ED Stat Panel
Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry
Green top (lithium heparin) or heparinized syringe 600 uL
minimum 400 uL
Cause for rejection:
clotted, not sent on ice, air bubbles
Daily, 24 hours; STAT
Ion Selective Electrode/Calculations
Notify laboratory if patient's temperature is other than 37 C to correct results (temperature dependnet). Place specimen on ice and deliver to laboratory immediately.
OC Power Word:
Reference ranges available under individual tests.
Venous Gases, Whole blood Analytes to include: Ionized Calcium, Chloride, Glucose, Potassium, Sodium, Lactate