A Practical Guide to Global Point-of-Care Testing
Huge Savings Item! Save 13% on the A Practical Guide to Global Point-of-Care Testing by CSIRO Publishing at Nursing Comments. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Point-of-care testing (POCT) refers to pathology testing performed in a clinical setting at the time of patient consultation, generating a rapid test
A Practical Guide to Global Point-of-Care Testing, shows health professionals how to set up and manage POCT services under a quality-assured, sustainable, clinically and culturally effective framework, as well as understand the wide global scope and clinical applications of POCT.
The book is divided into three major themes: the management of POCT services, a global perspective on the clinical use of POCT, and POCT for specific clinical settings. Chapters within each theme are written by experts and explore wide-ranging topics such as selecting and evaluating devices, POCT for diabetes, coagulation disorders, HIV, malaria and Ebola, and the use of POCT for disaster management and in extreme environments. Figures are included throughout to illustrate the concepts, principles and practice of POCT.
Written for a broad range of practicing health professionals from the fields of medical science, health science, nursing, medicine, paramedic science, Indigenous health, public health, pharmacy, aged care and sports medicine, A Practical Guide to Global Point-of-Care Testing will also benefit university students studying these health-related disciplines.
•An easy-to-read, yet authoritative text written by the principal author and selected national and global experts in the field
•Simple figures illustrating the concepts, principles and practice of POCT
•Summary tables, consolidating evidence-based literature
•Up-to-date reading lists
|Item Size:||1.5 x 11 x 11 inches|
|Package Weight:||4.01 pounds|
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