District Laboratory Practice in Tropical Countries, Part 1 / Edition 2

District Laboratory Practice in Tropical Countries, Part 1 / Edition 2

by Monica Cheesbrough, Cheesbrough Monica
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521676304

ISBN-13: 9780521676304

Pub. Date: 08/31/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Changes in the organization of health services in developing countries have led to district levels assuming more responsibility for the planning, delivery and quality of community health care. This fully up-dated new edition has been produced to help those working in the district laboratory, and those responsible for the organization and management of community

Overview

Changes in the organization of health services in developing countries have led to district levels assuming more responsibility for the planning, delivery and quality of community health care. This fully up-dated new edition has been produced to help those working in the district laboratory, and those responsible for the organization and management of community laboratory services and the training of district laboratory personnel. Replacing the previous publication Medical Laboratory Manual for Tropical Countries, this book provides an up-to-date practical bench manual, taking a modern approach to the provision of a quality medical laboratory service.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521676304
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/31/2005
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
462
Product dimensions:
7.68(w) x 9.92(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Organization and staffing of district laboratory services; 2. Total quality management of district laboratory services; 3. Health and safety in district laboratories; 4. Equipping district laboratories; 5. Parasitological tests; 6. Clinical chemistry tests; Appendix I. Preparation of reagents; Appendix II. Useful addresses; Appendix III. Useful charts and figures; Supplement. Planning a training curriculum for district laboratory personnel; Index.

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