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.
106 pages, $23 list, Self (2014)
Posted December 31, 2014
The proposed book is an attempt to address these lesions with multiple illustrations and detailed pertinent text. It is envisaged that the book should be a companion to a standard surgical pathology textbook and this should be accessible just at the fingertips via power of electronic media using internet. The targeted audience includes pathologist in Anatomic Pathology, in training or graduates.
Jennifer Gordetsky, Hiroshi Miyamoto
1st ed, 242 pages, $60 list, Self (2013)
Posted December 31, 2014
Listed under: GU/adrenal; Textbook chapters: Bladder & ureters, Kidney tumor, Penis & scrotum, Prostate gland and seminal vesicles, Testis & epididymis, Ureters, Urethra
This book is a concise, easy to read guide for the beginning student of GU surgical pathology. It is specifically designed as a study tool for urology and pathology residents; for their in-service exams during residency and, more importantly, for their written board exam upon completion of residency. This book takes a case-based approach to diagnosing the most common benign and malignant urologic pathology. It focuses on the fundamental clinical, pathologic, and radiographic features for diagnosis as well as a brief, bullet-point description of the appropriate clinical management and outcomes. This book is full of high quality gross, microscopic, and radiographic images to create the best resource for the beginning student of GU pathology.
2nd ed, 370 pages, $78, Self (2016)
Posted April 17, 2017
Updated 2017, Second Edition, comprehensive hematology and transfusion medicine board review book tailored for the USMLE, internal medicine as well as the hematology boards. Clinical vignettes are attached to each scenario. Helpful for medical students, medical house staff, internists, as well as, specialists with interest in hematology and transfusion medicine. Also, with a comprehensive pharmacology chapter which covers chemotherapeutic as well as anticoagulant medicines.
6th ed, 232 pages, $10, Self (2018)
Top Book, posted June 19, 2018
Listed under: lab medicine, management; Textbook chapters: Laboratory Administration & Management of Pathology Practices
How to be the Lab Director of a general hospital lab. Includes tutorials on: how to make a corrective action, requirements for proficiency testing, how to remediate proficiency testing failures, how to make a Plan of Correction (PoC), how to respond to CMS form 2567, how to put a new analyzer into service, how to do validation and verification, how to do quality assurance and root cause analysis, how to write a policy and/or procedure and how to respond to complaints and incident reports involving lab.
101 pages, free, 1st edition, Self (2018)
Posted June 26, 2018
Series: Free books
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.
294 pages, $40, Self (2017)
Posted May 15, 2017
Listed under: autopsy
Carefully chosen from among almost 1000 autopsies performed at large teaching hospitals in a 35-year career in anatomic pathology, are 19 autopsies that represent classically important or interesting diseases. The cases have high quality color gross and microscopic images and discussions of the pathologic findings, key pathophysiologic features, associated stories from medical history, and relevant medical laboratory science.
Stavros Archondakis, Ourania Oustambasidou
452 pages, $84 list, Self (2015)
Posted August 1, 2015
Listed under: general surgical pathology
This book intends to help clinicians and diagnosticians make accurate differential diagnosis and retrieve crucial medical data at a glance. It describes all tumours and tumour-like conditions in all organs of the human body in a fully comprehensive textual format that is extremely valuable for clinicians and diagnosticians wishing to organize and expand their knowledge on surgical pathology. In this book, all tumours and tumour-like conditions are categorized and codified according to organ, system of the human body and severity.