With a focus on innovation, Instrumentation Laboratory has become a market leader in diagnostic instruments for critical care and hemostasis.
Blood gas analysis technology continues to shorten the length of time between testing and results, thanks to improved technology and a focus on point-of-care devices.
An emphasis on accuracy and quick test results has helped shape current blood gas analysis technology, as smaller handheld devices and advancements in diagnostic sensors have allowed a focus on testing at the point-of-care.
Four blood gas analysis devices are highlighted from manufacturers Alere, Instrumentation Laboratory, Nova Biomedical, and OPTI Medical.
A systematic and step-wise process based upon pH shift is the key to correct interpretation and application of arterial blood gas results.
HAST is an inexpensive diagnostic test that effectively calculates a patient’s supplemental oxygen needs for traveling at high altitude. So why aren’t more health care facilities offering it?
The healthcare facility has switched to Masimo Technology and hopes the move will also improve patient assessments.
The systems support influenza patients in recovery from severe respiratory problems.