i‑STAT System in the Emergency Department

Gain greater control over patient management by reducing the number of steps in the complex blood-testing process

When Care Can't Wait

Overcrowding is a major patient safety concern associated with poor patient outcomes.1 And increased demand means patients often face long periods of waiting.2 In the ED, the optimal patient journey should include a maximum amount of care and a minimum amount of waiting.
The i-STAT System delivers lab-quality results at the bedside and:

  • Makes a significant impact on the amount of time a patient spends in the ED2
  • Is ready to use 24/7 with no downtime for calibration or maintenance
  • Helps deliver focused, patient-centred care for an improved patient experience
 
 
                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Efficiency makes a difference in one patient's life (3:11 min)

Make the most of time in the ED

Use of the i-STAT System can enhance patient satisfaction by minimising wait times and length of stay.3 Data from a UK hospital showed that true point of care testing with i-STAT can significantly shorten the time a patient spends in the ED:2

The results shown here are specific to one health care facility and may differ from those achieved by other institutions.

 

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Lab quality results for the most commonly used tests

The comprehensive, yet portable, i-STAT System includes the most commonly ordered tests in critical care departments, from lactate to coagulation and troponin.

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The i-STAT System range of diagnostic tests
Lactate CG4+
Haematology CG8+, EG7+, E3+, EC4+, 6+, EC8+, EG6+, CG8+, CHEM8+
Chemistries and Electrolytes CHEM8+, EG7+, G, Crea, E3+, EC4+, 6+, EC8+, EG6+, CG8+
Cardiac Markers cTnl, CK-MB, BNP
Endocrinology β-hCG
 Blood Gases EG7+, CG8+, G3+, EG6+, CG4+
Coagulation PT/INR, ACT Kaolin, ACT Celite

 Celite® is a registered trademark of Celite Corporation

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SUPPORTING HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS DURING THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS WITH POCT

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overcoming common challenges in the emergency department

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i‑STAT in other hospital departments

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References
1. Carter EJ et al. J Nurs Scholarsh 2014;46:106-15.
2. Jarvis PRE et al. Br J Hospit Med 2014;75:397-400. 
3. Abbott Point of Care.“Point-of-care testing reduces ED assessment steps and improves patient throughput.” 2180.1.

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