List of WHO publications: Laboratory techniques and procedures
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Title
Year
2019 Order Number    11001022 ISBN-13
 9789241210317
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CHF 50,00  / US$ 50,00 Developing countries    CHF 35,00
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2019 Order Number    11001017 ISBN-13
 9789241210263
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CHF 25,00  / US$ 25,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
In May 2018, the World Health Organization (WHO) published the first ever Model List of Essential In Vitro Diagnostics (EDL). .../...
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2017 Order Number    18000737 ISBN-13
 9789240697171
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CHF 25,00  / US$ 25,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The Model recommends guiding principles, harmonized definitions and specifies the attributes of effective and efficient regulation, to be embodied within binding and enforceable law. Its main elements refer to international harmonization guidance documents developed by the Global Harmonization Task Force (GHTF) and its successor, the International Medical Device Regulators Forum (IMDRF). .../...
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2017 Order Number    19300367 ISBN-13
 9789241512350
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CHF 25,00  / US$ 25,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The Model recommends guiding principles, harmonized definitions and specifies the attributes of effective and efficient regulation, to be embodied within binding and enforceable law. Its main elements refer to international harmonization guidance documents developed by the Global Harmonization Task Force (GHTF) and its successor, the International Medical Device Regulators Forum (IMDRF). .../...
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Author WHO
Year
2016 Order Number    18000732 ISBN-13
 9789240697126
Price
CHF 45,00  / US$ 45,00 Developing countries    CHF 31,50
English
This report aims to identify the current issues, challenges and opportunities in low-resource settings regarding the production and lifecycle of medical devices. It builds on the findings from phase I, which elaborated on the general barriers and challenges to accessing medical devices in low-resource settings. .../...
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Author WHO
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2016 Order Number    18000736 ISBN-13
 9789240697164
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CHF 40,00  / US$ 40,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
The objective of this series is to provide a neutral platform of innovative medical devices, assistive devices and eHealth solutions, which are likely to be suitable for use in less resourced settings. .../...
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Author WHO
Year
2016 Order Number    19300351 ISBN-13
 9789241510141
Price
CHF 45,00  / US$ 45,00 Developing countries    CHF 31,50
English
This report aims to identify the current issues, challenges and opportunities in low-resource settings regarding the production and lifecycle of medical devices. It builds on the findings from phase I, which elaborated on the general barriers and challenges to accessing medical devices in low-resource settings. .../...
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Author WHO
Year
2016 Order Number    19302288 ISBN-13
 9789241509992
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 40,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
The objective of this series is to provide a neutral platform of innovative medical devices, assistive devices and eHealth solutions, which are likely to be suitable for use in less resourced settings. .../...
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Author WHO
Year
2016 Order Number    11500906 ISBN-13
 9789241549394
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CHF 25,00  / US$ 25,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
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Author WPRO
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2015 Order Number    15200245 ISBN-13
 9789290617228
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 10,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
This report presents the status of health-care waste management (HCWM) in selected countries in the Western Pacific Region.An assessment of results was made based on a survey and literature review. .../...
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2014 Order Number    14400036 ISBN-13
 9789290220091
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CHF 20,00  / US$ 20,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
HIV testing and counselling is recognized as an entry point to HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, care and support. The purpose of this document is to present the characteristics of rapid HIV tests and their role among the wider range of HIV testing methodologies in facilitating efficient HIV testing on a larger scale in the Eastern Mediterranean Region.
Title
Author WHO
Year
2014 Order Number    19300288 ISBN-13
 9789241564731
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 40,00 Developing countries    CHF 40,00
English
One of the cornerstones of the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) initiative is access to essential medicines and health technologies. Medical devices, assistive devices and eHealth solutions are important components of health technology, which have the potential to save lives and improve quality of life and well-being. .../...
Title
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2014 Order Number    18000346 ISBN-13
 9789240692534
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 40,00 Developing countries    CHF 40,00
English
One of the cornerstones of the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) initiative is access to essential medicines and health technologies. Medical devices, assistive devices and eHealth solutions are important components of health technology, which have the potential to save lives and improve quality of life and well-being. .../...
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2013 Order Number    18000267 ISBN-13
 9789289014229
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CHF 25,00  / US$ 25,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
Antibiotics have revolutionized the treatment of infectious diseases. But their use and misuse have resulted in the development and spread of antibiotic resistance. This is now a significant health problem: each year in the European Union alone, over 25 000 people die from infections caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria. .../...
