Updated August 26, 2013
Raouf E. Nakhleh, MD, FCAP, and Patrick L. Fitzgibbons, MD, FCAP, editors
Quality Management in Anatomic Pathology is the only comprehensive manual designed to improve patient care while ensuring your laboratory achieves its accreditation standards. The manual provides pathologists and laboratory directors with the tools necessary to develop, implement, and maintain a comprehensive quality improvement program. It emphasizes regulatory compliance, with cross-references to the CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program (LAP) checklist items and CLIA regulations.
Quality Management in Anatomic Pathology contains comprehensive coverage of all segments of the anatomic pathology test cycle (preanalytic, analytic, and postanalytic), detailed benchmark data with extensive references, and information on diagnostic discrepancies and suggested actions. Helpful examples of forms to document quality assurance activity as well as a comprehensive glossary also are included.
- Designing a Quality Improvement Plan
- Regulatory Compliance
- Strategies for Error Reduction and Prevention in Surgical Pathology
- Defining and Handling Errors
- Quality Improvement Plan Components and Monitors
- Quality Management in Histology, Immunohistochemistry, Cytology, and Autopsy Pathology
Table of contents (PDF, 33.6 K)
Introduction (PDF, 42.0 K)
Regulatory Tables (PDF, 39.2 K)
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Softcover; 200 pages; 79 tables/figures/exhibits/checklists; 2005.
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