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13 July 2012  Rachel Myers
Radiometer’s AQT90 FLEX key to rapid assessment of cardiac markers
By Rachel Myers @ 15:45 :: 2611 Views



Barnsley Hospital has recently installed Radiometer’s AQT90 FLEX analyser in its emergency department, where it is proving key to rapid assessment of patients presenting with chest pain. Dr Julian Humphrey, Consultant in Emergency Medicine at Barnsley, explained: “Barnsley Hospital was one of the centres involved in the RATPAC trial1 that investigated point-of-care testing for a panel of cardiac markers on patients presenting with chest pain. During the trial, we noticed a significant difference in the number of patients we were able to safely discharge within four hours of arrival at the hospital, with fewer patients being admitted.”

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10 July 2012  Rachel Myers
Sectioning of bone as a specialist histology specimen
By Rachel Myers @ 16:29 :: 2448 Views



Thermo Scientific HM355S and Finesse ME+ Automated Microtomes deliver quality sections from bone tissue 

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03 July 2012  Rachel Myers
Kingston Hospital Delivers Point of Care Testing Excellence with a Fully Connected Blood Gas Solution
By Rachel Myers @ 10:42 :: 2607 Views



Roche cobas® b 221 blood gas analysers and Roche POC IT connectivity bring improvements for patients and staff alike


Kingston Hospital NHS Trust ensures rapid and reliable results for blood gases and other critical care parameters using Roche cobas b 221 blood gas analysers. Easy to use and requiring minimal maintenance, these robust analysers are ideal for use by non-laboratory staff at the point of care, and they have the added advantage that they can be monitored remotely by using Roche POC IT solutions.

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