Critical Glucose Control: The Devil Is in the Details
- Point of care blood gases with electrolytes and lactates in adult emergencies. Kapoor, Dheeraj; Srivastava, Meghana; Singh, Pritam // International Journal of Critical Illness & Injury Science;Jul-Sep2014, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p216
Point-of-care testing (POCT) is one of the formidable concept introduce in the field of critical care settings to deliver decentralized, patient-centric health care to the patients. Rapid provision of blood measurements, particularly blood gases and electrolytes, may translate into improved...
- Timely Hospital Glucose Measurement: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow? Klonoff, David C.; Vigersky, Robert A.; Nichols, James H.; Rice, Mark J. // Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Oct2014, Vol. 89 Issue 10, p1331
The article focuses on the increasing use of point-of-care blood glucose meters (POC BGM) in critically ill patients. Topics discussed include the lack of regulatory clearance for use of POC BGM in critically ill patients, and the plan by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)...
- WASHINGTON REPORT. Industry leader weighs in on glucose monitor regulation controversy. McHale, John F. // MLO: Medical Laboratory Observer;Feb2016, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p42
The author responds to the article "AACC Urges CMS to Delay Enforcing Glucose Monitor Regulations" that was published in the October 2015 issue. Topics discussed include the reasons why the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) and other laboratory stakeholders have advised the U.S....
- Advancements in Blood Gas Analyzers. Perez, Cassandra // RT: The Journal for Respiratory Care Practitioners;Oct2016, Vol. 29 Issue 10, p16
The article evaluates several blood gas analyzers including ABL90 Flex from Radiometer America Inc., Stat Profile Prime from Nova Biomedical and Blood Analysis System from Alere. INSET: THE APPLE STORE NOW OFFERS MASIMO'S MIGHTYSAT PULSE OXIMETER.
- Blood gas analysis for bedside diagnosis. Singh, Virendra; Khatana, Shruti; Gupta, Pranav // National Journal of Maxillofacial Surgery;Jul2013, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p136
Arterial blood gas is an important routine investigation to monitor the acid-base balance of patients, effectiveness of gas exchange, and the state of their voluntary respiratory control. Majority of the oral and maxillofacial surgeons find it difficult to interpret and clinically correlate the...
- Regulatory Update. // CenterWatch Monthly;Dec2016, Vol. 23 Issue 12, p4
The article discusses the final guidance documents "Blood Glucose Monitoring Test Systems for Prescription Point-of-Care Use," and "Head Lice Infestation: Developing Drugs for Topical Treatment," published by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in October 2016.
- WASHINGTON REPORT. AACC urges CMS to delay enforcing glucose monitor regulations. // MLO: Medical Laboratory Observer;Oct2015, Vol. 47 Issue 10, p50
The article presents information on the move of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) to request the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to delay the implementation of glucose monitor regulations in the U.S. Topics include the use of blood glucose monitors for...
- Glycemic Variability in the Use of Point-of-Care Glucose Meters. Hellman, Richard // Diabetes Spectrum;Summer2012, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p135
Point-of-care (POC) glucose meters are an essential part of diabetes care, but if their results are inaccurate, patients can be harmed. This review discusses pitfalls in the use and analysis of results from POC glucose meters. It also offers guidance on when these devices should not be used
- Data management systems for POC glucose testing. Bersch, Carren // MLO: Medical Laboratory Observer;Apr2003, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p42
Introduces data management systems for point-of-care glucose testing. Precision PCx meter from Abbott Laboratories; SureStepPro from LifeScan Inc.; Glucose 201 Analyzer from HemoCue; Features and capabilities of the systems.