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CAP Home > CAP Accreditation and Laboratory Improvement > Past Q-PROBES Studies > 1996 Q-PROBES Studies

  Past Q-PROBES Studies - 1996

 

 

 
96-01 Urine Culture Contamination
Objective: To identify the frequency with which urine cultures are contaminated in the outpatient care setting and factors associated with higher contamination rates.
  For more information about this study, see:
Instructions and Forms. (PDF, 232 KB)
Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.

1998;122:123-129. (PDF, 445 K)
96-02 Stat Test Turnaround Time Outliers
Objective: To identify stat laboratory tests requested from the Emergency Department and/or Intensive Care Unit with an order-to-report turnaround time (TAT) greater than 70 minutes, and to investigate the cause of the delays.
  For more information about this study, see:
Instructions and Forms. (PDF, 618 KB)
Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.

1999;123:607-614.
96-03 Operating Room Blood Delivery Turnaround Time
Objective: To measure the turnaround time for meeting urgent requests for blood and blood components from the operating room.
For more information about this study, see:
Instructions and Forms. (PDF, 325 KB)
Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.

2002;126:909-914.
96-04 Employee Competency Evaluation
Objective: To assess the proportion of laboratory employees with documentation of on-the-job competency and evaluate the depth of the laboratory’s competency plan.
  For more information about this study, see:
Instructions and Forms. (PDF, 463 KB)
Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.

2000;124:195-202.
96-05 Amended Reports in Surgical Pathology
Objectives:
To determine the number and type of amended reports issued by surgical pathology to:
1. change a previously issued diagnosis (misdiagnosis) or
2.change a report issued on the wrong patient (misidentification) and identify practices that prevent errors or enhance error detection.
For more information about this study, see:
Instructions and Forms. (PDF, 277 KB)
Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.

1998;122:303-309. (PDF, 487 K)
96-06 Clinical Information on Surgical Pathology Reports
Objective: To identify the proportion of surgical pathology requisition forms with inadequate or missing clinical information, to record actions taken to obtain the information, and to document the effect the clinical information had on the final pathologic diagnosis.
  For more information about this study, see:
Instructions and Forms. (PDF, 201 KB)
Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.

1999;123:615-619.
96-07 Urine Culture Contamination – Small Hospital Study
Objective: To identify the frequency with which urine cultures are contaminated in the outpatient care setting and factors associated with higher contamination rates.
  For more information about this study, see:
Instructions and Forms. (PDF, 301 KB)
Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.

1998.122.123-129 (PDF, 441 KB)
96-08 Bedside Glucose Monitoring – Small Hospital Study
Objective: To analyze the accuracy and review the quality control practices of bedside glucose testing in the small hospital setting.
  For more information about this study, see:
Instructions and Forms. (PDF, 201 KB)
Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.

1998.122.495-502 (PDF, 578 KB)
 

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