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2013 Order Number    19300282 ISBN-13
 9789241505918
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CHF 30,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 30,00
English
Medical devices and eHealth solutions have the potential to save lives. However, too many worldwide suffer because they don t have access to appropriate health care technology. The compendium series of innovative medical devices and eHealth solutions has been created as a neutral platform for technologies which are likely to be suitable for use in low-resource settings. .../...
Title
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2012 Order Number    15600047 ISBN-13
 9789290224150
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
There is an increasing dependence on clinical and public health laboratories for better patient management and also for preventing the spread of emerging pathogens. .../...
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2011 Order Number    11500828 ISBN-13
 9789241548274
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 40,00 Developing countries    CHF 20,00
English
Achieving, maintaining and improving accuracy, timeliness and reliability are major challenges for health laboratories. Countries worldwide committed themselves to build national capacities for the detection of, and response to, public health events of international concern when they decided to engage in the International Health Regulations implementation process. .../...
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2011 Order Number    18000097 ISBN-13
 9789240688575
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 40,00 Developing countries    CHF 20,00
English
Achieving, maintaining and improving accuracy, timeliness and reliability are major challenges for health laboratories. Countries worldwide committed themselves to build national capacities for the detection of, and response to, public health events of international concern when they decided to engage in the International Health Regulations implementation process. .../...
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2011 Order Number    19300258 ISBN-13
 9789241501385
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CHF 15,00  / US$ 15,00 Developing countries    CHF 15,00
English
WHO and partners have been working towards devising an agenda, an action plan, tools and guidelines to increase access to appropriate medical devices. This document is part of a series of reference documents being developed for use at the country level. The series will include the following subject areas: . policy framework for health technology . medical device regulations . .../...
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2011 Order Number    19300259 ISBN-13
 9789241501637
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CHF 15,00  / US$ 15,00 Developing countries    CHF 15,00
English
WHO and partners have been working towards devising an agenda, an action plan, tools and guidelines to increase access to appropriate medical devices. This document is part of a series of reference documents being developed for use at the country level. The series will include the following subject areas: . policy framework for health technology . medical device regulations . .../...
Title
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2011 Order Number    19300260 ISBN-13
 9789241501361
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CHF 15,00  / US$ 15,00 Developing countries    CHF 15,00
English
WHO and partners have been working towards devising an agenda, an action plan, tools and guidelines to increase access to appropriate medical devices. This document is part of a series of reference documents being developed for use at the country level. The series will include the following subject areas: . policy framework for health technology . medical device regulations . .../...
Title
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2011 Order Number    19300261 ISBN-13
 9789241501378
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 15,00 Developing countries    CHF 15,00
English
WHO and partners have been working towards devising an agenda, an action plan, tools and guidelines to increase access to appropriate medical devices. This document is part of a series of reference documents being developed for use at the country level. The series will include the following subject areas: . policy framework for health technology . medical device regulations . .../...
Title
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2011 Order Number    19300262 ISBN-13
 9789241501408
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 15,00 Developing countries    CHF 15,00
English
WHO and partners have been working towards devising an agenda, an action plan, tools and guidelines to increase access to appropriate medical devices. This document is part of a series of reference documents being developed for use at the country level. The series will include the following subject areas: . policy framework for health technology . medical device regulations . .../...
Title
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2011 Order Number    19300264 ISBN-13
 9789241501538
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 15,00 Developing countries    CHF 15,00
English
WHO and partners have been working towards devising an agenda, an action plan, tools and guidelines to increase access to appropriate medical devices. This document is part of a series of reference documents being developed for use at the country level. The series will include the following subject areas: . policy framework for health technology . medical device regulations . .../...
Title
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2011 Order Number    19300265 ISBN-13
 9789241501415
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CHF 15,00  / US$ 15,00 Developing countries    CHF 15,00
English
WHO and partners have been working towards devising an agenda, an action plan, tools and guidelines to increase access to appropriate medical devices. This document is part of a series of reference documents being developed for use at the country level. The series will include the following subject areas: . policy framework for health technology . medical device regulations . .../...
Title
Year
2011 Order Number    19300266 ISBN-13
 9789241503532
Price
CHF 100,00  / US$ 100,00 Developing countries    CHF 100,00
English
WHO and partners have been working towards devising an agenda, an action plan, tools and guidelines to increase access to appropriate medical devices. The present package includes the following documents: a href="http://apps.who.int/bookorders/anglais/detart1.jsp?codlan=1&codcol=93&codcch=259"> Development of medical device policies. a href="http://apps. .../...
