Title District Laboratory Practice in Tropical Countries: Part 1 (Second Edition)
Book Condition New
Edition Second Edition
Publisher New Delhi, India Cambridge University Press 2009
0521135176 / 9780521135177
Seller ID 033199
Changes in the organization of health services in developing countries have led to the district level 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. It includes practical accounts of: organization and staffing of district laboratory services; total quality management; health and safety; equipping district laboratories; parasitological tests, illustrated in colour; clinical chemistry tests; how to plan a training curriculum for district laboratory personnel. Volume 2, published in late 1999, covers microbiological tests, haematological tests and blood transfusion tests. 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. Printed Pages: 462 with 88 line figures, 58 halftones, 57 plates, and 7 tables.
District Laboratory Practice in Tropical Countries