Blood gas analysis

The latest advancements in blood gas analysis technology are focused on fast, reliable, point-of-care solutions that improve diagnosis times for patients and clinicians.
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Three blood gas analysis devices are highlighted from manufacturers Alere, Instrumentation Laboratory, and Radiometer America.
Alere Inc has received clearance from the FDA for the Alere i Influenza A & B test, the first and only molecular test to detect and differentiate influenza A and B virus in less than 15 minutes, according to a company announcement.
ABL90 Flex by Radiometer America
The ABL90 FLEX point-of-care (POC) analyzer is now available with optional wireless capability, enhancing the device’s utility, portability and flexibility for clinical applications, according to manufacturer Radiometer America.
Read the latest clinical white paper on blood gas analysis using the epoc point of care system by Alere Inc.
product comparison matrix blood gas analyzers
RT's latest technology matrix offers a side-by-side comparison of the key features of today’s leading blood gas analyzers.
Industry Insider Instrumentation Laboratory
With a focus on innovation, Instrumentation Laboratory has become a market leader in diagnostic instruments for critical care and hemostasis.
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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.
Blood Gas testing
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.
Alere EPOC
Four blood gas analysis devices are highlighted from manufacturers Alere, Instrumentation Laboratory, Nova Biomedical, and OPTI Medical.
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A systematic and step-wise process based upon pH shift is the key to correct interpretation and application of arterial blood gas results.
image of airline passenger on oxygen.
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.