Do You Believe in the Magic of Rapid Diagnostic Tests?
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Procedures, Infection, 2021
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The Society of Critical Care Medicine's Critical Care Congress features internationally renowned faculty and content sessions highlighting the most up-to-date, evidence-based developments in critical care medicine. This is a presentation from the 2021 Critical Care Congress held virtually from January 31-February 12, 2021.

Learning Objectives

  • Distinguish the differences among rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) for bacterial, viral, and fungal infections
  • Evaluate the evidence surrounding the use of RDTs in critically ill patients
  • Assess the use of RDTs in the management of infections in critically ill patients for antimicrobial stewardship

The Utility of Rapid Biomarkers Sameer Kadri Antimicrobial Stewardship Utilizing Rapid Diagnostics Simon W. Lam Evaluating Rapid Diagnostic Testing for Critically Ill Patients Lauren R. Sorce

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Content Type Presentation
Knowledge Area Procedures
Knowledge Area Infection
Knowledge Level Foundational
Knowledge Level Intermediate
Knowledge Level Advanced
Membership Level Select
Tag Point of Care
Tag Antibiotics
Year 2021
rapid diagnostic testing
critically ill patients
ongoing research
quicker diagnoses
improved patient outcomes
pathogen identification
shorter hospital stays
faster diagnosis
patient care
critical care settings


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