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2011 Order Number    15400022 ISBN-13
 9789290223962
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CHF 10,00  / US$ 10,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
This document provides technical support to Member States in the South-East Asia and Western Pacific Regions on the steps required to develop and effectively implement a national laboratory policy and national laboratory plan in accordance with the Asia Pacific Strategy for Strengthening Health Laboratory Services (2010-2015). .../...
Title
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2011 Order Number    15400023 ISBN-13
 9789290223979
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CHF 20,00  / US$ 20,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
Establishing and maintaining laboratory quality standards are essential to generate reliable results to support clinical and public health actions. The Laboratory Quality Standards present a minimum set of standards that can be readily adapted by countries and applied to laboratories at every level of the health-care system. This document also outlines mechanism to implement them. .../...
Title
Year
2011 Order Number    11500806 ISBN-13
 9789241548090
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CHF 30,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
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In many settings influenza is recognized as a major cause of disease and death. In other parts of the world, however, its epidemiology and the degree of its impact on human health remain relatively uncertain - in large part due to a lack of virological and disease surveillance. .../...
Title
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2010 Order Number    11500774 ISBN-13
 9789241547888
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
The establishment of systems to ensure that all donated blood is screened for transfusion-transmissible infections is a core component of every national blood programme. Globally, however, there are significant variations in the extent to which donated blood is screened, the screening strategies adopted and the overall quality and effectiveness of the blood screening process. .../...
Title
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2010 Order Number    19300232 ISBN-13
 9789241599023
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CHF 30,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
This booklet which includes a CD-ROM should enable any health-care worker to facilitate a workshop on patient safety. This workshop explores how multiple weaknesses present within the hospital system can lead to error. It aims to provide all health-care workers and managers with an insight into the underlying cause of such events. .../...
Title
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2010 Order Number    11501778 ISBN-13
 9789241547826
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CHF 25,00  / US$ 25,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
Microscopists are vital to malaria programmes, and their diagnostic and technical skills are relied on in both curative services and disease surveillance. Thus, training in malaria microscopy must be sound and must reach today s high standards. This training package has been adjusted to meet the changes in the way malaria is diagnosed and treated. .../...
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2010 Order Number    11502778 ISBN-13
 9789241547918
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 25,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
Microscopists are vital to malaria programmes, and their diagnostic and technical skills are relied on in both curative services and disease surveillance. Thus, training in malaria microscopy must be sound and must reach today's high standards. This training package has been adjusted to meet the changes in the way malaria is diagnosed and treated. .../...
Title
Year
2009 Order Number    11503294 ISBN-13
 9789241547864
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 40,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
Bench Aids for Malaria Microscopy is a set of twelve plastic laminated A4-size plates produced as aids for the microscopic diagnosis of human malaria. They are intended for use as both a practical tool for health workers engaged in the routine diagnosis of malaria infections and a teaching aid for students and trainees. .../...
Title
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2009 Order Number    19300226 ISBN-13
 9789241598071
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 25,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The largest-ever independent, laboratory-based evaluation of rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) for malaria has shown that some tests on the market perform exceptionally well in tropical temperatures and can detect even low parasite densities in blood samples, while other tests were only able to detect the parasite at high parasite densities. .../...
Title
Author Sanborn, W.R., Heuck, C.C., El Aouad, R., Storch, W.B.
Year
2005 Order Number    14400028 ISBN-13
 9789290213956
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 50,00 Developing countries    CHF 25,00
English
Laboratories should be more aware of the advantages of using fluorescence microscopy. This manual provides information on the principles of fluorescence microscopy and practical advice on the preparation of samples for many simple applications for diagnosing disease and monitoring environmental contamination using a fluorescence microscope. .../...
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Author Carter, J., Müller-Stöver, I., Heuck, C.C.
Year
2005 Order Number    14400027 ISBN-13
 9789290213932
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 40,00 Developing countries    CHF 20,00
English
The aim of this book is to bridge the gap between the diagnostic departments and the clinical wards in order to improve the coordination of the different services that are involved in patient care, each service with its specific task and responsibility. It has been written to improve the clinical and diagnostic skills of physicians. .../...
