Concise and easy to follow, this book explains the implementation of Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs). The second edition of a standard reference, GLP Essentials identifies and describes the required elements of managing a scientific study including its planning, performance, reporting, and monitoring. The author includes a brief, informative discussion of the historical development of GLPs and the rationale for establishing these requirements in the rapidly expanding scientific research and regulatory environment. Written especially for readers involved in ensuring the integrity of their scientific documentation, this book is useful for individual and group training programs.
"[This book] provides the reader with a brief yet adequate introduction to good laboratory practices (GLP). … Each document is supported in the text by a description and how it is used. [The last section] provide[s] useful reference material such as a glossary of terms as defined in the GLP regulations and internet resources. … The book is useful for scientists interested in a historical background of GLPs and particularly beneficial to those who are involved or will be involved in conducting studies that conform to GLPs."
- Veterinary Pathology, 41:5, 2004