Cytological screening in the control of cervical cancer : technical guidelines
Other TitlesLa Detección citológica en la lucha contra el cáncer cervicouterino : directivas técnicas
Dépistage cytologique du cancer du col : guide technique
AbstractProvides a detailed outline of technical factors to be considered in setting up a screening programme for the early detection of cervical cancer. Addressed to decision-makers, the book is designed to make readers aware of all factors, from staff and equipment needs to costs and common pitfalls, that can influence the success of cytological screening programmes. Readers are given detailed technical information on procedures for the taking of smears and the labelling and transport of slides, the design and organization of a cytology laboratory, the examination and interpretation of smears, and the diagnosis and treatment of patients, including protocols for appropriate follow-up. Details range from the arrangement of reagents for Papanicolaou and for haematoxylin eosin staining to a nomenclature for reporting cervical cytological diagnosis
World Health Organization. (1988). Cytological screening in the control of cervical cancer : technical guidelines. Geneva : World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/39794
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