning Clinical Diagnosis older than the 20th edition should purchase this edition, since it is much improved and contains new material. Few textbooks have been published as long as Clinical Diagnosis. This edition ensures that it will continue into a second century of publication." JAMA, April 25, 2007 - Vol 297, No. 16

"This book remains the recognized authoritative book for laboratory medicine. This edition has upheld superbly the longstanding tradition of excellence associated with this book. Just get it." Doody's, March 2007

"Clinical Diagnosis continues to be the best reference for clinical pathology." JAMA, 2008

REVIEW OF PREVIOUS EDITION (20e)
"The definitive reference in the field of clinical pathology...Required for both beginners and experts alike." JAMA

About the Author

Richard A. McPherson, MD, Professor and Chairman, Division of Clinical Pathology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia; and Matthew R. Pincus, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Pathology, State University of New York Health Sciences Center at Brooklyn; Chairman, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, New York Harbor Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Brooklyn, NY
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Product Details

  • Series: Clinical Diagnosis & Management by Laboratory Methods
  • Hardcover: 1472 pages
  • Publisher: Saunders; 21 edition (August 18, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1416002871
  • ISBN-13: 978-1416002871
  • Product Dimensions: 11.1 x 8.8 x 2.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 7 pounds
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #998,037 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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By Kyle on February 15, 2008
Format: Hardcover
"Henry's," as it's generally known, is an excellent all around text for clinical pathology and an ideal starting point particularly at the resident level. But its greatest strength is also its greatest weakness -- it covers essentially every component of clinical pathology, but by nature this means not every last detail can be included. Still, it does a very admirable job of consolidating so much information. As a resident, if you can buy only one CP book then I heartily recommend starting with Henry's; it contains more board level material on more CP specialties than I've found anywhere. It can also come in handy for attending pathologists, particularly those finding themselves covering a lab they may not be as familiar with.
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I refer to this text quite often during my graduate studies. Henry's picks up where other lab manuals fail, with detailed explanations of the test in addition to a basic review of the condition it relates to. It's worth the purchase if you are tired of not being able to find information regarding certain diagnostic tests.
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Comprehensive and detailed knowledge every Physician working for a laboratory must have as a source of reference and any physician be he in a clinical or hospital setting as his ultimate current, specimen correct match and source of reference for quality control, efficiency (time savings and efficacy) and profitability and cost cutting for everyone including the patient. You are only as good as your physician (or physician comittees) and the physicians that also work in the medical laboratory setting.
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This book is written at a level of a Pathology or Lab Resident. As the name implies, the book focuses on chemistry, immunologic assay and microscopy as compared to gross analysis or clinical diagnosis correlations. Overall a great reference and very easy to read for a Medical Student.
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The book looked as good as a new one. Happy with the quality of the book. Received with out much hitch!!
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