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POINT OF CARE TESTING PADA PASIEN

DIABETES MELITUS
LUTHFIRA FITRI DARMANINGTYAS
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POINT OF CARE TESTING

 The term point of care testing (PoCT) refers to any test


that is performed near the patient with the intent to assist
caregivers in the quick formulation of diagnosis and/or
clinical interventions by providing immediate results.

Ehrmeyer, S.S.; Laessig, R.H. Point-of-care testing, medical error, and patient
safety: a 2007 assessment. Clin. Chem. Lab. Med., 2007, 45, 766-73.
immediate
results

The point-of-care
testing (PoCT)
technology offers
convenient
aspects
decision-
use of making
fingerstick without the
blood samples need for
repeated visits
 PoCT is even more useful in the prevention, detection, and treatment of
diabetes-related acute and chronic complications through monitoring
glucose, haemoglobin A1c, ketones, lipid profiles, and urinary
microalbumin concentrations [19].