Quality and Basic Biomedical Research

  • Antonella Lanati


In Chap.  3, we have seen how any organisation can apply a management model that follows total quality management principles and implement a quality management system with the aim of improving effectiveness and efficiency. International guidelines for certification and accreditation are dedicated to specific fields only and did not include basic scientific research at the time of their drafting. To effectively apply quality principles to this field, we need to find the relevant references and translate and transfer the terms and directions. Starting from the definition of quality in biomedical research and the citing of the most important references for that field, Chap.  4 illustrates how quality is applied in the running of scientific projects, giving directions and practical examples for most aspects of quality management, from organisation and documentation to physical resources and ethics.


Conscious management QPBR GXP Organisation Resource management Validation Documentation Storage Products Research environment Health and safety Publications Ethics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonella Lanati
    • 1
  1. 1.Valore QualitàPaviaItaly

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