Electrolyte Point of Care Testing for Patients with Dehydration or Electrolyte Abnormalities: Clinical Utility, Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines


( Last Updated : April 13, 2020)
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RB1464-000

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  1. What is the clinical utility of electrolyte point of care testing for patients with dehydration or electrolyte abnormalities in nonemergency department or long-term care settings?

  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of electrolyte point of care testing for patients with dehydration or electrolyte abnormalities in nonemergency department or long-term care settings?

  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of electrolyte point of care testing in nonemergency department or long-term care settings?


Key Message

One economic evaluation was identified regarding the cost-effectiveness of electrolyte point of care testing for patients with dehydration or electrolyte abnormalities in nonemergency department or long-term care settings. In addition, one evidence-based guideline was identified regarding the use of electrolyte point of care testing in nonemergency department or long-term care settings. No relevant clinical evidence was identified.