Textbook of Biochemistry for Nurses

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I. K. International Pvt Ltd, Sep 30, 2010 - Biochemistry - 250 pages
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A sound knowledge of biochemistry is essential to understand the pathophysiology of disease, its diagnosis, treatment, and follow up. Since the nursing community works closely in association with clinicians in-patient care, it is important for them to be aware of the biochemical aspects of human diseases. Textbook of Biochemistry for Nurses has been designed to cater the academic needs of the nursing students. An earnest effort has been made to present the subject in simple words. In this textbook, wherever necessary, clinical application of biochemical knowledge is mentioned. The information present in this textbook will be helpful to the nurses throughout their career.
 

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Contents

Cell and Subcellular Organelles
1
Acids Bases and Buffers
5
Chemistry of Proteins 927
9
Enzymes 2947
29
Chemistry of Carbohydrates 4965
48
Lipids 6778
67
Digestion and Absorption 7989
79
Intermediary Metabolism 9195
90
Protein Metabolism 139151
139
Vitamins 153178
153
Nucleic Acids 179189
179
Specimen Collection 191199
190
Renal Function Tests 201208
201
AcidBase and WaterElectrolyte Balance 209223
209
Heme 225228
224
Index 229235
229

Carbohydrate Metabolism 97119
97
Lipid Metabolism 121138
120

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