Critical limits for emergency clinician notification at United States children's hospitals.

@article{Kost1991CriticalLF,
  title={Critical limits for emergency clinician notification at United States children's hospitals.},
  author={Gerlad J Kost},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1991},
  volume={88 3},
  pages={597-603}
}
Critical results demand rapid patient evaluation, possibly followed by life-saving intervention. A national survey of children's hospitals determined the critical limits used for emergency notification of critical laboratory results. Mean low and high critical limits for children for the tests listed most frequently were as follows (millimoles per liter… CONTINUE READING