TITLE

Blood gas: A brief anecdotal history by one who has been there

AUTHOR(S)
Jordan, Ai
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
MLO: Medical Laboratory Observer;Sep2012, Vol. 44 Issue 9, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author focuses on blood gas instrument that evolved from what was once a very temperamental instrument, to a very simple, easy-to-use instrument. It states that blood gas instruments are also subject to Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) regulations. It highlights that today's blood gas instruments are less temperamental and much easier for the laboratory professional to use. It informs that all companies offering these products offer a data reduction service.
ACCESSION #
79793961

 

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