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

Jordan, Ai
September 2012
MLO: Medical Laboratory Observer;Sep2012, Vol. 44 Issue 9, p30
Academic Journal
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.


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