Title
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2005 Order Number    14600035 ISBN-13
 9789290214519
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 15,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
The sequencing of the human genome has enormous implications for the Eastern Mediterranean Region in medicine, agriculture, law and sociology. Future progress in these fields will depend upon careful collection, analysis and application of information generated through genomics and biotechnology. .../...
Title
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2004 Order Number    11503213 ISBN-13
 9789241546508
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 25,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
For more than 20 years, since it was first published in 1983, the Laboratory biosafety manual has provided practical guidance on biosafety techniques for use in laboratories at all levels. Good microbiological technique and appropriate use of biosafety equipment by well trained staff remain the fundamental elements of laboratory biosafety. .../...
Title
Year
2004 Order Number    15200047 ISBN-13
 9789290610564
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 10,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
These Regional Guidelines have been prepared to guide both laboratory and national TB programme staff in strengthening quality assurance of sputum smear microscopy. The aim is to improve the quality of the National TB Programme in the Western Pacific Region. .../...
Title
Author Vandepitte, J., Engbaek, K., Piot, P., Heuck, C.C., Rohner, P.
Year
2003 Order Number    11502361 ISBN-13
 9789241545457
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 20,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
The present publication brings together and updates the various guidelines produced by WHO over the years on sampling of specimens for laboratory investigation, identification of bacteria, and testing of antimicrobial resistance. .../...
Title
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2003 Order Number    11502120 ISBN-13
 9789241545303
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 25,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
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This book is a new edition of a very popular laboratory manual published by WHO in the 1980s. The new edition is necessary because of new procedures and technologies developed since the previous edition that have proved useful to small laboratories in developing countries. .../...
Title
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2002 Order Number    19300197 ISBN-13
 9789241590211
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 25,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is characterized by extremely high variability, resulting in the emergence of widely divergent viral strains in diverse geographical locations and different populations. .../...
Title
Author Kwankam, Y., El-Nagueh, M.M., Poluta, M, Heiman, P., Belhocin, M.
Year
2001 Order Number    14400024 ISBN-13
 9789290212843
Price
CHF 18,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 12,60
English
This set of four books proposes a macro policy and is designed to serve as a stem policy and to provide a framework for the operational and technical policies still to be developed by individual countries. .../...
Title
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2001 Order Number    11500484 ISBN-13
 9789241545389
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 40,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
Blood transfusion is an essential part of modern health care. Used correctly, it can be a life-saving intervention. Inappropriate use can endanger life because of the potential risk of acute or delayed complications, including the transmission of infectious agents, such as HIV, hepatitis viruses, syphilis, malaria and Chagas disease. .../...
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Author WHO
Year
2001 Order Number    11500485 ISBN-13
 9789241545396
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 15,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
The Clinical Use of Blood Handbook , provides a handy guide to the appropriate use of blood and blood products for prescribers of blood at all levels of the healthcare system. It is designed to provide a quick reference to transfusion, particularly when an urgent clinical decision is required. .../...
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1999 Order Number    15600033 ISBN-13
 9789290222163
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 10,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
A practical guide, illustrated with line drawings and colour plates, to the diagnosis of gonorrhoea in South-East Asian countries. The manual responds to the growing problem of antimicrobial resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae and the corresponding need to develop laboratory guidelines for isolation, identification and susceptibility testing of gonococci. .../...
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1999 Order Number    15602024 ISBN-13
 9789290221678
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 15,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
A detailed practical guide to the development of high-quality national health laboratory services in South-East Asian countries. In view of the frequent absence of laboratory-based information at the primary health care level, the book gives particular attention to the development of peripheral laboratories as a means of supporting better patient management and better disease surveillance. .../...
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1997 Order Number    11500444 ISBN-13
 9789241544894
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 40,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
A practical tool for the diagnosis of filarial infections. The bench aids consist of 46 full-colour photomicrographs illustrating the characteristic features of the various species of microfilariae as they appear in different stained preparations at different magnifications. .../...
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1994 Order Number    11500423 ISBN-13
 9789241544634
Price
CHF 39,00  / US$ 39,00 Developing countries    CHF 39,00
English
A practical guide to the maintenance and repair of essential laboratory and hospital equipment. Intended for use in institutions that do not have specially trained technicians or engineers, the book responds to the situation, frequently seen in developing countries, where much of the equipment is imported and adequate information on maintenance and repair is rarely provided by suppliers. .../...
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1989 Order Number    16300003 ISBN-13
 9789275120231
Price
CHF 28,00  / US$ 28,00 Developing countries    CHF 19,60
English
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