Posted by Sten Westgard, MS
Analytical Evaluation of a POC Blood Analysis System
A recent study evaluated the analytical performance of a Point-of-Care (POC) blood analysis system. Are today's new POC devices better than earlier generations? Are there additional sources of error that need to be tracked when we evaluate POC?
Are POC devices Pretty good, Occasionally acceptable, or Considerably challenging?
Chloride Quality: Can any method hit the mark?
Continuing with our series examining quality requirements and goals and the performance of methods, we turn to chloride. We examine the different goals offered for chloride, and evaluate what methods are capable of achieving.
Can any method hit the target for Chloride?
The Blind Side? More tales from the manufacturer's range
Following up on the example of a laboratory blinded by a manufacturer's (too wide) range, another reader has an anonymous submission of a similar scenario.
Would your lab have caught this error? part two?