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Press Start: Lead an Empowered Life as a Clinical Laboratorian

Labs and Physicians Need to Talk About TAT
November 27, 2011 9:41 AM by Glen McDaniel
The College of American Pathologists (CAP) just conducted a Q-Probe looking at laboratory turnaround times (TAT) for the ED. Ninety participants monitored order-to-report times for creatinine, urinalysis with microscopic, and CBC. The mean TATs were 48 Read More...
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Second Opinion from the Laboratory
November 19, 2011 3:47 PM by Glen McDaniel
My friends and relatives ask me for medical advice all the time. I am sure other laboratorians have the same experience. I have had a diverse experience in healthcare including being an American Red Cross trained first responder. I have also spent a great Read More...
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Have an Ethical Dilemma? Let’s Talk About it!
November 14, 2011 8:49 PM by Glen McDaniel
The simple definition of ethics is " a sense of right and wrong." And we all know that right and wrong are in the eyes of the beholder. Right? Morals seem so subjective and personal. However, ethics as a science is not as subjective and malleable as this Read More...
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