Title Medical Laboratories Management
Subtitle Cost Effective Methods
Author Sangeeta Sharma, Rachna Agarwal, Sujata Chaturvedi, Rajeev Thakur
ISBN 9789386105417
List price Rs 695.00
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Binding Hardbound
No of pages 248
Book size 140 x 216 mm
Publishing year 2018
Original publisher Viva Books Private Limited
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In the rapidly changing modern health care environment, doctors and patients expect nothing less than perfection, and accuracy and quality are assumed. The focus of the management is on cost. This book covers the topics essential to successful management of laboratories balancing quality and cost effectiveness.

Medical Laboratories Management: Cost-Effective Methods explains how laboratories can be managed at a low cost and with greater care. Apart from discussing the ways to tackle through efficient management the financial crisis faced by the medical world, the book offers guidelines for training and imparting values to laboratory staff, directors of laboratories and professional bodies involved in laboratory education.


Good laboratory practice regulations and accreditation • Sample collection: Blood sample • Urine sample • Culture and sensitivity testing •Stool examination •Spinal fluid collection •Bone marrow aspiration •Saliva sample •Histopathology samples • Samples for cytology •Semen analysis • Sample accountability • Sample analysis • Quality assurance programme • Reporting results • Biomedical waste management • Laboratory safety: Appendix 1: Hepatitis B – pre- and post-exposure guidelines • Appendix 2: HIV – pre- and post-exposure guidelines • Care and use of instruments: Appendix 3: Disinfection and sterilization • Laboratory information system and financial management • Ethics in laboratory medicine • Audit in the medical laboratory: Appendix 4: Reference values • Reference

About the Authors:

Dr. Sangeeta Sharma, MBBS, MD, is currently Professor and Head of Neuropsychopharmacology, and Medical Superintendent at Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences (IHBAS), Delhi, India.

Dr. Rachna Agarwal is Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurochemistry, IHBAS, Delhi.

Dr. Sujata Chaturvedi is currently Professor of Pathology at IHBAS, Delhi.

Dr. Rajeev Thakur, MBBS, MD, is currently Professor and Head of Clinical Microbiology and Infection Medicine at IHABS, Delhi. ss

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