M J Tanasijevic

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of an automatic alerting system on the time until treatment is ordered for patients with critical laboratory results. DESIGN Prospective randomized controlled trial. INTERVENTION A computer system to detect critical conditions and automatically notify the responsible physician via the hospital's paging system. PATIENTS(More)
BACKGROUND Significant analytic variability exists between the multiple assays for cardiac troponin I (cTnI) approved for clinical use. Until adequate cTnI standardization is possible, an evidence-based approach evaluating each assay at specific thresholds appears warranted. METHODS We examined the efficacy of three cTnI assays for predicting death,(More)
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