Non-Fiction Books:

Principles and Practice of Point of Care Testing

Format

Hardback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Principles and Practice of Point of Care Testing by Gerald J. Kost
Unavailable
Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Description

Recommended in the Brandon/Hill selected list of print books and journals for the small medical library - April 2003 This volume is the first comprehensive clinical practice reference in the rapidly growing field of point-of-care testing. Written by the experts and innovators in point-of-care testing technologies and procedures, the book provides practical guidance in planning and implementing the most reliable, clinically useful, and cost effective point-of-care procedures and systems. The opening section discusses the goals of point-of-care testing and thoroughly explains the basic principles and methods. A major portion of the book examines applications in a variety of clinical settings, and includes case studies that demonstrate the benefits, limitations, and cost effectiveness of point-of-care testing. Concluding sections focus on management, performance, information systems, and economic outcomes, whilst a technical appendix is also included. FEATURES: Clearly defines the goals of point-of-care testing. Provides detailed descriptions of the principles and methods of point-of-care testing. Special section (including selected case studies) reviews clinical applications. Defines the role of information systems and economic outcomes of point-of-care testing. Abundant figures. Technical appendi

Table of Contents

PART I. INTRODUCTIONPoint-of-Care Testing in the 21st CenturyGoals and Guidelines for Point-of-Care TestingPrinciples of the Hybrid LaboratoryPrinciples of Anticoagulation and Sample TransportScientific Principles of Point-of-Care Whole-Blood AnalysisDry Reagent Prothrombin Time and Other Hemostasis MethodsImmunoassays for Point-of-Care TestingAdvantages and Disadvantages of Point-of-Care Instruments PART II. POINT-OF-CARE TESTING IN THE HOSPITAL AND CLINICAL PRACTICEPoint-of-Care Hematology, Hemostasis, and Thrombolysis TestingPoint-of-Care Testing in Surgery, Intensive Care, and Cardiopulmonary ResuscitationPoint-of-Care Testing in Emergency MedicineOn-Site Evaluation of Chest Pain Using Biochemical Markers of Myocardial InjuryBedside Testing, Glucose Monitoring, and Diabetes ManagementNursing Strategies for Point-of-Care TestingPoint-of-Care Testing for Infectious DiseasesMolecular Diagnosis at the Point of CarePoint-of-Care Drug TestingPoint-of-Care Testing for Body FluidsEx Vivo and In Vivo Monitoring of Prematures and NeonatesPoint-of-Care Testing in the Children's Hospital PART III. POINT-OF-CARE TESTING IN THE HEALTH SYSTEM, COMMUNITY, AND FIELDPoint-of-Care Testing in Primary Care Networks and Managed CarePoint-of-Care testing in the Veteran's Affairs SystemPoint-of-Care Testing in the Community Health SystemPatient Self-Testing and Self-Management of Oral Anticoagulation with Point-of-Care TestingHome-Based Point-of-Care TestingAdvances in the Physician Office Laboratory PART IV. MANAGEMENT, PERFORMANCE, ACCREDITATION, AND EDUCATIONAssessing Point-of-Care Testing ProgramsQuality Management and Administration of Point-of-Care ProgramsRegulation, Accreditation, and EducationMeeting JCAHO Standards for the Hospital SettingPoint-of-Care Testing and the American College of PathologistsFDA Regulation of Home-Use In Vitro Diagnostic DevicesRegulatory Qualification of New Point-of-Care Diagnostic Devices PART V. INFORMATION, SECURITY, AND KNOWLEDGE SYSTEMSInformatics and Data ManagementInformation Systems for Point-of-Care Testing in Critical CareSecurity, Validation, and ConnectivityThe Role of the Clinical Data Repository in Point-of-Care TestingElectronic Consultation and TelemedicineInternet-Based Disease Management for Home Care and Self-Testing PART VI. ECONOMICS, OUTCOME, AND OPTIMIZATIONBilling for Point-of-Care TestingThe Role of Point-of-Care Testing in Care PathsHealth and Disease Management: The Role of Point-of-Care TestingImproving Economic Outcomes by Algorithmic Diagnosis of Myocardial InfarctionUsing Lactate to Predict Patient OutcomesImproving Medical and Economic Outcomes with Point-of-Care Testing INDE
Release date NZ
June 1st, 2002
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
300 illustrations, index
Imprint
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Pages
672
Dimensions
216x280x38
ISBN-13
9780781731560
Product ID
2245167

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 1,129 Banana Points