Book: Internal Quality Control in Laboratory (ISO/IEC 17025)

Document Type : Book review


Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University


Quality control plays a crucial role in various domains, including production, services, and testing. The principles and techniques of quality control can be applied not only to product manufacturing but also to the service sector. One significant area where quality control is vital is in the testing and assessment of standard conformity. In particular, quality control in laboratories holds immense importance. In this review, we will provide an overview and discuss a recently published book titled: "Internal quality control in laboratory". The review will focus on the book's content, its application in different areas, and the innovative aspects it presents. The book itself is concise and comprehensive, offering a self-contained resource. It introduces key concepts from statistical quality control, eliminating the need for readers to refer to prerequisite textbooks. The book's strengths lie in its clarity, simplicity, and brevity, making it accessible for understanding quality control concepts and applying them within a laboratory setting. Additionally, the book includes numerous illustrative numerical examples, which further enhances its usefulness. The book targets quality control personnel in conformity assessment laboratories. However, it is also useful for general audiences with engineering and statistics background. The book covers basic needs of the targeted audience and deemed to be a good starting point for a quality control profession.


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