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clinical pathology

[′klin·ə·kəl pə′thäl·ə·jē]
(pathology)
A medical specialty encompassing the diagnostic study of disease by means of laboratory tests of material from the living patient.
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The role of clinical pathology in the diagnosis of animal diseases is of even greater importance than other disciplines because animals are unable to communicate their symptoms to the clinician and invariably, the diagnosis depends on the observation and interpretation of clinical pathological findings.
Description: Clinical Pathology for Athletic Trainers: Recognizing Systemic Disease, Third Edition is a comprehensive and informative book that emphasizes practical knowledge; development of clinical skills, including evaluation and treatment; and development of clinical decision-making abilities about the common nonorthopaedic pathologies that may occur in athletes and physically active people.
They begin with concepts in drug development--its stages, nonclinical safety evaluation, toxicokinetics, toxicologic pathology and routine and special techniques, principles of clinical pathology, toxicogenomics, and spontaneous lesions in control animals used in toxicity studies--then address pathological changes related to toxicity in each organ system, and their implications in the drug development process.
Professor Paul Valdiguie (1907-1988) was a clinical pathology professor of the Toulouse University and a consulting physician in Ax les Thermes, a sulfide steam and water resort in the Pyrenees mountains, in the South of France.
Vick is a Fellow of the College of American Pathologists, the American Society for Clinical Pathology and the Royal Society of Medicine (England); secretary-treasurer of the New York State Society of Pathologists and chair of the New York delegation to the College of American Pathologists' House of Delegates, member of the delegation from the Medical Society of the State of New York to the American Medical Association's House of Delegates and vice chair of MSSNY's Committee on Emergency Preparedness and Bioterrorism Response.
The goal of this study ("Interpretation of canine and feline blood smears by emergency room personnel," in Veterinary Clinical Pathology, 2011) was to compare results by emergency room personnel (ERP) with those received from trained clinical pathologists and automated assessment equipment.
The software program meets the essential image acquisition, processing and discussion needs of the modern clinical pathology laboratory.
Following the investment the department was assessed by the Clinical Pathology Accreditation Ltd scheme and was given a glowing report.
Fundamentals of Veterinary Clinical Pathology, second edition
For clinical pathology in particular, the myriad of consultative activities of the laboratory medicine resident have always been a difficult area for documentation since these consultations are not routinely included in the patient chart in most institutions.
EATING foods rich in vitamin D such as those containing eggs and oily fish may slow the progression of breast cancer according to British research published in the Journal of Clinical Pathology.

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