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In intensive care unit (ICU) patients, many laboratory measurements can be deranged when compared with the standard reference interval (RI). The assumption that larger derangements are associated with worse outcome may not always be correct. The ICU-Labome study systematically evaluated the univariate association of routine laboratory measurements with outcome.
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Name: Clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine
The red cell distribution width (RDW) predicts mortality in numerous populations. The Intermountain Risk Scores (IMRS) predict patient outcomes using laboratory measurements including RDW. Whether the...
To produce a summary of the published evidence of the barriers and facilitators for hospital-based routine HIV testing in high-income countries.
In laboratory medicine, routine periodic analyses for internal and external quality control measurements interpreted by statistical methods are mandatory for batch clearance. Data analysis of these pr...
The need to satisfy high-throughput demands for laboratory tests continues to be a challenge. Therefore, we aimed to automate postanalytical phase in hematology and coagulation laboratory by autovalid...
Routine daily laboratory testing of hospitalized patients reflects a wasteful clinical practice that threatens the value of health care. Choosing Wisely initiatives from numerous professional societie...
In several hospital clinical trials, the nutritional intervention has been proven to be effective in preventing and/or reducing malnutrition. Therefore, a procedure to identify the risk of...
The purpose of this study is to improve discharge planning effectiveness by comparing two strategies [on-Demand Discharge Planning (DDP) vs. Routine Discharge Planning (RDP)], in terms of ...
The study primary objective is to assess the concordance of T790M resistance mutation testing from hospital-based laboratories with T790M resistance mutation testing from a central laborat...
Collect exhaled breath condensates from patients scheduled for a routine surgical procedure before, during, and after surgery for measurements of IsoFs Draw blood from patients scheduled ...
To evaluate, in routine operational settings of treatment of uncomplicated Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) in children aged 6-59 months, the risk of nutritional recovery and hospitalizatio...
Diagnostic procedures, such as laboratory tests and x-rays, routinely performed on all individuals or specified categories of individuals in a specified situation, e.g., patients being admitted to the hospital. These include routine tests administered to neonates.
Comparison of various psychological, sociological, or cultural factors in order to assess the similarities or diversities occurring in two or more different cultures or societies.
Those support services other than room, board, and medical and nursing services that are provided to hospital patients in the course of care. They include such services as laboratory, radiology, pharmacy, and physical therapy services.
A vital statistic measuring or recording the rate of death from any cause in hospitalized populations.
The expenses incurred by a hospital in providing care. The hospital costs attributed to a particular patient care episode include the direct costs plus an appropriate proportion of the overhead for administration, personnel, building maintenance, equipment, etc. Hospital costs are one of the factors which determine HOSPITAL CHARGES (the price the hospital sets for its services).