Evaluation of a novel point-of-care system, the i-STAT portable clinical analyzer.

@article{Erickson1993EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of a novel point-of-care system, the i-STAT portable clinical analyzer.},
  author={Kristin A. Erickson and Peter Wilding},
  journal={Clinical chemistry},
  year={1993},
  volume={39 2},
  pages={283-7}
}
We evaluated a novel system designed for rapid, point-of-care measurement of sodium, potassium, chloride, urea nitrogen, glucose, and hematocrit. The i-STAT Portable Clinical Analyzer (PCA) system is composed of a hand-held analyzer and disposable cartridges. Sample analysis takes place in the cartridge, which contains a series of thin-film electrodes… CONTINUE READING