What would you like to unwrap for your coagulation laboratory this season?
It has been well established that coagulation testing is complex. Compounding that is the confusing way that coagulation tests are named.
Raising awareness in both healthcare professionals and the community is the purpose of World Thrombosis Day.
Research will continue to explore causes as well as treatments,
because as we all know, COVID is here to stay.
When evaluating pediatric samples, it is best to use appropriate reference ranges taking into consideration ages, the analyzer and reagent.
Despite that you may feel that elderly is based on a feeling and not an age, coagulation results may have it's own opinion!
Being able to diagnosis coagulopathy in trauma patients enables the restoration of hemostasis and the avoidance of possible life-threatening complications.
Cancer and coagulation are complex and mechanisms are not well understood. It is important to understand how both cancer and the treatment for cancer impacts coagulation testing.
Applications of AI can be used for diagnostic procedures including forecasting events, prediction of risk for disease, monitoring anticoagulants.
Whatever rules that your laboratory defines for your laboratory,
should be stated in your QC plan.
It is important that laboratories understand and are aware of all of the nuances in VW testing.
Understanding how a coagulation error can
impact diagnosis and treatment is so important.