Wellcome lecture 1986. Ideas towards a general theory of clinical biochemistry.

  • D. N. Baron
  • Published 1986 in Annals of clinical biochemistry
Clinical biochemistry, as an independent discipline within medical science, has developed its own body of theory and practice, and as such it cannot only be concerned with collecting observations. A simple report (plasma potassium = 5.3 mmol/L) is used as a model to discuss the problems of understanding measured chemical changes in the body in disease, and… (More)