Higher Education

Mathematics for Medical and Clinical Laboratory Professionals, 1st Edition

  • Joel R. Helms
  • ISBN-10: 1435400402  |  ISBN-13: 9781435400405
  • 384 Pages
  • © 2009 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $78.00
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Learn basic medical mathematics with this user-friendly book that offers detailed, step-by-step explanations of math rules, equations, and procedures! Whether you are preparing for a career in the health sciences or need a refresher on basic medical mathematics, Mathematics for Medical and Clinical Laboratory Professionals has what you need. Learn everything from basic algebra to advanced chemistry, statistics, and hematology all through the unique perspective of the health sciences.

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Features and Benefits

  • Hundreds of Practice Problems and chapter test questions offer a hands-on learning experience
  • Step-by-step examples provide learning aids for difficult concepts
  • Notes boxes highlight important tips that you should keep in mind while learning each concept

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Math Review
Chapter 2. Basic Algebra and Mathematical Essentials
Chapter 3. Measurement Systems and Conversion Procedures
Chapter 4. Dilutions, Factors and Titers
Chapter 5. Standard Curves, Rate of Change and Variation
Chapter 6. Solutions
Chapter 7. Chemistry, Logarithms and Spectrophotometry
Chapter 8. Hematology Mathematics
Chapter 9. Urinalysis and Renal Clearance
Chapter 10. Charting Data
Chapter 11. Basic Statistics and Quality Control
Chapter 12. Statistics for Laboratory Medicine


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Instructor Supplements

Student Solution Manual  (ISBN-10: 1435400410 | ISBN-13: 9781435400412)

List Price = $11.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $9.00

Instructor Solution Manual  (ISBN-10: 1435400429 | ISBN-13: 9781435400429)

Instructor's Manual  (ISBN-10: 1401891136 | ISBN-13: 9781401891138)

Includes: a Prescriptive Assessment Test, answers to Self-Assessment Pretests and Skill Sharpeners in core book, and answers to questions in Math for Health Care Professionals Quick Review.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Joel R. Helms

Joel R. Helms is an Associate Professor in Mathematics at the University of Cincinnati – Blue Ash. Previous to 2004, Mr. Helms taught at Thomas Nelson Community College in Hampton Virginia. Mr. Helms has taught college level mathematics since 1994.