i‑STAT System in other hospital departments

The i-STAT System can benefit almost every department
within the hospital

Be confident with the i‑STAT System

The i‑STAT System helps deliver collaborative, patient-centred care and can drive performance in every hospital department. In just minutes, the i‑STAT System delivers lab-quality testing and record-keeping — without leaving the patient's side, allowing health care professionals to quickly respond to any need and condition.

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Accelerate time to treatment

Only four steps are required to get lab-quality test results in less time and at lower cost. Quickly respond to any need or change in a patient’s condition while at the bedside.

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Reduce potential for errors

Quality checks of sample integrity, sensors, and fluidics are automatic with each single-use i‑STAT test cartridge, providing confidence and advanced performance.

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Promote collaboration

Real-time results mean that clinical teams can efficiently collaborate at the patient's side to make immediate treatment decisions. 

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increase patient satisfaction

By delivering testing with-patient, the use of the i‑STAT System can enhance patient satisfaction by minimising wait times and length of stay.1 

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Increase system efficiency and productivity

The i‑STAT System has been shown to deliver lab-quality results significantly quicker than two separate bench-top analysers2 and the central laboratory.3

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Benefit from a broad test menu

The i‑STAT System provides a comprehensive menu of the most commonly performed tests, ideal for meeting the needs of various hospital department settings.
See full test menu(PDF, 718 KB).

 
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Surgical Services

Surgical services and specialty departments, such as the cardiovascular operating room (CVOR), are often under pressure to obtain quick test results in order to respond immediately to unstable patient conditions. The i‑STAT System provides lab-quality test results in the operating theatre—helping keep your entire team with the patient during the entire procedure when it really matters. 

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CARDIOLOGY/CATH LAB

Catheterisation labs are a growing area in hospitals. Cardiac patients undergoing procedures require constant monitoring of vital signs, blood oxygenation, and heparin levels. With the i‑STAT System, tests can be performed with-patient, leading to greater efficiency in the cath lab.

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RESPIRATORY THERAPY

Because usage of the i‑STAT System enables rapid testing of blood gases, respiratory therapists can gain a greater degree of control over a patient’s respiratory condition.

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RADIOLOGY

Contrast media can pose serious health risks to patients with chronic or acute renal insufficiency—including potentially fatal nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF) or contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN).4 Creatinine measurement of renal function is recommended prior to administration of contrast media—especially for patients with risk factors such as diabetes, kidney impairment, and advanced age.5 Waiting for lab creatinine tests could take hours, disrupting the efficiency of the department or clinic.

References
1. Abbott Point of Care.“Point-of-care testing reduces ED assessment steps and improves patient throughput.” 040158 Rev A. 09/15.
2. Ismali F et al. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 2015;23:68-75.
3. Rooney KD et al. Point of care testing decreases time to lactate results in patients with sepsis. Poster presentation 2015.
4. FDA ALERT (6/2006, updated 12/2006 and 5/23/2007).
5. Choy G, Saini S. How to Identify High-risk Patients. Imaging Economics. May 2007. 

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