Alcohol Drugs Genes and the Clinical Laboratory

Alcohol, Drugs, Genes and the Clinical Laboratory provides an overview and quick reference to genetic relationships and clinical laboratory information related to the serious public health issue of alcohol and drug abuse. Written in a clear and concise manner, this book discusses the necessary information for health and safety professionals working in public health to learn about complex issues quickly to better help their patients, employees, and others affected by alcohol and drug abuse. Alcohol, Drugs, Genes and the Clinical Laboratory covers the important aspects of drugs and alcohol abuse including genetic aspects along with laboratory methods for analysis of alcohol and abused drugs with emphasis on false positive test results. The book is helpful to healthcare professionals, such as pathologists who oversee alcohol and drug testing, emergency room physicians, family practice physicians who are first healthcare professionals who identify patients susceptible to drug and alcohol abuse, and psychiatrists involved with drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs. It will also be useful to safety professionals who have to assess individuals for workplace responsibilities, ranging from police and recruitment to occupational safety and occupational medicine and public health officials. Features accessible language for healthcare and safety professionals who are not experts in laboratory procedures Provides examples from clinical and everyday situations Explains how to interpret laboratory results and the latest genetic factors regarding drug and alcohol abuse

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  • Author : Amitava Dasgupta
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 236 pages
  • ISBN : 012809334X
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Alcohol, Drugs, Genes and the Clinical Laboratory

Alcohol, Drugs, Genes and the Clinical Laboratory
  • Author : Amitava Dasgupta
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 17 October 2016
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Alcohol, Drugs, Genes and the Clinical Laboratory provides an overview and quick reference to genetic relationships and clinical laboratory information related to the serious public health issue of alcohol and drug abuse. Written in a clear and concise manner, this book discusses the necessary information for health and safety professionals working in public health to learn about complex issues quickly to better help their patients, employees, and others affected by alcohol and drug abuse. Alcohol, Drugs, Genes and the Clinical

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Human Drug Metabolism
  • Author : Michael D. Coleman
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 19 February 2020
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Provides a timely update to a key textbook on human drug metabolism The third edition of this comprehensive book covers basic concepts of teaching drug metabolism, starting from extreme clinical consequences to systems and mechanisms and toxicity. It provides an invaluable introduction to the core areas of pharmacology and examines recent progress and advances in this fast moving field and its clinical impact. Human Drug Metabolism, 3rd Edition begins by covering basic concepts such as clearance and bioavailability, and looks

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  • Author : Linda D. Boyd,Lisa F. Mallonee,Charlotte J. Wyche,Jane F. Halaris
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Release : 22 January 2020
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Staying true to Esther Wilkins’ pioneering vision that made her best-selling text the “Bible” for dental hygienists, Wilkins’ Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist, Thirteenth Edition progresses through crucial topics in dental hygiene in a straightforward format to ensure students develop the knowledge and skills they need for successful, evidence-based practice in today’s rapidly changing oral health care environment. This cornerstone text, used in almost every dental hygiene education program in the country, has been meticulously updated by previous

Alcohol and Its Biomarkers

Alcohol and Its Biomarkers
  • Author : Amitava Dasgupta
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 18 February 2015
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Alcohol and Its Biomarkers: Clinical Aspects and Laboratory Determination is a concise guide to all currently known alcohol biomarkers, their clinical application, and the laboratory methods used to detect them. Pathologists can use this resource to understand the limitations and cost factors associated with each method for determining certain alcohol biomarkers. In addition, interferences in these determinations are discussed, so that clinicians can understand the causes of falsely elevated biomarkers and pathologists and laboratory scientists can potentially eliminate them. The

Pharmacogenomics of Alcohol and Drugs of Abuse

Pharmacogenomics of Alcohol and Drugs of Abuse
  • Author : Amitava Dasgupta,Loralie J. Langman
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 23 April 2012
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Pharmacogenomics is the basis of personalized medicine, which is said to be the medicine of the future. Understanding genetic variation in drug and alcohol response is vital for professionals working in rehabilitation programs. The same principles that are applicable for therapeutic drugs are also applicable for drugs of abuse. Pharmacogenomics can supplement traditional therapeutic drug monitoring, potentially predicting correct dosage before initiation of the drug therapy. Applying these principles to testing and treatment, Pharmacogenomics of Alcohol and Drugs of Abuse

Critical Issues in Alcohol and Drugs of Abuse Testing

Critical Issues in Alcohol and Drugs of Abuse Testing
  • Author : Amitava Dasgupta
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 10 January 2019
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Critical Issues in Alcohol and Drugs of Abuse Testing, Second Edition, addresses the general principles and technological advances for measuring drugs and alcohol, along with the pitfalls of drugs of abuse testing. Many designer drugs, for example, are not routinely tested in drugs of abuse panels and may go undetected in a drug test. This updated edition is a must-have for clinical pathologists, toxicologists, clinicians, and medical review officers and regulators, bridging the gap between technical and clinical information. Topics

