JCTLM is pleased to announce the publication of its 2018 Newsletter. Accompanying the distribution of the Newsletter is a special report on Commutability of Certified Reference Materials written by Greg Miller and Neil Greenberg. This special report will be described in more detail in the next News Update.
eNews April issue is now available. The issue opens with the presentation of the Task Force on Ethics recent survey results. Among other featured news items: an article presenting the IFCC WG-GMECC document on "How should glucose meters be evaluated in critical care"; a report on the very successful 9th Course in Molecular Diagnostics and the invitation to participate in the "Interactive Scenario Cases" initiative proposed by the IFCC C-CCLM. The second presentation of the AACC CCTC, the latest news from IFCC Federations and National Associations and the calendar of Congresses, Conferences and events close the issue. Subscribe to the eNews to keep up with current activities around the laboratory medicine world!
The IFCC is happy to present the document “How Should Glucose Meters Be Evaluated for Critical Care”, prepared by the IFCC WG on How should Glucose Meters be Evaluated in Critical Care (WG-GMECC). The document addresses the clinical practice of using Blood Glucose Meters (BGM) and what requirements they must fulfill in order to be used in critically ill patients and in Professional Healthcare Settings on patients in various states of health and receiving intensive medical intervention and therapy.