Translated by Gabriel A. Migliarino. Spanish
language edition of Basic
QC Practices: Training in Statistical Quality Control for Medical Laboratories,
3rd Edition, on CD-ROM.
than a decade, thousands of laboratory professionals have used Basic QC
Practices as their standard reference for quality control.
extremely readable book delivers what it promises, and more? It is a refreshing
blend of theory and practical advice that is useful for teaching, for review,
and for everyday laboratory operations."
Murray, Clinical Chemistry
"It is an
ideal reference for those who want to implement and operate valid QC procedures
in central laboratories or point of care testing settings? I enjoyed working
through the book and visiting the Internet references. Books on quality control
can be boring, this is not one such book."
Watkinson, PhD, Clinical Biochemist Newsletter
In this new
edition, Dr. James O. Westgard and colleagues have significantly increased their
discussion and coverage of the latest issues in quality control.
- Updated coverage of the US CLIA regulations and Accreditation requirements
for the total testing process
- Expanded coverage of global trends and ISO 15189
- New chapters on Equivalent QC procedures, CLSI C24
guidelines for selecting the right QC procedures, and Analytical QC Plans and
- Added discussions on trouble-shooting, CLSI Quality
Essentials, and Risk Analysis