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  Past Q-PROBES Studies - 2003

 

All studies below are available for ordering.

QP031 - TAT of Biochemical Markers of Acute Myocardial Injury< /strong>
Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine: Vol. 128, No. 2, pp. 158–164
Objective: Determine the normative rates for the turnaround times of biochemical markers of cardiac injury, CK-MB and Troponin (I or T), measured from time of test order to time of test result verification.
  For more information about this study, see:
Instructions (PDF, 726 KB) and Forms (PDF, 451 KB)

 

QP032 - Inpatient Anticoagulation< /strong>
Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine: Vol. 128, No. 4, pp. 397-402
Objective: Measure how well inpatients receiving heparin are monitored for anticoagulant effect, as well as the degrees of anticoagulation achieved, and compare rates with those of other institutions. Additionally, identify institutional processes and factors associated with higher rates of monitoring and optimal anticoagulant effect.
  For more information about this study, see:
Instructions (PDF, 570 KB) and Forms (PDF, 138 KB)

 

QP033 - Anatomic Pathology Discrepancy Rates and Causes< /strong>

Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine: Vol. 129, No. 4, pp. 459-466

Objective: Determine the number of surgical pathology discrepancies, the types of discrepancy most frequently associated with surgical pathology specimens, and the source of discrepancies commonly observed.
  For more information about this study, see:
Instructions (PDF, 551 KB) and Forms (PDF, 900 KB)

 

QP034 - Competency of Point-of-Care Glucose Testing Personnel
CAP TODAY: May 2004, “Probing employee competency in POC testing”
Objective: Evaluate how competency assessment of personnel performing POC glucose testing is performed and documented, and compare these practices among institutions. Additionally, case studies will be provided to assess the accuracy of responses.
  For more information about this study, see:
Instructions (PDF, 252 KB) and Forms (PDF, 1 MB)
 

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