HOM 101: Fundamentals of Health Care Management
Dr. Maisoun Al-Sharif
Our report will describe the clinical laboratory department, the services provided, and the different sections and functions in the department. We will highlight every important aspect related to the clinical laboratory department in detail as well as our suggestions and the areas that can be improved. Our conclusion will include a four minutes video that will summarize the points discussed in our research.
What is a clinical laboratory?
Is a place equipped for making tests or doing experimental work for examination of materials derived from the human body (such as fluids, tissues, or cells) and for the purpose of providing information on diagnosis, prognosis, prevention, or treatment of disease. Is a laboratory in which tests directly related to the care of patients are performed. Such laboratories use material obtained from patients for testing, as compared with research laboratories, where animal and other sources of test material are also used. A medical laboratory or clinical laboratory is a laboratory where tests are done on clinical specimens in order to get information about the health of a patient as pertaining to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. What are the services provided by clinical laboratory? * Examining biopsy specimens. * Performing forensic and medicolegal autopsies. * Using living organisms as models to conduct experiments. * Weighing chemicals, filtering liquids, distilling ingredients, and growing cultures of microorganisms. * Performs chemical, hematological, immunologic, microscopic, and bacteriological diagnostic analyses on body fluids such as blood, urine, sputum, stool, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), peritoneal fluid, pericardial fluid, and synovial fluid, as well as other specimens. * Utilize pre-analytical systems in order for
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