Mythen und Missverständnisse in der Notfall-Labormedizin – Treat the Patient, Not the Blood Test

Jegerlehner, Sabrina; Fiedler, Georg Martin; Exadaktylos, Aristomenis (2017). Mythen und Missverständnisse in der Notfall-Labormedizin – Treat the Patient, Not the Blood Test. Praxis - schweizerische Rundschau für Medizin, 106(23), pp. 1273-1277. Huber 10.1024/1661-8157/a002818

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Improvements in understanding human physiology and technical advances have contributed to the widespread use of laboratory diagnostics in patient work-up. However, this evolution in laboratory diagnostics was accompanied by the spread of false myths and misconceptions – consuming human and economic resources – and endangering clinical reasoning and especially patients. The aim of this article is therefore to provide an overview on some typical examples of false dogmata about frequently used values in emergency medicine laboratory diagnostics.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Further Contribution)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Haematology, Oncology, Infectious Diseases, Laboratory Medicine and Hospital Pharmacy (DOLS) > Institute of Clinical Chemistry
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Intensive Care, Emergency Medicine and Anaesthesiology (DINA) > University Emergency Center

UniBE Contributor:

Jegerlehner, Sabrina; Fiedler, Georg Martin and Exadaktylos, Aristomenis

Subjects:

600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health

ISSN:

1661-8157

Publisher:

Huber

Language:

German

Submitter:

Romana Saredi

Date Deposited:

27 Feb 2018 16:07

Last Modified:

14 Mar 2018 12:38

Publisher DOI:

10.1024/1661-8157/a002818

PubMed ID:

29137533

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.111463

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/111463

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