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eJIFCC Volume 32 no 1 - 2021
|In this issue: Measurably better healthcare|
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|1||Foreword: Measurably better health care – signs of a (r)evolution in progress towards a new academic science?|
Guest editors: Tim J. James, Ellie Dow
|2||Laboratory medicine and healthcare excellence – till death do us part|
Colleen Strain, Tricia H. Ravalico
|3||Procalcitonin (PCT) level in the emergency department identifies a high-risk cohort for all patients treated for possible sepsis|
Georgia Lucas, Angela Bartolf, Nicholas Kroll, Agampodi-Umanda De Thabrew, Zoya Murtaza, Siddarth Kumar, Abrar Gani, Andrea Annoni, Marie Parsons, Helen Pardoe
|4||Reducing patient risk and enhancing care through the development and implementation of a new chest pain pathway, expedited by and for the COVID-19 era|
Martin P. Than, John W. Pickering, Philip Adamson, Thomas Clendon, Christopher M. Florkowski, John Lainchbury, Jacques Loubser, Alison Nankivel, Sally J. Aldous
|5||Avoiding insufficient therapies and overdosing with co-reporting eGFRs (estimated glomerular filtration rate) for personalized drug therapy and improved outcomes – a simulation of the financial benefits|
Adrian Hoenle, Karin Johanna Haase, Sebastian Maus, Manfred Hofmann, Matthias Orth
|6||The use of faecal haemoglobin in deciding which patients presenting to primary care require further investigation (and how quickly) – the FIT approach|
Judith A. Strachan, Craig Mowat
|7||The Kidney Check program – championing patient-centered, culturally safe, preventive kidney care in Canada’s rural and remote Indigenous communities|
Sarah Curtis, David Collister, Heather Martin, Abdul Razaq Sokoro, Lorraine McLeod, Caroline Chartrand, Barry Lavallee, Cathy Woods, Adeera Levin, Paul Komenda
|8||Is COVID-19 impacting prostate cancer screening? A survey of prostate-specific antigen test requests during a local outbreak|
Anna Ferrari, Fabian Sanchis-Gomar, Camilla Mattiuzzi, Brandon M. Henry, Giuseppe Lippi
|9||Monitoring of diabetic patients with poor glycemic control. Are international recommendations met?|
José Antonio Delgado, Josep Miquel Bauça
|10||Multicenter survey of physicians’ perception of interpretative commenting and reflective testing in Nigeria|
Lucius Chidiebere Imoh, Chinelo Pamela Onyenekwu, Kenneth Ogar Inaku, Alexander Oghielu Abu, Chibuzo David Tagbo, Idris Yahaya Mohammed, Modupe Akinrele Kuti
|11||E-gene RT-PCR crossing point value and other biochemical parameters as useful markers of death risk in COVID-19 patients|
Alba Bellés-Bellés, María Bernal, Javier Gómez-Arbonés, Albert Bernet, Silvia Picó, Jessica Bueno, Carlos Chávez, Mercè García-González, Mercè Ibarz
|12||Diabetic euglycemic ketoacidosis induced by oral antidiabetics type SGLT2i|
Guillermo Velasco de Cos, María Isabel Sánchez-Molina Acosta, María Matilde Toval Fernández
Faculty of Medicine
University of Debrecen
|Harjit Pal Bhattoa|
Department of Laboratory Medicine University of Debrecen
Khosrow Adeli, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Canada
Edgard Delvin, CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center, Montréal, Québec, Canada
Nilda E. Fink, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina
Ronda Greaves, Biochemical Genetics, Victorian Clinical Genetics Services, Victoria, Australia
Mike Hallworth, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Andrea R. Horvath, Prince of Wales Hospital and School of Medical Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Ellis Jacobs, EJ Clinical Consulting, LLC, USA
Allan S. Jaffe, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA
Bruce Jordan, Roche Diagnostics, Rotkreuz, Switzerland
Evelyn Koay, National University, Singapore
Tamas Kőszegi, University of Pécs, Pécs, Hungary
Gábor L. Kovács, University of Pécs, Pécs, Hungary
Gabriel Lima-Oliveira, University of Verona, Italy
Janja Marc, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Gary L. Myers, Joint Committee for Traceability in Laboratory Medicine, USA
Tomris Ozben, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey
Maria D. Pasic, Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Canada
Maria del C. Pasquel Carrera, College of Chemists, Biochemists and Pharmacists, Pichincha, Ecuador
Oliver Racz, University of Kosice, Slovakia
Rosa Sierra Amor, Laboratorio Laquims, Veracruz, Mexico
Sanja Stankovic, Institute of Medical Biochemistry, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia
Danyal Syed, Ryancenter, New York, USA
Grazyna Sypniewska, Collegium Medicum, NC University, Bydgoszcz, Poland
Peter Vervaart, LabMed Consulting, Australia
Stacy E. Walz, Arkansas State University, USA
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