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Oxford University Press
28 July 2016
Medicine: general issues; Mensuration & systems of measurement; Scientific equipment, experiments & techniques; Microscopy
A core text in the Fundamentals of Biomedical Science series, Biomedical Science Practice gives a comprehensive overview of the key laboratory techniques and professional skills that students need to master. The text is supported throughout with engaging clinical case studies, written to emphasize the link between theory and practice, providing a strong foundation for beginning biomedical science students.
Edited by:   Nessar Ahmed (School of Healthcare Science School of Healthcare Science Manchester Metropolitan University), Hedley Glencross (Advanced Specialist Biomedical Scientist, Advanced Specialist Biomedical Scientist, Cytology Department, Queen Alexandra Hospital), Qiuyu Wang (School of Healthcare Science, School of Healthcare Science, Manchester Metropolitan University)
Imprint:   Oxford University Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   2nd Revised edition
Dimensions:   Height: 246mm,  Width: 193mm,  Spine: 21mm
Weight:   960g
ISBN:   9780198717317
ISBN 10:   0198717318
Series:   Fundamentals of Biomedical Science
Pages:   512
Publication Date:   28 July 2016
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
1: Hedley Glencross: Biomedical science and biomedical scientists 2: Hedley Glencross: Fitness to practise 3: Hedley Glencross and Georgina Lavender: Communications in laboratory medicine 4: Hedley Glencross and Alison Taylor: Health and safety 5: Ian Graham: Preparing and measuring reagents 6: Joyce Overfield: Samples and sample collection 7: Tony Sims and Qiuyu Wang: Microscopy 8: Peter Robinson: Electrochemistry 9: Qiuyu Wang, Helen Montgomery, Nessar Ahmed, and Chris Smith: Spectroscopy 10: Qiuyu Wang, Nessar Ahmed, and Chris Smith: Centrifugation 11: Qiuyu Wang, Nessar Ahmed, and Chris Smith: Chromatography 12: Qiuyu Wang, Nessar Ahmed, and Chris Smith: Electrophoresis 13: Christine Yates and Qiuyu Wang: Immunological techniques 14: Qiuyu Wang, Nessar Ahmed, and Chris Smith: Molecular biology techniques 15: Tim James: Laboratory automation 16: Jan Still, Lynda Petley, and Garry McDowell: Point of care testing 17: Elaine Moore: Quality assurance and management 18: Hedley Glencross and Georgina Lavender: Personal development

Dr Nessar Ahmed is a Reader in Clinical Biochemistry at the Manchester Metropolitan University where his research examines the role of protein glycation in diabetes. His teaching includes clinical biochemistry, endocrinology, and analytical science. Hedley Glencross is an Advanced Specialist Biomedical Scientist at the Cytology Department, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth, where his special interest is in diagnostic (non-gynaecological cytology. He is an elected member of the Executive Committee of the British Association for Cytopathology and is also an assessor for UK NEQAS. Dr Qiuyu Wang is a Senior Lecturer in Molecular and Cell Biology at the Manchester Metropolitan University. Her major research interest is in cancer biology and stem cell biology. She teaches many aspects of Molecular and Cellular Biology.

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