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The constraints applied on diagnostic laboratories to improve both quality and productivity together with personal shortages incite laboratory managers to constantly optimize the laboratory workflows, organization and technology. These continuous modifications of the laboratories should be conducted using efficient project and change management approaches in order to maximize the opportunities to achieve the project successfully.
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Patients with febrile neutropenia (FN) often are subject to antibiotic and diagnostic test overuse. We sought to improve appropriate use of antimicrobials and diagnostic tests for patients with FN. We...
The purpose of this study was to assess the quality of laboratory research, its problem areas and potential improvements using the example of a number of regional clinical diagnostic laboratories in t...
A survey of laboratory testing capabilities for systemic fungal pathogens was undertaken in the UK, to identify where improved compliance with published standards and guidelines is required and to inf...
Patient management of invasive breast cancer (IBC) is to a large extent based on hormone- and HER2-receptor assessment. High-quality, reliable receptor assessment is of key importance as false results...
Mobile laboratories provide diagnostic capabilities for routine surveillance and patient identification during an outbreak. In either situation they face many challenges including identification of th...
The overall aim of this project is to prospectively determine whether MRI can improve the conventional neuroradiological evaluation (CT with or without cerebral angiography) of patients wi...
Management of lung cancer remains very controversial for elderly patients (pts) and they are often excluded from clinical trials. We present here a survey performed about the management of...
The main objective of this study is to estimate the intrinsic diagnostic qualities of the digital dPCR in the screening of T21 from a multicentrique sample of patients with pregnancies at ...
The performance of an investigational immunochromatographic strip (ICS) test for the diagnosis of syphilis is compared with the Abbott Laboratories Determine ICS test. The study populatio...
The objective of this project is to develop a non-invasive prenatal diagnostic test for trisomy 21 which is reliable, sensitive and cost-effective, and thus, offers an alternative to the c...
Assessments aimed at determining agreement in diagnostic test results among laboratories. Identical survey samples are distributed to participating laboratories, with results stratified according to testing methodologies.
Procedures, such as TISSUE CULTURE TECHNIQUES; mathematical models; etc., when used or advocated for use in place of the use of animals in research or diagnostic laboratories.
An educational process that provides information and advice to individuals or families about a genetic condition that may affect them. The purpose is to help individuals make informed decisions about marriage, reproduction, and other health management issues based on information about the genetic disease, the available diagnostic tests, and management programs. Psychosocial support is usually offered.
Participation of employees with management as a labor-management team, in decisions pertaining to the operational activities of the organization or industry.
The management of all procurement, distribution, and storage of equipment and supplies, as well as logistics management including laundry, processing of reusables, etc.