Paulo António Rodrigues Pereira

Portuguese Institute of Blood and Transplantation

Dr. Pereira received his Ph.D. in Biotechnology from the Catholic University of Portugal. He has been recruited as a quality and laboratory expert for seminars and professional laboratory meetings throughout Europe, Africa, and South America. 23+ years of experience in the medical laboratory, having held key scientific leadership roles: 13+ years as a senior researcher 8+ years as a consultant of a metrology laboratory based on ISO/IEC 17025 specifications and related standards 17+ years as a consultant and auditor of quality management systems based on ISO 9001, ISO/IEC 17025, and ISO 15189 standards 16+ years as a quality manager in the Portuguese Institute of Blood and Transplantation, including national coordination over 6+ years 6+ years as a teacher of quality assurance Dr. Pereira is the author of several peer-review scientific articles, indexed book chapters and indexed books' Editor. He serves as a member of several Editorial Boards.

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Quality management (QM) practices are the basis for the successful implementation and maintenance of any QM system. Quality control (QC) is identified as a QM component. Therefore, QM effectiveness is dependent on the QC strategy. QC practice is more or less complex depending on the type of production. The book is focused on new trends and developments in QM and QC in several types of industries from a worldwide perspective. Its content has been organized into two sections and seven chapters written by well-recognized researchers worldwide. Several approaches are debated based on sample traceability, analytical method validation, required parameters, class of exponential regression-type estimators of the population means, determination of impurities, viewpoints, and case studies.

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