Toxicology Testing, An Issue of Clinics in Laboratory Medicine - E-Book

Toxicology Testing, An Issue of Clinics in Laboratory Medicine - E-Book
  • Author : Michael G. Bissell
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 24 September 2012
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This issue of Clinics in Laboratory Medicine, titled Toxicology Testing, includes the following topics; Progress in Clinical Toxicology Testing, The Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic, Substance Abuse Among Healthcare Professionals, Pain Management Drug Testing, Ethanol Biomarkers, Newly-emerging Drugs of Abuse, Synthetic Cannabinoids, Synthetic Cathenones, Immunoassay Methodology in Drugs-of-abuse Testing, Toxicology Testing in Alternative Specimen Matrices, Principles and Procedures in Postmortem Toxicology, and Pharmacogenetics and the Future of Toxicology Testing. Advances in toxicology testing are paving the way for major improvements in

Accurate Results in the Clinical Laboratory

Accurate Results in the Clinical Laboratory
  • Author : Amitava Dasgupta,Jorge L. Sepulveda
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release : 22 January 2013
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This practical, easy-to-use guide, named to Doody’s Core Titles 2013, addresses interference issues in all laboratory tests, including patient epigenetics, process of specimen collection, enzymes, biomarkers. Clinicians and laboratory scientists can therefore rely on one reference which speaks to both their needs of accurate specimen analysis and optimal patient care. Erroneous hospital and pathology laboratory results can be confusing and problematic, especially in acute care situations. While some factors creating interference, can be identified in the laboratory, detecting many others

Pharmacogenomics of Alcohol and Drugs of Abuse

Pharmacogenomics of Alcohol and Drugs of Abuse
  • Author : Amitava Dasgupta,Loralie J. Langman
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 23 April 2012
GET THIS BOOKPharmacogenomics of Alcohol and Drugs of Abuse

Pharmacogenomics is the basis of personalized medicine, which is said to be the medicine of the future. Understanding genetic variation in drug and alcohol response is vital for professionals working in rehabilitation programs. The same principles that are applicable for therapeutic drugs are also applicable for drugs of abuse. Pharmacogenomics can supplement traditional therapeutic drug monitoring, potentially predicting correct dosage before initiation of the drug therapy. Applying these principles to testing and treatment, Pharmacogenomics of Alcohol and Drugs of Abuse

Accurate Results in the Clinical Laboratory

Accurate Results in the Clinical Laboratory
  • Author : Amitava Dasgupta,Jorge L. Sepulveda
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release : 22 January 2013
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This practical, easy-to-use guide, named to Doody’s Core Titles 2013, addresses interference issues in all laboratory tests, including patient epigenetics, process of specimen collection, enzymes, biomarkers. Clinicians and laboratory scientists can therefore rely on one reference which speaks to both their needs of accurate specimen analysis and optimal patient care. Erroneous hospital and pathology laboratory results can be confusing and problematic, especially in acute care situations. While some factors creating interference, can be identified in the laboratory, detecting many others

Linne & Ringsrud's Clinical Laboratory Science - E-Book

Linne & Ringsrud's Clinical Laboratory Science - E-Book
  • Author : Mary Louise Turgeon
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 14 April 2014
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Updated and easy-to-use, Linne & Ringsrud's Clinical Laboratory Science: The Basics and Routine Techniques, 6th Edition delivers a fundamental overview of the laboratory skills and techniques essential for success in your classes and your career. Author Mary Louise Turgeon's simple, straightforward writing clarifies complex concepts, and a discipline-by-discipline approach helps you build the knowledge to confidently perform clinical laboratory tests and ensure accurate, effective results. Expert insight from respected educator and author Mary Louise Turgeon reflects the full spectrum of clinical

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Clinical Chemistry, Immunology and Laboratory Quality Control
  • Author : Amitava Dasgupta,Amer Wahed
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 02 December 2013
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All pathology residents must have a good command of clinical chemistry, toxicology, immunology, and laboratory statistics to be successful pathologists, as well as to pass the American Board of Pathology examination. Clinical chemistry, however, is a topic in which many senior medical students and pathology residents face challenges. Clinical Chemistry, Immunology and Laboratory Quality Control meets this challenge head on with a clear and easy-to-read presentation of core topics and detailed case studies that illustrate the application of clinical chemistry

Principles of Genetic Toxicology

Principles of Genetic Toxicology
  • Author : D. Brusick
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 30 November 1987
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The field of genetic toxicology has gone through remarkable development in the seven years since the appearance of the first edition of Principles of Genetic Toxicology. One branch of toxicology research, chemical mutagenesis, has been elucidated and expanded as a result of increased effort, testing, and the sharing of data. This expansion has occurred not only in the industrialized countries, but also in countries that are comparatively less advanced in scientific implementation. These developing countries have taken advan tage of

GI/Liver Secrets Plus E-Book

GI/Liver Secrets Plus E-Book
  • Author : Peter R McNally
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 19 March 2010
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GI/Liver Secrets Plus, 4th Edition, by Peter R. McNally, DO, FACP, FACG - a volume in the popular Secrets Series® - uses a convenient Q&A approach to provide rapid reference and review of today's most common GI and liver disorders and their management. An expanded size and layout, user-friendly two-color page layout, question-and-answer approach, and list of the "Top 100 GI/Liver Secrets" make it a perfect concise board review tool and a handy clinical reference. Updated coverage throughout