Quality in Laboratory Hemostasis and Thrombosis

Publication Year: 2009

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Kitchen, Steve; Olson, John; Preston, Eric

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 978-1-40-516803-8

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Designed as a guide for all those working in hemostasis laboratories, this book details a quality program that, when put into place, will help to improve standards in testing.

The hemostasis laboratory has a vital role in the diagnosis and management of patients with familial and acquired hemorrhagic and thrombotic disorders. Its role in the monitoring traditional anticoagulant therapy as well as therapy using new anticoagulants presents new challenges to the laboratory. Quality in Laboratory Hemostasis and Thrombosis not only addresses these important issues, but also covers international guidelines for testing, the development of international standard materials, management of hemostasis testing from the laboratory to the point of care as well as molecular genetic testing.

All of the authors are internationally recognised for their work in hemostasis and thrombosis. Using their experience, they provide information on standards, equipment and methods that will guide the development of a quality program to support all activities in the hemostasis laboratory.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Wiley
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Kitchen, Steve; Olson, John; Preston, Eric
ISBN: 978-1-40-516803-8
Specialty:
Hematology
Internal Medicine
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 232
Year: 2009

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