Get it right on equipment to save lives: Kebs

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If a patient’s physiological, biochemical, physical and other parameters cannot be accurately measured, the resulting decision affects treatment.

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What you need to know:

  • Medical devices are key in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, says MD
  • This year’s theme for World Metrology Day was ‘Measurement for Health’

Manufacturers, hospitals and clinical laboratories have been urged to regularly calibrate medical equipment to reduce device-related errors and improve patient care.

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