107 pages, $25, 2nd edition, Self (2018)
Posted March 25, 2019
How to be a Laboratory Biosafety Officer. The Lab Biosafety Officer position is responsible for ensuring laboratory safety and security against all hazards including biological, chemical and physical hazards. This includes containment of infectious organisms, knowledge of Biosafety Containment Levels (BSL), proper use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Biosafety Cabinets (BSC), isolation precautions and infection control, knowledge of disinfection, high level disinfection, sterilization, autoclaves and proper disposal of lab waste. This position is also responsible for chemical hazard containment and decontamination including knowledge of fire cabinets, corrosive cabinets, emergency eyewashes and emergency showers. The Lab BSO is also responsible for hazardous materials (dangerous goods) shipping, responding to spills and accidents, making risk assessments, writing procedures, writing the Biosafety Manual and making reports. The Lab Biosafety Officer is responsible for disaster planning, preparedness and responding to spills, accidents and incidents. The second edition is updated to 2019.
Scott Boerner, Sylvia Asa
2nd ed, 300 pages, $53, Wolters Kluwer (2016)
Posted March 22, 2019
Series: Biopsy Interpretation Series
Extensively revised to bring you up to date with new pathologic entities, new treatment methods, and much more, Biopsy Interpretation of the Thyroid, Second Edition is a highly practical guide to neck biopsies that involve thyroid tissue. Presented in a reader-friendly format, it uses a pattern-based approach to the accurate interpretation of thyroid lesions – from normal anatomy and histology to a wide range of both common and unusual findings. Clinical implications of each diagnosis are highlighted throughout the text to guide therapeutic decision making.
H. E. Grossniklaus , C. Eberhart, T. Kivela
4th ed, 500 pages, $123, WHO (2018)
Posted March 22, 2019
Series: WHO Tumour Series (4th Edition)
The WHO Classification of Tumours of the Eye is the 12th and final volume in the 4th edition of the WHO series on the classification of human tumors. These authoritative and concise reference books provide an international standard for anyone involved in cancer research or the care of cancer patients. Diagnostic criteria, pathological features, and genetic and other associated molecular alterations are described in a disease-oriented manner.