Diagnostics

POCT The Learning Scope

Is improving access for patients equaling loss of critical quality oversight? Author’s note: On account of certain regional limitations of sales rights and service availability, we…

POCT Critical Value Reporting

Vol 25. No. 11 Page 30 Thorough evaluation and stewardship by the laboratory are necessary before and during implementation. The demand for point-of-care testing (POCT)…

The Learning Scope Detecting Bacterial Infections

After completing this exercise, participants will be able to: Discuss antibiotic resistance from a global perspective. Describe new techniques used for early detection of bacterial…

Outreach Fad Fundraising

Are viral awareness campaigns helpful in the long run? In 2004, yellow Livestrong wristbands seemed omnipresent in America, making cancer awareness mainstream. In 2010, multicolored…

Information Systems ThinkStock/iStock

Global survey surfaces new information about overuse, resistance and need for faster diagnostics. There’s an old adage, “You can take a horse to water but…

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