New POC Tests for Critical Patients
This presentation will discuss critical patient monitoring using and extended point-of-care test menu. Two newly available tests on a blood gas analysis platform will be presented and discussed in the critical patient context.
Learning outcomes will include an introduction to critical patients, main complications and needs in the context of clinical monitoring with point-of-care technologies. The clinical value of iMg (ionised magnesium), ePV (estimated plasma volume) as an instant test and as a trend will be discussed, as well as OI (oxygenation index) and their added value in monitoring critical and COVID-critical patients.